BBC: The Most Hated Family In America - The Phelps' genre: Gaylingual & Hip-Gnosis & Video-Philes

The three video clips below represent the first half of a Thought Theater presentation of a BBC documentary by Louis Theroux on the Fred Phelps family and his Westboro Baptist Church titled The Most Hated Family In America.

Theroux's documentary actually preceded the Keith Allen documentary Keith Allen Will Burn In Hell which was previously presented at Thought Theater here and here. Theroix has made a number of documentaries for the BBC...frequently featuring what one might call unusual people.

Theroux spent a full three weeks at the Westboro Baptist Church compound. His style is decidedly different than the aggressive approach taken by Keith Allen. Theroux is far more subtle and one can watch him looking for chinks in the armor of those he interviews. His laid back mannerisms seem to have allowed him to be more disarming with some of the Phelps clan.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Daniel DiRito | July 11, 2007 | 9:59 PM
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1 On September 2, 2007 at 7:39 PM, Ezekiel Asaph wrote —

Check out a new rapping music video that the Westboro Baptist Church just put out recently:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=lZujlW3xQiQ

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