“You didn’t create a conversation, Colin Kaepernick did that. You hijacked it for a check.”
This is the article for which my spirit has been searching. It perfectly captures the reasons for my disappointment and disgust with this horrid choice made shamelessly.
You say “we” should play it, too. White people are insulted from the effects of their choices quite often. Black people don’t have the luxury of playing a long ‘game’... because people die in the mean time. People starve in the meantime. People go to jail or remain unemployed in the mean time. The long game is about… Read more
I genuinely love your writing, Michael, and agree with you on most points but nobody who sounds like a mannish teenager arguing with his mother can ever be considered the GOAT! Anybody who allows others to put him on a pedestal approximating God gets no adoration from me. No one who brags about having the finest… Read more
Honestly, I wouldn’t care, so long as their activism wasn’t so arbitrary with their “pick and choose.” Like with Kanye and his wife, they pick certain things to get involved with, which turns getting support for activism into a fucking gofundme. With all that money, they should have a foundation that actively seeks… Read more
I got my fingers crossed, but I’m not going to be shocked if the sum total of this partnership ends up being slightly better than usual superbowl halftime shows, and more zeroes on Jay’s net worth.
You take over your enemies...by doing their PR?
Stealing something from someone else and claiming it as your own is american as racism and slavery.
The Canadians also played a HUGE role in the operation to rescue those hostages, and guess, THE CANADIANS WERE PISSED. Adding a car chase to a movie “based on actual events” to increase the suspense is cinematic license. Erasing a person or a group’s role in history, or completing distorting that history, is insulting… Read more
When the family of the topic of your film, a family you claim you didn’t know existed, takes a steaming dump all over your film would it be wise to award said film the highest honor it could possibly receive? Yeah didn’t think so. I really don’t know why people get so worked up over this but they do. Do you really… Read more