I thought I was the only one who remembered DWANGO :)
I shouldn’t say this, given that the corner of the human psyche where emotionalism intersects irrationality is the troll’s workshop, but this guy needs to get a grip.
“Hey Preston! I solved ALL of the settlement problems!”
You’re right. There’s plenty of meanness here. Your opinions are shameful, and I am openly and overtly attempting to make you ashamed of them. Your “solutions” are the kind of pie-in-the-sky-by-and-by bullshit that people use to justify doing nothing, the kind of “oh, hey, if we just ignored the fact that systemic… Read more
You are just astonishingly terrible at good faith discussion, aren’t you? Not only have you continued in your quest to obliterate context and pretend racism doesn’t exist because if you had to admit to a systemic bias underpinning the success of white men, your entire argument would collapse (“white men” becomes… Read more
One of my favorite stories about him is how he landed his first TV gig at all: Food Network called him after the success of Kitchen Confidential, wanting to do a show with him. This was after he trashed the network left and right in KC. He thought there was no way anything would come of it, and he didn’t even know if… Read more
Lotta bills to pay, he was and maybe still is a devoted horseman, -some joke goes here- with a ranch near Santa Barbara I think. Not cheap! He was only in his 40s in the 70s, he took every job offered to him, dinner theater in Peoria, he was there for it. I used to wonder how John Waters got him for Polyester, well… Read more
I’d also add, she has all of her dad’s spunk.
The original movies didn’t give Vader’s arc nearly as much screentime or attempt the sort of character work the newer films do (it’s notable that when Lucas did the prequels he realized there needed to be more there; he just sucked at executing it).