Some days you’ve got to yell “YAR!” as loud as you can just to get through the day.
As in what has been adjusted.
Dig if you will the picture,
of you and I engaged in a kiss which came to my sick demented mind.
A stable, with a baby laying in the manger. Around his left arm is a dark spiraling tattoo of a Chinese dragon, and a teardrop next to one eye. In his right hand, a straight razor with a pearl handle gleems brightly. But he’s still in the swaddling clothes, that’s very important.
Mary and Joey are less kneeling to pray and more standing by with shades on and holding Mac 10s. But they’ve still of the sort of pastel robes that the nativity characters always had.
Above is an angel, so loaded down with bling that he can barely fly, holding a banner that reads, “Does the Baby Jesus hafta cut a bitch?” Instead of you know, Peace on Earth or some other such statement.
And that, Mister Scrooge, has nothing to do with the true meaning of Christmas. If you see an image like that, run in the other direction very, very fast.
Where do things like this come from? Why does such a clear and perfect image suddenly infest my brain? Why would the Baby Jesus even ask if he has to cut a bitch? Doesn’t seem his style. And yet, there it is. The Baby Jesus, and his posse, looking to cut someone.
I can only assume that these are the ravages of drugs, poor formal education, excellent informal education and the early onset of dementia. Gonna be fun when I really do go loopy and this shit is on tap 24/7, huh?
I watched Interview with the Vampire today. I had forgotten that Louis’ has a single through line as far as conflict resolution goes. That one step being “SET SHIT ON FIRE!”
Pissed at Lestat living off him? Burn down the house.
Fight with Lestat? Set fire to Lestat.
Leaving New Orleans? Let the fire spread throughout the city on the way out.
Pissed at the vampires in the Theater? Burn those bitches to bits.
Someone cuts him off in traffic? LOVERLY CLEANSING FLAMES!!!!!!!!!
Also, am I the only one that sees a “Behind the Green Door” homage in the theater scene what with the cloaked figures surrounding the nude girl?
They just can’t help themselves. It must really burn them up that a black man thinks he’s allowed to be president just because a majority voted for him.
“Republicans are struggling right now to find the great white hope,” said Jenkins.
Great White Hope? Really? For serious? You went with a phrase like that? You do know that none of the Great White Hopes ever won a fight, right? Jack Johnson took them all on and won. I mean, even as a metaphor, it’s just begging to have your asses handed you.
They’re trying to back away from that statement right now, claiming it wasn’t racist, but I have to say that it’s too late. They’ve already confirmed what a lot of people have been thinking for sometime, that the anti-Obama stuff is all about race. Try as they might, some of us know a little about where the phrase came from and we know that the complaint is all about race. Add to the fact that they never used these terms before we had a black man as president, and these claims won’t be seen as anything but.
Of course, they’re not all about race. Some people want to see the… um… Presidential Rod in order to find out if he was cut or not. Of course, there is a strange obsession among certain white men, particularly racist men, about the size and girth of black men’s members. So maybe it’s just that again. Or they’re so far in the closet that they’re halfway to Narnia.
Thing is, I believe that if he were white and came from Boston, they’d still be after him. However, they keep going after these racist talking points, keep using racially charged terms. It’s that sort of thing that keeps me thinking they’ve got nothing. It’s like the “If Stephen Hawking lived in England” thing, that just keeps me dismissing any of their talking points. It’s one thing if you’ve got well thought out points to make, or if you have something of substance to say, but just spreading fear and bullshit isn’t impressing me.