In a recent comment on someone else’s post, I wrote something about curebies that they will scream at, call slander, or the like. But it is probably the most awesomely true thing that I or anyone else has written about them. The entirety of the case that they put forth in order to support the idea that I and other autistic people should be strapped into chairs and have the autistic-ness sucked out of our brains without regard to, well, fact, rests entirely on straw men. Continue Reading
In a previous writing, I stated in more sarcastic terms that my present situation reminds me of prior occasions when I have acted out violently towards other people. The situation is best described by quoting a line spoken by Jack Nicholson during the 2003 film titled Anger Management. Continue Reading
It is almost like when one of the children in a school class gets sick. In a matter of days, if not hours, every child in the class is sick. And when a film enjoys some vestige of success, sequels, remakes, or spin-offs follow like stench follows shit. People who do not understand the nature of the film and media businesses will moan endlessly about the reasons for this, but when you get down to it, it really is astonishingly simple. Hollywood does not remake films because they want to improve or even repeat the good points of a film, be it an old classic or a foreign hit. No, the real reason the film studios in Hollywood remake any film is because they want to remake the money that the film they are remaking made. The cut-throat nature of the entertainment industry means that a studio literally lives from hit to hit, not the quality of the hits, nor the magnitude of them. I have already made reference to the subject of how profits are not made in the cinema, but rather on home video or television licensing. This is a major part of the reason why the unregulated market that is the American film market does not produce any innovative, interesting, or unusual material. If you do want a film that meets any of these criteria, you generally have to go to foreign markets.