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Monday, May 16, 2011


Okay, Sexual innuendo’s aside, I can’t take this title seriously. This sounds like a children’s movie. Unfortunately however, this is not a light hearted romp, and instead is a dark look at the American family. The plot centers on a man that adopts a beaver puppet to help him through his recent depression. I must say that this sounds interesting, and casting Mel Gibson as a mentally deranged CEO had me giggling inside. Let’s be honest though, the movie has no logical direction it wants to go. Subplots are shot off left and right, and I had no clue what the hell was really going on. Hipster kid I don’t care about, stupid bitch who's brother OD'd, and random information are thrown out that influence the story at all. This is a terribly forgettable movie, and I left feeling like my $8 could have gone to better use. I can see they tried, but the movie tries to take itself much too seriously. I mean, it’s called “The Beaver”, how can you take that shit seriously. Final Verdict: 6/10

Monday, May 2, 2011

Dystopia - An Essay I wrote for fun

Dystopia; Webster’s dictionary defines it as an often futuristic society that has degraded into a repressive and controlled state, often under the guise of being utopian. Brave New World and 1984 are prime examples of literature that cast predictions of the world to come, and make readers question how far conformity can spread before individuality is dead.
            1984 and Brave New World tackle a similar topic, but have very different approaches to delivering the message. In the universe of 1984, people are restricted information, and penalized for trying to get information. On the other hand, in Brave New World, the people are given so much information, that they must pick out the necessary from the unnecessary.
In both cases, however, you have a sense of loss of individuality, whether it be in 1984 where everyone was made to be the same, or in Brave New World, where everyone WAS the same. Both logic and reasoning are thrown out the window. In 1984’s case, it is the lack of purpose. In Brave New World it is over-consumption. Looking at this from a 21st Century standpoint it almost seems ridiculous that people would want to consume so much, because these days we are hell bent on doing the exact opposite. To me, Brave New World still seems to be the more likely of the two that our modern society resembles.
I say this mainly because of one single event: the invention of the internet superhighway. After this magnificent invention, we as a society became accustomed to it, so much so that we could abuse its original intention to spread data around the world and post whatever we felt on it. Much like in Brave New World, we must weed out the necessary information from all the unnecessary. This has caused much confusion over the last few years as blogs and live streams have taken over the time once spent watching the nightly news with the family.
Personally, dystopian books are my favorite, maybe it’s because the chilling atmosphere is always fun to analyze, or that the protagonist, though a single cell in a greater body of conformity, seems to push the envelope just enough to attract the attention of authority. Needless to say, it’s always a pleasure reading the genre because I come out of reading always feeling like I can change the world. 

My Life (RANT) - Relationships

Relationships are tricky. Usually when people talk about relationships they are talking about sexual relationships; the bonding of two individuals, and their hormonal love for one another. There are also platonic relationships you have and encounter in your daily life. You have relationships with your parents, your friends, your teachers... i think you get the point.
This conversation will be on the former, and not the latter. I, unlike many of my peers did not naturally gravitate towards the traditional relationship, and thus, did not mature like many of my peers. Like many late bloomers, however, I was eager to make up for lost time (I stole that line from Hitch :P) I did not have a girlfriend until I was in 7th grade. She was... alright. Pleasant to be around, and aesthetically pleasing if you catch my drift. We dated for about 2 months, and she then decided to break up with me. If I can be entirely frank. It wasn't me, it was her. I tried, good god, believe me I tried to be a good boyfriend, but whenever I'd extend my arm and ask her to hold my hand, she'd look at me as if I had 3 heads. Needless to say, I still felt badly about the whole breakup thing, especially the fact that she asked one of my friends to tell me. >:( Shit sucked, and I became depressed for a couple of days. I remember the day she broke up with me, my Grandmother and I went out to Barns and Noble and bought Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind, and I've loved the movie ever since, it really helped ease the pain. Time passed, and I didn't really try to get a girlfriend, but I did gain some friends that were girls. I'll keep their names anonymous for now, because I haven't asked them for permission, and most likely wouldn't receive it. They were nice, and generally interested in what I did.  I, unfortunately, have a tenancy to fall in love with anyone that shows me the least bit of attention, and thusly, became infatuated with one of them. I've never told her, mainly because I'm in a relationship now, but I can't help but think that we'd be great together... but I digress.
So, 9th Grade flew by, and so did the summer. Coming back to school and seeing everyone's smiling face cheered me up. I was doing well in school, up until a nasty spell of sickness rendered me out of school for several days. Work was piling up, and I couldn't stand the pressure. I dropped out of many of my classes in order to ease the workload, but to this day, it hasn't helped much. Going back to the main point, I recently found out that one of my female friends was attracted to me, and she had kept it a secret for some time. Now, mind you, I'm not the type of person who is mean spirited, but I had been a royal bastard to her. She didn't deserve it, and we gradually became a couple. Brief side note: I fucking hate the term couple, it signifies the unity of two, and I'm not exactly jumping on the whole couple's bandwagon. She asked me once if I felt she was too clingy, and I responded "of course not!" I don't know how someone can be too clingy, but my only complaint is that maybe she could tone it down just a bit. Also, I'm always worried that she'll leave me for another person, because we don't spend much time with each other. Yet again, I've tried to have us get together, but she's always busy -_-
Wow, I have no clue why I just wasted my time writing that, I just had to vent...
thx for reading ^_^

Osama v. Obama

Well, I assume most of my followers live in the good ol' US of A. If so, (unless you've been living in a media cave) you heard that Osama Bin Laden was killed last night. Now, while most redneck inbreds are shooting off their guns and having victory sex with their first cousin, I for one have been thinking, "What difference does it make?". Now, before a flame war erupts on this blog let me explain. Osama is old news people. I'm sure if this happened sooner I would care more, but now-a-days I'm not so concerned with attacks from a guy hiding in the desert with kidney failure. Another reason I'm not jumping for joy quite yet is the fact that this leaves us, in a moment of our guard being down, open for retaliation. Not to cause pandemonium, but I do remember some Al-Quaida members saying that if their fuhrer was ever slain, that the "Stinking US pigdogs" Would pay in blood.
My final point. CNN posted this article today with the headline OBAMA TELLS FAMILIES OF 9/11 VICTEMS THAT 'JUSTICE IS SERVED'
The president used the term "justice" to justify what he's done, but we must think, has justice really been served? I think the mentality of US citizens is "eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth" But they fail to realize that this perpetual cycle of bloodshed and mass killing leads us nowhere, and in fact is killing us at an exponential rate.
That's all I have to say.
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