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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #60 on: July 18, 2012, 09:47:03 PM »
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I agree with most of the above but I'll bite at Jeremy Blackman's ębrad's comment: I don't think Ellis is homophobic so much as he despises gay stereotypes and what has come to be accepted as "gay culture", applied blanketly to most everyone who self-identifies. I'm not going to pretend I completely don't know what you're talking about, because I've definitely seen it here and there, but the majority of the time I think he's calling a spade a spade when a lot of other people are pandering to self-pity bullshit or are equating underdogs with angels. Ellis is big on self-hatred, for sure, but I don't think his being gay has very much to do with it.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #61 on: July 19, 2012, 08:36:45 AM »
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #62 on: July 19, 2012, 09:06:05 AM »
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #63 on: July 19, 2012, 04:44:22 PM »
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His insights are surprisingly trite as are most of his tweets,especially the one's about his live-in boyfriend who he shamelessly refers to as "the 25 year old." The more he tweets the less I like his books.

or perhaps you meant the tweet in general.

or perhaps the dude holding the clapperboard up there is the 25-year old.

or perhaps i'm so gay too.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #64 on: July 22, 2012, 08:25:01 AM »
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OK that makes more sense in this thread now.

I still don't get why I should care what this idiot does with his penis.

It's weird that people have a sudden interest in him again, that canyons show can go to hell too. There's nothing he can do that gaspar noe hasn't already achieved with his odes to human scum.
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #65 on: July 22, 2012, 10:02:47 AM »
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I agree with most of the above but I'll bite at Jeremy Blackman's comment: I don't think Ellis is homophobic so much as he despises gay stereotypes and what has come to be accepted as "gay culture", applied blanketly to most everyone who self-identifies.


I don't think JB has even posted in this thread. What comment are you talking about?


I still don't get why I should care what this idiot does with his penis.

You shouldn't. And if any of us do, the terrorists win.


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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #66 on: July 22, 2012, 12:49:30 PM »
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The comment is gone never existed, it doesn't matter it ain't no big thing.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #67 on: July 22, 2012, 02:59:00 PM »
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You might have been referencing this post from ębrad. I haven't posted here until now.
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #68 on: July 22, 2012, 03:14:07 PM »
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it ain't no big thing.

you mistook Cbrad for JB? HUGE mistake dude. You're gonna pay for this one..

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #69 on: July 22, 2012, 04:00:34 PM »
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #70 on: July 22, 2012, 04:37:53 PM »
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We apologize for the confusion of admins for one another.  Those responsible have been sacked.
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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #71 on: July 22, 2012, 05:52:12 PM »
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Ha sorry JB, my mistake.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #72 on: July 23, 2012, 11:37:29 AM »
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Guys, sorry for posting the joke.  I thought at least those involved in the conversation would have got a laugh.  Definitely no insults and/or confusion intended.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #73 on: July 24, 2012, 07:21:25 PM »
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It really makes me question someone's character to repeat such an insensitive joke as that. I had been growing out a full beard for three years and had to shave it all off after I read that tweet due to my extreme homophobia.

alright, this thread has endured enough of my sarcasm.

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Re: Bret Easton Ellis
« Reply #74 on: August 03, 2012, 06:20:19 AM »
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I always had the feeling Ellis wanted to sell a persona through every public appearance and twit and whatever he does. Like extending parts of his character's personalities (mostly from Lunar Park) to the real world. Either that or he's a douche, but who cares. He's still a talented fucker.
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