4 definitions by paul4tA

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(1) A 2004 Green Day album which serves as a rock opera that tells the story of a few average American youth living in a metropolis of rhetoric, lies, and censorship. The album tells the story, which takes place in the time span of about one year, through exploring the thoughts of each character as well as through dialog and interactions between the characters. While the plot is more of an abstract concept than it is a direct story, the message is fairly clear: the American youth remain unheard because of the "I don't care" attitude many of them carry, but because of the lack of actual dialogue, the root of this attitude is the fact that the American youth only know what they DON'T want, and have never been presented with a reasonable option that they COULD want. Of course the ending of the story is, unfortunately, also an all-too-common reality in our current world.

The album/story also tells a typical teen-angst-style love story that applies a double meaning to the cover (which is a hand holding a heart-shaped grenade).

The album is expected to receive negative criticism (especially by those who don't take the time to truly understand the story or are too quick to judge and disregard it as "left-wing propaganda"), since it was considered a highly experimental concept from the very beginning. Others simply don't like it because of its difference from the typical Green Day style, but many see this as a refreshing and much-needed break. Love it or hate it, "American Idiot" is Green Day's first new release full-length album since 2002.

(2) The title track from the above-mentioned CD.
(1) My friend Joe told me not to waste my money on American Idiot, while my friend Sally said that it's her favorite Green Day album ever. I'm not sure who to believe on this one.

(2) "Don't want to be an American Idiot / One nation controlled by the media / Information age of hysteria / calling out to Idiot America"
by paul4tA December 09, 2004
The main character of Green Day's album "American Idiot," a rock opera in which the characters represent the youth of America in a modern-day metropolis filled with rhetoric, lies, and censorship. The entire story is an exploration of the main characters' thoughts and interactions with each other that takes place over the time span of approximately one year.

Jesus of Suburbia represents the average young American who doesn't quite fit in and has "disciples", or a clique consisting of the rest of the unheard youth who don't feel as though they fit into the well-established structures of the corporate American society.
"I'm the son of rage and love / the Jesus of Suburbia / from the bible of 'none of the above'"
by paul4tA December 09, 2004
(1) 70's classic rock band
(2) A word made up by Dave Peverett (the lead singer of the above-mentioned band) in a game of Scrabble he played with his brother, in which Dave insisted it was a word. While it wasn't a word at the time, it later became the band's name which, to some, may now be an acceptable word for the popular crossword board game.
(1) Foghat is well-known for their classic rock hits such as "Slow Ride"

(2) (In a game of Scrabble)
Player 1: I challenge your word, "foghat." That's not a word!

Player 2: It is according to urbandictionary.com!
by paul4ta June 08, 2005
An exclamation used to express disbelief or the unusual state of affairs.
"I have goats in my pants!"
"Crazy grandma ass!!!"
by paul4tA April 24, 2004

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