The trailer for “I Love You, You Hate Me” evokes a similar feeling to “Feels Good Man,” a documentary about how artist Matt Furie’s “Boys Club” comics were co-opted to become the the symbol of the right wing.
In the official Press Release About the film, director Tommy Avallone admitted he was a participant in Barney’s feud, only to change his feelings after having a child of his own. “Barney appeared on television when I was 10 years old, and I admit I didn’t understand him,” he said. “As a teenager, on my birthday, I asked my aunt to make me a Barney costume so that my friends and I could beat him up in front of the camera.” The violent act of spitting at Barney is extremely common, and I have clear memories of children beating Barney crammed on the playground for being “children’s toys”, clearly a behavior learned from adults.
Avallone continued: “A few years later, when creating this archive, it felt great to be on the other side and not be a Barney hater anymore. The series sees Barney as one of the earliest victims of our current wave of “hate culture,” seeing how people portray characters whose sole crime is to teach children to love their fellow human beings. has left a lasting impact on people. has worked for the series and American society in general.
“I Love You, You Hate Me” will air on Peacock on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
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