Unbelievable - Jesus Juice

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    NOVEMBER 7--In a full-bodied blend of blasphemy and ingenuity, a Los Angeles couple is seeking to market a wine called "Jesus Juice" that bears a label showing a Michael Jackson-like figure appearing to be crucified. "Jesus Juice" merlot, the label for which you'll find below, is the brainchild of actress Dawn Westlake and Bruce Rheins, a veteran CBS Evening News producer who headed the network's coverage of the Jackson child molestation case. Westlake and Rheins filed to trademark the "Jesus Juice" name in January 2004, two months after the entertainer was arrested and days after news outlets first reported that Jackson used the term "Jesus Juice" when referring to wine he allegedly gave minors. On October 1, Westlake and Rheins provided USPTO officials--who are still reviewing the trademark application--with a copy of the proposed "Jesus Juice" logo, which features a photo of a barely clad man with a sequined glove, shiny loafers, stringy hair, and a black fedora that obscures his face. While carrying the name "Rheins-Westlake Winery," it appears that the wannabe winemakers's merlot production has, so far, been rather limited. In fact, two Westlake web sites seek a partner (preferably "a vintner with a sense of humor, but a seriously good line of wines") or someone to purchase the "Jesus Juice" trademark rights.

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    That is a rather creative name for wine when one considers Jesus' first recorded miracle was turning water into wine.. :)

    That said, I'm not a fan of having Michael Jackson on the label of anything - much less in the pose of a crucifix...
     
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    Oh, well - at least they got one thing right:

    Michael's white.
     
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    Sick. And very offensive.

    Where are those PC multiculturalists when you need them? :bat:
     
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    What i find disturbing is that Christians will complain about this and boycott the product (or some of the more anal retentive ones will demand government do something about it) while if this were Ala, Muslims would have killed the creators of the wine, the ones who created the picture, the ones who printed the labels, the ones who worked in the fields to pick the grapes for the wine, then rioted killing more innocents and after all that demanded that people respect their culture and stop discriminating against them.
     
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    :laugh:
    i was gonna say wast that wackos drink of choice for underage boys?
     

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