Outraged – Biggest Hits

For Writers Island and its current prompt – outrageous.


There are many things that are outrageous, there have always been and most likely always will be. Without much effort, I could have come up with a sizeable list of solid reasons for outrage; there is plenty going on in the world right now that is outrageous. Instead of writing up such a potentially self-righteous and plaintive list, I decided to look at a hot contemporary Internet medium to find out about the most popular current outrages. What follows is a good sampling of the cream of the crop from Youtube (with repetitive or absolutely boring outrages removed; spelling problems and questionable capitalization left intact):

Outrageous – part 1

Student Tasered: Judge Is Outraged!
Fish Fillets Next Generation: Outraged Greenpeace
Muslims Outraged About Mohamed Teddy Bear
Community outraged about quadruple murders
Nancy Grace Outraged – expresses outrage over the reduction of heiress Paris Hilton’s jail sentence
America outraged and disgusted by Obama
Outraged by Boeing Tanker Loss
Sewer Proposal has Many Agawam Residents Outraged
Outraged Consumer
OUTRAGED – I may not be as pissed off as updownmostly but that does not mean I dont care
Floridians outraged by un-Democratic primary
What If Reverend Write was White, still outraged?
US Border Agents outraged & offer Alternative Plan

Miss Bimbo Website: Parents Outraged At Dieting Advice

Outrageous – part two

Conservatives Outraged Over Chocolate Jesus Art
Family Outraged after Deputy Shoots Their Dog
Katrina – Outraged and Inspired to Action
Kids Worshipping to George W. Bush Viewers Outraged
Something Awful’s Outraged Mothers

The best outrage I saved for last:

If your not outraged, your not paying attention!

About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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6 Responses to Outraged – Biggest Hits

  1. paisley says:

    well there is more than enough outrage going on in the world isn’t there… i think i’ll just stay home and be content…..

  2. Jadey says:

    This was a very interesting post I was very surprised to see the Agawam reference.

  3. Constance says:

    I recommend a month long ban on the use of the word ‘outraged’ by the media. 🙂 Very interesting take on the prompt, thanks for sharing!

  4. Selma says:

    It just shows you how much the word is overused. Of course, there is a lot to be outraged about but maybe we should let poor old ‘outrageous’ have a rest and substitute something else for a while. I’m all for flummoxed or flabbergasted. Or maybe even discombobulated. Excellent post!

  5. texasblu says:

    Just goes to show how much sensationalism is used by the media. I’m with Constance up there. 😉

  6. Tumblewords says:

    Good job on gathering – oh, yes, there is more than enough outrage to go around! And it doesn’t matter what we call it! Grin. It is.

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