firsthand scholar of white male mediocrity.
Doing my seasonal reposting of the link when I feel like putting it out there, spurred on by Night Life (coming 2022).
When I was 16 years old, I almost got my head kicked in because it was an agreed upon conclusion the way I played defense in a pickup ball game was "sus."
I made a movie about it with some of my friends.
Interesting to see Aziz in this later stage, trying a subtle refinement of his original persona after the anti-woke pivot didn’t work particularly well. Of course, his original stage persona was so heavily based on quasi-blaccent delivery, requiring a dialing back of his stage energy to make a presentable act.
Slight, but inoffensive.
"Men have no creativity..."
A sampler platter of everything wrong with Levinson's great white hype in Euphoria. A vapid, empty, ideologically at odds document hoping that teensploitation and winking cultural namedrops can be misconstrued for substance by the pearl clutchers who will lap up prestige TV Lolicon conceived and bankrolled by straight white men as long as the play actors of this fantasy are representationally kosher.
Reminiscent of a mid-season clip show, dealing mostly in retreads and repurposing of existing…
Begins with a self-congratulatory self-flagellation, a feat I didn't expect to ever be possible, and continues to vibrate on that frequency for 90 minutes.
Conceptually, the piece is always operating at a pretty high level and I can appreciate that, but the material is mostly hack jokes that suffered a death on the timeline over the past year before the special's release. Funny how Bo would be more timely a presence if he returned to simply being a tik tok…