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JectWon - 19 July 2013 11:11 PM


Now, let's go get fucked up and maybe hit the "post in here only if your drunk" thread.


I'll definitely be there later.
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Horseleech - 19 July 2013 09:35 PM


Dig up a sexy picture of Zimmerman and I'll let you know.


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LaserWolf - 19 July 2013 11:37 PM
Horseleech - 19 July 2013 09:35 PM


Dig up a sexy picture of Zimmerman and I'll let you know.




Hahaha. Nice
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batmon - 19 July 2013 09:32 PM
Would some of yall be ridin the fence if RS put Zimmerman on the cover?


Shit, the Fox News crowd would applaud it. He's a hero to them.

His story is much less interesting though- uncharasmatic, none too bright loser with no future becomes uncharasmatic, none too bright loser on Sean Hanity.
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vintageinfants - 19 July 2013 06:47 PM
but seriously..... are they thinking that thousands of chechen teenage girls are putting dude up in their locker?


see, that's just it. thousands of teenage girls, not Chechen but US potential buyers of Rolling Stone are doing just that. that is what has many people outraged - the appearance that RS is pandering to exactly that audience:

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/thousands-teen-girls-love-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-gush-social-media
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SoulOnIce - 20 July 2013 12:57 AM
vintageinfants - 19 July 2013 06:47 PM
but seriously..... are they thinking that thousands of chechen teenage girls are putting dude up in their locker?


see, that's just it. thousands of teenage girls, not Chechen but US potential buyers of Rolling Stone are doing just that. that is what has many people outraged - the appearance that RS is pandering to exactly that audience:

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/thousands-teen-girls-love-bombing-suspect-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-gush-social-media


Well, that pretty much checkmates the "the photo was not in poor taste" argument. That's exactly what we need-kids who are already suffering the difficulties of adolescence using this guy as a sex symbol and role model. And if one of them acts out their now-reinforced fantasy of mass-murder as an outlet for their teenage frustrations? Does anyone here think that's the role of proper journalism?
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That population is certainly being covered- the grand jury coverage had plenty of talk about the "We love Dzokhar," crowd at the federal courthouse. I heard it on NPR, saw it on CNN.

But, what is that percentage of the actual population? .00000000001%? Does responsible journalism have to worry about them? Might the media give disproportionate coverage to the pro-Dzokhar crowd because its sexy and interesting? More so than actually relevant? Every serial killer gets weirdo fan letters/prison marriages.

He is labeled a "monster," on the front cover. And, given the widespread praise for the depth of journalism accompanying the cover this debate seems overwrought.
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LaserWolf - 19 July 2013 11:37 PM
Horseleech - 19 July 2013 09:35 PM


Dig up a sexy picture of Zimmerman and I'll let you know.




His decision to change his name from Zimmerman to Dylan looking better than ever.
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He is labeled a "monster," on the front cover.


Beating a dead horse...I saw the actual product at my local supermarket, and it's no different than tabloid fodder. Labeling someone "monster" is really on par with calling someone part of the "axis of evil". No reputable publisher does that.
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the Great White Hunter Who Only Helps


It's not my kind of rhetoric but referring to a sociopath as a "monster" isn't all that uncommon and I think that it's a very valid question to ask what could turn a fairly good looking teen with at least a bit of a social life into a religiously motivated sociopath.

I have not read the article so I can't say if or how good of a piece it is but the cover obviously gets people to talk about this issue from another angle as the usually.

As illustrated by the Charlie Manson front page above this is far from being the first time that a sociopath is being turned into a pop star by some more or less "edgy" or just plain twisted people. Another example would be the German RAF that already at their times was admired as a revolutionary movement by the far left. In a couple of recent movies these murderous idiots were made to look like some sort of hipster revolutionaries. Check out a list of their victims which includes their own dead as well as killed civilians, military and police:
http://www.rafinfo.de/opfer.php

There's a bunch more stuff I wanted to say but I have to go and cook lunch now.
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Frank - 20 July 2013 05:50 PM
It's not my kind of rhetoric but referring to a sociopath as a "monster" isn't all that uncommon and I think that it's a very valid question to ask what could turn a fairly good looking teen with at least a bit of a social life into a religiously motivated sociopath.

I have not read the article so I can't say if or how good of a piece it is but the cover obviously gets people to talk about this issue from another angle as the usually.

As illustrated by the Charlie Manson front page above this is far from being the first time that a sociopath is being turned into a pop star by some more or less "edgy" or just plain twisted people. Another example would be the German RAF that already at their times was admired as a revolutionary movement by the far left. Recently there movies were released that made these murderous idiots look like some hipster revolutionaries. Check out a list of their victims which includes their own dead as well as killed civilians, military and police:
http://www.rafinfo.de/opfer.php

There's a bunch more stuff I wanted to say but I have to go and cook lunch now.


Well said. We should all go cook our metaphorical lunch and let this shit die. I've said my piece and so has the opposition. Let's move on.
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Horseleech - 20 July 2013 03:45 AM
LaserWolf - 19 July 2013 11:37 PM
Horseleech - 19 July 2013 09:35 PM


Dig up a sexy picture of Zimmerman and I'll let you know.




His decision to change his name from Zimmerman to Dylan looking better than ever.


This is moment of genius. Just wanted to acknowledge that.
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DB_Cooper - 20 July 2013 08:57 PM
Frank - 20 July 2013 05:50 PM
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Well said. We should all go cook our metaphorical lunch and let this shit die. I've said my piece and so has the opposition. Let's move on.



Wasn't said too well at all, I was running forth and back from kitchen to living room to type this shit. One of the points I was trying to make was that the Boston bombings were another islamistic motivated terror attack carried out by someone who was seemingly assimilated in (let's call it) "our" society and how maybe that is why "we" are so unwilling or afraid to give this person a human face.

In Europe quite a large number of recent islamistic terror attacks were carried out by converts of non-Arab decent. The question what makes someone turn his back to "our" society and attack "us" as civilians carries more than just practical significance as in "I don't want to get blown up". This should be reason to re-evaluate ourselves as a society and as individuals and the ways we interact with those who come from other cultural backgrounds.

I'll stop right here because we had a bottle of wine with our oxtail ragout with home made sp??tzle and slow-braised beets greens and right now we're in the middle of our afternoon cocktail but just one more thing: I find the public uproar about this front page more revealing than any article possibly could be and I think this leads to quite some issues that are worth being to be talked and thought about.
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Frank - 20 July 2013 10:06 PM
The question what makes someone turn his back to "our" society and attack "us" as civilians carries more than just practical significance as in "I don't want to get blown up". This should be reason to re-evaluate ourselves as a society and as individuals and the ways we interact with those who come from other cultural backgrounds.


Frank - 20 July 2013 10:06 PM
I'll stop right here because we had a bottle of wine with our oxtail ragout with home made sp??tzle and slow-braised beets greens and right now we're in the middle of our afternoon cocktail...


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ill bet bob james is so sick of us.


Thymebomb13 - 22 July 2013 02:21 AM
Sorry I missed the start of this thread.

The "outrage" over this cover is just the latest fake outrage in a long, tiresome string of fake outrages. This shitbag has been on the cover of endless newspapers, but it's an "outrage" because he shows up on a "music magazine" which is only worth reading now because of an occasional political or general journalism article?


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BUY GUNS NOW!!!


This situation once again highlights the importance of being seen as handsome, and how much one can get away with as a result.
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Juniper


I think it's a nice picture. It plays to my point that most hippies are latent psychos.
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Reynaldo - 22 July 2013 07:01 AM
This situation once again highlights the importance of being seen as handsome, and how much one can get away with as a result.


Yup - or rich, or famous.
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