queer duck


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queer duck

A rather unusual, strange, eccentric, or peculiar person. His new girlfriend is nice enough, but she's a bit of a queer duck, don't you think?
See also: duck, queer
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the Queer Duck flash animation episodes feature a menagerie of friends, including Oscar Wildcat, Bi Polar Bear, and Openly Gator, as well as several family members, including Mr.
As Caval and Montgomery notice, Queer Duck (the protagonist) is characterized by his penchant for fowl-mouthed jokes (pun intended
47) Another potentially worrisome aspect of Queer Duck is that neither Reiss or Feinberg or any of the creative talent or any of the actors who make the show are gay (that we know of), except for Bullock and RuPaul; apparently, Icebox.
Queer Duck (whose full name is Adam Seymour Duckstein) is a very fey, over the top, "stereotypically" gay (meaning he is expressive and loud), yet not particularly effeminate blue-colored duck.
These include an allusion to a character called Ricky Marlin (Ricky Martin), who is described by Queer Duck in episode six ("The Gayest Place on Earth") as "living la vida in la closet"; Queer Duck's declaration at the beginning of episode seven ("Gym Neighbors") that "In Mexico, I'm el pato pato"; and Openly Gator's Carmen Miranda-like headdress in New Orleans in episode twenty ("Mardi Foie Gras").
Harvey Fierstein's The Sissy Duckling (an animated film released in 1999 and also a children's book published in 2002) does not partake of the urban environment (and adult content) of Queer Duck, but rather takes place in the wilderness, in a space of "nature"; the text is in no way explicitly marked as Jewish except by the very strong association of the artist to that tradition.
The film is perhaps the first to seriously address this topic for a mainstream juvenile audience, and as such shares a pioneering status in animation, akin to the one Queer Duck holds for adult audiences.
42) An image of Queer Duck also appears on cover of the 10 November 2000 Next Magazine.
48) Reiss discusses the issue of gay representation in an interview included as part of the bonus materials of the Queer Duck film DVD, specifically in the featurette "Getting the Right Homosexual" (2006).
She took into account everything she had ever learned from queer duck shows in all the ponds she had visited and from some dycklings that always surprise male swans, as they hide their genus well.
The ugly dyckling would have liked to know more about this controversial event which occurred only a few months before her birth, but the climate of the conversation changed from cozy hearth to polar ice as the other queer ducks disapprovingly regarded the dyckling's instant conquest.