exploitation

Ten Steps to a Perfect Fanstorm

1. Gender-evpsych/cogsci researcher and game show contestant Ogi Ogas decides to prove that men’s and women’s desire is hardwired differently, using his Boston Uni credentials to gather material for a book which he’s going to call Rule 34: What Netporn… Read More ›

Classic Action: Blue Thunder (1983) – He’s Out There

I had the chance to catch up on this classic action flick this week, so I was able to tick another off my list of ’80s Films that I Inexplicably Missed. (I have confessed to my weakness for cheezy shoot-em-up movies before, but newer readers might not be aware) It also had Malcolm McDowell as the baddie, and I do so enjoy a film where Malcolm flares his nostrils and bugs his eyes while saying outrageously repulsive things and ends up dying spectacularly (not going to include a spoiler warning for that, that was his sole function in 80s American cinema, so it was never a total surprise).

What a pair of fucking wankstains

Kyle and JackieO reneged on a promise to donate money to a sick kid.[…]Indeed, if Austereo were a company that had any true feeling of public responsibility towards the listeners that make it millions through a formula that relies on regular tugging of the heartstrings alongside that tacky junk, then they would have had a standing arrangement in place with one of the major banks for such donation appeals for years now.

Media Watch does K&J

Media Watch made a point of showing the way that K&J trade in humiliation to the point of cruelty as part of their exploitation of their audience’s voyeuristic side. You can watch the Media Watch segment, read the transcript or… Read More ›

A quick question

There’s a lot of finger-pointing in the anti-vaccine movement about how any doctors or scientists who accept the scientific consensus that vaccines are the single most effective life-prolonging medical innovation in human history are just greedy, greedy Big Pharma shills… Read More ›