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In my last post in The Book of The Redeemed Jedi: The Resolving of The Gray Through Refined Jedi Sight, I ran an online social experiment on You Tube in which I left a Negative comment on a video and sat back to see what kind of reactions I would get from it. It went far better than I had ever hoped for, the sheer diversity of mindsets that responded was a testament to the variety of people the music in the video reached. I had: The Fan with their own opinion, The Cookie Cutter response that assumed meaning without thought, The Care Bear who believed that nothing negative should be said, The Angry Response, The innocent question of reasoning, and The Developed Argument Response. The link is above, I think many of you may be surprised by the plot twists and the outcome of that little experiment. It was done to show the VALUE of questioning people’s comfort zones as a way of getting them to think about actions and beliefs they show that even they may not be aware of to EXCHANGE IDEAS. As such, I used what many these days who are so easily OFFENDED would consider a DARK SIDE TACTIC.

The first part was to show how an EXCHANGE of IDEAS to promote growth as a person and as a people, no matter how ugly, frustrating and painful OPEN DIALOGUE can be, in it’s early going. This second part is designed to show you the importance of MEDIATION for a Civilization that is growing more and more divided, and not just in the realm of Politics and Social Justice as you will see when we get into this. So YES, this time I am using a LIGHT SIDE TACTIC to direct attention outward to a more common place issue and what I have come to feel in this case is THE REAL PROBLEM, when seen in context to how our “World Works” I think we’ll find it is something of a root problem with civilization in general. And with that I will begin.

It was one of the most anticipated movies of the year, by both fans and box offices alike as they have taken a hit and would still go on to end 2017 at a loss. You might say that “The Last Jedi” was looked upon as a New Hope……I’m terrible, I know. Heh heh The teaser dropped in April during the Annual Star Wars Celebration convention, and it got everyone in a frenzy. The visuals were as stunning as you would have expected, being both Star Wars and a Rian Johnson film. Anyone familiar with his work on the series Breaking Bad could attest to the fact that beyond the compelling story and characters, literally almost every shot in that show, looked like an art piece you would find in a gallery. The teaser also gave us a rather attention grabbing cryptic line by one of the Legendary characters of the original trilogy. It was HOT! Geeks set about the rather fun task of trying to put the puzzle pieces together creating theories, People hoped that some of the issues with “The Force Awakens would get fixed or at least explained.. (Cough, cough Mary Sue) Some people had the problem that it was the start of REPEATING the same movies, though honestly, beyond the first in each trilogy spending roughly 45 minutes on a desert planet at some point, Dialogue has been the biggest recurring theme. I saw one critic bash the fact that The First Order was a repeat of The Empire….I always viewed it as an extension, after all The Sith had built quite a network over the course of 1000 years and given their knack for secrecy, it was not a stretch to believe that the emperor had a place where all the wealth and know how of that network would be funneled to in case of fire. 😀 For all we knew at that point Palpatine himself may have just been the apprentice and face man of the Sith. Aside from such things like that, the idea that this one would predictably be the darker film, simply because Empire was the darker film of the original trilogy, never really set with me, because it was like people FORGOT there was ANOTHER trilogy and in that one, it was the THIRD film that was the darkest. Like somehow bringing back the original characters automatically meant it would repeat THAT process. Yet unlike A New Hope it ended with a cliffhanger. Suffice to say, I liked “The Force Awakens”  What annoyed me really was not that big of an issue, save for Rey, but I liked her, and there was much we did not get to know, so I forgave a lot, but reserved the right to readdress her as an issue, if she was not explained and STILL was TOO POLLY PERFECT……..Because that WOULD BE PISS POOR STORYTELLING given that everyone else in the series had been grounded and solid. This leads me to the next rant people had over what they saw as the bastardization of Han and Leia…..The bad parents….Okay the bad parents element was a little bit of a slap to who those characters were when we last saw them, but if we are being honest, given the TYPE of people they were prior to meeting, that was NOT a relationship that would have lasted outside of war time….I’m sorry. The fact that getting involved and taking a strong leadership position in the rebellion like Leia, was really the ONLY THING that put Han on par with her as an equal. Okay, war is over, now you have to rebuild a political structure, Leia was the adopted daughter of a politician and herself had served in the Imperial Senate before it was disbanded. Given the type of person she was OF COURSE she would have moved on from the war to REBUILD that political structure, which is one Hell of a time consuming task. War is over…….What does the former smuggler/survivor do? You could not see Han being a politician, he was NEVER able to negotiate his way through ANYTHING. What does he do with out the war? Sit at home eating Cheetos and watching holovid porn? We know in the real world that when these types of people get together, without the personality of one consuming the other and in this case would have clearly been Han throwing his hands up at everything and automatically ALWAYS saying She’s the boss, he would have reached that point of being tired of always being second to the woman he loved and he would have been going out and screwing around. THAT’S REALITY! Having them still be together WOULD have made it more of a Disney film to me personally.

SDCC came around mid-summer as always and the official Trailer dropped…..Here began the first real rumblings of descension among fans……Porgs. The certainty that Disney was twisting Star Wars to be like every other Disney movie. I had this problem with the Ewok haters too. You DO REALIZE this series was designed with a family element in mind and so there were SUPPOSED to be things in it for the little ones as well as the older lot? Say that and then they bitched that it was only for merchandising purposes…… Of ALL the corporate tactics to make big bucks, that actually FUCK PEOPLE OVER, doing a merchandise plug to sell toys from a high merchandise friendly movie being released around Christmas…..Is NOT one you will ever hear me bitch about. I actually do view that as SMART BUSINESS as long as what they do does not fall outside of the realm of can exist within Star Wars, therefore does not screw with the storytelling. There are too many other business practices that DESERVE CRITICISM, and Yes, we will be getting into that as Disney DID actually start pulling stunts with “The Last Jedi” that was GRATUITOUS and represented NOTHING but GREED. We will also be covering The REAL LIES beneath film fantasy, namely this idea of presenting “DIVERSITY” as though it were ever anything NEW to Star Wars. Let’s face it for starters NOTHING THAT multi generational, on an INTERNATIONAL LEVEL for 40+ years, does not REPRESENT DIVERSITY in NUMBERS of the people who have been drawn to it ALONE…But I am getting a little ahead of myself.

Did Mark Hamill make the fans a little nervous, especially those who had an off opinion of “The Force Awakens”…….Yeah, he did a little bit, but honestly his questioning how his character was going to be portrayed could not cast as bad a shadow over the film prior to release as the manner in which Disney decided to increase intake from ticket sells by an additional 5% over what most films take for the studio, they added to this with a list of stipulations for all theaters that ran the film. These included forcing the theaters to run the film for a full 4 weeks in their largest auditorium, and any violation of the stipulations in this contract would result in Disney taking 70% of the ticket sells. I will leave the link to the article from  Business Insider that explained the contract in detail for those who were unaware of it.

http://www.businessinsider.com/disney-requirements-to-show-star-wars-the-last-jedi-in-theaters-2017-11 

Here is another article on the topic run by Mashable, this is just to show you, I do look at more than one thing when researching.

http://mashable.com/2017/11/01/star-wars-last-jedi-theaters-disney/#J76ipQ6ZnOqO

The general consensus was that theaters did not take it very well and some SMALLER THEATERS refused to show the film out right, because it stood to cost them more than help them. This move seemed a little heavy handed and GREED based, a little too much so for the ideology of behind the creator of Disney’s intent, especially for a film that was going to make them A LOT……and HAS, regardless of what anyone actually thinks of it……Not ALL CHANGE is for the best.

Disney would follow this up with a ban against LA Times reporters from advance screenings of their movies, based on a two part expose run by the paper on the tax breaks Disneyland gets from the city of Anaheim, California. This ban caused a lot of backlash and was withdrawn after papers and critics groups alike stood in boycott of reviewing ALL Disney films in a show of solidarity to the LA Times. This incident took place just mere days following the news of the before mentioned theater contract. So right there we had Disney themselves in the span of a week casting their own SHADOWS over their future films. This was 6 weeks, give or take, from ‘The Last Jedi” opening, The DAY BEFORE that opening Disney made it’s move to buy up most of 20th Century Fox. On the heels of such bad coverage, Disney announces a deal that would give reign over many other popular properties. Predator, Aliens, X-Men, Deadpool…… I am NOT sure if X Files is counted in that. So now we have a DIFFERENT look at the NEGATIVE Backlash. Let’s face it kids “Subsidiary” and “Holding company” are legal terms that make up THE LOOPHOLE that essentially ALLOWS MONOPOLY, which is ILLEGAL. Has No one thought that this sort of thing acts as an undertone to SUCH EXPLOSIVE BACKLASH?

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/11/disney-abandons-la-times-blacklist-after-backlash-from-film-critics/

I’m not going to to link the article on Disney buying Fox, because It’s a DONE DEAL at this point and EVERYONE knows I wasn’t making that up.

Midnight showing time………The internet LIT UP, and I mean LIT UP. Immediately the war between the people who loved the film and the people who hated it was declared. I have listened to both sides, have heard and seen some hefty accusations, some PURE HATRED from both sides and of course A LOT of PISS POOR EXCUSES, and POLITICAL SPIN from Disney, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson and other Disney, Lucasfilm supporters for ALL OF IT…..That goes back to that whole, the REAL LIE that has been what has gotten on my nerves, even more than the bickering.

Some call this the WORST STAR WARS FILM EVER MADE. Some call this THE BEST STAR WARS FILM EVER MADE. Where do I fall on this…….It took me A LONG TIME to come to this one and it became the reason I am doing this post. As a fan it is THE WORST STAR WARS MOVIE EVER MADE, and I have very different reasons for thinking that than what I have seen from some of the more EXTREME SUPERFANS. To some degree, I DO AGREE with Mark Hamil that Luke was misrepresented. I did NOT feel that way about Han or Leia for the reasons I mentioned, where they ended up still fit a REALISTIC character arc for those two and despite what others say, THEY WERE STILL HEROES. Leia was still fighting the good fight, Han never lost that sense of heroism as he agreed to help Rey and Finn. Yeah Luke got screwed. I know people change in 30 years, but if you are going to have him even entertain the thought of killing his nephew, after risking everything to save his father……Give us A LITTLE MORE BACKSTORY as to what would have led him to do something that was COMPLETELY AGAINST the core of his character. That IS one one of those PISS POOR STORYTELLING moments. I would NOT HAVE HAD A PROBLEM WITH THAT…..if they had given us a BETTER more BELIEVABLE REASON, for him to go THAT FAR AWAY from who he was. I’m not going to go into they should have done this there or that, This is not a post to rewrite a movie that is done. I am simply pointing out areas where STORYTELLING ELEMENTS were ABUSED, MISUSED, or COMPLETELY IGNORED. Another Luke aspect, He claimed that he had come to that island to die. He did not want to be found etc. etc. THE ENTIRE MAIN PLOT OF “THE FORCE AWAKENS” WAS CENTERED AROUND EVERYONE LOOKING FOR THIS MAP THAT HE LEFT BEHIND! Why Leave a MAP behind if you don’t WANT TO BE FOUND? Well maybe that’s why he broke it up………They don’t have DELETE BUTTONS in Star Wars? And storing it in R2 wouldn’t have been the most inconspicuous place to put the biggest part of that map. Right there barring the missing Knights of Ren sub plot, essentially made this a reboot in the middle of a trilogy. The Matrix Reloaded did a fair share of deconstructing it’s predecessor, but it did NOT DISREGARD IT! It’s deconstruction was to CREATE a sense of drama around the FINALE, REVOLUTIONS, by stripping the heroes AND the audience of this certainty of victory they had because of NEO, just hours before they faced impending doom. It WAS STILL A COHESIVE STORY. Even if Episode 9 can fix certain things, “The Force Awakens” has been successfully DETACHED from this STORY. In NO PART of the originals or prequels did any of them DO THIS! That is simply SLOPPY STORYTELLING. That is NOT a NON ACCEPTANCE OF CHANGE, or if ACCEPTING CHANGE means Watching MY ART of STORYTELLING die just to accommodate projected numbers for a property and not a story, then Yeah I’m a fossil. Everything these films do now, is off of the shoulders of a story that STOOD ON IT’S OWN MERIT. If ACCEPTING CHANGE means that MAKING MONEY allows us to not have to hold ourselves to any REAL STANDARD OF PROFICIENCY, breeding WEAKNESS as a norm….Yeah I’m a fossil. Somethings are just worth more than what GREED can give us. That was my view as a fan and a storyteller and there was more I could cover, but those were the most profound……Besides Mary Sue. Oh yeah there was ONE MORE THING and I will give this post some picture flair for this one.

When market research and projected numbers would have you send a message to girls that tells them.

You are a bad ass simply because of WHAT YOU ARE!

 

NOT WHAT YOU DO.

 

Some CHANGE is NOT for THE BEST. Especially when ALL EVIDENCE POINTS to it not being done for the sake of bettering anything, but rather simply for GREED. Did you hear the one about that woman director Lucasfilm hired?……. Because there is nothing to hear, it HASN’T HAPPENED, but that’s okay you’re AWESOME JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE WOMEN.

It’s great that Kathleen Kennedy and Disney CREATED SUCH Diversity in The Star Wars Universe and can show women doing heroic deeds. Like sacrificing themselves as a decoy to protect a senator who was portrayed by Natalie Portman, a native of Isreal ……Wait that was Mexican actress Veronica Segura in Episode 2 Attack of the Clones….AND that was BEFORE George Lucas sold off the property. Here are a few OTHER examples of why the REAL LIE gets on my nerves.

Anybody remember THIS GUY firing the final shot that destroyed the second Death Star?

OR THIS GUY, who was a SENIOR JEDI MASTER on The Jedi Council second ONLY TO YODA?

I all fairness MOST of the opportunity for DIVERSITY did come from the PREQUELS, such as Jedi Master Depa Billaba, played by Dipika O’Neill Joti a Turkish, Australian of Indian descent.

The list goes on, and if you want to include the EU that Disney, for the most part, threw out the window it too had some pretty impressive females that were strong enough to be adopted by a good bit of the fan base, like Mara Jade, Jaina Solo. DIVERSITY has ALWAYS been a factor. True the original trilogy only gave us ONE woman who was in all three films…….But DENY WHAT SHE DID FOR GENERATIONS………

The Point of the story being about failure is the great teacher. Obi-Wan and Anakin carried that message. That the Jedi needed to change. The Prequels showed us why already. I think this whole lumping EVERYONE in to one category of unable to accept CHANGE falls pretty far from the mark, one could say that WITHOUT CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM there can be NO CHANGE.

On the flipside of that STOP SCREAMING SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR! Social issues HAVE always been part of storytelling, in movies, in books, in music. It adds to that element of realism and allows a story to MEAN SOMETHING. This is just SLOPPY USE of these elements and like I have already pointed out is more likely due to projection numbers than ACTUAL BELIEF in any of these SJW views as is CLEAR by the sloppiness. It’s good old fashioned CORPORATE GREED. The spin I have heard to cover for Disney has pit CULTURE against SOCIAL JUSTICE and the more both sides fight, the more BOTH SIDES DIMINISH IN MEANING. I said that as a fan I agreed that it was the WORST Star Wars film ever made. I also made it a point in my last post to say that there are MANY REASONS for someone to like something, even if you don’t. As a person I have to say, This was THE MOST UNIQUE STAR WARS movie, BECAUSE this DIVIDE would go unnoticed in most anything else BUT A STAR WARS MOVIE. I mean if people went ape shit over X-Men…….I don’t think anyone would care, not to this degree. I have pointed out several things that have illustrated my point of VIEW of what I think THE REAL PROBLEM here actually is…… It comes down to GREED. I THINK We FANS are finally seeing the toll it is taking on our CULTURAL ICONS Like Star Wars. I mean OBJECTIVELY SPEAKING if you can sink 200 million in to a budget and accept a movie that has this many plot holes and detaches it’s predecessor from the story as your finished product, you LACK STANDARDS. That is a FAILURE of GREED.

When you can blame FANS and HAVE TO MAKE EXCUSES FOR SLOPPY WORK.

That is a FAILURE of GREED.

When you “CARE” SO MUCH ABOUT DIVERSITY, that you SACRIFICE the ART of STORYTELLING and not only make your leading character NOTHING anyone can relate to and create plot devices that nullify the heroics of your female leaders for a big eye candy scene, that could have happened earlier and would not have required any sacrifices if auto pilot was used and would have saved ALL THE PEOPLE WHO WERE GETTING PICKED OFF ALL ALONG. You made your Admiral look like an idiot who cost more lives than Poe. Thumbs Up for WOMEN!

That is a FAILURE of GREED.

You know, other side, If I can’t agree that it’s the best, I can damn sure say that it may just be THE MOST IMPORTANT STAR WARS MOVIE EVER MADE…..For how it’s MESSAGE of FAILURE Mirrors REALITY. I think we ALL have a common enemy. What is your take on REAL CHANGE?

 

 

Hey It’s been, I don’t know, a week or two since I last posted? Want to look at that post that includes petitions regarding Children’s Healthcare click here BURN IT DOWN! An All Out Assault Against Society Weakening Ideology. Before I get into today’s topic I’m going to need you to do something. I need you to believe in something that more and more these days seems IMPOSSIBLE. Can you do that? 😀 Good. You ever have those moments when you feel the need to ask yourself what would John Quinones do? For those who don’t know who this is, he is a journalist who did a show called “What Would You Do?” It was the perfect mixture of prank show and genuine social experimentation. Actors were hired to go out in public and create scenes, depicting acts ranging from race bashing, to abuse scenarios. They even had someone go out twice both as how they really are and in a fat suit with kick ass make up to see how people reacted differently between the model and the fat person. I mean you name it they were running a scenario for it and sometimes doing the same one in different places. Noting from hidden cameras, both the people who ignored what was happening and those who stepped up to act against it. They would always interview the ones who reacted to find out why they did. As far as reality television goes, this to me was one that had real educational value to it.

Well I think we have seen just about every real world scenario there is to be seen, whatever “What Would You Do?” hasn’t covered Tom Green certainly did back in his early days and while that was comedy it did push the limits of seeing how everyday people react to just ridiculous circumstances. That said Debate is a Lost Art, and I know there are going to be people out there who will read that and scream Debate Teams, Election Debates, The one’s you have seen between scientists and Christians and the thing is all of these are essentially COMPETITIONS and the Winners are determined by others viewing it’s very STRUCTURED RULE SET. I’m talking REAL DEBATE what we want to call debate today when compared to it is like the difference between Kendo and Genuine Sword fighting. First off in REAL DEBATE it is NOT about winning. When both sides are RECEPTIVE ENOUGH it is about each expanding their ideology through the EXCHANGE OF IDEAS. There is such a resistance in this age to the notion of exchanging idea’s. It’s like everybody wants to believe THEY ARE RIGHT. Let’s look at some of the reasons. First: It’s a matter of having a fixed and set belief system, this is something people cling to even during the times it does not make sense or even apply to the situation. It’s just easier to stick to your guns than adopt an idea from another person….especially if you disagree with most everything they say. Second: FEAR of anything that goes against your grain. FEAR is one of those things that exists to trigger Survival mode in our minds to make it easier to overcome obstacles, but it can also be it’s own obstacle when left unchecked.When we fear the result of being “WRONG” we become resistant to ACCEPTING the idea’s of others. Third: I have basically already covered in saying that we have twisted the idea of what debate is into being a COMPETITION, when you think DEBATE you automatically go into defense/offense mode in the belief that it is something that you can or have to WIN. When we do this we forsake accepting the ideas of others in the belief that as opponents their ideas are something to be BEATEN, not adopted.

One more thing before I go into the particulars of my little social experiment. In light of it being the holiday season and a time of gifting I will leave a few links to where you can find the albums of the band whose music played a key role in it. As you will see I give them Hell, but everyone is has the right to FORM their opinion and honestly my Biggest reason lies in the fact that you can’t run a social experiment without openly stirring the shit pot to get the ball rolling on it. If my results are any indication of the type of people this bands music inspire, believe me when I tell you I would see it all go triple platinum.


https://www.amazon.com/Could-Do-Whatever-Wanted-If/dp/B00BQ1DC16

https://www.amazon.com/Fuck-Your-Emotional-Bullshit-Snowing/dp/B00GMVGEHY

https://www.amazon.com/That-Time-Sat-Pile-Chocolate/dp/B01E84E2PC

It started with just the right search of words on Youtube about a week ago. I happened across the EP Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit by an emo band called Snowing.  2 minutes in and I’m shaking my head trying to discern the lyrics over the cacophony of sounds that just bombard you when you are listening to this. SO I Google the lyrics and what I found was some fairly smart points regarding the sort of things that both cause strong emotion, but also beat people down into a state of emotional numbness. Okay, so for me it was sort of like Nirvana. Some of their songs you could follow what was being said some of it I had to wonder if there was even real words in there when I listened, but if you look at the songs as they are written it is exactly what everyone says it is…Genius. So naturally this is what I commented. (Click Images to see in full size)

 

With the open challenge issued all I had to do was sit back and wait for the responses, if there would be any, to come in. The first did almost immediately and I was impressed by what was actually just a fan who stated his own opinion and that was it. No fight, nothing more than a trade of opinions. So I’m thinking, Alright there are people who get it. People who don’t take such things too personally. I’m cool with that.

The second response came the next day and truthfully it was of a type that I expected, because it is  a very common type of response when someone says something that someone else does not like.

The Third response came the day after. this was one that I had expected sooner in the chain, more like first or second, because it is becoming more and more common a response in this day and age. It is the response I call The Care Bear response and I know if you have read much of anything I have written in the last four years then you know my take on The Care Bear response. And not to my surprise this one actually became an exchange. Because I am a Debater and as such I push the envelop, this makes me like oil to this type of person’s water. They tend to be the ones I ultimately rub the wrong way the most. This is also one of the best type of responses to start switching gears on to show a different side to the argument that you present.

Things went eerily quiet after that for a few days and for a moment I allowed myself to think that my little experiment had run it’s course with little real success. I was wrong. The fourth response was exactly what I had been most expecting and I was glad that it was actually the fourth in line because I had already sewed the seeds for changing up the argument altogether. As you will find what came AFTER this response was EXACTLY the thing that had made this a success. What you see here is the ANGRY RESPONSE. You will note that mine comes back even more harsh. The reason for this was so that if he looked back over how I responded to the others he would see a distinct difference in my demeanor versus how I mirrored his own. Keep an eye on this guy because he will show up later as well.

Remember when I said that I have a way of rubbing those with The Care Bear response the wrong way? Well guess who popped back up. and with that a new exchange was begun until it was suddenly stopped cold……Not by me and not by the guy with The Care Bear response, but by the one who initially had The ANGRY RESPONSE. Check it out.

There, RIGHT THERE was the moment my whole reason for stirring the shit pot. Suffice to say from this point forward My responses to others took on a different tone altogether. It makes no sense to continue being the person who stirs the shit pot once you found someone with a sense of reason who is capable of listening and learning from what others have to say. Doing so would then become COUNTERPRODUCTIVE. So it was when the fifth type of response came around The Innocent of any real insult, but questioning of how someone can stir that shit pot so willingly I honestly found how the girl put it hilarious and so I decided to take the path of adding to the comic relief.

Last came the type of response that I actually had hoped for but had not expected at all. This one came out swinging with an actual argument against my original statement, and a fairly well thought out argument at that. It all comes down to what a person takes personal, and in my own response I point out a lighter side to taking criticism and an appreciation for the thought put into coming back at my arguments.

Now for the point where I ACCEPT a few things of my own. Admittedly it I still find this music a bit of an acquired taste, but if we are being honest there are MANY reasons to come to really like something. For me I have to say this music offered an experience for me that I was not expecting through just the pure diversity of the people and their mind sets who listen to it. They are cool people. And this band are some real bad asses for bringing that together, I haven’t yet listened to the rest of what they have done, but knowing myself…I have Taylor Swift songs that I like…….I can’t STAND Taylor Swift, no offense to her. LOL It is very unlikely that I will not find something of theirs that I listen to repeatedly. With that I became the 873rd person to like their video…You know, the one I bitched about.

….. Why did I do all of this? It’s simple. Get online, any social media outlet, watch the news…..All 15 versions of it, listen to the people around you. What have we heard lately? A mess of LABEL THROWING, Left wingers, Right wingers, We protest this, we’re boycotting you because you protested it. It seems like we are living in a society that is dead set on being divisive, with a lack of OPENNESS that can’t help but make you wonder if there is truly ANY HOPE of repairing the rift. and you can say, at least Americans can, that it’s our current President’s fault and while he has been a huge factor, we were getting that way for a long time already, even before he decided to run for office. Partisan politics, are only a symptom of the REAL PROBLEM. Hell I have a page on here thanking Eminem for his music and what it did to keep me motivated and moving forward, but I don’t really listen to that much now and the reason is because he recently chimed in with a freestyle rap against the president. I agree with most everything he said in that freestyle, I laughed about a lot of it and then he did one of the dumbest things. He laid out an ultimatum to the people who listened to his music……. You can’t side with one and the other, you can’t walk the fence. In that moment the DUMB SON OF A BITCH BECAME THE SAME PROBLEM AS THE OTHER GUY. He essentially fed into the DIVISION of our people and THAT I am SO NOT COOL WITH. If your idea of fixing the problem is just setting people up like chess pieces for a battle you refuse to find, Hell to even bother to LOOK for an alternative path to, it’s on you too. I did this because with as IRREPARABLY DIVIDED as people seem intent on staying in this day and age it is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to show, even in such a small form, that  as UGLY as OPEN DIALOGUE can be in it’s beginning stages, when people are OPEN ENOUGH the EXCHANGE of IDEAS is integral to our GROWTH, both as a person and as a people. Happy Holiday Season to All.

 

 

 

Faster than a hungover moron contemplating calling the cops over a missing friend prank, being played by others who could have called the cops themselves. More business savvy than a camera crew making a point to get close ups of every single person plainly not enjoying your product through out an entire Pay- Per View. It’s a drunk, It’s a selfie posting skanky hoe, who talks through her nose  kinda like thith. NO! You Dumb Bastards….. It’s the TRUTH and it hurts like a bitch, which is what makes HONESTY so much more fun than LIES. Ha ha ha ha Oh, stay with me sweetness. I’m not that other writer Eric, it’s not in my nature to go quietly into that good night. Besides I have to bag tag you every once in a while because I know a couple Hungarian Baracudas that will just love me for it and go run their mouths to the next person I show support for, putting me on the map of yet ANOTHER person that I otherwise would never have been noticed by at this junction. And THEY get to find out how your little quartet operates, while as long as they don’t actually get involved with things themselves, I have ABSOLUTELY NO PROBLEM WITH THEM, Just your little clique…..And I’m even a helpful little bastard. See how that works? Why that Burn Notice shit doesn’t effect me, I’m too small, it only helps. Hi Red, What up double mint? This one’s for you sugar and sister, sister too.

Yeah sure we could make that film, but there’s this little pill, and we hate him and his honesty brand. So we don’t make that film, we’re gonna take that pill and fuck with him because we can. We’ll tell how he crawled out of Hell, and with a thunderous yell, declared I’m The Hater of Girls, and if his eye’s on you, He will brand your ass too and this is how their message ran… In their, SCIENCE FICTION OOOO OOO OOO DOUBLE FEATURE!  WE’LL TELL THE WORLD, BEWARE THIS CREATURE. Two siblings fighting the male oppressor. WHOA OH OH OH OHHHH At the late night, double feature picture show. Two ginger hoes. OH OH OHHH At the late night double feature, picture show…

Okay I’ve spent enough time fucking with third rate Scream Queens for shits and giggles, I just wanted to remind you that I’m STILL here and I NEVER forgive and I NEVER forget, and I BOW TO NO ONE.

Now, onto the Main Event of the post. Those of you who follow along with me on Twitter might have noticed that here lately I have been keeping watch on WWE. Now I grew up watching wrestling. My grandfather was a wrestler WAY back in the day. We used to have a streak of going to the matches at what was then The Ohio Center, that lasted for YEARS, every month, during the break of the show we were at, we would go get tickets for the following month. Even after moving to West Virginia following my mom’s death I kept up with it watching it on tv and gathering for the pay per views. I would say in the latter half of the Monday Night Wars, after being one of those people who flipped stations back and forth, I started getting away from it and then life happened, and while I would occasionally seek out updates when I heard something big was happening I had not really watched it for 17 years. In April when The Undertaker had what was being considered by many to be his last match, that kind of hooked me back in and I realized I did not know more than half of the faces I was seeing. Since then I have caught up with a Hell of a lot going back to last year and working my way forward. I like a lot of what I’m seeing, I think these, well Hell a lot of them are kids to me, some of them are near my age range, but a lot of them I got some years on. My problem is NOT with the performers….. WHO The FUCK is running this company now? Have you ever heard the expression It’s like watching a monkey trying to fuck a football? Yeah, it’s THAT bad. UNFORTUNATELY the performers are the ones who suffer for it, being the ones who actually put themselves out there for the world to see. For instance, back in the day when The Undertaker character allowed for all sorts of messed up match types, they all had a very real practical application and concept. Body bag match, Casket match, Buried alive match, and the most famous of all Hell in a Cell. They made sense…….. What the fuck is a House of Horrors Match? I watched it and I still can’t even figure out what it was meant to be but shitty edited student film with violence. See where I’m going with this? Even if you had pulled it off without the bad editing, it still made no practical sense. You have a freaky dude in Bray Wyatt and he could be the New Face of Fear, but NOT if this is how you are going to try to pull that off. The women’s division. Yes I am going there. As you may have noticed I have been pushing mainly their stuff of late. If you want to know WHY, it’s because they need it more than the guys do. That division has come and gone a couple times since I have been a fan, and while they now have an influx of new talent to pull from in NXT and they are closer now then they have ever been to making themselves a part of the bedrock of the industry they are not quite to that point yet. That is not an insult, it’s just a fact that the guys have been the bedrock for so long that even now where the women’s division is at, if it went under I don’t think it would be taking the company with it. When you can it would be as detrimental to the company to lose that division as it would be for the guys to go under, then you have hit that height. I would like to see it do that. It was a shame back in the day to see Sherri Martel NOT be able to do what she could do in the ring, because the division was just gone….even if it did mean that woman became the meanest ass person with a stiletto heel I have ever seen as a valet, this was a former champion who HAD the skill set to be one and she was actually my favorite back then. The dumb assery that as I have pointed out is across the board, even the guys are suffering for it, for the girls it’s even worse when it happens to them, because THEY really don’t need shit happening that’s going to make people lose interest in what they are doing for the business. A couple times, very recently and very close together it has happened to them. One was a disgusting display of the corporate monster trying to destroy the career of someone less than a year into being on the main roster. I’m talking about Bayley. Hell you can say they have bullied the poor girl from jump, they pushed her into a child like role and NOW have blasted the Hell out of her when their great brainstorm failed. It’s great to have a hero for the kids, it is. Hulk Hogan was one of the biggest heroes for all the little Hulkamaniacs out there the world over….. He talked to the kids in a way that inspired them, and he kicked ass in the ring…. NOW did they ever make him out to BE a kid? NO! Were they ever like Here comes the Hulkster YAAAAAYYYYYY?!!! Well maybe at an event that was predominantly kids, like a charity event, but NEVER when the entire fan base was watching….. So tell me why there is this dick buzzing in my ear IT’S BAYLEY BUDDIES!!!! When those used car lot inflatables pop up, like it’s a Goddamn episode of Barney and Friends, or like this is a birthday party? Yeah you got little kids watching at home, yeah she appeals to little kids, but you got a majority of people hearing that shit and it instantly grates on their nerves, because this isn’t fucking Blues Clues this is a simulated combat sporting show, get the fuck out of it. Hell all the girl CAN do is play to what she THINKS you expect of her and if it falls through and seems to have done just that, you’re gonna let it blow up in her face. I call bullshit, and I call it because there are things that you do that can destroy a character, and make it ten times harder for that person to sell it as anything but what it was shown as in that defining moment. You always hear these people talk about there has to be a balance to what you do in the ring in order to make both people look good, but there also has to be a balance in the story line as well and they took this girl from champion to making her look gullible, stupid and pathetically weak. The story that was told was that she didn’t belong period and punctuated with an ass beating with a kendo stick. Even if you think, maybe this girl is too nice and she needs to be taught a lesson that this is a business, You don’t pull shit like that, that openly, because the person you pulled it on, probably more so than anyone else in the division is CONSTANTLY giving shout outs to the NXT people and drawing attention to them, so I would imagine that a lot of them are keeping tabs on her and on the scene in general. If I’m one of the newbies in development and I see that shit, I’m immediately going over to that guy over there and being like “So you wrestled in Japan? What uh, What’s it like over there?” I am thinking of a future where I find somewhere else to take my skills and go to work. Hopefully they fix their fuck up and work with her. As it stands the only silver lining in that situation is that to have had the shortest match at the Extreme Rules Pay Per View, it was so fast paced and had a lot of high impact, and was brutal as fuck and because of this, it really did sort of end up being the ONLY match on the entire card that possessed the qualities to be worthy of the PPV title of EXTREME RULES. The girls did it better than the guys that night. In a way that was kind of like her hero shot, because NO ONE has been expected to take a shot  that sends you to the bottom of the list, just to give a hard ass match like that.

The second recent flub, has been on The Smack down side. This is a show, we know there is no such thing as a number one contender for a title and if there is one, it isn’t decided by any match, it’s decided on fan reaction and merchandise sells and basically what brings in the money. That said, one of the BIGGEST KEY FACTORS in story telling is suspension of disbelief. You are trying to make us buy into the idea that there is a number one contender spot that is being fought like Hell for. SO you build this story over a course of weeks, you have these 6 women going all out and the pay off is this Money in The Bank ladder match, the first time the girls have gotten to do it. and story goes whoever gets that briefcase at the top of the ladder has the power to call for a title match at ANY given time and place even in the middle of a match between the champion and someone else. You built this up, you made this big match, you have billed it as HISTORY MAKING and then last week you……. What? Suddenly realize that you haven’t been utilizing someone on the roster and make some cheap quick way to get them involved by giving them a title shot at the same pay per view where you have this History making match that was supposed to be for that title shot. It is made worse by the fact that this was the Smackdown debut of this person who has NOT been a part of this story line to date….. SO why have the ladder match, that History making match only to completely blow out the importance of the reason for having it in the first place? I get that you have to use EVERYBODY, but what would have been wrong with putting Lana and Naomi in a parking garage and snap pictures of a fight breaking out over the insults from earlier in the night, if they are traveling together to different shows you can build it up and get the word out over the network and when you come back on Tuesday, you can recap these outside televised event occurrence to give enough meat to justify making a non title grudge match at the pay per view, the winner of the ladder match could make it a title match on the spot, and the important thing is, there would be no way to know for sure that was going to happen until that ladder match happened first on the card, then people would figure it out, but the BIG match, the one you have been building for, for over a month now, will have already done what it was supposed to do and made the impact that it was MEANT to make. Now, what would have been a MASTERPIECE is just going to be really good and that only because there is too much pride and professionalism among those involved to do a shit show, because someone backstage dropped the ball. Back in the Day THAT SHIT DID NOT HAPPEN stories were tight, especially for pay per views and to make this screw up on the heels of shit ratings for your flagship show during a time when it had NO COMPETITION. I don’t see that being “Good for Business”, you know that’s ALWAYS the line. I’m wondering when Jon Stewart is going to become champion, then WWE can completely be downward spiraling WCW and without competition. If some one does not put a halt on, the pettiness, the carelessness, the sheer fucking stupidity, the in house sabotage, whatever the fuck it is, they are going to create the NEXT WCW and if this one is not run by money blowing morons, which seemed to be the general consensus WWE might not be the ones coming out on top of this next set of Monday Night Wars.

Not what you were expecting from me was it? LOL In case you did not notice from my opening to this entry I’m something of a wild and an untamed thing myself. You will never see where I’m coming from until I get there. I live for THE FIGHT, so Fuck all of you and have a really great night. Heh heh

 

FASTER than a bitch making it a point to flash cleavage or underwear in every selfie, just to get mad about tit compliments gotten from a hook up site. More DIABOLICAL than sensationalizing alcoholism, after giving a heart felt speech about losing your fiance when he killed himself and others in a drunk driving incident… It’s A drunken whore, It’s a politician.. NOOOOOOO, IT’S THE TRUTH……And it Hurts, doesn’t it?

You know what boys and girls? I learned a long time ago, that if you are the type of person, who throws stones, your ass better make damn sure that transparent case you call home is fucking plexiglass. No one can hide who they really are, and not forever, even if they manage to for a little while. So I’m going to take a moment here and tell you about ME. Let’s do the list.

1. Judgemental

2. Tactless to the point of cruelty in the face of other’s disregard.

3. Relentless

4. Unsympathetic to what other’s have been through, when they use it as an excuse to become the bratty ass kid themselves.

5. Not a sexist, just the opposite, but this goes on this list because of the whole archaic belief that men should not offend against women, just because they are women. PEOPLE are PEOPLE, PERIOD. Some say never hit a woman, I say never hit anyone, but if you strike me I will knock you the fuck out regardless of what you have or lack between your legs. Fuck that high ground bullshit, it doesn’t take a REAL MAN to stand there and get their ass beat by a fucking LUNATIC who has no control over their emotions. Don’t insult or talk to a woman a certain way, yeah well I call bullshit on that too. Just like with my ex wife. I got told how wrong it was for me to blast what happened and all her bullshit because she has never done anything like that to me….No she just said to individuals behind closed doors, where she could alter the version of the story as she saw fit and there would be no written record to call her ass on the inconsistencies. I put this here on this list, because I am taboo to the norm, I don’t hold to the idea of you don’t do this or that to a female, because they are a female. I don’t look at women as women, I look at them as people, like me and in that they are treated accordingly to what they reveal themselves to be. I don’t judge anyone by what they are, but by what they do. good people, get treated kindly, a motherfucker gets treated as exactly that and in the manner in which they make themselves an issue and I don’t give a fuck who takes issue with that. I guess what I’m saying is I DO see women as equal with men……..but that also means you DON’T get the luxury of any kind of bullshit special treatment because of WHAT you are, not from me you don’t.

6. I’m a prick, not by nature or nurture, but rather a bit of both.

7. Unforgiving as fuck

8…… You know what? There really isn’t shit about me that I haven’t brought up at one point or other and quite openly, I might add.

With all that said I just want to state, that if there is a problem with me…. tough shit, because to have that problem and to let it fester in you to the point that you go scheming and plotting and everyshits, means you had to COME HERE, or MY Facebook page, or Twitter account LOOKING for that fight. Awhile back I had this fake bitch friend my ass and we talked for 3 days and I bet there was about 8 times in those 3 days where she responded to something I said with “Oh you’re good.” Just like that, like I was lying, instead of just being decent about something. To these people, you can SAY ANYTHING TO. It doesn’t matter. They came to me, to prove I was a liar and that was what they were going to go away with, Hell or high water. They will ALWAYS contort everything you say or do to fit their limited vision, so fuck em, I give them the fight they are looking for, the psycho, they think I am, the perv they are so fucking sure about, because it doesn’t matter…..they will find a validation for their beliefs, no matter what. Interesting side note, after getting tired of playing the what the fuck are you really here for game I hit the bitch with a Youtube video of the girl whose picture she was using, and pointed out that only motherfucker lying about shit was her.

I got about a million of those stories, stemming from a fucking horde of fake ass people who were playing catfish, because I guess that’s what they think REAL women do. That’s the path of “empowerment” they have chosen, when it doesn’t show strength, it shows fucking idiocy and a weakness to confronting their inability to be anything more than a pathetic piece of shit. They are the type of people who smile and laugh, but are too stupid to figure out that they are on the wrong side of not knowing the difference between looking for a good time and desperately searching for an escape from their misery. Why should I have sympathy for that? Why should I show mercy for that? Why can’t people grasp that forgiveness, should never be treated like an ever valid get out of jail free card? This person, they were hurt bad, you know what that’s like, don’t you? They are just like you have compassion……and I might, if they did not fuck up and choose me as a target in the first fucking place. I DO know what it’s like, but when it’s me or people I care for in the crossfire of someone else’s damage I just have this thing about me where I just don’t give a fuck. That is LAW of NATURE. Oh but it wasn’t that bad. Lets get something straight, YOU don’t get to decide that. YOU might be King or Queen shit, in whatever fantastical little microcosm you reside in, but YOU are not ENTITLED to that special privilege over me, to be allowed to decide what was or was not bad enough to merit tearing a motherfucker up, when I was the one INVADED. I love how people get so caught up in their feelings or ideals to the point they are incapable of smelling their own Hershey squirts in their underoos. Am I bastard for a good chunk of some I have done…Hmmm I try to reserve the worst for what merits it, but Yeah…. I am, but so are you, and that is truth, that if you did not have a hard time swallowing, or confronting in yourself. YOU wouldn’t come looking for that fight. We’re all animals, some are just more rational, than others.