“He clocked Morton Downey Jr’s shtick, put it in a suit and tie and sat it behind a desk in a room with bookcases and flags and called it Rush Limbaugh.”
It’s like a big gay leather prom.
From a Metafilter thread about predatory MLM tactics: “It makes me want to host a Smash the Patriarchy party. Buy-in cost is bringing one bottle of cheap wine to my house. You get a stack of voter registration cards, a promise to babysit for each other on short notice, and marching orders to recruit ten […]
“So it really wasn’t a narrative of the American way versus communism. The US was already supporting an incredibly violent right wing regime who didn’t represent the interest of Koreans, effectively a dictatorship.”
“The movie is beloved because it’s not just a good movie, but a great satire of an entire genre without becoming a joke of itself.”
From Reddit’s /r/goodlongposts: What deep, dark secret did you learn about the seemingly perfect family? “One of my earliest memories is being prepped for kidnapping. Not the generic sort of “if anyone bothers you, find an adult you know or a police officer and tell them _______,” but the very specific “if a blonde woman about […]