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If you hang out on either Twitch or among the skeptics and anti-feminists of YouTube, you may have occasionally heard of Steven “Destiny” Bonnell, be it through height jokes or complaints about how smug, arrogant, and all-around punchable he is. He seems to espouse many of the same ideas as the “social justice” crowd, but is notable in that instead of petulantly blocking the aforementioned skeptic types and right-wingers, this guy’s all about debating the fuck out of people and may not even be a true SJW as far as “not saying bad words” or posting Communist memes goes.

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Now excuse me while I dab at some imaginary Pokémon from my hoverboard and capture them on an exploding Samsung phone that plays decibel-boosted, bass-boosted, auto-tuned “n*gga trap” and hilarious 6 second videos about white shoes whilst literal clowns (and Harley Quinns) chase after me and I contemplate the fact that a borderline fascist babyman is the most powerful person in America even though I could have sworn Ghostbusters defeated sexism, all before I purchase a ticket for Remake 2: The Sequel, “challenge” my friends to stand completely still, marvel at how much cooler my selfies get when I add a dog nose, publish a think piece about how emojis and unfunny frog memes are the most racist thing to have happened all year, twerk to Rihanna’s “Gibberish”, and also mourn all the influencial celebrities that left us this year – none of which hit me as hard as that one gorilla whose name I can’t remember.

H A P P Y   N E W   Y E A R ,   H U M A N I T Y .   G O O D   J O B !

One of my favorite musicians – certainly one of our culture’s most influencial ones – left our plane of existence today. But, particularly in wake of recent events, we may just need the writing of Leonard Cohen than ever. That’s how most great artists survive after they leave, isn’t it? The world changes in some ways, but their commentary never cease to make sense.

After all, I can think of a certain politican who might lose his temper and, say, take Berlin any day now. Probably a lazy example but you get the idea.

Good night, Mr. Cohen.

You guys don’t think…? Wait a second, I’ll be right back.

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We can be heroes. And sometimes villains.

All within the same week, much has happened. Ziggy Stardust returned to the stars, leaving an immense musical legacy behind, and only a few days later, it was reported that Alan Rickman has passed away. In both instances, the cause of death was cancer.

I will always remember first seeing David Bowie in films such as Labyrinth and eventually growing fond of his music, and as for Rickman, I regret to say that his roles in Harry Potter and Die Hard reached me much later in life than his roles in stuff like Help! I’m A FishGalaxy Quest and that lousy Hittchhiker’s Guide movie. Either way, I will remember these two men fondly, and the world of entertainment shall as well.

Farewell, my friends. Send my regards to Lemmy and Angus Scrimm.


Rest in peace David Bowie, 8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016

Rest in peace Alan Rickman, 21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016

† H a p p y   H a l l o w e e n †

James Rolfe and Mike Matei of Cinemassacre discuss whether or not some films count as horror films in spite of which tropes appear within them. I felt like sharing it since they brought up one of my favorite films, Eraserhead.

…but it happens.

Wait, don't tell me - sharing this comic makes me a racist? Gimme a break.

Wait, don’t tell me – sharing this comic makes me a racist too, right? Gimme a break.


EDIT: Apparently my definition of these words requires an explanation, as some people don’t get my picture. A “geek”, to me, is someone who is socially awkward and has unusual hobbies and interests. A “nerd” is a person with great intellect who may get bullied, but will always make it the furthest in the end. And a gamer is a gamer. Enough said.

Maddox Sets The Record Straight

Math doesn’t suck, you do.

Above is a link to the latest article on The Best Page In The Universe. I’ve long wanted to do a post about math and my irritation with those who so stupidly say that mathematics “suck” merely because they’re too incompetent to understand it.

But let’s face it, I can’t write anywhere near as well or spot on as Maddox, a writer who inspires me to no end. It’s kind of a lazy of me to simply give you a link to another person’s post, but this one is made up of the words and opinions I’ve tried to get off my chest before, so I’m just gonna tell you to go read what Maddox wrote, because he puts it so much better than I.

In any case I am delighted that someone finally set the record straight. Maddox, I love you more than ever.

(Trailer for what I presume to be Armond White’s favourite film of all time, The Room):

armond-teethI’ve been asked about my take on film critic Armond White, a man who gives praising reviews to films such as Transformers 2 and Death Race, movies that any knowing film critic with sufficient credentials would refer to as “dogshit”, and poor reviews to the likes of District 9 and Toy Story 3, two of the greatest films to come out recently. Do I think this man is a troll?

Well, I certainly doubt that it is possible to have such a hopelessly upside-down view on film without being either a troll or an absolute mooncalf. I wouldn’t say he’s a complete idiot, though, as he at the very least tries to explain insightfully why he loves all those bad films, unlike other people I’ve met who verbally attack me instead of intelligently discussing it, so the word ‘troll’ is probably more appropriate.

Indeed, it’s far more likely that White’s pretending to be wrong about absolutely everything in order to get attention, which is depressingly what all trolls do (*cough* Encyclo- *cough* -pedia *cough* Dram- *cough* -atica *cough* -chan) but if this would somehow turn out to not be the case, well then he’s just an idiot with an usually vast vocabulary.

By the way, Mr. White, if you desire a film that you will adore forever, I think this should appeal to your great tastes:

Ah, true art. Heavenly.