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  1. Hollywood Sexual Harrasment/Assault Thread

    I called this one coming a month or two ago. There are just too many stories and rumours about him. I hope more people feel comfortable coming forward in the next few days.
  2. The Politics Thread

    Apparently saying Merry Christmas was banned in America? Can anyone explain this to me? lol.
  3. The Politics Thread

    Marriage equality officially passed in Parliament today. Very excited and proud of Australia today. Of course Pauline Hanson, Tony Abbott, Margaret Court, Lyle Shelton, Rita Panahi, and the like are seething and apoplectic. Abbott even stormed off before the final vote.
  4. The Politics Thread

    I'm not sure exactly when it aired because I just saw the snippet of it on CNNi newsroom but there was an absolutely insane interview on Anderson Cooper with Roy Moore's spokeswoman. I've never seen anything like it tbh. They're claiming that ten or eleven different groups are all conspiring to bring him down apparently. It's been getting okay coverage here but I haven't been exactly following it. Is he going to pull it out in the end? In Australian political news, our marriage equality debate has brought out some more insanity courtesy Bob Katter (a dusty old relic who had to create his own party after the Nationals basically told him to bugger off). He naturally represents Queensland.
  5. The Politics Thread

    Yes, exactly. I'm almost positive it's not true and there's no way I believe it either, and with that, I'm done engaging with this person.
  6. The Politics Thread

    So you're a black Jew? I grew up in South Africa so I know all about the communities of black/African Jews and I'm very curious about which one you're a member of. Sorry.
  7. The Politics Thread

    Are you Jewish? Because unless you are, Im going to be honest and say your opinion on this subject doesn't matter. Also, I am Jewish and will tell you that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel, full stop. Every Jew I know accepts this and recognises this. The only people who want to keep this Jerusalem stuff going are Zionists and right wingers fetishise Israel and use the suffering of both the Jews and the Palestines to pander.
  8. Australia votes to legalize same-sex marriage

    She's been all over the telly crying about how this is the end of Australia as we know it and that we won't have holidays anymore. I'm personally delighted that both her home district and Tony Abbott's overwhelmingly voted for it. I'm so thrilled that yes pulled it out in the end.
  9. Hollywood Sexual Harrasment/Assault Thread

    Glad to see Louis CK finally get what he deserved. I called that one coming out when this all started. It's been an open secret for years and I'm sure there are more victims out there who I hope will come forward if and when they feel comfortable doing so. Same goes for Brett Ratner. Since it's starting to gain traction around on social media and I've hearing rumblings of it finally coming out, I'll just say I won't be sad when A**z A***i gets outed for his behaviours as well. I also hope someone calls out the people who had both him and CK on their television show when there's no way they (especially two of them) didn't know about their behaviour. Also, it's from a few pages back but it's past time for R. Kelly to go down as well.
  10. Hollywood Sexual Harrasment/Assault Thread

    It'll blow up. There will as many stories for him as there were for Weinstein and James Toback. Everyone wants to say that Weinstein was an open secret or whatever, but this one- both his behaviour and him being gay- was an even bigger one. Anyway, back when I worked at a television station, he invited one of my work colleagues to his hotel room for a "private party" and then, not three days later, he tried to pull the same thing on my brother's boyfriend when we ran into him at a club. He's gross and everybody and their mother has a story about him. There's three or four other people in Hollywood that I know of who have to be sweating bullets right now.
  11. Justice League Movie

    I can't say a lot but I've seen this and it's not good. It's not as bad as Suicide Squad or Batman vs. Superman but it's pretty bad in a lot of places. The only good parts are Wonder Woman, Batman, and anything with Amy Adams and Diane Lane. Everyone and everything else goes from useless to awful. The Flash and Aquaman get special shoutouts for how bad they are in this.
  12. The Politics Thread

    This was a really great yet unsettling read. I had no idea so many Brits were involved in this mess. I thought it was just Milo. I know it really didn't fit in the piece but I wish they'd touched more on how gamergate played a big part in both making him famous and setting some of the alt-right in motion. I do have to ask though- who exactly are the Mercers? The others I know about the other main people but this is the first time I've heard of the Mercers.
  13. Soap Vets That You Never Got Their Appeal

    Coming out of my posting about soaps sabbatical just to tell you that we are so in a fight again over this. Leave Frankie and Luna alone! And the correct answers will always and forever be Anthony Geary, Roger Howarth, and Maurice Benard.
  14. The Politics Thread

    Just so you all know you're not alone when it comes to politicians making fools of themselves, here's our former PM Tony Abbott having a tantrum on twitter (naturally) about Macklemore performing "Same Love" at the NRL Grand Final: https://twitter.com/TonyAbbottMHR/status/912900163991162880 This is all because we're in the middle of a two month mail in survey vote about whether or not same sex marriage should be allowed. The yes vote is winning right now so we're being treated daily to these meltdowns from the far right side of Australian politics. The Macklemore row has resulted in the Immigration Minister demanding a song against gay marriage be sung also, Pauline Hanson whining about a "foreigner" singing a song at an Australian event, and Rita Panahi crying over how "rainbow fascists" are pushing the "gay agenda" on the poor right wingers. They've also pulled stunts like having a plane spell out no over Sydney in the middle of the afternoon, sending out robocalls to everyone in the country pleading for people to vote no, and having the ministers from Hillsong on the telly preaching about how this isn't what Jesus would want (or something). Pauline Hanson has also been going on about how this could lead to a ban on children calling their parents "mum and dad" for some reason no one has figured out yet. Like I said though, the yes vote seems to be the majority and even the current PM Malcom Turnbull and a lot of the Liberal party (the liberal party is the right wing part here) are for it. My husband and I both voted yes and mailed our surveys back so I'm hopeful that us down here will soon be joining you all in also having marriage equality.
  15. The Taylor Swift Thread

    I don't care about the song one way or another really but the music video is [!@#$%^&*] great.