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Latin History for Morons

I watched this Off-Broadway play on Netflix last night.

Although overall comical, I didn’t like the”ghetoness” and raunchiness. Not all of us speak or act that way. Or come from an island, or a poor environment. But anyway.

Lohn Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons, now online, is not for morons, and it is not just a “history” lesson. It is an homage to heritage, to parenthood, to Leguizamo’s family and specifically to his son.

Two words: Not bad.

At first I thought this might include lots of Mexican and Puerto Rican history, since that’s the majority of Latinos living in the US. But he got to talk a bit about South America and the richest & biggest Empire of all, THE INCAS! (from whom Spain stole all the gold to become who they are).

This play is like a treatise being given by a slightly mad professor.

So when his son experienced bullying in eighth grade, Leguizamo took it as a personal mission. He was going to figure out a way to show his son that his Latin heritage (never mind the Jewish part his wife provided) was something to be proud of.

Hundreds of years ago there were 9 million Incas, 8 million North American Indians, 3 million Caribbean Indians, 6 million Mexican Indians for a total of 26 million people.

After the GREAT EXTERMINATION there were 1.3 million. Period.

Between all the mentioned above, they gave us tomatoes, potatoes, chocolate, avocados, corn, tobacco, cotton, aqueducts and pyramids, and oh yeah, GOLD!

In return the Spanish conquistadors gave them diseases such as smallpox and syphilis.

I don’t know the history of Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico, because I’m South American and we have 12 other countries there, but what he said about the Inca Empire was accurate.

Now, this is not xenophobic speech, just facts! (At least the South America side). And most important, a comedy show.

Leguizamo is one the greatest actors of Hispanic background in the United States, he’s irreverent and super versatile. However, he’s also the most underrated for some reason.

And although he was born in Colombia but raised American, he considers himself Puerto Rican, for some reason too. Regardless of his personal choices and delivery, he’s incredibly talented.

I would never forget him as a drag queen is the 90s film “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.. he was AMAZING.

Again, this play was not bad!

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Why everyone is so Shocked and Upset?

Yesterday on the internet every single page had Ariana Grande on the news.

At first I thought she died. But then I realised society was just being dumb.  

Ever since she broke up with the meth face guy, Ariana have followed up her always-in-the-media relationship campaign with a mostly-in-the-media break up tour.

Apparently, her show is not over. Now she has moved into the next phase of her post-engagement renaissance: a dramatic haircut!

She revealed the “dramatic change” to everyone on Instagram.

And I put the words “dramatic change” in quotations because, what? I need someone to explain why everyone is so shocked and upset about this?

Some of her fans were commenting such extreme reactions as: “OMGOGMGOG” and “Noooooooooooooooooooo”.

What I want to know is: do these people really think all that hair was HERS and didn’t involve just  removing some extensions and a fake pony tail? 

No wonder some people believe the Kardashians are “natural”.

Anyway, now she doesn’t have to mess with it during oral.

On the other hand, she looks like 12 with all those idiotic snapchat filters.

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THE TIGERS OF SCOTLAND

I watched this documentary last night.

The Tigers of Scotland is a feature length (60 minutes) documentary, narrated by Iain Glen, about the Scottish Wildcat, the only big cat in the UK and one of the rarest mammals in the world that are nearly extinct.

The  Scottish wildcat at first sight looks like a domesticated cat, but in reality they’re not. There are several differences, and one of them is that these cats are the muses behind Celtic legends and myths.

This documentary is truly of environmental education, the scientists and naturalists take the viewer on a step-by-step process of everything conservation and species re-introduction involves, as well as providing important context about the history of deforestation and “predator control” dating back over 1000 years in the UK.

Elephants, rhinos, bees, blue wales, gorillas, orangutans,Tasmanian devils, tigers, sea turtles (soon polar bears) and many more are part of the list of endangered species.

But not many are aware of elusive creatures such as the Scottish wildcat.

An important documentary and wake up call for humans before it’s too late.

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Iceland’s Christmas 2018 TV ad Banned from TV for being too “Political”

Unlike yesteryears, my blog is no longer a romantic diary (’cause I’ve been single for awhile now,) it’s not even 100% erotica anymore, but a composition of current topics. 

Sadly in the last few years, the political panorama took the spotlight because fascism is trying to comeback. And as much as I wish to not talk about that, I cannot pretend some egotistical maniacs are not affecting all of us.

And not only us, humans, but also animals and overall our ecosystem.

The ad below was banned in Iceland, because TRUTH hurts!

 

Deforestation is a political issue, and it should be A CRIME.

Trees are the lungs of the world and without them even we wouldn’t survive.

On the other hand, isn’t it Christmas time when we are supposed to think of helping others? Including animals? This ad is glorious and needs to go viral! 

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Franzia is that You?

The folks at Tide may finally be recovering from young dipshits thinking their pods were edible.

But I guess when they decided to re-brand their containers, they looked to the boxed wine they guzzled each night after a day of lecturing teens on why it isn’t great to eat laundry detergent.

Tide is hopping on the environmental train by coming out with a new eco-friendly container.

Sure, it’s going to help the world be a better place and you’ll definitely never see a sad video of a turtle with a Tide jug up its nose. However, this also looks like a colourful Franzia Box from the wine aisle.

Vox says Tide’s repackaged laundry detergent is a push to be friendlier to the environment and cut down on shipping costs. The new stuff has 60% less plastic and 30% less water than the old plastic bottle.

That’s great, but if idiots were eating Tide Pods, they’re most certainly going to start drinking this stuff like they’re getting their evening fix of Ramona Singer Pinot Grigio.

On a second thought, I do hope some dumb motherfuckers drink this.

The same ones that made Trump win.

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Death of a Kinkster

I was reading this article online about the death of an Australian gay dude who was living a “slave & master” relationship with his American lover.

You know, the gay world is more than same-sex intercourse; it’s very complex, full of labels, cliches and subcultures.

Stuff I personally avoid, because I love my uncomplicated life.

That said, when the gays see a fellow homosexual in the public sphere, they plug them into the dumb taxonomy the community has made for itself. 

We have our own stereotypes for each other, and they’re much more specific than you can ever imagine. They may not be very familiar to the world at large, but they are certainly familiar to the brothers in butt fucking.

Twinks, twunks, bears, otters, jocks, daddy, daddy chaser, pup, wolfs, cubs, chubs, circuit boys, gipsters, bulls, gym bunnies, gay-listers, show queens, queers, art fags, and so on.

It’s pretty exhausting and those are a mix of labels and subcultures. 

Although I’m not into “the scene,” I’m familiar with all this stuff because I worked in gay XXX for many years and I’ve seen all sort of things.

All that to say that I was sad and frustrated to read the story of this “pup,” (Jack Chapman) who died after injecting silicone in his genitals to enlarge the organ to grotesque proportions. But the thing is that Jack lived a “slave” lifestyle…

Perhaps for “fun,” but probably out of fear!

The circumstances surrounding Jack’s death have turned the spotlight on Dylan Hafertepen, Jack’s “master,” and the psychological abuse he allegedly endured along with a last-minute revision of a will.

The Australian News program The Project recently took a deep dive into this story.

It’s intense:

The Stranger‘s Daniel Villarreal took an even deeper dive, and once you’ve finished watching the above videos, and you want to learn more, you can check it out here.

Writes Villarreal: “The Seattle Police Department, when asked on October 30 if they are investigating Hafertepen, said: ‘The Seattle Police Department and King County Medical Examiner’s Office have reviewed the medical file related to this death, as well as concerns from the community. There is no criminal investigation at this time.’ Despite that, Hafertepen remains a much-discussed figure among a subset of the gay fetish community. Chapman’s death all but guarantees that his renown will turn to infamy.”

Okay…

I’m totally open to whatever makes you happy, but this is clearly abuse!

How does he not meet the criteria of an abused spouse? If the victim was a straight woman with a male “master” there would be a criminal investigation.

I guess it’s harder for some to see him that way due to his size and sex. But being banned from talking to family and required to sign a contract submitting to body modification? And let’s not forget about that suspicious will.

There are some kinds of consent that people cannot legally give, and here’s a great example. To me, this was a psychotic abuse masquerading as BDSM.

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Tributes To Commemorate Stan Lee’s Life

Yesterday, on the 12th of November, one of the most famous American comic book writers and publishers, Stan Lee, passed away. Alongside other legends (Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko) he created such iconic heroes as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and many more, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered by generations to come.

Fans all over the world are already sharing tribute art in honour of this iconic man that not only gave us joy, but also condemned bigotry and racism in his work.

This column titled “Stan’s Soapbox” from 1968 stands out even after five decades, as the issues he touched upon are still very relevant in our society.

If we ought to remember Stan Lee for anything, it should probably be those words.

Below some tribute art in honour of this legendary man:


There’s no chance he’ll be forgotten!!

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