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Jokers are Wild!

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Can everyone please stop attacking Nicholson's Joker just because there's a new Joker in town? I know that Nicholson gets this reputation for "Jack playing Jack", but anyone who's ever picked up a Batman comic with the Joker in it in the past decade or so and has seen Nicholson's performance should see that he was pretty dead on: a psychotic, sadistic, egotistical mass murderer with a flair for the theatrical. Will the late Heath Ledger's performance in The Dark Knight surpass this? Maybe. Probably. I have a feeling that The Dark Knight is going to be the best Batman movie ever made, even better than the animated Mask of the Phantasm. Still, let's not deny how good Burton's original Batman movie was, and it's not just out of nostalgia. It was a great movie. Not perfect, but great. I like it more than Begins, even, if just a little.

Anyway, here's a comparison:

Sterilize Americans- Enough McChildren

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I'm getting pretty tired of these selfish parents who have six, seven children, when they cannot possibly provide or care for them all. These are the same heinous fuckwits who get touchy when you tell them that perhaps more judicious reproduction on their part might've saved society the burden of having to cradle their greasy American shit spawns. God forbid, anyone should act responsibly and reproduce only within their means. More to the point, god forbid anyone even mention that they're burdening society! Why, you'll be accused of fascism! Of trying to control another person's choices.

Fuck them. Beat them in public.

Gundam SEED Was Never Good Part II: Coordinators Suck Ass

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Another thing occured to me as I thought about how bad the CE era programs of Gundam were. Despite being the targets of discrimination and possible genoicide, Coordinators are utterly unsympathetic.

Think about what a Coordinator is. No, let's think about what it is not. It isn't the same as a Newytpe. You can't MAKE a Newtype. Best you can do is an artificial Newtype ("Cyber-Newtype"), and they're usually unstable fuckwits like Four Murasame or Rosamia Badam. No, you can't make a Newtype. Newtypes are supposed to be the natural evolution of mankind. Coordinators may have increased spatial awareness at times, but they aren't the progression of mankind's evolution.

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