Will Smith’s Slap—Who Cares?
Regarding that famous Will Smith slap, one ultimately needs to ask—who cares? So a rich, loudmouthed star who was a jerk got smacked in front of the world by another loudmouthed rich star who was not only a jerk, but psychotic. So what? After all, isn’t this what Hollywood has conditioned the world into believing is good and acceptable behavior? Wasn’t it Hollywood after all, that gave us Jerry Springer and the disgrace of his daytime fist fights on national television? That low-life politician whose very show helped define and coin the term “trash TV?” What do you expect from a corporate backed propaganda fueled industry beholden to merchants of death and mayhem that systematically and by design, denigrate and degrade culture on a gradient scale, year after trashy year?
Wasn’t it most of these same Hollywood stars that were just a couple of short years ago, calling to “defund the police” and praising it when idiot BLM protesters were burning down black owned businesses among other places, in the name of black lives? Ah yes, they love violence and chaos, as long as it’s in the hood, and not on their stages where they genuflect in their pathetic worship of themselves.
If you were like Tiffany Haddish, a black female comedian, you would thank Will Smith for breaking the law, committing violence and traumatizing global culture. Then again, Haddish has reportedly supported the president of Eritrea; Isias Afwerki–who the United Nations states is guilty of grave human rights abuses including torturing black men and women who politically disagree with him.
The U.N. accusing one of human rights abuses, is of course another laughable matter unto itself, but we will spare you that until another time.
Tiffany Haddish, and those few others who are in entertainment like her, make it their business to praise violence, and degrade culture. If she or Will Smith would be president, one could surmise that WWIII would be started over their feelings getting hurt, and we would all be dead. Tiffany Haddish is an opinion leader who no one should listen to the opinion of. That is of course, unless you want to wind up in prison.
The Oscars doesn’t have women on stage bouncing around naked, with their rear ends exposed, twerking for the world to see, calling themselves hoes. They don’t have men on stage flashing gang symbols for impressionable children to see, when those gangs traffic illegal weapons and drugs, murder, and rape and traffic and women and children. That’s the Grammy’s. The Oscars are supposed to be better than that.
This isn’t a case where a man admitted to covertly drugging women as did the rapist Bill Cosby. This is not a case of murder as in the case with O.J. Simpson who was later arrested for robbery. Instead, it’s a case where one of Hollywood’s favorite, beloved black stars has broken the rules of The Academy, broken the law, and traumatized much of the world. Boo hoo.
Many people seemed to worry about Will Smith assaulting Chris Rock more than when Trump and Kim Jong Un were sparring, threatening missiles at each other that could have killed us all. And they certainly seem less concerned about the war in Ukraine than Chris Rock getting smacked.
And now, most people seem more concerned with the Johnny Depp and—what’s her name’s court TV drama reality show from hell—than—the hell on Earth that politicians try to create in the name of destruction every day. Go figure. That’s La La Land for you. And—the mass mess of America that eats it all up.
Ah—Hollywood and America—like Johnny and what’s her name—two dysfunctional, crazy criminals that go together like satan and lucifer.
It’s all just the latest mind game distraction force fed the mass consumer and media addicted cult-ure to distract them all from what is REALLY going on.
Now, be a good sheeple and turn the TV back on. We have another new celebrity fight to fill your mind with. Forget about that new war we just started.
—more crap below from way back in 2019–before the plan-demic started
Greetings from subnormal.
Another child rapist sex trafficker is dead. Such a pity the guards looked away for 3 hours. They should have handed him a rope much sooner. Scum Epstein’s minions need to be next in line.
Those that harm children and nature should be put on trial for crimes against humanity.
Our prayers go out to Peter Murphy to get well soon.
Shooting spree lunatics need to join Epstein in hell.
Tyrants–your days are numbered.
The best thing about the news is shutting it off.
Sleater-Kinney released their 10th album this month, The Center Won’t Hold, on Mom + Pop Music. Produced by the Grammy Award-winning St. Vincent, the record is their first since 2015’s No Cities to Love.
Reportedly marked by dualities and contradictions, it is both a political and personal record from founding members Carrie Brownstein (guitars/vocals) and Corin Tucker (guitars/vocals).
Corin explains the album process, “I think that, just to be super pragmatic about it, we usually have written together in the same room, writing songs on guitar. But that wasn’t practical because Carrie was working in LA and I was in Portland and my family is here. So we decided to start writing songs, each of us coming up with a demo on our computers, which we’d never done before.” She adds, “It was almost like being high and working on these songs, it was exactly the antidote to the feeling. It was like this manic energy of empowerment and being held in the world. Being able to bring love as this kind of antidote to everything we were going through was really clarifying.”
Carrie comments, “we’re always aware of the sense, as women who are not in our 30’s anymore, that there’s this idea that sonically you’re supposed to contract after a while, and make things that are more appeasing or quieter. I think we’ve always fought against that. It’s also just not in our nature. The alchemy of this band is just not something that coheres around subtlety or quietness. I think on this record, it’s our tenth record, and we are conscious of the fact that there’s not a lot of precedent for continuing to make music as you age. Particularly for an all-female band. There are not a lot of contemporaries who have made this many records. We don’t want to go quietly into the night. You want to lay down tracks for the people behind you, so it could feel like this journey does not end at a certain age.”
The band is now on an extensive fall North American tour, with European dates to follow in the new year.
Hollywood Hot Spot:
15, Full Moon
22, Rolling Stone; Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
30, Super New Moon at 3:37AM Pacific
31, The Cure, Pixies, Deftones, Throwing Muses, Chelsea Wolfe, Kaelan Mikla, Emma Ruth; Rose Bowl, Pasadena
7, TSOL, Narcoleptic Youth, Glass House, Pamona
13, Full Moon; 9:32pm Pacific
Jay Som, echoplex
21, Hatchie, echoplex
28, Super New Moon: 11:26am Pacific
13, Full Moon; 2:07pm Pacific
20, 45 Grave, echoplex
24, Subhumans, Crisis Point West, Glass House; Pamona
26, Ra Ra Riot; Glass House, Pamona
27, New Moon; 8:38pm Pacific
Marc Almond; The Palace, Downtown LA
Theatre of Hate, Jay Aston (acoustic Gene Loves Jezebel); echoplex, Hollywood
5, Election Day–blah!
6-13; AFM, Santa Monica, AFI Fest; Hollywood
26, New Moon; 7:05am
11, Full Moon; 9:12pm
22, Winter Solstice
25, Christmas, Solar New Moon Eclipse in Capricorn; 9:13pm Pacific
31, New Year’s Eve
5, Golden Globes
26, Grammy Awards
A message from the Center for Biological Diversity :
Trump Administration Denies Protection to Six More Imperiled Species
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service denied endangered species protection today to six species from around the country, including an imperiled bee and the Siskiyou Mountains salamander. The agency was responding to petitions from the Center for Biological Diversity and other groups.
The Trump administration has now declined protection for more than 60 species and protected only 18 — the lowest of any president at this point in his administration.
These denials come on the heels of sweeping Trump administration changes to the Endangered Species Act. Finalized on Aug. 12, the changes make it harder for species to gain protection, weaken habitat protections for listed species, and disregard climate change entirely.
The species denied protection are all at risk from corporate activities. They include two trees threatened primarily by climate change; a freshwater mussel threatened by fossil fuel development; a salamander threatened by logging of old-growth forests; and a bird and bumblebee threatened by industrial agriculture, pesticide use and climate change.
The brook floater is a freshwater mussel from the eastern United States that has lost more than half its range to dams, water pollution, oil and gas development, logging and mining. It is particularly threatened by fracking and climate change.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and Northern California, primarily in old-growth forests. It is threatened by U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management plans to increase logging.
California’s tricolored blackbirds have declined by nearly 90 percent since the 1930s because of destruction of wetlands and grasslands, pesticide use that wipes out their insect prey base and loss of nest sites during agricultural operations.
The seaside alder lives in riparian and marshy areas in Delaware and Maryland, where it’s threatened by salt-water intrusion via sea-level rise due to climate change. A separate population in Oklahoma is threatened by cattle grazing.
Wild Earth Guardians petitioned for protection of Joshua trees due to threats from climate change. Climate models predict up to a 90 percent range contraction by 2100.
Defenders of Wildlife petitioned for protection of yellow-banded bumblebees in 2015 due to habitat loss to development and harm from pesticides.
Three species were (foolishly) determined to no longer be genetically valid entities, including the golden orb, smooth pimpleback and Arapahoe snowfly.
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.6 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.
Peace to all of you (who deserve it).