Thursday, September 5, 2013

Alyssa Milano explains Syria in the best possible way

News via sex tape . . . works for me:

Ahh, now it all makes sense. Apparently Alyssa was trying to make a statement about how something labeled "Alyssa Milano sex tape" would get more traffic than something like "Alyssa Milano tells you the history of the Syria situation." Okay. I understand the pervy nature of the internet. But the other side of the coin, is why would anyone care about Alyssa's opinion about the Syria situation in the first place? This is the problem with celeb-centric so-called news outlets like the Huffington Post.

Just because John Cusack is bitching about something doesn't mean his opinion on the subject is any more important or informed than mine. Who gives a sh*t what Bill Maher or Sean Penn think? They are not political scientists or scholars who have spent decades living and researching any specific geo-political system. They're celeb douchebags who spend their time standing where they're told to stand by someone else. Reading words someone else has written for them. And acting/speaking the way they're told to act and speak by someone else.

So, cute video Alyssa, and I sort of get your point. But if you really want to make a statement about the corruption of our information society, maybe you should make a video about our obsession with assigning value to a actor/celeb's opinions on anything other than acting. Just a thought .

Update 2:
Btw, I'm not going to mention that I sent Stacy McCain an e-mail on 9/5 with the subject title "Alyssa Milano explains Syria via sex tape" that apparently didn't get his attention, yet a tweet by one of his preferred fellow political bloggers sent two days later he apparently couldn't avoid because the words "Alyssa Milano" and "sex tape" were in it and provoked a blog post and linkage and such for the tweeter.

Nope, not going to mention that at all.

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