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calendar   Wednesday - April 10, 2013

It just keeps getting queerer and queerer

Lots of queer news out there today:

First up: Homo couple face trial for raping adopted sons

A judge on Friday allowed two Glastonbury men, accused two years ago of sexually assaulting two of their nine adopted boys, to withdraw their no-contest pleas and take their cases to trial.

The unusual action came during what was to be a sentencing hearing for George Harasz and Douglas Wirth, who entered pleas in January to one felony count each of risk of injury to a minor. They agreed to suspended prison sentences. The only issue for Friday’s hearing was to be whether each would be required to register as sex offenders.

But a new allegation of sexual assault against Harasz by one of the victims, contained in a pre-sentence investigation of Harasz, helped scrap the plea agreement. The case was further clouded Friday by disclosure in court of new allegations of abuse by three other of the nine children. No new criminal charges have been filed.

Bet they wanted to be Boy Scout leaders too!

Then there’s this gem: State to help infertile ‘gay homosexual couples

My first question is: How would you know? The answer is…

But the state’s new proposal, AB 460, the “Health care coverage: infertility” proposal by California homosexual advocate Tom Ammiano takes the state’s pro-homosexual actions to a whole new level.

AB 460 would extend the idea of “non-discrimination” to homosexuals and lesbians regarding fertility, allowing them to be classified as “infertile” if they are unable “to conceive a pregnancy or to carry a pregnancy to a live birth after a year or more of regular sexual relations without contraception.”

They would then be eligible for insurance coverage for “treatment of infertility, except in vitro fertilization, under those terms and conditions as may be agreed upon between the group subscriber or the group policyholder and the plan or the insurer.”

Seems to me that if they can do “year or more of regular sexual relations” instead of their ‘irregular’ ones then they can do it for life. With a ‘regular’ spouse of the opposite sex.


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 09:48 PM   
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What do you mean ‘your’ child?

I’m conflicted over this. On one hand it’s totally ludicrous; on the other hand, if ‘our’ kid is out-of-line or rude I’m gonna backhand him into next week! Also, ‘Pull up your pants, kid! You’re an embarassment to the community!’


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Posted by Christopher   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 06:40 PM   
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Shameless Blog Plug

If you weren’t aware of all the drama involving Soylent Green, or was it Son of Soylent Green, or whatever, that blog got taken down by the provider a bit over a month ago ... several other forms of Soylent-ness sprang up ... and now it looks like Soylent Siberia is going to be the main page. Or is it Soylent Refuge? Whatever. Snootchtastic! It’s very much a guy’s blog ... mostly naked women, posts about the folly of AGW, and the occasional epileptic fit inducing animated .gif. And sometimes some news and opinion pieces on that inept clown in the White House, or stupidity in the EU, etc. But mostly more naked women than you can shake a ... well, you know. Even if that isn’t your kind of blog, I’m glad to see that the Minions Of Evil™ were not able to keep him down.


So here’s a bit of eye candy, up and coming model Candice Boucher, who is so extremely comfortable in her own skin, as Soylent Whatever™ is only too happy to show, that you’d think she was from Fwance. Nope. This one is pure African. From Durban, South Africa. All 5’10” of her.


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As his saying goes, click to embiggenify.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 12:53 PM   
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Knife Crime!

Another Crazy-Ass White Boy Goes On A Killing Spree



Damn. WTF is up with YT? Brain twisted cracka mofos be shootin or cuttin on people wholesale. AGAIN. As Usual. Always. Scooz me, but yo boy be a fuggin’ nut job. Don’t be lettin him out in public wit weapons. She-it.


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Texas student charged with stabbing rampage

A student who told police he had fantasized for years about stabbing people to death has been charged with knifing 14 people at a Texas college.

Dylan Quick, 20, allegedly stabbed fellow students, many in the face and neck, in an attack that left two people critically hurt.

The rampage at Lone Star College in the Houston city area only stopped when another student subdued the attacker.

Mr Quick has been charged with aggravated assault.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the accused had been planning the attack at the campus in Cypress for some time.

Police said he had had fantasies of stabbing people to death since he was in primary school.

Mr Quick was allegedly armed with a razor-type knife during the attack.

Police first received an emergency call from the college shortly after 11:00 local time (16:00 GMT) on Tuesday.

Harris County spokesman Thomas Gilliland said the suspect went from “building to building” stabbing people.

Diante Cotton, 20, said he saw half a dozen people with injuries to their faces and necks being loaded into ambulances and medical helicopters.

Of the 14 that were injured at the college, two refused medical attention and four were airlifted to hospital.

One student, Michael Chalfan, said the suspect was an “eccentric” type who often wore gloves and was known to carry stuffed animals.



Yes, this is the same Lone Star College where that black guy shot a number of people he was arguing with back in January. I have no idea if a mass assault every 3 months is typical there or not.

And ... puh-leez ... this isn’t about bullying. This is about a mentally ill person, one of thousands, loose on the streets. Maybe it’s time we, as a nation, rescind Johnny Kennedy’s Act, eh? The drugs aren’t working. And put the worst of the loonies back behind walls? For their own good? And ours?


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 09:06 AM   
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Camden Capitalists Captured

Camden NJ: Drive-Through Drug Ring Busted

Hey, you want weed with that?



A lot of people have a completely wrong impression about New Jsersey. Aside from a few horrible little cities and an improved-but-still-stinky refinery, most of the state is pretty nice. Camden NJ, right on the Delaware River across from Philadelphia, belies that wrong impression. It is a small Hell on earth, a 3 square mile bankrupt, rotting, crime-ridden cesspool as bad as Detroit, Baltimore, East Saint Louis, or any other post-industrial city after generations of White Flight. Yet even there there are several great museums and a nice concert hall. Just drive there directly on the highways, park your car in the lots behind the barbed wire fences and the armed guards, and do not get lost. And you’ll be fine. Probably. Mostly. Hey, it’s adventure, the Jersey way.


U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman likened the drug operation in Camden’s Morgan Village section that resulted in the arrests of seven people Tuesday to a “drive-through restaurant.”

“You call ahead, you could order something. You could walk up or you could drive off the highway, pick up stuff, drive around the block and get right back on the highway,” he said in an interview Tuesday about the drug set, easily accessible from Interstates 676 and 76.

He added: “Like a restaurant, they had a pretty broad menu. They had heroin, they had cocaine, they had crack.”

The suspects themselves likened their alleged operation to professional sports teams: They coded drugs by the uniform colors of various teams, authorities said.

Crack cocaine, for example, was packaged in blue-colored bags and referred to as “Giants.” Powder cocaine was sold in clear bags and referred to as “White Sox,” authorities said. Heroin sold in red bags was “Redskins,” and “Steelers” if sold in yellow bags.

Camden police Chief Scott Thomson said 2,000 bags of heroin, a pound of cocaine and $200,000 in cash were seized, along with 17 guns.

The suspects allegedly ran the drug trafficking organization around the clock, for at least a year in the area of Eighth and Tulip streets, in a city with more than 170 open-air drug sets, Fishman’s office announced. They face drug possession and distribution charges.

Agents with the FBI, State Police, and detectives and investigators with the Camden City Police and Camden County Prosecutor’s Office arrested seven people; an eighth suspect is at large.

The investigation started in January 2012 and included wire taps and surveillance.

The network also operated from a retail shopping plaza in the 700 block of Morgan Boulevard and areas within the Crestbury Apartment public housing project in the 2500 block of South Eighth Street, authorities said.

Carl Wiles, 23, of Oaklyn, also known as “Call Call,” was the alleged leader. Keith Jackson, 30, of Camden, served as the supplier, and Fuquan Pulliam, 23, of Pennsauken and Khalil Mims, 22, of Camden, served as managers.

Camden residents, Justin Gould, 24, Marqueis Thomas-Randall, 21, and William Gideon, 19, functioned as workers, authorities said.

Camden resident Elquinzie Lewis, 21, also a worker, is at large.

Authorities touted the arrests as evidence of the close collaboration between the prosecutor’s office, Camden City Police, and federal agencies like the FBI, DEA, and IRS to tackle drug trafficking, gang activity, and violent crime in Camden.

The initiative, which started in 2010, operates out of high-security premises near the Camden waterfront shared with L-3 Communications, a defense firm.

Camden is so broke they barely have a police department. Most of the guys have been laid off. Gangs run the city; all the government seems to do is hand out EBTs to the masses. Funny thing though: “170 open air drug sets” in Camden. Which means known operations dealing drugs out on the streets, not even trying to be subtle about it. Somebody in government got paid to go around and count them all. Yet it took more than 15 months to bust this operation, and the cops managed to arrest all of 7 guys. I’m just guessing, but there are probably at least 50 people involved in a business this big. I guess they went for the big fish instead of the minnows, and that’s why this is a big story. Still, a drive-through drug dealership with phone orders for take-out. Makes me wonder if they had a web site and sold franchises. Capitalism in action.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 08:42 AM   
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A Minor Miracle

Two weeks in a row our team took all 7 points in Greed League.  Yeah, it was a position round last night, and with us firmly in control of last place, we had the Bye. There are 9 teams on this league apparently, so you can’t make 5 pairings. In a position round, 1st plays 2nd, 3rd plays 4th, etc, ... and 9th plays the empty slot. I found it interesting that this league, which uses the Individual Average handicap method based on a 230 average and an 80% handicap, and also uses a 10% absentee penalty (which I have come to favor more than the flat “10 pins off your average” method), uses an 85% average to Win The Points when bowling a blind. Every league is different, and USBC allows each leach to establish their own rules for handicaps and absentee scores.

I threw a 568 series, just under a 190 average. That’s about 10 over average for me, although it wasn’t even across the boards. I somehow managed a 234 in the first game, which won it for us because the other guys weren’t warmed up yet and bowled poorly. Then I was a bit under average the next two games.

I’ve pretty much decided I’m not going to bowl in this league next year. [redacted the nasty bits]


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/10/2013 at 08:10 AM   
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calendar   Tuesday - April 09, 2013

fresh air day

Sure, Spring may have officially begun a week or so ago. But today was the first time in ages that it was really warm and sunny. Had the windows open all day, getting some fresh air in here. We’re getting a little warm spike in the weather here, and we’ll have temps in the mid to upper 70s for several days. Make hay while the sun shines! I celebrated by digging around in boxes in the garage. But with the door open and without a heavy jacket. It’s nice. I’ll take another 3 months of this please.

And now it’s time to get ready for Greed League. It’s going to be an oven in there tonight, so I’ve got to dig out my shorts. Shorts!! grin


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/09/2013 at 04:16 PM   
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eye candy art

yeah well, bangs or no bangs I am simply a pushover

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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 04/09/2013 at 12:32 PM   
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a white rose

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I’ve always been a pushover for brunettes in bangs.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/09/2013 at 10:34 AM   
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this country’s greatest peacetime Prime Minister mocked by street filth encouraged by left

She defeated the unions that were crushing her country for years.
Unions that were able to get away with dictating to government how things were to be. Well they couldn’t dictate to Maggie Thatcher.  And neither could the IRA. who tried to kill her.

So now, gone but never to be forgotten because once upon a time, she saved this country.  Mistakes made?  Sure enough.  Who doesn’t?

The left of course hated her from the start.  I guess her comment once when having to greet a foreign head of state who was a red said, “I hate Communists”
did not endear her to them.  Well hell. At least she was honest and didn’t have to fake anything.

Thinking that the news of the passing of this country’s greatest peacetime Prime Minister would be all over the news in America, I was going to skip doing anything here on the subject.
However …

When I saw some things in the morning papers, when I heard how much time the BBC gave to her critics on the radio last night, some things came together.
Mostly though, booting a few minutes ago and seeing this crap decided me to share with you, some of attitudes and actions of the complete sewer dwelling idiots who are trying to show how clever and disdainful they are of her.  Most is so fake because looking at these ugly faces, so many were not even around when she was in power.
But never mind that.
Hey …

What a truly great excuse to riot and burn a few things.

These life forms should all, every one of them, be shot dead where they are.
That’s how you control this sort of mob.

Just a couple of comments to show not all Brits are morons and not all belong to the left. In fact, I’d bet many of the worms you will see in these photos aren’t exactly left either. Or right. Just an excuse to act normally for them.

What a shower of morons. You all make me sick. Most of you didn’t live through life before mrs thatcher, strikes, bins not emptied, 3day weeks, power cuts. We needed a change from labour she turned this country around and got rid of the bully unions. You should all be ashamed of yourselves, you are a disgrace to our country. By the way I am not a conservative, I am an ordinary working class woman who lived through all the labour mess R.I.P Mrs Thatcher. Condolences to your family.
- Nicolap , Liverpool, 09/4/2013 15:16

The minors were greedy. Thatcher gave them a chance to go back to their old and good enough salaries. But they chose greed along with these trade unionist leader. These people are an advert to why labour should NEVER NEVER NEVER NEVER be in goverment again. Also a lot of these people look like they werent even alive when she was pm. Just thugs and vandals looking for an opportunuty to cause chaos, seems to draw a resemblence to the London riots a few summers ago. If Tony Blair died us “right wingers” wouldnt have a party, because as much as we hate him, we would respect his family and others close to him. Worrying times
- coxjhc , Cheltenham, United Kingdom, 09/4/2013 15:15

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Two women arrested for burglary after being found inside a shop

Barnardos shop front smashed in Brixton, south London

One policeman seriously injured after being pelted with bottles in Bristol

Death could propel Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead into the top 40

Glasgow, Liverpool and Derry were also the scene of celebrations

Petrol bombs were thrown at police in Derry amid celebrations

More parties are being planned for funeral date of Wednesday 17 April

By Jill Reilly

Hundreds took to the streets as macabre ‘Thatcher death parties’ were held late across the country last night, organised by critics of the ‘Iron Lady.’

In Bristol, seven police officers were injured - one seriously - as violence erupted at a street party of 200 people and officers were pelted with bottles, cans and rubbish.

Riot police were deployed in Brixton, south London, as the crowds, which had been drinking since 5pm, started to become more aggressive, while in Liverpool flares and fireworks were set off outside Lime Street Station.

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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 04/09/2013 at 09:40 AM   
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a peaceful passing

Former prime minister Baroness Thatcher dies peacefully

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Former Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher died in a suite at the Ritz today after suffering a severe stroke.

Britain’s first and only female political leader passed away peacefully aged 87, after battling poor health for more than a decade.

After a minor operation over Christmas, Baroness Thatcher had spent the past few months recuperating at the five-star hotel in central London.

The Iron Lady was given 24-hour care by nursing staff in her suite, after becoming too frail to stay in her Belgravia home.

The grocer’s daughter, who became the longest serving British prime minister of the 20th century, will be honoured with a full ceremonial funeral - one step below a state funeral - at St Paul’s Cathedral next week.

Not since Winston Churchill’s death has a politician been granted such a tribute. His funeral was also held there in 1965.

Her spokesman Lord Bell said: ‘It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning’.

Her daughter Carol dashed from her home in the Alps to London on Sunday morning to be by her mother’s side before she died.

The Queen was sad to hear of Baroness Thatcher’s death and Her Majesty will send a private message of sympathy to the family, Buckingham Palace said today.

The last true Conservative has left the island. Turn out the lights and walk away, and leave the place to the savages.

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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/09/2013 at 09:18 AM   
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calendar   Sunday - April 07, 2013

it’s perverted, crude, gross, vile, filthy and successful. whats that say about the culture?

I’d say this outdoes the Springer opera and may even match that slob Stern for cultural degradation.  With thanks to Chris for those last 2 words. Cultural Degradation indeed.  On a major scale.

What sort of culture approves this kind of thing? What kind of ppl see humor in this?  You don’t even have to be religious to recognize the depravity here.

What’s funny about baby rapes and genital mutilation?  How are those accepted as worthy of the money and attention it is getting?  I think the church elders have made a bad mistake but then, I’m not a member.  But I fail to see how it does them any good except to look like a bunch of suckers to the ppl who have produced this perversion.

As the article states if you read all of it.

The writers’ self-styled reputation for taking on powerful vested interests was dealt an embarrassing blow two years ago, before an episode which featured an image of the prophet Muhammad.

A little known New York-based Islamic website, called Revolution Muslim, warned that the show’s two creators faced being murdered if the depiction went ahead.

Despite the radical group having no more than ten official members, the South Park producers caved in. The images of Muhammad were covered by a ‘censored’ sign and references to him were bleeped out.

The episode still featured a cartoon of Buddha snorting cocaine and Jesus downloading internet porn.

Likewise, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is clearly an easier target than radical Islam.

Even so, producers were so frightened of reprisals they insisted on strict security at the London theatre rehearsals of the musical, with guests having to sign in and mail strictly checked for suspect devices.

As it turned out, the good-natured Mormons decided to see the funny side of theatre’s crudest and most over-hyped show of all time.

But how long will it be before audiences who have paid a small fortune to see it start to feel it is a case of the emperor’s new clothes?

The most over-hyped show on God’s earth: It includes jokes about raping babies but a brilliantly cynical PR blitzkrieg has made The Book Of Mormon a record breaker

Tickets for the show are like gold dust and sales have broken records
Producers spent an unprecedented $1million on marketing in London alone

By Paul Scott

On the basis, presumably, that if you can’t beat them, join them, elders from the Mormon church have paid for three full-page ads in the programme for the new hit West End show The Book Of Mormon.

Which is somewhat surprising, considering that from start to finish the bad-taste musical mercilessly lampoons the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, whose devotees famously include Donny Osmond.

Clearly, they have taken the ‘any publicity is good publicity’ route and hitched their wagon to this unstoppable juggernaut.

Tickets for the foul-mouthed show, which makes fun of raping babies and female genital mutilation, are like gold dust.

Already, it has broken West End box office records, taking more than £2 million in advance bookings in a single day, following its official opening at the end of last month. The sales record was broken after producers released a further 150,000 tickets.

Even so, it is now almost impossible to find a spare seat through official channels until July. Meanwhile, unofficial websites are selling a pair of tickets for later this month for a staggering £750.

Already, the run has been extended until January and the London PR agency hired by the show’s American producers, let slip to me this week they are looking to emulate another West End hit, We Will Rock You, which has been running for 11 years.

And the touts are not the only ones cashing in. The Prince of Wales theatre, where The Book of Mormon is showing, has just put up its prices because of the high demand — with the best seats going for £72.50.

At the same time, highbrow critics are falling over themselves to find ever more fawning superlatives for the musical, which has won nine Tony Awards on Broadway.

One hyperventilating female reviewer from the Guardian wrote: ‘It’s simply a work of genius, so brilliantly conceived and executed that it makes astonishingly savage and sophisticated satire into joyous, hilarious, literally all-singing, all-dancing fun and glamour.

And the Observer’s critic trilled that it is: ‘The most cryingly good night out to have come along in years.’

Not everyone agrees, however. The Mail’s Quentin Letts described the show, which follows two clean-cut Mormon missionaries sent to poverty-stricken Uganda, as ‘cowardly, coarse and cynical’.

One undeniable thing is that The Book of Mormon — written by the American creators of equally controversial adult television cartoon South Park — is fast becoming the most hyped show in theatre history.

Subtle it is not. One song, a spoof of the ditty Hakuna Matata, from Disney’s The Lion King, has the natives belting out an F-word strewn two-fingered salute to God which includes lines such as, ‘**** you, God’ and ‘**** you in the ****.’

Elsewhere, there is a blood-drinking warlord who believes in female circumcision and that raping babies can cure Aids. Later one of the Mormon evangelists persuades the locals the disease can, in fact, be eradicated by indulging in bestiality.

As one of the first to see the show in London, I can attest it is, indeed, vile, offensive and potty-mouthed. Which might be forgivable were it not also puerile, crass and — worst of all — not very funny.

But it must be conceded that on the evidence of the hysterical reaction of the audience at the preview I attended, I am in the minority.

It all depends on your definition of high comedy. I found it surreal sitting stony-faced while those around me dissolved into paroxysms of laughter over an African — who looked like he was straight out of Central Casting — shouting over and over: ‘I have maggots in my scrotum’.

Yet, already there has started a rather sinister online campaign against anyone who doesn’t fall over themselves to praise the show.

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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 04/07/2013 at 11:09 AM   
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overdue rights?

Yup ... if America can only follow the sterling example of Europe, you2 can have more freedom.

Oh wait .... from things I read from time to time and from what some of you write about, the US might not be too far behind.
But then ... everyone has a born right to be equal. Right?

Can things get dumber and even more politically correct?  Sure thing.

Just stay tuned.

New human rights rules tell employers to give VEGANS and druids the same rights as Christians in the workplace

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has released new advice

Says deeply held beliefs by vegetarians, vegans, atheists, ecologists and druids should be taken seriously by bosses

Comes after series of judgements by the European Court of Human Rights

By Becky Evans

Vegans, vegetarians and druids should have the same rights at work as mainstream religious believers, according to new guidance released to bosses.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says that vegans could be provided with a non-leather chair in the workplace and vegetarians can legitimately refuse to clean out a fridge with meat in it.

The commission has issued the advice to help bosses avoid getting sued by staff after a series of judgements by the European Court of Human Rights.

It says that genuine beliefs held by vegetarians, ecologists and druids should be treated the same as religious beliefs by bosses.

Employers should also consider giving time off to druids and pagans for a pilgrimage to Stonehenge or Glastonbury.

The EHRC guidance comes after British Airways check-in clerk Nadia Eweida won the right to wear a cross at work in January after a six-year battle.

The commission said although the cases were brought by Christians ‘the implications of the judgment apply to employees with any religion or belief, of none.’

It says employers should ‘consider seriously’ adapting an employee’s duties at work to fit in with their personal beliefs.

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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 04/07/2013 at 09:54 AM   
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calendar   Saturday - April 06, 2013

Oh To Be A Viking, A Viking

confused I caught of couple episodes of the History Channel’s new show Vikings tonight. It’s filmed in that really annoying-as-all-*#^& half-dim and half-grainy style that looks like pure crap on HDTV, no matter how you adjust the contrast and brightness. Might as well go half slo-mo as well, and make it full Spartacus awful. Just don’t forget the buckets of blood and the boobies. Oh wait, History Channel. None of that! Never mind. :-(

So we’ve got your typical early 9th century Scandinavians, living under the rule of some twisted evil jarl, afraid to sail anywhere but due South to raid proto-Germany and then come right back. Or was it East? Not that it matters. The whole village - a dozen houses made of sticks plus one longhouse - seems like a grubby, crap covered stink pit, and their lives are hardly better than cavemen. Most of the men have these really terrible haircuts, with styling done by battle axe and campfire. It’s a dirty, grubby, ugly, violent, primitive life. And that’s when they aren’t killing each other or trying to rape every woman they find. Yay Vikings! Now if they’d only believe that there were lands to the west, they could go invade England and have a grand old time. Because these are the early Vikings you see. But who knows, maybe the story will develop across the episodes.

And in the midst of this filthy mess an angel glows. The directors try their damnedest, but even covered with dirt, grease, and soot, dressed in rags, with the low-res dim photography, Katheryn Winnick shines. She’s playing Lagertha, a Scandi wife to wanna-be explorer Ragnar, she’s a shield maiden and mother of at least one, down home on the farm in the poop and mud with the hairy pigs and the scrawny damp chickens. She wants to go out for a sail, accidentally find England, and chop a few monks herself, but alas, not this trip. 



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Hollywood makeup ... it cuts both ways. confused

Highly detailed reviews of the episodes can be found here, chock full of spoilers. Looks like Season One got an extra episode or two, and the show is already renewed for Season Two. Let’s hope they learn how to focus the camera and turn on the damn lights.

At first glimpse, this $40 million dollar production looks like it might be an ambitious play for Game of Thrones’ spot. It also seems, just from a cursory glance, that it falls way short of the dynamic intrigue that makes that HBO series so engrossing and addictive. But the world of Vikings is much simpler, and quieter, than that of a fantasy realm.
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At first glimpse, this $40 million dollar production looks like it might be an ambitious play for Game of Thrones’ spot. It also seems, just from a cursory glance, that it falls way short of the dynamic intrigue that makes that HBO series so engrossing and addictive. But the world of Vikings is much simpler, and quieter, than that of a fantasy realm.

Oh, that reminds me ... it’s about time to look into that full size repro Viking longship being built. I last covered that about about 2, maybe 3 years ago. Somebody remind me on Tuesday, thanks.

http://www.history.com/shows/vikings

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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 04/06/2013 at 11:04 PM   
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