Well, it was hardly two weeks that passed since the finale of Book 3 of the Legend of Korra, and the announcements for book 4 began to come out.
Category I Got A Problem With…
I’ve Got A Problem, Episode 2
Hello everyone and welcome to I’ve Got A Problem… with the Legend of Korra!
I usually save this series for content which fails in a most spectacular manner or which enrages me a whole lot, and this is one of them.
And trust me, this fails as well as enrages me, like you would NOT believe.
Hell, I could have made a fucking documentary out of all the failings of this show. And to think, it came from the same people who made the pretty damned good Avatar- The Last Airbender.
James Gunn is a sexist, racist, homophobic asshole…
… and he’s also slated to be the director and co-writer of next year’s Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy.
But why is he such an asshole? Well, because he wrote a darling piece on his own website, the second poll release of the top 50 superheroes you most want to have sex with, and it’s everybit as classy and tasteful as it is.
Which is to say it isn’t.
Now that it’s gotten some buzz, James took it down but this is the internet, asshole! You may TRY and take it down, but it remains up there forever and ever, digital bits and bytes showcasing your shitty behaviour towards everyone who doesn’t fall into your neat, strict little category of what’s normal.
Kudoes to The Mary Sue for linking me to the Google Cache of that garbage article.
Here are some of the highlights:
This lesbian character was voted for almost exclusively by men. I don’t know exactly what that means. But I’m hoping for a Marvel-DC crossover so that Tony Stark can “turn” her. She could also have sex with Nightwing and probably still be technically considered a lesbian.
I don’t want to post anymore than that, but leave the link for you to follow and read. And of course, nearly ALL the pictures used for the women are the most cheesecake, pinup girl-ish that he could find from the more porntastic of the industry’s finest, such as Adam Hughs and Al Rio.
Once more, it’s the same old song and dance, the same old garbage of the Old Boys Club being as insulting and as exclusionary and as homophobic as usual because god forbid that anyone who isn’t straight, white, and male enjoy what they enjoy or maybe even point out that something, SOMETHING, is off, or wrong, oroffensive.
I am SO sick of this garbage, because this is what they view as normal. Reduce Wonder Woman to a bondage kink S&M sex doll? Normal, because it’s not like she’s a deep and complex character with a long history-
Oh wait, she isn’t because DC Comics erased it. >_<
But again, this is the norm, this kind of thoughtlessness hidden behind ‘humour’ and a shitty attitude towards women and people of colour and LGBT and those who intersect across all those areas. Yeah, I’m not seeing this movie, and it might not matter all that much to a company like Marvel that they don’t get my 12 dollars, but it sure as hell matters to me.
Plus, one other area of concern is one of the members of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Gamora, who was written as a lesbian in recent years, having, from all accounts, a deep and complex relationship with the new Quasar, a woman. How many wanna bet her orientation will be erased or ignored?
I Got A Problem With…
Scott Pilgrim Vs The World!
Yes folks, it’s been a long time coming for me since I first saw this movie last year and read the book, my mind boggling at how something that’s as bad as Twilight could appeal to so many people, including critics of Twilight! Well, after uch thought, I was hit by my patron muse, Washu-
-and wrote up my review and farewell to Scott Pilgrim Vs The World. It was not easy, and there are plenty of things left about this movie that are horrible and stupid, and have been pointed out by people smarter than me, but this truly was something I wanted to get off my chest.
So watch, enjoy, and leave a critical comment if you like. Just play nice, okay boys and girls?