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Young boys are playing Fortnite. Those guys behind it are rich for generations to come.
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(05-27-2019 11:00 PM)Brother Abdul Majeed Wrote:  This is a very small "get woke go broke" story, but it's extraordinarily satisfying to me, so I thought I'd share it. I hope you like it.

I'm building a house and a guest house in a rather remote part of the Caribbean, and I need to spend a hell of a lot of money on a solar system because there's no regular electrical service where I am. I'm building in the rain forest. It's a big job and I was in contact with the only guy around here who can provide such a service. It's a big contract, a very bigly 6 figure contract. We were in contact through email and through the builder who's building my house. I hadn't met this guy in person.

Anyhow, one evening, on the rare occasion I go into town, I'm in the local pub talking to other gringos, and the discussion turns to politics. The other three guys around me start harshing on Trump, as some Americans are wont to do these days. I interjected with a rather mild statement that I quite like what he's done with the economy and that I don't really understand why people have such a negative knee-jerk opinion of him. All three of them look at me like I have two heads and one of them pipes up and tells me That's because you're an idiot. Just like that, the guy doesn't know me from Adam. Never talked to him before. I'm a perfect stranger to him, yet he feels so confident to talk to me so rudely. Who calls a stranger an idiot?

As it turns out, this is the same guy who I'd been emailing and negotiating with to carry out the solar contract. It's the biggest job on the island, nothing like this will come this way for years. Someone pulled me aside after the comment because I was visibly upset at the time. That's when I learned who he was. He was the guy who wanted my contract. I cancelled the deal the very next day and I'm bringing in a company from Texas to do the job. It will cost me a bit more, but that son of a bitch will never get a penny from me. I know other people who need solar around here, I'll make sure to steer them away from him. He found out who I was the next day and wanted to apologise to me (my builder told me this). Sorry pal.

Get woke, go broke.

Late on this as I missed it when originally posted.

This is the realest gwgb story I've ever heard in my life. All these other stories are about faceless corporations but this one is literally about two dudes...one thinking he has all the answers and calling a stranger an idiot, only to have reality smash him in the face in the form of a solar contract lost.

How would he have even apologized? I'd have even less respect for him after that because you'd both know it was completely fake and disingenuous. Fck that guy.
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(08-08-2019 07:19 PM)BlackLeftLeft Wrote:  
(05-27-2019 11:00 PM)Brother Abdul Majeed Wrote:  This is a very small "get woke go broke" story, but it's extraordinarily satisfying to me, so I thought I'd share it. I hope you like it.

I'm building a house and a guest house in a rather remote part of the Caribbean, and I need to spend a hell of a lot of money on a solar system because there's no regular electrical service where I am. I'm building in the rain forest. It's a big job and I was in contact with the only guy around here who can provide such a service. It's a big contract, a very bigly 6 figure contract. We were in contact through email and through the builder who's building my house. I hadn't met this guy in person.

Anyhow, one evening, on the rare occasion I go into town, I'm in the local pub talking to other gringos, and the discussion turns to politics. The other three guys around me start harshing on Trump, as some Americans are wont to do these days. I interjected with a rather mild statement that I quite like what he's done with the economy and that I don't really understand why people have such a negative knee-jerk opinion of him. All three of them look at me like I have two heads and one of them pipes up and tells me That's because you're an idiot. Just like that, the guy doesn't know me from Adam. Never talked to him before. I'm a perfect stranger to him, yet he feels so confident to talk to me so rudely. Who calls a stranger an idiot?

As it turns out, this is the same guy who I'd been emailing and negotiating with to carry out the solar contract. It's the biggest job on the island, nothing like this will come this way for years. Someone pulled me aside after the comment because I was visibly upset at the time. That's when I learned who he was. He was the guy who wanted my contract. I cancelled the deal the very next day and I'm bringing in a company from Texas to do the job. It will cost me a bit more, but that son of a bitch will never get a penny from me. I know other people who need solar around here, I'll make sure to steer them away from him. He found out who I was the next day and wanted to apologise to me (my builder told me this). Sorry pal.

Get woke, go broke.

Late on this as I missed it when originally posted.

This is the realest gwgb story I've ever heard in my life. All these other stories are about faceless corporations but this one is literally about two dudes...one thinking he has all the answers and calling a stranger an idiot, only to have reality smash him in the face in the form of a solar contract lost.

How would he have even apologized? I'd have even less respect for him after that because you'd both know it was completely fake and disingenuous. Fck that guy.

That's a heart-warming story indeed - heh. Would have done the same of course.

It's not even that he is opposed to Trump that I would have an issue with. There are sane guys on the left too who can actually talk with Trump supporters politely understanding that they are not all evil racists there.

Agree to disagree and have a beer together would have saved that guy a huge order, but that is how the cookie crumbles.

And obviously we guys on the right are far more willing to work with lefties so long as they can remain respectful.

A good example is indeed the Hollywood media:

Star Wars abrasive commies:





The Orville success with fans of all political convictions created by sane lefties:





The thing that you have to realize is that this ever more extreme hateful reaction of the left - which is becoming mainstream - is by design. The goal is for the common brainwashed proles to have an instant hate reaction. Orwell was so much ahead of his time:





Every CNN program and college education is the equivalent thing of the 2 minutes of hate from those old books.

That is why the guy reacted with pure hatred and scorn in public towards a stranger.
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Good article by Breitbart's John Nolte regarding Star Wars toys and theme park.
Quote:Nolte: Woke-Star Wars Toys and Theme Park Attractions Underperform

By John Nolte | 8 Aug 2019

Kathleen Kennedy, the feminist harpy Disney put in charge of Star Wars, has so damaged the brand that neither the toys nor the theme park attractions are performing anywhere near expectations.

Forbes reports:
Walt Disney Co.’s underwhelming theme-park attendance last quarter was the latest sign that the intergalactic saga isn’t resonating for younger generations raised on Iron Man and Fortnite. Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger was so sure fans would be blasting through the door that he had instituted a reservation system for visitors to enter Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the new attraction at Disneyland. It turned out not to be necessary.

Star Wars toy sales popped with 2015’s “The Force Awakens,” the start of a trilogy that united Han, Luke and Leia with a new band of heroes, but have slumped since. “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” last year’s spinoff featuring the backstory of beloved characters, utterly bombed. “The Last Jedi,” the second in the new trilogy, was profitable but fell shy of its predecessor’s performance. The next installment, “The Rise of Skywalker,” will have the very future of the franchise riding on it when it debuts in December.


How in the world did Disney allow Kennedy to completely screw the most unscrewable of pooches?

It was so simple… Boys like to watch male heroes fight the villains and then go save the princess. Then, those boys like to recreate all the battles at home that save the princess. Then, at theme parks, boys like to enter a reality that recreates those battles that save the princess.

That’s how it is and that has how it’s been since storytelling began because, as the science informs us, boys and girls are different.

But, no… Kathleen Kennedy knows better… Her feministing trumps biology! So she honestly believed she could kill off our beloved Luke and Han, remove the princess by making said princess a GENERAL, make a girl the hero, all the guys sexist morons — including Poe, the only newcomer with any real charisma — and we boys would still come … but so would the girls!

Except that is not what’s happening.

And now the franchise is in serious trouble, not only at the box office, but at what has always been the most lucrative and no-brainer part of the Star Wars brand — toys.

Who wants a Rey action figure?

No one!

Who wants a Rose action figure?

No one!

By way of the great Ace of Spades, I came across this video that explains the Star Wars toy collapse much better than I ever could, and in a way the co-opted entertainment media would never have the courage to.

Two words: — Bolshevik Marketing:




As far as the theme parks, the brand new Star Wars: Galaxy Edge attraction, which was supposed to boom business at Disney’s Anaheim, California location, appears to have actually backfired:

Walt Disney Co. shares took their worst tumble in nearly four years after the opening of the most highly anticipated theme-park attraction in the company’s history fell flat, hammering results in its latest quarter.

Profit at the company’s domestic resorts slumped in the period, which was marked by the ballyhooed opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the largest addition ever to the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, California. A second version of the space-themed land opens in Florida this month.


So what does Disney have left?

Pixar and Marvel.

And what is Disney going to do to Marvel?

Marvel’s going woke in a big, Big, BIG way with gay and transsexual characters, with all kinds of representation and diversity and all that woke-horseshit that has nothing to do with telling a compelling story.

The next few years are going to be fun, because Disney and the rest are going to have to walk all this nonsense back if they intend to survive.

Lady Thor.

Lol.
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< The problem goes well beyond Rose Tico. The wokeness already impacted movies like The Farce Awakens - it changes plots, it creates MaRey Sue characters and is boring as it does mostly reboots. Bad Robot of JarJar were redubbed Bad Reboot because that is what the fucker does - he is a one shtick-pony taking franchises and redoing them seemingly in a good way, but he tells shit stories and then destroys the franchises.

They wanted to make it all about "stronk wahmen" and they got it. No one gives a shit about it and little boys are not going to be playing with dolls - aka female characters.
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This guy's smart for keeping political activism and political correctness out of his comics book business.


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People need to get on their purpose and have a business.
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Tumblr is... tumbling?

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Quote:Automattic paid peanuts for Tumblr. Source familiar puts it well south of $20 million.

Reminder: Yahoo paid $1.1 billion for it.

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Verizon agrees to sell Tumblr to owner of Wordpress

Verizon is set to sell the social network Tumblr to Automattic Inc, the owner of online publishing tool Wordpress. A source familiar with the deal puts the price-tag "well below" $20 million, while another source puts it below $10 million.
The big picture: Tumblr, while unprofitable, hosts more than 450 million blogs and was once considered a major player in the social media space. The network was acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion in 2013, before moving under Verizon's umbrella through the carrier's acquisition of Yahoo in 2017. Verizon's desire to sell Tumblr had been previously known, but as of May, Pornhub had been the only bidder to show public interest.
Automattic Inc. will buy the network and take on its 200 employees.
Between the lines: Tumblr has faced backlash over the years for not properly monitoring pornographic content, which Verizon ultimately banned last year. Automattic's Chief Executive Matt Mullenweg told the Wall Street Journal that he plans to maintain the ban.


https://www.axios.com/verizon-tumblr-wor...4291f.html


Being a bastion of coloured hair & crazy cat ladies surely didn't help.
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"Being a bastion of coloured hair & crazy cat ladies surely didn't help"

....aaaand along those lines...we get to drink Mary Sue tears.

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The reported price is 3 mio. $ !!!!!

Go woke - go super-broke. Anyone who isn't the overwhelming market-leader akin to Twitter or Youtube - you will go broke, because the SJWs are fringe marxists and they push away everyone else.

Keep in mind it was valued 1,1 bio. $ in 2013 and withing 6 years it went to close to nothing.

The final evaluation is likely comprised of the email-addresses of those users.

First they became SJW-central, then they kept afloat by offering lots of porn content - some of course was pedo- and insane stuff, so they banned all erotica which only left the SJW content. Game over.
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(08-13-2019 09:33 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  The reported price is 3 mio. $ !!!!!

Go woke - go super-broke. Anyone who isn't the overwhelming market-leader akin to Twitter or Youtube - you will go broke, because the SJWs are fringe marxists and they push away everyone else.

Keep in mind it was valued 1,1 bio. $ in 2013 and withing 6 years it went to close to nothing.

The final evaluation is likely comprised of the email-addresses of those users.

First they became SJW-central, then they kept afloat by offering lots of porn content - some of course was pedo- and insane stuff, so they banned all erotica which only left the SJW content. Game over.

They also had shitty support and technical service add in the mix. Banning tumblrs of sfw nature instead of nsfw, and pornbots running free on the service are the flavor du jour over there. There was lot of porn content, but also lot of artists and photographers in the nsfw nature as well. Once tumblr decide to be bland generic service, it killed its golden goose of the service. Idiots.
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Wasn't it Marissa Mayer's idea as CEO of Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion?

+1 for female CEOs and Feminism.
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(08-13-2019 09:21 PM)bk19xsa Wrote:  Wasn't it Marissa Mayer's idea as CEO of Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion?

+1 for female CEOs and Feminism.

To paraphrase Milo Yannopolis, how do you fuck up not making money with porn.
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(08-13-2019 09:21 PM)bk19xsa Wrote:  Wasn't it Marissa Mayer's idea as CEO of Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion?

+1 for female CEOs and Feminism.

She ran that company to the ground pronto. 1.1 bio. $ for such a company was nuts especially since the monetization method was poor anyway.

Most female CEOs are very bad for a company - whenever I see one, then it's usually time to sell the stock and go away.

It would have been forgivable to invest that much in a company in the dot-com craze, but this was 2013 and Tumblr was clearly no unique internet property. That is why it was bought by Wordpress - another blogging, various misc content site.
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(08-14-2019 03:14 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  
(08-13-2019 09:21 PM)bk19xsa Wrote:  Wasn't it Marissa Mayer's idea as CEO of Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion?

+1 for female CEOs and Feminism.

She ran that company to the ground pronto. 1.1 bio. $ for such a company was nuts especially since the monetization method was poor anyway.

Most female CEOs are very bad for a company - whenever I see one, then it's usually time to sell the stock and go away.

It would have been forgivable to invest that much in a company in the dot-com craze, but this was 2013 and Tumblr was clearly no unique internet property. That is why it was bought by Wordpress - another blogging, various misc content site.

This goes way back but the biggest dot com screwup of all time was also from Yahoo: buying Broadcast.com. That is what made Mark Cuban a billionaire, which is why I think the guy is more of a lottery-ticket-winner than a guru.
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Apparently, Marvel comics decided to hire Zoe Quinn...

http://voxday.blogspot.com/2019/08/she-k...rtigo.html


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(08-14-2019 06:32 PM)CynicalContrarian Wrote:  Apparently, Marvel comics decided to hire Zoe Quinn...

http://voxday.blogspot.com/2019/08/she-k...rtigo.html


That's some good honk.

Was going to post this. Beat me to it.

Quote:Marvel Comics Hires Zoe Quinn to Write Hellcat Story
John F. Trent August 13, 2019

Marvel Comics announced they hired Zoe Quinn to write a Hellcat story in their four-issue anthology series titled Fearless.

Quinn’s Hellcat series will appear in Fearless #3 and she spoke with Marvel.com about her upcoming story.

Quinn stated:

“What I love about Hellcat is how she’s been through hell, literally, and instead of being bitter or mean, she’s still sweet and cares more about helping people than she does punishing them. It’s been really fun to write for her because in addition to her own awesomeness she’s got this really excellent supporting cast of other really relatable street-level supers, gig economy workers, and actual dang demons.”

Marvel also shared two preview images for Fearless #3.

[Image: 2019.08.13-07.59-boundingintocomics-5d53...68x572.jpg]

Quinn was part of the creative team behind Vertigo and DC Comics’ Goddess Mode. Her book was part of a line-wide relaunch and rebranding effort for Vertigo Comics. Instead, DC Comics would shut the entire publishing imprint down. Not only was Quinn’s book part of the line-wide relaunch, but she and a number of the Vertigo Comics creators who were part of the relaunch and rebrand quickly made themselves controversial political figures.

Not only did Quinn and her fellow creators at Vertigo Comics bring controversy to the imprint, but the books simply didn’t sell at all. Quinn’s Goddess Mode shipped 17, 471 copies for the first issue. The second issue would only ship 8,116 and it wouldn’t get any prettier.

Quinn won’t be just joining Marvel. IDW Publishing announced Quinn will write the story in their upcoming The Addams Family: The Bodies Issue one shot. She will be joined by artist Philip Murphy.

Quinn discussed why she was interested in writing The Addams Family:

“As a goth who fell in love with The Addams Family at a young age, it’s a dream come true to write for the iconic, loving family of oddballs. As a comics creator, I’ve really enjoyed being able to play with visual gags and write the most fun dialogue I’ve ever created, too.”

The one-shot is expected to see Wednesday Addams discover a mysterious tome that promises empowerment to the young woman who wields it. She decides to perform the rituals required in the Eleventeen magazine in order to obtain the ultimate power.

Do you plan on picking up any of these titles from Zoe Quinn?


A lot of commeters have harsh words about Marvel, but most of them know who Zoe Quinn is and they all have negative opinions of her. lol

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Proof Marvel isn’t course correcting any time soon.
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Who is she screwing now?

GoldRaindrop
Marvel's shareholders

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One of the editors I'd bet.
That was the case with those milkshake girls
Basically, you sleep with someone at Marvel to get a job or writing gig evidently. Quinn isn't exactly a fan favorite but she is a major SJW and other terms I won't use here but let's just say she's anything but a lady.

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I'd agree except... I've SEEN Tom Brevoort and Jordan White. No sexual favors or promise of sexual favors would be necessary to get hired by guys that thirsty.
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"As a goth who fell in love with The Addams Family at a young age"

Every time you hire an SJW, they all start with "I'm such a big fan and I've wanted to work on this since I was a 3 year old."
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Wow. Marvel hasn't learned anything.
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Super interested in learning how Hellcat's origins are rooted in misogyny and abuse at the hands of men. /s

No need to buy it, we all know the story. White man bad.
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Five years in to Marvel's push to drive away the current customer base and replace them with an SJW customer base. They've become extremely proficient at step one, and made exactly *zero progress* on step two.

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You need money to buy comics - soyjw's don't have none
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How do all these talent black holes keep getting hired?

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it's all in the hair.

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Sore knees
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Pardon me, I'll be back in about 16 hours with my real comment. It's hard to compose one right now due to my uncontrollable laughter and all.
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Get woke, go broke. SJWs are corporate cancer.
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Pink/purple hair? CHECK.
SJW? CHECK.
Talentless? CHECK.
Hates men? CHECK.
yep, all the boxes are checked, failure confirmed.
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I honestly think they are intentionally torpedoing Marvel to close it down as an FU to the people that actually liked the comic industry. I'm serious, just think of the people actually creating (dare I say it) comics now.. Do they even read comics on a regular basis, or even collect them? Do they have childhood stories of growing up with them? I am convinced that the main goal is to just destroy Marvel to the point of licensing out the characters for publishing if at all due to the movies.. They hate anything that has to do with masculinity, even the word...
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Zoe Quinn is nothing more than herpes for comic books.
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Proof-positive that Marvel The Lifestyle Brand (formerly Marvel Comics) is actively trying to insure its own destruction, presumably so that Disney can finally shut it down for good.

Hiring Quinn after the complete failure of not just her abysmal first comic, but also the complete implosion of the disastrous reboot of Vertigo comics--which she headlined--shows that Marvel doesn't just wish to ignore meritocratic hiring practices, but in fact wants to do the exact opposite of what a merit-based system would logically dictate.

I, for one, look forward to Marvel's complete immolation, so that the only butchering of Stan Lee's characters occurs exclusively on the big-screen. Then, with the cancer-ridden 'Big Two' (as well as several indie-comics publishers) hopefully out of the way, we can finally see comics creators come to the fore who actually give a damn about the properties that they're creating.
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Wrong kind of 'woke'.
Right kind of 'broke'.

Magnum ice creams has managed to get the LGBTIQ+ offside after a new campaign compared the “guilty pleasure” of eating an ice cream to gay people being imprisoned.

The ads originated out of the UK and were aired across Spotify.
In the audio spots, a male voiceover says: “A hug for my boyfriend. That’s my guilty pleasure. Because in my country, just a simple hug with the man I love could send me to prison for more than 10 years.”
While the man’s home country isn’t specified, listeners were quick to slam the comparison on social media.

“MagnumIceCream your advert comparing the potential to be killed if you’re gay to the guilty pleasure of eating a magnum is disgusting, racist and homophobic. Please withdraw it immediately,” penned one angry Twitter user.

“An ad for #Magnum ice cream bars just popped up on my #Spotify and it is the cringiest/funniest gay baiting ad ever. A foreign accented man laments how dangerous it is to hug his boyfriend in his country, but he won’t get arrested for eating a Magnum,” wrote another.

While another added: “Magnum advert just came on saying about how this man could get arrested for hugging his boyfriend in his country then started advertising their ice cream! Using real world problems to advertise your fucking ice cream?”

Magnum were quick to realise the error of its ways, a spokesperson telling HuffPost UK: “Magnum has a history of championing LGBTQ+ rights and Pride Month is a moment when lots of us celebrate progress.

“We’re sorry for any offence caused by the advert, which aimed to bring awareness to the injustices people still face around the world.”


https://www.bandt.com.au/campaigns/magnu...gay-people


Racist? Ok...
Wouldn't it be a 'good' thing to point out foreign nastiness to gay folk...?
Oh well. I could never quite keep up with the latest & wokest. [Image: Upside-smile.png]
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Marvel and DC has admitted indirectly that they have a curious recruitement process.

Since they only want to hire SJWs or diversity puppets, then they cannot do it the old way or even via any official job interview. The job interview process would get them lawsuits and they wouldn't be able to eliminate those evil Republicans out of the ranks. And the old way used to be a long process of advancement where the ones hired on merit went through years of merit-based promotions. They can't do that either because they want to promote SJWs instantly.

So they go on Tumblr and Twitter and find the comrades they need. Since SJWs post countless tweets of wokeness, then all they need to do is find a SJWs who did some art - voilaa - hired.

Vertigo was tanked after having hired a full marxist team and Marvel is already there. I just wonder how long the people are going to take the MCU wokeness that is strongly increasing. To a degree it's like clapping while sitting in a gulag when being shown a Soviet propaganda movie of how great communism is.
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Some folk decide to kneel instead of stand for the anthem.
Would be just as viable for the crowd for the next 'half-time show' to stand & turn their backs on the silly proceedings.
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Saw this interesting story via PJ Watson's tweet. Not sure where to post this, but this former porn star is broke (?) and homeless. She is living underground in Las Vegas with other homeless people.

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Quote:Published on Jul 26, 2019
Short interview of the former pornstar Jenni Lee (aka Stephanie S.) who is homeless and living in Las Vegas tunnels among mole people.

Via IMDB, Jenni Lee's bio:
Quote:Born February 11, 1982 in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA
Birth Name Stephanie Sadorra
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Gorgeous and shapely auburn-haired brunette knockout Jenni Lee was born Stephanie Sadorra on February 11, 1982 in Clarksville, Tennessee. She's of mixed Irish, German, and Puerto Rican descent. Jenni worked as a mainstream model (she was a model for one of the top modeling agencies in Tennessee at age 19), TV commercial actress, and stripper prior to her involvement in the adult film industry. Lee first began performing in explicit hardcore movies at age 21 in 2003; she appeared in X-rated pictures for such major companies as Hustler, Penthouse, Combat Zone, New Sensations, and Adam and Eve. She was nominated for an AVN Award for Best Couples Sex Scene - Video in 2008. Lee retired from the adult film industry in 2009 to concentrate instead on a career as a professional model. Jenni resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Performed in adult films before entering the model business.
She's a professional fashion model.
She's Puerto Rican, Irish and German descent.
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Works as a professional model [February 2012]
As of July 2019, Jenni was homeless and living in the tunnels beneath Las Vegas, as revealed in an interview with Ewout Genemans on Dutch channel RTL 5.

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Edit. After watching her in the video, I can't help but noticed her poor skin and teeth. I wonder if she is/was on drugs like Meth or Heroin.
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(08-16-2019 03:45 PM)budoslavic Wrote:  Saw this interesting story via PJ Watson's tweet. Not sure where to post this, but this former porn star is broke (?) and homeless. She is living underground in Las Vegas with other homeless people.
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Edit. After watching her in the video, I can't help but noticed her poor skin and teeth. I wonder if she is/was on drugs like Meth or Heroin.

Meth and mental issues.

She is still attractive for her age, so she could easily find a semi-decent man who would be willing to "save" her. But obviously that does not work if she is on highly destructive and volatile meth. The men who would take in a meth-addict are on near homeless level. Plus she might be crazy on top of it.

Besides - porn stars make ridiculous money. Most are one and dones or work under one month. The ones you know like Mia Kalifa work usually 3 months and pump out a lot of scenes. They usually make 10.000$ per month as some of those highly prolific say so - 10.000$ net savings minus all higher costs they incur. Strippers make more, but she likely did lots of escorting on top of modeling and porn - because then those girls can make much more.

Even though as I said - she can easily find a somewhat well-off man if she cleaned up enough.
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(08-16-2019 03:45 PM)budoslavic Wrote:  ...She was nominated for an AVN Award for Best Couples Sex Scene - Video in 2008.
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I think by today's standards that qualifies her as a trad-con.

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Re: Jenni Lee.
You know you've hit rock-bottom in Hellywood, when even the Weinstein types don't want you...
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