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12/4/2012 9:06:57 AM
Shaq deserved a rap career and so do i!!!I think Shaq would do a great job being CEO of Dow Jones!!!!
12/4/2012 8:11:50 PM
12/5/2012 1:31:15 AM
That might be an strange undersold reference to Blue Chips. But why would I, or anyone, remember that film?
12/2/2012 8:58:31 AM
All this talk about Shaq has given me a great idea for my next review! Stay tuned! :-)
12/2/2012 7:58:01 AM
North Korea CAN feed itself. It's just that their dictators like it better when their people CAN'T feed themselves. For reasons I cannot fathom. Red Dawn never sat well with me even in the original version. Quite apart from the improbability of the enemy being able to resupply itself and replace casualties over such a long distance (the REAL and almost sole reason the rebels 'won' the American Revolutionary War), it also always felt to me like Blitz porn. Enjoying the spectacle of seeing your own country bombed and shot up. The US has never been attacked in that fashion, Pearl Harbour excepted, so it seems unreal and thus fun to imagine it. Protip: it ain't fun. It's horrible. It's relatively OK when aliens do it, because that's not plausible and thus fantastical, but with 'real' enemies, what you are saying intentionally or not is 'Russia/North Korea is evil, and they would definitely do this to us if they had a chance'. No....no they wouldn't. Neither country is evil...their leaders were and remain dictators (Putin's just Stalin with better pecs), but only fools mistake the leadership for the people. Israel is another example of that. And evil though they are, they are not STUPID. And attacking the world's most heavily armed country (calling the US the world's top superpower is becoming increasingly untrue) is a monumentally idiotic idea. Which is probably why no-one's ever tried.
12/2/2012 5:44:37 PM
The North Koreans couldn't raid the fridge, much less invade anyone.North Korea won't do anything that would piss off China. Plain and simple. the Jong Ils have never gone to the bathroom to take a piss without Chinese say-so. So the People's Republic is content to let NK starve their population to death and rattle their sabers all they please and pretend that their missiles actually work and keep up the illusion that they're a global power. Any war, and I mean ANY war the North Koreans get involved in ESPECIALLY on the Korean peninsula will surely draw the Chinese in as well, and that would disrupt China's own plan for world domination.After all, why invade the United States when they can simply buy it?
12/4/2012 7:44:01 PM
It's true that Red Dawn is astoundingly implausible, but it would have been infinitely worse if the people who made it really tried to explain away the implausibility of its setup. The smartest screenwriter in existence couldn't put together a reasonable sequence of events to make the invasion make sense. Even if someone could do that, how would you put it into the movie without grinding it to a halt? The best thing they could was what they did, which was to say in the opening credits, "look, a bunch of crap happened and Russia and North Korea invaded the U.S.". Also, I doubt anyone imagines that a real-life version of this movie would be fun. The same can be said of every action movie ever made. It's literally fun because it's not happening to us, and we can enjoy the heroics without any of the mess.
12/4/2012 8:11:38 PM
Well, maybe it's just my experiences, but I have a little trouble rooting for guerrillas over an organized military. Funny how the world has changed since the 80's, eh?
12/1/2012 8:43:27 PM
I prefer his magnum opus "Pass the ball, Kobe. I'm not kidding man, there are other people on this team too. Dammit, Kobe this isn't funny, pass the damn ball!"
12/2/2012 1:42:54 AM
Hey, unlike Kobe, Shaq's rap albums were actually released. Make of that what you will. ;-)
11/29/2012 10:44:43 AM
You did a great job, look forward to future song reviews from you. =)
11/29/2012 9:10:34 AM
I agree, Mr Mendo, military life is tough, and the pay is ridiculously low. My father was a career military man retiring from the Air Force as a Master Sergeant (E7). I have no idea how he did it, I could only tolerate one term before I got out (E4). So I have a lot of respect for all the military personnel that have to deal with that kind of a harsh life-style for multiple (re-)enlistments.
11/30/2012 9:14:54 PM
Yeah, I don't suppose I could have brought myself to re-enlist if I was given the opportunity, either...
11/29/2012 8:59:44 AM
Be a little more comprehensive man, like telling us who the Fu-Schnickens were and what the hell Bugs Bunny had to do with getting Shaq a record deal. I know who the Fu-Schnickens are, but most people watching this won't know.
11/29/2012 9:48:02 AM
Well, if someone wants to know, they can always try to get on the internet. If they can find a way to do that AND watch Agony Booth vids at the same time, I mean.
11/29/2012 7:22:39 AM
The original version is kind of betterhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_PZIhUKbLEBut he did a great song with biggie:)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFc0iVlCEPY
11/29/2012 7:35:17 AM
I'm pretty sure that verse from Biggie got recycled into a Michael Jackson song. :-)
11/29/2012 7:54:56 AM
Speaking of Micheal Jackson. He also did a song for him:)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVEMWkuaGKM
11/29/2012 6:21:38 PM
OK, it seems that the version of the song that has Biggie on it is not the same version of that song that had a video made for it. I guess "Can't Stop The Reign" was the "Diamonds From Sierra Leone" of its day...
11/29/2012 6:38:33 AM
It's like he's constantly choking back the urge to apologize for his rhymes.
11/29/2012 6:40:47 AM
I just can't accept that this is the same guy who was in Steel! My mind will not allow this!
11/29/2012 6:05:12 AM
I don't know about you, but those pop-up ads for Todd in the Shadows and Vampire Reviews gesticulating and attempting to take attention away from the actual video I'm watching irritate the fawk out of me. (I know it's not your choice, it's a Blip thing.)Almost as bad as Shaq rapping!
11/29/2012 6:13:30 AM
It all comes together, doesn't it? ;-)
11/29/2012 6:26:00 AM
To offer a more specific comment on your work, I enjoyed the segue between Red Dawn and Shaq rapping. Creative way to add some extra juice to the sad sight of Shaq humiliating himself.
11/29/2012 6:28:30 AM
Yes, I felt that Red Dawn wouldn't make a good review on its own, but somehow, pairing it with Shaq rapping just felt RIGHT! :-)
11/29/2012 5:27:26 AM
Reviewing music is harder than it looks, I can tell you that... :-)
11/29/2012 5:50:34 AM
Making videos is harder than it looks...
11/29/2012 5:54:06 AM
Well, I know how to make those. :-P
11/29/2012 6:10:41 AM
Take it as an acknowledgement! it's hard to make videos and hard to make music reviews, there'fore you are awesome. See, easy to turn it that way.
11/29/2012 6:12:47 AM
Ah, you're making me blush... :-)
11/29/2012 7:59:29 AM
hehe, my mom always said I could become an excellent spin-doctor <_<
11/29/2012 8:04:40 AM
Well, you are "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong"! LOL
11/29/2012 8:29:29 AM
Well you and I both know that isn't true, and you know I am right saying so, that's how clever I am, now buy what-ever I am making a commerciel for.
11/29/2012 8:31:19 AM
I'll let the fact that the reference slipped right past you go, but only because I can't argue with your logic...
11/29/2012 9:00:07 AM
I have litterately no idea what that was supposed to be a refferance to.
11/29/2012 9:10:12 AM
"Little Miss Can't Be Wrong" is a song by The Spin Doctors. :-)
11/29/2012 10:55:01 AM
I'd prefer it if you used your convincing powers for good and not evil but it's your life. Be the best damn spin doctor you can be!
11/29/2012 12:04:39 PM
Well being a good spin doctor is merely all about turning the words around so they gain the meaning that suits me the best. I think I am lawful neutral in this matter and just spits out what-ever suits my person needs <_<
11/29/2012 6:36:57 PM
That's Neutral Evil.
11/29/2012 10:32:58 PM
I suck at Dungeon and Dragons any-way.. I am more of a larper type.
11/30/2012 1:06:30 AM
I don't know any of those words...
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