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VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr does blackface, too

Crikey October 8, 2009 4 Comments

There's no such thing as ancient history on the internet. A Crikey reader unearths Harry Connick Jr. appearing in a MAD TV sketch with "blackface" in 1996. Hmm.

What’s all the fuss about ‘blackface’?

Crikey Intern October 8, 2009 43 Comments

In light of all the scandal following last night's Hey Hey it's Saturday, which featured a blackface skit, Crikey intern Melanie Mahony clarifies the history of blackface. Is it racist?

Tips and rumours: Libs give out Oz party bags

Crikey October 8, 2009

The Australian gets pride of place in the Liberal Party show bags, Harry Connick Jr does blackface too, Jessica Watson was sailing in murky waters, more SA MP biffo, the LNP's preselection for Wright starts to sweat, and more tips-offs from readers.