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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Inder » 29 Mar 2018, 2:41pm

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Geez, that's a helluva act. What do you call it?
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Flex » 05 Apr 2018, 11:11pm

YOU MADE ONE MISTAKE, LENNON, YOU DOUBLE CROSSED MIKE LOVE AND LEFT HIM ALIVE

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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by JennyB » 06 Apr 2018, 10:47am

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Perfection
I feel like I'm missing something here. Was this a thing and I have been watching too much RuPaul and I missed it?
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Flex » 06 Apr 2018, 10:50am

JennyB wrote:
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I feel like I'm missing something here. Was this a thing and I have been watching too much RuPaul and I missed it?
It's a play on The Atlantic's hiring, and subsequent firing, of Kevin Williamson.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 06 Apr 2018, 10:50am

JennyB wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 10:47am
Flex wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 11:11pm
Perfection
I feel like I'm missing something here. Was this a thing and I have been watching too much RuPaul and I missed it?
Dis would be dat: https://splinternews.com/kevin-williams ... 1825021583
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by JennyB » 06 Apr 2018, 10:50am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 10:50am
JennyB wrote:
06 Apr 2018, 10:47am
Flex wrote:
05 Apr 2018, 11:11pm
Perfection
I feel like I'm missing something here. Was this a thing and I have been watching too much RuPaul and I missed it?
Dis would be dat: https://splinternews.com/kevin-williams ... 1825021583
Ahhhh...OK. Thanks Doc and Flex.

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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 10 Apr 2018, 4:29pm

Fox News person complains about ideological purity and the politics of demonization, seemingly unironically.
https://thinkprogress.org/laura-ingraha ... fb3337cce/
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by JennyB » 26 Jun 2018, 9:35am

Dr. Medulla wrote:
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I can't believe anyone is defending her on this.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 Jun 2018, 10:51am

JennyB wrote:
26 Jun 2018, 9:35am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Jun 2018, 7:11pm
I can't believe anyone is defending her on this.
These are all status-obsessed people, whose sense of self depends on the rabble knowing who their betters are. Liberal or conservative, it doesn't matter. It's why gazillionaires whine about not being respected by us slime—it's not enough to be materially prosperous, they crave aristocratic deference, too. So they see the "rude manners" as an assault on their own status as a group. Authoritarianism going on in the country? Well, maybe, but that doesn't mean being rude to the elites, dear boy! It's that kind of tone-deafness that fuels revolutions because it erodes any credibility that they possess meaningful status.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Kory » 26 Jun 2018, 2:17pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 Jun 2018, 10:51am
JennyB wrote:
26 Jun 2018, 9:35am
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Jun 2018, 7:11pm
I can't believe anyone is defending her on this.
These are all status-obsessed people, whose sense of self depends on the rabble knowing who their betters are. Liberal or conservative, it doesn't matter. It's why gazillionaires whine about not being respected by us slime—it's not enough to be materially prosperous, they crave aristocratic deference, too. So they see the "rude manners" as an assault on their own status as a group. Authoritarianism going on in the country? Well, maybe, but that doesn't mean being rude to the elites, dear boy! It's that kind of tone-deafness that fuels revolutions because it erodes any credibility that they possess meaningful status.
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Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 27 Jun 2018, 7:41pm

We've finally found a large group of people suspicious of the corporate media … and they're conservatives? Postmodern existence really does vary between intoxication and nausea.
https://www.axios.com/trump-effect-92-p ... 0f08c.html
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