The Final Days of Gawker Have Come
j4x
12:25 AM
8

Someone who works for the washington examiner would have nothing other than sinister intentions and all you would have to hear is that they work for the washington examiner to know that. The fact they fired her is just them hiding their own sinister intentions cause she got caught.

6/2/20
11:54 PM
21

and she’s so self-centered that she didn’t notice somebody filming her and worry about the optics of her a) faking it b) taking off her mask immediately after c) saying GOOD JOB! BLM! after faking it and d) jumping into a fucking Mercedes SUV while she says it. fucking idiot   Read more

6/2/20
11:08 PM
19

I’m gonna go ahead and say the disaster photographers are weirder than people who exercise. 

6/2/20
9:04 PM
5

That definitely happens in Trigun, but not really in Bebop. Bebop has one-off episodes all the way through. There are just serious ones ones sprinkled throughout. (Namely: Ballad of Fallen Angels Ep 5, Jupiter Jazz Eps 12-13, and the Real Folk Blues Eps 25-26. Everything else is one-offs of varying seriousness. But Read more

6/2/20
7:45 PM
5

Regarding that cellphone jammer lie: that shit is highly illegal, and I mean illegal in ways not even cops would want to mess with because it interferes with emergency services.  It’s also pretty easy to track down the point of origin, so if it was left on for any amount of time it would be discovered pretty quickly.

6/2/20
6:16 PM
51

The presence of black folks can make some white people feel as if they haven’t progressed enough in life if they are on the same level as us. Rather than strive for more success, they just harass the hell out of their reminder.

6/2/20
6:09 PM
13

Ukrainian mail-order bride, yes. All rich dudes eventually trade-in for one.

6/2/20
5:57 PM
1

Here’s the thing though, smoking IS still considered “cool” in Japan. That’s most blatant in Black Clover, which is targeted at kids in Japan yet has Yami, one of the most frequently-appearing adults in the show and mentor of the main character, who always has a cigarette in his mouth when not in a battle. 

6/2/20
5:36 PM
1

The original Bebop features many self-contained stories around those that advance its larger arcs,
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6/2/20
4:31 PM
1

The glamorising effect of smoking in movies and tv has been the subject of a lot of research at this point, all of which point to strong effects on people resuming, continuing and — worst — starting to smoke. Some of which could previously have been inferred from the tobacco industry’s historical practise of under-the- Read more

6/2/20
3:44 PM
33

Holy hell! This redesign!  My eyes!  Who asked for it? Why?? I’ve seen other sites redesign and not liked it but saw some reason for it, but this??

6/2/20
3:44 PM
3

I don’t think Bebop was made “when smoking was cool,” either, really. More people smoked in the late 90's than now, but it wasn’t like the 50's. It was clearly a terrible and deadly habit, that was discouraged in any media aimed at children or teens. In the US, at least...maybe things were very different in Japan at Read more

6/2/20
3:29 PM
3

It’s not indelibly part of their character, just the atmosphere. So it’s probably not a big deal if it’s toned down. Also, they were pretty much goddamn chain smokers in the anime.