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Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 128

who wanted me permanently unemployed

It's hard to remember that the "conspiracy theorist" is *me* sometimes.

I'm impressed that you so proudly attempted to make two contradictory arguments in one sentence. I'm not sure why this impresses me, though, you do it quite often.

"Trollin', trollin', trollin'
Though the streams are swollen. . ."

Comment Degree shows you can finish what you start (Score 3, Insightful) 132

Because its the degree that matters...ffs

The degree demonstrates two things:
(1) A base level of knowledge, which does not necessarily indicate talent in the field so its not the sole qualification.
(2) An ability to **complete** a long bureaucratic process that includes some uninteresting tasks. That may be the more important thing demonstrated.

Comment Re:Maybe (Score 1) 32

"The phenomenon is real". OK. "Climate is constant," said No One. Ever.

The argument (and your attempt to milk it) is the distraction.

Well, if you're going to stand here and get milked like damn_registrars by these Progressive idiots, I really don't see the difference between you.

Comment Re:Why do you insist on misquoting me? (Score 1) 128

The fact that I voted for him and despise his decisions further supports the notion that you should be championing him as demonstration of the benefits of conservatism.

I guess it's in character. You were sufficiently stuck in foopid to waste your vote on the lying no-talent rodeo clown; now you expect me to co-op his idiotic Commie results as a demonstration of your strawmanning prowess? I say it's in character because you're so partisan that you will genuflect and vote for that Jezebel, Her Majesty, so that she can take us further down El Camino Cloward-Piven Real.

Comment Re:It's not Obama (Score 1) 396

And this is totally unlike what every other president did who had a 747 to hop on to?

Ooh, good retort! Anything that another asshole in the white house did before Obama totally excuses him, even if he's wagging a finger at us driving cars while he rides in a fucking airliner.

When did it become OK to be patriotic and yet call the elected leader of this country "that asshole" instead of The President?

Anyone who hasn't called a president an asshole isn't a true American.

I have more respect and love for the country

Do you really not understand the difference between a politician and the country?


Comment Re:Bringing stuff back (Score 2) 100

I guess you're not familiar with Rifftrax, because the "aging" Mike, Kevin and Bill are doing quite well for themselves.

Furthermore, the show will now have a completely different cast. I think it's an incredible opportunity to see what a whole new crew of people can do under the guidance and aegis of the guy who created the whole concept in the first place.

Sit it out if you want, but don't bash it until you've given it a chance.

Seeing as how you are someone who is praising "Family Guy", I find it really difficult to give any credit to your ability to judge what's good or not.

Comment Re:kickstarter users incapable of learning (Score 1) 100

Except Joel Hodgson and Shout! Factory aren't Hollywood fat cats. Shout! has been very good to the show, working to make most of the episodes available for purchase, and they are now re-releasing the Rhino-era episodes which have been out of print for some time. Having secured the intellectual property from Jim Mallon, they are willing to give Joel the kind of control that made MST3K the best TV ever in the first place.

And Joel... we're still talking about the guy who started the whole franchise with a skeleton crew on a no-name UHF station with almost zero budget. Even if the new episodes aren't as good as the old ones, I sincerely believe that Joel and the new cast, writers and producers will give it their all.

I also don't see it as any kind of slam against the new project that Mike, Bill and Kevin have chosen not to be involved. Mike and Kevin were involved with the original show for about 10 years each, and Bill for about 3 years. They made wonderful contributions, but they have their own gig now. They have a good thing going with Rifftrax, which itself has been going for the better part of 10 years, and works from a significantly different business model that must be pretty successful given the amount of material they are able to produce. Rifftrax has clearly declared its alliance with the new MST3K and will be selling the new episodes, along with the old episodes it's already selling. Plus, Mary Jo and Bridget are now riffing for Rifftrax in their own unique style.

It's a big enough world for more than one franchise making fun of bad movies. Who knows... maybe ICWXP will hit it big next!

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