Wow I’m not exactly sure how to fully approach this subject.
This is something I wanted to talk about for a while now specifically the fact that Asalieri has gone full-blown anti-feminism. Is it an okay position to take? Sure, especially when you consider the highly vocal “feminists” (I’m gonna put them in quotations) who are rapidly becoming the target of jokes for their cronyist behaviour and inability to engage reality. The part that makes this discussion a problem however is that feminism has done good things… its just that it did those good things several years ago as opposed to right now.
Women have historically not had it good but I mean that’s kinda obvious but in the 1920’s femnist movements started and they resulted in wide-spread social progress. Women could work, women could vote and most importantly these changes lead to larger equality and better living conditions. It is undeniable that without feminism we would not have this blog for you to read but at the same time its undeniable that psychopaths have claimed ownership of feminism and (rather successfully I’m afraid) managed to push out all the other people who believed in it and became its new face. They did this entirely due to having unlawful relations with the media but in exchange now it seems both the media and feminism will go down as douchebags that helped ruin millions if not billions of lives thanks to their ego-centric and misanthropic behaviour. You might say that there’s no way western media and feminist agenda could affect this many people but you’d be wrong, the legislature is already there, there’s statistics that prove that in a divorce of a hetero-normative marriage, the male will be screwed; and its quite clear that even though statistics show that women get the most degrees in post-secondary education, women simply aren’t motivated enough (probably due to being told their effort won’t count or that they’re above working hard) to actually bother taking advantage of that. Third wave feminism has intentionally fallen victim to Jevon’s paradox, a paradox that states that any efficiency gained by improving a system will be lost to external factors such as increased use (though jevon’s paradox applies specifically to technological changes, its quite clear that feminism has managed to hit it without the use of technology). Women now have their right to employment, their right to vote, to make their own decisions and are now being told not to make them, not to work and not to seek employment because victimhood is apparently a better choice. And just to ensure there will be animosity between genders, females are getting severe leniency in courts while men can be accused of sexual assault with no evidence or harassment again with no evidence and get the next 10 years of their life messed up. Oh and if you complain about any of this, they’ll be pricks and claim you are misogynist woman hater because… well you know what I can’t and never will understand their insane ego-centric thought processes.
So it shouldn’t be surprising that I don’t find Asalieri’s choice to crap all over modern third wave feminism a bad idea since its an appropriate target, they do totally deserve every criticism and penalty they can get (sans death) and its also refreshing to see Eric Gaede spend time bashing something that completely deserves every criticism it gets.
Unfortunately Eric continues the tradition of “sticking it to my enemies regardless of how hypocritcal and non-self-aware I look” by not bothering to address his previous behaviours. Reviewers ADD also hits him heavy as he keeps flip-floping from being anti-feminist to playing video games to talking about #WTFU then back to making shitty RARs (which are really just thinly veiled insults towards people he doesn’t like at this point). It’s no surprise that Eric can’t keep an audience unless he’s causing drama but that won’t stop him from claiming that he doesn’t do drama or that everyone else is a just a drama queen. There’s been a large happening in his continued to crusade against Emer prevost but I’ll talk about that later.
Instead let’s view the maturity in which Eric Gaede tackles Third wave feminism.
Oh okay… he makes a character called Femfreq and then gets em killed. Well the goal was to get killed in that manner so I suppose that was okay…
I wonder if he does realize that’s a really depraved and pathetic way to act. You don’t see any of Eric’s detractors creating characters in multiplayer games called Eric Gaede and getting them killed. What made him think this was a good idea? Bonus points for this video coming right after his 1984’d video on how he doesn’t do personal attacks, drama or death wishes/fantasies.
So Eric starts the review with a misleading sequence in attempt at comedy where he acts angry that people keep taking movie classics and mangling them. The joke is that he is actually talking about another scene in a entirely different work called “legends of tomorrow” because it uses a scene that is highly reminiscent of Back to the Future. The problem is that mangling a movie classic would require remaking the movie and legends of tomorrow isn’t a remake nor does the scene in question plagiarize the back to the future scene as opposed to just appear similar. But hey humor isn’t his… well lot of things aren’t his strong set.
1:07 – 1:37
No seriously Eric attempts to pass of a 2013 event in U of T as a 2016 event reacting to James Rolfe’s recent decision to not address the new ghostbusters movie. There’s text and everything. “SJW reactions to a peaceful boycott of a movie online”. Yeah last time I checked it was SJW’s claiming that gamergate had time machines not the other way around Eric.
1:38 – 1:51 Eric shows the clip from AVGN’s video… yo numbnuts, this is the crap that gets you screwed for DMCA and youtube community guidelines. I thought you said don’t use other people’s clips?. Either way, AVGN’s clip contains the part where James says he won’t review ghostbusters because that would playing into the bile fascination. He figures that its going to suck so there’s no reason to contribute to its financial earnings.
1:52 “Quite right james” -Eric Gaede
Wait what? WHAT?
2:10 “tell the world you won’t support a shitty movie. god forbid you should incurr the wrath of dane cook feminist of the year”
You know its really sad when a guy who makes constant unfunny rape jokes is being totally accepted into the “feminist” community. What you were expecting me to criticize the quote? Sorry Dane cook sucks.
Nope no criticim here. Devin Faraci can go and meet the real ISIS and see just how much more respect he really does have for them. Because according to Devin, people who want you to demonstrate decency and respect for journalistic guidelines that you’re suppose to follow in order to earn money are obviously worst than terrorists who kill and behead innocent people.
2:50 “think about how sad it is that extreme third wave feminists are hinging their hopes on fucking ghostbusters”
*sigh* Eric you’re taking this way too far again. Third Wave feminists are unlikely to be using ghostbusters as a major attack. That would imply they actually have a vested interest in having the movie succeed. Its obvious that most Third Wave feminists are doing what they do because it lets them harass people while claiming victim status as well as write clickbait and make money by being contrarian. They obviously don’t care about the long-term effects and they never have. Why else would people continue to defend Anita Sarkesian repeatedly claiming she’s the sane most feminist voice around when all she does is take money and give none back? Because the clickbait makes money, contrarian is the best form of clickbait and its easier to be a feminist when you deliberately perform actions that exacerbate the negative perception of women and get people to care less about what happens to women.
3:07 Eric talks about the female fire fighters who helped out during 9/11 and how they did not receive recognition. He asks why third wave feminism doesn’t talk about them.
“yes let’s ignore the fact that the best they are hoping for to represent women is to retread ground that was already covered by men”
Well Eric I think you’ve already answered your own question. To third wave feminist anything a man can do a women can do better, that is essentially their motto. So it shouldn’t be surprising that they think that women can and should be better than the male ghostbusters. And of course I’ve already talked about their lack of long-term thinking so really… when are you going to apologize to AVGN about your frequent attempts to pin him as a harasser and a e-beggar?
3:30 Eric talks about how he was blocked by devin faraci
Eric… Third wave feminists are pushing for safe spaces because they wish to provide the impression that women are fragile and unable to take care of themselves with government intervention. One of the tools they push for is a blockbot that automatically blocks anyone based on a guilt by association algorithm. Odds are you were subscribed to people Third wave feminists hate like Sargon of Akkad. You would know this if you did a basic google search but hey whatever you don’t even know what they want much less how they operate. Oh and uh good work on not mentioning you’re repeated attempts to hurt AVGN while employing the same tactics and end goals that third wave feminists use.
Wow that sucked. Hopefully he talk about some other feminist in a proper manner.
0:00 – 0:35 Eric wastes half a minute telling viewers that the content will be annoying and that you should watch something else.
Well gee Eric you think?
0:38- 1:02 Eric says he found another feminist that spouts the “same” propaganda and refuse to debate. Unfortunately Eric makes a slip up and accidentally says “all feminists” which means you know, all of them, and thus accidentally insults every real feminist and not the joke third wave radicals that everybody hates. I would be offended but instead he decided to take a bunch of harpy pictures and shove them on screen. I have no idea what hapry has to do with third wave feminism. Harpies are known for their propensity for punishing people who have committed misdeeds. Third wave feminism will fuck you regardless of what you’ve done just cause they feel like it so I don’t understand the point of including those pictures.
1:17 Eric links to the artist’s tumblr page and gives their name too. Because harassment is a good idea and its also a good idea to not do something sane and keep the fuck away from insane people who like harassing others (I’m being sarcastic).
2:04 Eric begins reading comics really badly. This guy has the audacity to make fun of linkara while doing voices like this… *Sigh*. The first comic contains a joke where an individual says he is sick of political correctness and that everyone is thin-skinned; but the reply is that he should get thicker skin. At least I assume it was joke because that was fucking pathetic. Eric concludes this comic was a mouthpiece and since the author thinks people should grow thicker skins, that the author should grow thicker skin if they’re offended by Eric’s commentary.
I’m sad that Eric doesn’t tear the comic apart for being stupid. I mean the joke is that being angry at people being thin skinned is a form of being thin-skinned. That’s the joke. But the problem is that political correctness really is a problem, you can be fired from a major job just because people don’t like your shirt. You can have yourself severely financially penalized just for saying “rape”. You do not solve harassment by having the victim just accept the harassment. It would be nice if Eric just pointed this out… but sadly he does not.
2:32 Eric looks at a comic where a director says to wonderwoman states that female lead movies don’t make money the joke being that several characters that were female leads in their highly successful movies standing in the background. Eric says that artist is silly because IMDB says that there is a wonderwoman movie coming out.
Yo dumbass, that comic was made in 2015 possibly earlier. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/02/rebecca-cohen-feminist-illustrations_n_7713378.html
There was no news of a wonderwoman movie until recently. In addition it was unlikely that IMDB page existed back in 2015. Stop acting as if things you just found are suddenly new Eric. You did that last video its really shameful you did it again. Oh and if I were eric I’d tear this comic a new asshole by pointing out two of those characters is animated, and the one astronaut was in a succesful movie but not nearly as succesful as any male driven movie.
“Led by Sandra Bullock, “Gravity” grossed $269 million domestically, easily making it one of the most successful films of all time headlining an actress.” -http://www.goldderby.com/article/2014/cate-blanchett-oscar-speech-world-is-round-people-sandra-bullock-woody-allen-4738291506/
But then again I’m not Eric and I actually put effort into what I do so I guess it makes sense that Eric won’t bother to deconstruct the comic.
2:36 ” *eric shows a wikipedia page of films featuring wonderwoman* And there was a recent 2013 short film featuring [wonderwoman] too and of course all of these titles, thanks wikipedia”
Wow… okay Eric. What’s the difference between a real female and an animated one? Oh and neither of those movies featured wonder-woman in a predominate role. When they refer to woman driven movies they mean as the main fucking character not a goddamn side character. When feminists (third wave or not) refer to no female driven movies they are refering to live action movies with a female actor as the lead. DO you know how to properly portray the oppositions argument? Do you know how to do that Eric?
3:18 – 6:05 Eric reads a comic that poorly represents the Anita Sarkesian situation. The comic shows a lady saying, after a long and pointless amount of statements (such as saying that she has fled from her home, which is bullshit because Briana Wu and Anita Sarkesian are different people), that “video games aren’t perfect” at which point the audience says its heresy and blasphemy. Eric makes a bunch of analogies that are generally correct in that Eric says Anita has said much more than video game’s aren’t perfect (such as video games cause rapes and shootings) and in addition Anita has not received any real threats or danger.
This part is extremely good, Eric’s analogies are spot on and don’t miss the point. He properly deconstructs Anita’s behaviour (which is that she’s getting paid to run a narrative against gamers). So this means he must fuck up right… I mean seriously he does this alot?
6:15 “[Anita’s claims] which are now widely accepted as facts”
Wait what? Anita an accepted expert? By which sane scholar? But what police department? By what academic department? Even the UN threw this shit out the door when they saw it and they have countries not known for their human rights on their human rights council!
This is a strawman. The damage that Anita has done is bad, but its no where near as bad for gamers as it is for media, for woman trying to get in the hobby and the reputation of feminism.
6:30 to 8:00 Eric reads a comic that list a bunch of women that did things (that I’m not going to bother verifying because its pointless) and then argues that woman’s history month should be a thing. Eric then wastes a minute and a half talking about height handicapped people who did things and -then argues in favor of dwarf history month. Missing the entire point of the argument but what did I expect.
8:00 “Months dedicated to a race or gender are just such a stupid idea and don’t help people learn or give a crap about these people”
*sigh* Eric you’re the person that doesn’t even want people learning about basic science considering your stance on science and education in general. You don’t really care about informing people properly or even getting the full story. A month dedicated to a race doesn’t do anything if your as short sighted as Eric is but if you actually do care about things farther than your face then a learning month can be a springboard to ideas and understanding. That is of course assuming that people actually put effort into putting information out during that month and not be like Eric here and spread bullshit with the only occasional proper moment of good work.
8:30 Eric looks at a comic that has a man saying that a woman who only cares about woman is engaging in “reverse sexism” (woah that’s a dumb term). He states that feminists should be egalitarians since they care for all people. The woman replies that he is the reason she is a feminist (woah rude much?). Eric then promptly in a display of actual understanding and sense, properly deconstructs the comic as denoting that feminist only care for themselves and not for other men and that is a real problem. He notes that the female in the comic refuses to have her egocentric thought process questioned at all. Unfortunately Eric decides to say “being a feminist isn’t about empowerment or equality or any of that stupid nonsense. Its about entitlement”
Come on Eric all you had to say was “third wave” feminist you’d have avoided any strawmanning. Come on. So close. Ugh.
10:41 Eric reads a comic where a feminist says she belives society can be equal and that men are mature and compassionate only for another woman to come in and tell her that she must hate men because she identifies as a feminist.
Now if I were Eric I would decide to simply point out that the comic is hypocritical because the entirety of the author’s other comics do nothing but pretend that men have no compassion nor that men can understand or have maturity to tackle issues. The Author cannot pretend that men are suddenly capable of solving sexism and that feminism accepts men when the rest of the comics clearly demonstrate that men cannot be trusted and will attempt to kill people for daring to question video games or refuse to hire women even though it makes money or don’t want to learn about woman who did important things in history. The author has attempted to argue that feminism is not man hating when it makes so many assumptions about the average male that it might as well have engaged in man hating. Eric hasn’t been fucking up too much, let’s see how he handles it.
11:14 Eric decides to counter the comic by talking about things that other “feminists” have done such as arguing that women should be able to occupy seats with luggage while men cannot not, getting a man fired over a shirt and misrepresenting actual data such as the wage gap they keep lying about.
Wow that has nothing to do with the comic. Great job Eric, that strawman looks fucking fantastic. You’ve interpreted an argument against people thinking feminism is about man hating into an argument that defends cronyism, lying and harassing people for no real reason. Just like to remind Eric that I put “feminism” in quotes because third wave feminism does just as much to hurt women as it does to hurt men. It makes woman look like liabilities in the workplace (since they might accuse the employer of sexism if they’re fired or ruin other co-workers productivity due to rape accusations), it also silences them (many female gamergaters have had their opinions ignored and have been harassed too) and also makes light of real woman’s right issues (all of this discussion about western female rights is a major distraction from the absolute disaster is that is woman rights in middle east).
Sadly Erics off-topic and strawman rant continues for the rest of the video. It’s very hypocritical Eric that say the “feminists” argument is disingenuous when every argument he has ever made is disingenuous.
Oh and speaking of being disingenuous.
Let’s take a look at Eric’s response to Emer Prevost. Eric, wanting to demonstrate that he wasn’t butthurt over Emer leaving him, decided to make a 3 hour long rant session where he spill a whole bunch of accustations against Emer Prevost. Emer Prevost had the video taken down because it was harassment. Eric decided to make the video above and threw out accusations such as Emer not having a job (glass houses Eric…) and Emer being a self-centered douchebag (more glasshouses Eric). Eric refuses to believe that his constant poor behaviour was causing the relationship to deteriorate for 6 months but then again just like any “feminist” Eric doesn’t have self-awareness. Unsurprisingly the entire video is an insult to Emer Prevost demonstrating once again that Eric is only really interested in starting feuds as opposed to hurting people who actually deserve it (hmmm more parallels to “feminism”).
Finally, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Eric complains about “Feminism” being self-centered and relying on censorship and misleading information while engaging the same tactics. Hopefully Eric and “Feminism” won’t team up in the near future.
Gaming goose is apparently a reviewer of video games. You probably wouldn’t know this because Gaming Goose doesn’t really do reviews anymore as he apparently stopped in 2009. Gaming Goose as of current is more of a let’s player and as a let’s player his content is fairly mediocre (but that’s okay since most let’s players aren’t exactly super either. Either you’re like Slowbeef or frankomatic and just comment on playing a game or you’re like GameGrumps and comment on everything but the game. Either way its hard to build an audience unless you’ve got great personality.).
Really Gaming Goose’s major problem is a lack of focus. There are people who let’s play horror games exclusively and these people get an audience (often times very large) because its fun to watch their reactions to the horror elements of a game. There are people who exclusively play crap, like richlowtax (aka the guy who owns something awful forums) and they get an audience because seeing exotic crappy games is absolutely hilarious.
Gaming Goose’s content is… well its fucking everywhere to say the least. He’s pretty much Vloging at this point. Plays fallout 4 then plays Ghost and goblins. Has the audacity to call a let’s play of evil within a walkthrough while also playing some crappy russian FPS game. It’s safe to say that you’ll really no idea what he’ll be talking about it or covering and as a result its kinda hard to find an audience when you don’t have a great personality (to be fair few of us do) and have no real assurance that you’ll like the next video he puts out.
And of course its hard to talk about Gaming Goose without mentioning his attempts to jump on the AVGN hating bandwagon. He was one of the commentators on the AVGN movie commentary that Asalieri put out. I would like to remind everyone that they pirated the movie in order to do their commentary.
In addition Gaming Goose put out this disgusting video.
No I don’t understand what the joke is. Clearly Gaming Goose is attempting to do a brittney spears parody (he says “leave Irate Gamer alone” similar to the “leave Britney alone” meme/event) but quite frankly it fails because Britney Spears isn’t Irate Gamer. In addition critcism against Irate Gamer is more objective than subjective unlike the criticism that Britney Spears faced nor does Irate Gamer face severe tabloid harassment. But then again what was I expecting from this individual… actual talent?
Considering that Gaming Goose has not yet been rated using the TIR system (talent, Integrity and responsibility) I’m going to have to rate him. However its clear that he gets an F- in each category.
Talent = F- (Ability to create worthwhile content)
Barely capable of attracting an audience let alone making quality content. Fails to make anything beyond Vlog material as of 2016.
Integrity = F- (ability to stay consistent and avoid contradictions)
Clearly enjoys hypocritically stirring the pot. Doesn’t really care to stay consistent.
IN this video Gaming Goose says that games like Left4dead are not co-op because they do not have have a campaign mode. He defines co-op as working with someone to complete a goal but ignores the simple fact that in games like Left4dead you are working to survive the level. So by his definition Left4dead is qualified but he says it is not qualified. He also says that he hates that he has to research games and figure them out in order to find what content they have available. It could be the fact that he has no talent but it would help if he tried to sound a little more sarcastic.
Responsibility = F- (ability to avoid conflicts and resolve them. Good scores indicate individuals who do not start shit unless absolutely necessary)
Do I have to mention that he claims that any factual errors are a result of him trying to be funny (or as he calls it schtick?)? I see no reason for any gaming reviewer to attempt to defend the Irate Gamer nor has he given any valid explanation for why he would choose to partner up with Asalieri and attempt to harass AVGN.
I would love to write more about this but let’s be honest, we want to see his WTFU video. For those who don’t know what WTFU is about (probably because you’ve been living under a rock or maybe you’ll be reading this article several years after WTFU ended, which is doubtful but I might as well save you the googling), WTFU is a campaign to get youtube to instate proper mechanics to enforce copyright. Under the current system, anything can and will be claimed as violating a copyright and the creators ability to monetize or create content is severely hindered. The current system enables censorship of opinions by allowing reviews to be flagged and it also makes entirely original videos liable to be flagged as well. Woe to you if you are a classical music composer who wants to put your creation online for others to view, because the system is so broken that even though that video is 100% yours, it still gets flagged and you pay the price. Ironically its Let’s players who get hit hardest since they have small audiences to begin with and so generate less complains when they have to fight a copyright strike. A scene in a video game with music could get you DMCA’d even though that’s music coming from the game. Good luck if the DMCA system thinks you’ve mirrored a video game trailer when all you’re doing is playing the game and that sequence in the game was also in the trailer.
Thus its easy to see why WTFU has come to fruition this year. Even ignoring bullshit like allowing hostile, low quality and violent youtube channels to exist or giving some youtube partners way more protection than others (i.e Irate Gamer has broken many youtube guidelines and yet he has never had a problem to date). In all honesty I think this should have happened a lot sooner than it did but perhaps no one had the balls or the clout until now.
The countermovement on the other hand seems to be heavily corporate based or idiots as it appears they’ve bought out the media again.
IN the video above you’ll see that the WTFU movement has been called zombies for wanting a end to DMCA terror on youtube. I could draw parallels to gamers are dead and gamergate but let’s be honest here… the media is full of fucking idiots who think things will go away if they say they’re dead.
Given that Asalier and Co are contrarian, its unsurprising that the majority of them chose to oppose WTFU because obviously their attempts to oppose Channelawesome or any other major youtuber has clearly gone well for them in the past. What is this? Like the 50 time they’ve tried this to popular people?
This is gaming goose’s attempt on WTFU.
0:06 Gaming Goose shows a bunch of stuff that shows that he (gaming Goose) is not doing well at all. First showing a video with a high dislike ratio, several comments that are hostile, and then says he was sorry for not taking things seriously.
0:30 “I definitely should have been more adult” *Words “#Sorrynotsorry?” on screen*
Well gee I wonder why people hate you. First you don’t bother to do good work and then you make fun of your own attempt to explain yourself by saying that you’re not sorry by putting $Sorrynotsorry in the background. Are you or are you not aware that you’ve fucked up… oh wait I know the answer to that. Oh and just to let you know, Gaming Goose 1984’d his original video on WTFU. Because clearly we shouldn’t be allowed to see how badly he fucked up.
0:51 Gaming Goose says the WTFU movement is misguided and also says that the whole system is flawed.
Really Gaming Goose? care to explain why the system is flawed
1:04 “Anytime there’s a system in place, Companies and individuals will find loopholes in place…. Remember when there were star ratings and the flagging system that was going on there? People would go on and flag videos and channels, getting things taken down.”
Uh….. yeah… I don’t know how to say this but… that system is still there…. The current thumbs up and thumbs down isn’t really much different than a 5 star rating system especially since most people are just going to pick 1 star or 5 stars. The flagging system is still there. You just click the more button and then select report. It’s been less than 2 minutes and already I have the impression you have no idea what you’re talking about.
1:18 “The biggest controversy back then was whether or not people should be allowed or if it was right to have a paypal button or link… cut to today and oh things are much different.”
Ahem, E-begging and AVGN? The pro-adblocking movement that went after linkara because he wanted his ad revenue? What’s different about this? Was he being sarcastic? I don’t know because he immediately switches to another topic.
1:50 Gaming Goose attempts to explain WTFU. “1. Fair use designed to protect the person using someone else’s work from the holder’s exclusive rights”.
Wow that is an awful definition. That is quite literally the worse definition you could use. For starters that doesn’t explain the point of fair use. Secondly that’s not what fair use is. Fair use is not designed to protect someone who uses someone else’s work from the holder’s exclusive rights, it designed to allow parodies and criticism. If you refuse to do actual work or get an education then at least use google:
2:17 Gaming Goose says he has some experiences with fair use. He talks about when youtube had an invite only policy for its youtube partnership.
Oh for fuck’s sake… This is a coming out video isn’t it? This is going to be a Vlog that pretends to be an argument just like that Irate Gamer one. Ah why the hell do I keep running into these? I’m gonna start skipping to the relevant bits.
3:09 Gaming Goose says that his attempt to monetize a video was denied on the ground that he did not have persmission from the creators of the video game to stream it.
Okay see this is why you should know the terms of words before you use them. For starters, if you did a review or a let’s play or if the video game wasn’t even central to the video, then by no means does it count as copyright infringement. Youtube can be a dick about it but its being an unlawful dick. The video that gaming goose was unable to monetize was a thank you video that briefly showed tomb raider footage on the grounds (this was because gaming goose was discussing a trick that can be used to get scratched disks running). You don’t need permission because that’s fair freaking use. It counts as transformative because the video game content is being used to demonstrate that the trick works. Under no circumstances is the creators work being used for its original purpose.
4:10 “When you’re on your own you get boned alot”
Well gee, you don’t even know your own rights and didn’t seek help from a lawyer or by talking to others. I can see that you’re default position is bent over.
4:41 Gaming Goose talks about himself… well he’s been doing that a lot but here its really apparent. Is this about WTFU gaming Goose… because it sounds as if you’re just talking about yourself.
4:53 “I actually reached out to a copyright attorney because I actually wanted to know my rights” He also says that he isn’t a copyright expert… remember this part.
Somehow I get the feeling you didn’t because you didn’t define fair use properly… like at all.
5:16 “the difference is whether someone wants to take you to task for it [regarding whether or not something is fair use]”
So you got the legal answer which is, “you are only guilty of an offence if there is someone who claims a wrong has been commited by you”? You do realize that’s 2 + 2 = 4 right? Also this has nothing to do with WTFU like at all. 5 minutes in and you’ve given nothing of value. You also do realize that if someone claims you have commited copyright infringement it doesn’t mean you don’t have fair use, it means that your right to fair use is being evaluated thus you still have it unless the court finds (in a very unlikely event especially if you are a reviewer or a let’s player) that you are guilty of copyright infringement.
5:22 “Everybody is just lucky that most people haven’t taken them to task”
Okay… let me take this into a different context and translate the logic to more understanding terms. Everyone has the right to be treated as a non-criminal individual and be allowed a state known as existing. However this right can be challenged if a child and her/his family comes and accuses you of raping the former. This can be done regardless and whether or not you are put on a sex offenders list depends on whether or not someone takes you to task. Thus everybody is just lucky that no child and their family hasn’t taken to task for the crime of existing and being a target of their malevolent desires. In other words, We are all just lucky because we are all rapists who just haven’t been accused yet.
NO GAMING GOOSE, A GUILTY BEFORE PROVEN INNOCENT IS NOT THE CONCLUSION TO BE MADE HERE!. Fair USE IS A REAL THING and the fact that you didn’t define it right has ruined the rest of your video. How the fuck did you get five minutes into this discussion and not know two letters of WTFU. The FU is fair use but apparently you don’t think anyone has it because all it takes is an accusation and suddenly fair use doesn’t exist? So everyone is breaking the law and we’re in a copyright bubble? I’m not even mentioning the ego-centric portions of the review. All of this discussion has been “me me me” I haven’t heard much about his friends or anyone else at all.
5:31 “if you really wanted to be fair, you should go to court”
Okay one…. that’s not fair use. Two… are you are a rich generous millionaire? Third what the fuck does fair use have to do with court? You go to court to decide the limits of fair use. You don’t go to court to get fair use… you have that implicitly.
5:37 “you should allow people to take you to court and you should fight your first ammendment free speech fair use rights there” *words #muhfreespeech are written on the screen*
Wow… Gaming Goose? Didn’t you say you’re not a copyright law expert? So then why are recommending a course of action over copyright? Also allow me to tear this entire argument a new asshole. You’re not allowed to press charges and go to court until several weeks after the copyright claim. You are NOT allowed to go to court when a claim is made and must wait two or more weeks until you go to court. If you watched any fucking video from Angry Joe or Mr.Enter regarding how to deal with a copyright strike you’d have known this. Most companies deliberately skirt the law so that they wait roughly 1.9 weeks and then retract their claim then make it again (even though is is entirely illegal because companies CANNOT make false claims and by doing this they are totally making false claims). They deliberately prevent you from going to court.
Let’s just put this in false sexual accusations terms again. In crazy stupid land, a child and his/her family may charge you with a sexual offense preventing you from working for the next two weeks to earn money and placing you in jail until your court hearing. Thanks to bureaucracy, it takes two weeks for a court case to happen. The child and her/his family may cancel their sexual offence accusation at any time including at the last minute preventing a court hearing. Even though there’s a law that prevents people from making false sex offence claims, we’re idiots here in crazy stupid land, the child and her/his family can go right on ahead and make another false sex offence claim and at no point will we stop jailing you for two weeks even if the number of times this has happened is in the double digits. Does this sound like a place you would like to live in?
OH and I have a FU to give you gaming Goose for putting muhfreespeech as if freespeech is something to laugh at. Freespeech is the very foundation of democratic society and the only reason you’re allowed to make the content as low quality as you have. My job depends on freespeech and without it we’d all be driving cars don’t have working brakes or functional engines but hey go ahead and make fun it gaming goose. Fuck you.
6:00 “its not a personal argument”
Gee you sure have spent a lot of time talking about yourself. Want to talk about your lawyers or you know actual people who are affected but don’t care?
6:00 – 7:00 Constantly talking about himself.
Gee Gaming goose…. Wow… this video totally isn’t about you. I don’t know if its my ears… but I’m hearing a lot of virtue signaling and masturbation.
7:41 Gaming Goose talks about how larger channels lose revenue to these copyright strikes.
7:50 *shows picture of Doug Walker* “I don’t know him [Doug Walker] I have nothing against him”
Really gee. That’s why you picked the most unflattering picture of him.
8:03 Gaming Goose says that he is not saying that Doug Walker and others that support WTFU are not caring about other channels.
“I’m just saying I don’t think they have everybodies interests at heart”
Yeah they don’t have the interests of douchebags like you and Asalieri who want the current system because it fucks over everyone else.
8:10 “They’re not really worried about other people’s stances or careers or reach on youtube”
Earth to Gaming Goose. WTFU is not about making you and other small youtubers popular. The point of WTFU is to get rid of the DMCA content ID system. One of the side effects of it is that it’ll be easier to have a youtube career.
8:27 “If that were the case this would have come up a long long time ago because it has been going on for a long time”
So Gaming Goose how old are you? Account made in 2006. And this video was made in 2016? Okay so let’s apply your logic here. Clearly you’re not worried about other people’s stances or careers because you didn’t do this as early as possible back in 2006. Hell we should go even further. Look at all those charities about saving third world children. Those should have started in middle ages back in 1500. Stupid arrogant lazy fucks. Obviously these charities don’t care about the average person because they didn’t have time machines.
Hell what’s wrong with you reader! Gaming Goose existed in 2006 and his existence was for a long time. Why weren’t you reading this article back in 2006? What didn’t you care?
No seriously I don’t even know where the hell this argument comes from. You either get the movement now or never. You don’t get to choose when and where things happen, you get the choose how you react to them. Doug Walker and all the other major players of WTFU obviously wanted this problem gone when they first encountered it. But what would campaigning back in 2006 have done? We’re still living in a world where copyright uses outdated definitions and major billion dollar industries intend to keep it that way. How would starting this campaign back in early 2000s when you don’t have the political clout, the backing or the money have done anything? The reason why its WTFU now and not back in 2006 is because both the users and the creators are tired of it. They’ve faced several years of abuse not a few months. This entire arguement reads like a 5 year old child’s “they didn’t help me when I needed so why should I help others?”. Fuck you gaming goose.
8:40 Gaming Goose says that Doug and the other should be aiming for other things other than the content id system to be fixed because that would mean they actually care about other youtubers. Instead of talking about WTFU he decides to talk about #makeyoutubegreatagain… because obviously makeyoutubegreat again is WTFU… if you like strawmen
…. hmmm not exactly sure if gaming goose is retarded or stupid. Okay gaming goose. What are these other features? And how would be better than asking youtube to actually enforce the guidelines its suppose to fucking have? Not going to list any? I’m not surprised.
9:31 Gaming Goose shoots his own egocentric argument in the face by talking about how bad the content id system is. Then chooses to not talk about it any further and instead ask if it’ll make youtube great again.
Hmm well I don’t know Gaming Goose. Youtube won’t add pheripherals that stimulate the reproductive organs to cause pleasure nor will it cause hot men (or hot women) to materialize into your room and sex with you. I guess I’ll just settle for… YES YOU STUPID IDIOT. A day a youtube creator can make the content they are legally allowed to do is a day where the system fucking works. And a system that works is great.
9:45 Gaming Goose talks about egotistical solutions he proposes:
He proposes that copyright strikes don’t cause any penalties except loss of ad revenue.
“you still get your fair use, you’re still allowed to upload content and you don’t have to worry about copyright strikes”
Gaming Goose then says that this proves that WTFU is greedy because its a question of whether or not they can make money and not whether or not they can make things period
Okay for starters. That’s not fair use. No seriously that’s not fair use… like at all. Fair use states that the transformed work is practically your own and you are allowed to distribute as you wish. This is important because we have a think known as textbooks and textbooks have lots of fair use in them. From the pictures to the snippets from other texts to quotes. A textbook tends to cost $50+ to buy. If you aren’t allowed to make money because something has been content from something else then you essentially owe royalties to everything and everyone.
Let’s take this to its logical conclusion. Gaming Goose has proposed that if something you have has been determined to be someone elses, you are not allowed to make money off of it. Thus every job in the world has now been invalidated as factory workers work off a factory and thats not theirs. The engineers who made the factory don’t get paid because the building materials were not theirs nor were their ideas entirely originally. Any job involving a spoken language is now invalid because you cannot get paid because you used a language that’s not originally yours. You can’t even spend money because your money wasn’t made out of original materials either nor is currency is an original concept. Therefore you starve and you die.
But let’s provide another angle for why this is a stupid argument. Say you are Doug Walker or AVGN or whatever the content creator you are watching these days. Imagine that you could not be paid for the entertainment you provided regardless of whether or not you even used copyright content (because gaming goose’s system still doesn’t stop unlawful claims so fuck you original content creators, gaming goose hath spoken). What happens to your content? No seriously? Are you going to keep doing your sketches, your show and your funny stuff as your bones get brittle, your house gets condemned and your body dries up from malnutrition? No you’re going to quit because getting paid and by extension living are more important. I’d like to remind everyone that this was Gaming Goose’s attempt to “make youtube great again” by ensuring that any content on youtube will be low quality. I get the impression that Gaming Goose has adopted the “get a real job” mentality while ignoring the fact that not only did he try to make money on youtube but also that he clearly shows contempt for anyone successful.
10:22 “I realize at this point that no matter what I say, I’m not going to be able to help out or convince everybody else”
SO THEN WHY DID YOU POST THIS PIECE OF SHIT VIDEO!? Hurray for Nihilism!!!!!
11:10 “My issue is that when you are talking about community and making youtube better is that there is a large set of people that this will never ever touch. This content id system doesn’t affect people who don’t use other people’s material.”
Pfffttt HAHAHAHAHAHA. OH my god you suck. You Suck. Holy shit 11 minutes in and this is your A-game? You don’t even define anybody. Not affect who? The Content ID system is so broken you could fart and it’d think you stole it.
11:23 “I don’t think this affects beauty bloggers very much”
“1) Ultra Records sues Michelle Phan—and she fights back
Michelle Phan is one of YouTube’s preeminent beauty vloggers, and her makeup tutorials have racked up over a billion views, which means the music featured in those videos gets some pretty substantial time in the spotlight.
But Phan came under fire in 2014 when Ultra Records claimed she had been using recordings of their artists without permission. The label sued Phan for the unlicensed use of their music, including Grammy-nominated DJ Kaskade. In turn, Phan countersued, arguing that she’d been under agreement with Jason Kilgore, Ultra’s senior new media manager, who had agreed by email to allow Phan to use the music with credit to the artists and links to their iTunes accounts. This agreement began in 2009, but when the label’s lawyers started issuing DMCA notices five years later (with which YouTube complied), Phan claims she lost revenue.
This feud still hasn’t been resolved, and Phan demanded a trial. To abate such disputes in the future, YouTube added measures that show creators which songs they can use and what the use of those songs does to the monetization of their videos. There’s also a plethora of rights-free music creators can use to underscore their vlogs and keep the monetization for themselves.”- http://www.dailydot.com/entertainment/youtube-scandals-2014/
Yeah beauty vloggers aren’t affected at all. They just can’t use music or do anything really entertaining. Oh and by the way, they can’t show logos either or they could get content ID’d. Don’t mention any brand names either. OH and uh gaming goose wants to say fuck you if you care about anything else that isn’t beauty vlogging.
11:47 “All of these people don’t get hit with this stuff”
Yes and all of these people aren’t even in the same genre as the other shit thats in WTFU.
11:51 “and the reason they don’t get his is because they aren’t using other people’s content”
OH god this is a repeat of Asalieri’s “don’t use other people’s clips” crap.
11:55 “I want to know how your movement [WTFU] is going to make youtube great for them [Beauty Vloggers]”
Well gee I don’t know. WTFU still isn’t going to get hot men (or women) to pop up into your room and have sex with you… I couldn’t possibly see how not getting screwed over by big corporations over false accusations that can occur for no reason could help anybody. It’s like having hand rails in industrial factories and near cliffs. Why would that help at all? What is falling to your death a thing? How does handrails make a factory a better place to work in? Likewise how does not getting screwed by big corporations who want easy ad revenue money help youtubers? We should all be like Gaming Goose and take a profound interest in accepting anal insertions.
11:57 “see my problem”
12:01 “not only is only minimally going to make it great for me. Its not even going to make it great for them at all because it doesn’t affect them”
YES mention yourself first before others. That is how you conduct yourself and make it look as if you aren’t a complete egocentric bitch. Pretend you speak for others when you don’t even know their plight their position or their stances on the issue.
Gaming Goose then minces words for the next minute and a half… wow that barely even talked about WTFU or even addressed it.
Oh and us by the way. When you write WTFU is not for you. The hashtag should not be WTFUNFU. It should be WTFUINFU
But either way the result is the same. You jumped head first into a bandwagon that wasn’t even going anywhere. It says alot about your character when you jump to the side that big greedy corporations take and refuse to acknowledge how fucked up your argument is in any meaningful way.
Now if you excuse me, I’m going to go get a rifle and a condescending dog that can laugh.
Well as you might know, last article took a very long time because I believed that waiting would allow for Eric’s “I’m a gaming channel and totally not a drama queen” video to get posted. But apparently that video had so many keks in it that Eric 1984’d the video and it never got mirrored. This article is to make up for lost time.
For those that don’t want to read three articles in a row. Randomdce’s lowest moments include making crap videos that essentially called AVGN an e-beggar and was made essentially to show Randomdce’s friends (like Eric Gaede, Emer Prevost, Blue Magnus) that he was better than AVGN (and likewise his friends were all doing the same thing too). Randomdce also failed to make any real commentary on video games with reviews and recaps that made no sense and were crap. His response to Angry Joe’s rant against youtube DMCA was also bottom of the barrel which comprised essentially of laughing at Angry Joe for getting screwed by youtube. Randomdce was quite a bit full of himself (and to some extent he still is) to point that he seemed desperate to make his opinion known at any cost. It doesn’t matter if it meant picking a fight with the entire My Little Pony (good lord am I writing that name here?… geez) community just to tell them he thinks the show sucks (without explaining why no less) or claiming he’s a major Marvel comic book nerd by attacking a whole bunch of non-existent people, then Joe Quesada for no reason then Marvel for no reason. It’s safe to say that a few years ago, Randomdce was definitely very random to the point that you might even call him scatterbrained.
The good news is that given a cursory glance, its clear that randomdce has generally cleaned up his act. He’s not starting stupid rants against other personalities that way better than him in terms of talent and production values. He doesn’t appear to be contrarian for the sake of it. His comics are… still bad but at least they’re staying away from bullshit political pushing (for the most part, I’ll be talking about the parts where he fucks up this article).
Randomdce has distanced himself from youtube which is probably because it’ll force him to put effort into videos when he already does alot on deviantart (with his regular updates being posted on facebook so others can see it). He seems to have put more effort into making his comics more relevant and less pushy but he still occasionally makes mistakes (as we will see later). Thus Randomdce receives the high praise of not being a total dumbass and instead current sits at the high risk of being a total dumbass (which considering Emer, Eric and literally everyone else mentioned on this blog, that’s high praise indeed).
The bad news is that bad habits are hard to break. Let’s a take a look.
“Not trying to be a hater, but filming yourself watching videos is NOT a talent!”- March 21st 2016 Randomdce
This is what I’m talking about when I give you an integrity score of F-. If you lack self-awareness I cannot give a score beyond an F.
Really the self-insert crap needs to stop. I understand you do this as a hobby but randomdce you kinda need to actually put effort and work into your stuff if you expect people to actually want to read it. I mean seriously. For starters you have a minecraft creeper hat on your self-insert character. Then you have him pull out the chaos emeralds to do apparently transform. Then a metroid comes in for no reason… Then the lazyiness comes full circle when you have “cute yet offensive panda” (yes that’s the name randomdce gave the panda character, I’m not making that up) and you just slap the name sony onto some generic suit guy. And then you kill Sony just because they’re milking stupid people’s nostalgia. At least you had the decency to put the word Twat in the name of character who is a self-insert fanfic. I’m not defending the crappy first impression that was ghost busters but writing this awful and art this lazy isn’t praiseworthy.
Aw man awesome! Dude totally look at that background. Holy shit that must have taken 5 hours to make. The characters don’t even change that much and in fact aside from a few lines on their face and some change of clothing, the characters are just copy-pasta’d into each panel. Oh and the humor is awful and prone to continuity lockout but hey what webcomic isn’t prone to such stuff?
And of course there’s his stance on WTFU… which is both hypocritical and yet at the same time picks the side he insults.
“can’t they get a real job like everyone else?”
Well randomdce… hmmm where to begin with this one. For starters they pay taxes based on their income which make their work actually a job. Second what’s your job randomdce? Because the idea that someone should get a real job can be twisted so badly that regardless of what job you have you could still be told to get a “real job”. And considering that you have in fact done this its obvious that you don’t know what a job is let alone what a real job would entail.
But with some regards to not being a complete jackass, Randomdce did address this in the comments:
“If this is in refference to Deadpool’s thought balloon saying something about real jobs.
It’s being in character, cus he’d probably say that.
If people can make a living off of YT, more power to em.”
And this actually makes Randomdce look human. It as if he’s acknowledging that youtube is a hellhole and is really hard to survive in (as his failed youtube career would demonstrate) but on the otherhand it doesn’t change the fact that he still thinks it funny to make fun of people who have real jobs by saying that don’t. Deadpool would probably not say anything along those lines and would probably try to video bomb the youtubers but eh whatever its dumb joke in a comic strip that sadly seems to mostly political.
But what about Randomdce’s actual thoughts about WTFU?
“#WTFU is a subject I’m avoiding for now. Not because I disagree with what’s been said (hell I’m up for blowing the starting whistle) but I don’t use Youtube anymore and I don’t really want to take sides in this.
While I have offered some comments about it here and there, I’ll just say this as my final thought.
YES. Youtube’s content ID system is broken and now scumbags are taking advantage of the broken system.
BUT. I wonder why Doug and “The Justice League of Fair Use” are choosing to speak up now, when smaller channels have been getting assfucked as far back as 2013.”
Well its certainly a more responsible tone to take but at the same time I have to point out that no Doug and the “justice league of fair use” have not ignored the DMCA issue. They’ve been trying repeatedly to point out that DMCA sucks its just that they didn’t have enough political clout to try anything yet. Heck it bears repeating that Doug Walker made his own website to dodge youtube’s crappy system and explicitedly stated that was the case.
Ignoring things that happened don’t let you get away with putting out obviously false scepticism.
That said I did say at the begining of this article that Randomdce did for the most part clean up his act. There some bad habits left over like self-insert garbage, lack of humor or pointless snideness against people he’s rivals with but on the hand we have commentary that’s actually spot on.
Holy shit did I just see self-awareness? You know we’re not supposed to have that on this blog randomdce… For those who don’t know the handy dandy guides were self-righteous ranting disguised as “informative videos”. Randomdce deleted most of the videos (though some tended to get mirrored). So its actually quite refreshing to see someone being covered actually show some self-awareness by referencing their own mistakes.
The above is a video that he says wasn’t inspired by gamergate (as put in the disclaimer) I could do a step by step analysis but best reserved for videos that actually suck. Yes you read my words correctly, I implied that this video doesn’t suck. It points out with relative accuracy the behaviour of video game journalists over the past few years and does a good job of not being an egotistical rant or self-insert bullshit that randomdce really enjoyed doing a few years back.
I often feel as if randomdce has managed to become good enough to not require any more articles. Maybe I’m not looking in the right places. But regardless based upon what I’ve seen, I can safely say WOW what an improvement. It’s not awesome, but its not offensive, egotistical garbage… and that’s what counts.
As a bonus though… let’s all remind ourselves that randomdce still has long way to go… especially in the art department:
Completely white background… graphics on par with maplestory and look as if some of the facial expressions were in fact taken from there. The word “Equations” spelt wrong.
But hey at least the satire department is actually functioning. Compare that certain other people… I’m just amazed it didn’t suck and make me want to kill myself.
Unless I missed something that randomdce did that would make him eligible for this blog (i.e being a complete asshole, arguing in bad faith, mistreatment of others, harassment .etc) I think this might very well be the last article on him. Though it makes me wonder. Randomdce agrees with #WTFU even if he does compromise by saying he is sceptical on the motives Doug and others have. Asalieri is not a person who enjoys scepticism or anything other than complete agreement. Will we be seeing another split up in the near future?
Also on a final note. Since two things have been removed from the line up on the polls (Irate Gamer’s coming out video due to being fully covered, and randomdce for not sucking big ones as far as I know). We will need more topics. Feel free to suggest whatever topics you’d like covered. As long as its something worth critiquing its worth suggesting. It doesn’t even have to be Asalieri or troll related.
Yeah sorry guys, I really wanted to take a look at Asalieri’s I’m not a drama queen video but he deleted it and no one bothered to make a mirror of it. What a shame.
From what I can gather. Asalieri received a game from Emer as a gift but Asalieri decided to pretend he was hot shit and start complaining repeatedly about every aspect of the game until Emer got fed up and apparently things escalated so badly that they broke up.
Now I’m not exactly sure who to root for here. So I’m not rooting for anyone. I don’t like Emer because as described in a previous article, Emer has issues putting out quality content and seems to enjoy being really really lazy and resorts to contrarian-ism to be relevant. If for some reason you missed that article then here it is:
I don’t like Asalieri because… really? Really that question is so easy to answer I’m going to be very brief. Asalieri is a drama-monger who enjoys bullying and harassing others especially if he feels they are doing better than he is. He frequently doesn’t think anything through and makes complaints that make no sense and then pretends those non-sense complaints are him “calling it like he sees it”. Given his frequency to “call it like he sees it”, I get the heavy impression he’s blind. Asalieri was a key proponent of the anti-e-begging movement (which is thankfully dead) that used E-begging as an umbrella term for asking for help in return for something than using the actual definition of E-begging (which is to ask without offering anything tangible in return). It doesn’t really surprise me that Asalieri is happy to have the youtube DMCA policies because while he will frequently complain about losing his old channel because he stupidly kept harassing JFreedan which included but was not limited to conspiring with Batdamn to attempt to illegally sue JFreedan in multiple courts. You can see the long list of evidence in many of the previous articles I have written on Asalieri.
The bolded article is the one most relevant to this discussion.
“I for one will work around their system and make it work for me” – Eric Gaede on the youtube copyright system
Yeah pretty sure you didn’t manage to get the system to work for you Eric. And no having the system screw over your competitors doesn’t count as having it work for you. You know in a lot of respects I see Eric as the crabs in a boiling pot of water. You see when a crab tries to leave a pot of boiling water, the other crabs will grab that one and prevent it from leaving.
So apparently Eric’s response to youtube copyright is “as long as it fucks over the people I hate I’m okay with it because I literally don’t do anything noteworthy at all”.
Well back to the break up… Sadly since the video’s gone I can’t really have much to comment about. In the alleged video, Eric stated that he was no drama queen (because making a video about losing your friend and repeatedly insulting him and stirring up controversy doesn’t make you a drama queen right Eric?) as well as continued to insult Emer. While I don’t like Emer because of his amoral behaviour (we need only look at his still constant attempts to slander AVGN and Channel Awesome to see that) with his poor work ethic just being the icing on the cake; I still feel as if maybe Eric could make a break for it and actually get something done. I often get the impression that Eric Gaede aka Asalieri had a very negative impression on Emer Prevost aka He11sing920. But then again for all I know maybe Eric and Emer became friends not because of a toxic relationship but because they’re both assholes. Hopefully them breaking up will be for the best and we will see less stupid ass bullshit from either of them in the future.
Well that was a short article… Guess I’m gonna have to do something else. 25% of you wanted to see more Randomdce stuff. But I also think I should cover the Asalieri WTFU video. For those who don’t know what WTFU is, its a movement against youtube’s crappy copyright system. The very system that’s so broken it can get people’s videos taken down for basically no reason other than someone complained. Eric’s no stranger for saying he hates youtube but then happily bends over and to take it in the rear.
But enough about Eric’s past history let’s take a look at the video.
0:00-0:10 “Alright I’m a go quasi-radio on this one. Time is of the essence and I’m not gonna go search for too many images for this one. Sorry about that. I don’t wanna waste too much time on this one”.
Okay for starters… go quasi-radio? Was there ever fucking point to any of the images you put on constantly on your show Eric. Most of time they’re just stupid shit that can and should get you a DMCA since you don’t do anything to the pictures to make your work transformative. But at least you’re saving calories by not bothering to do something pointless. You could save even more calories by not making this stupid video but hey you said you didn’t want to waste too much time but that means you’re okay with wasting time just as long as it doesn’t pass a certain threshold (because that would take effort).
I would probably remark about the concept that Eric clearly wants to rush through the issue and not actually discuss it. But I mean that’s to be expected. I mean it goes without saying…
0:35 Eric says that he’s making this video because his friend Gaming Goose (oh well that would explain why no one watches gaming goose anymore) made a WTFU video saying that the campaign was bullshit and “thousands of people” came in to harass anyone who didn’t “toe the channel awesome party line”
Eric If you’re gonna treat the issue with such obvious contempt without explaining yourself then I think we all know why you made this video. For the drama and contrarian-ism. Let’s take a look at the views here. For starters this video as of today has 6k views, still no where near Asalieri’s subscriber count of 9k but let’s take a look at the other videos. 1.2k, less than a thousand WAY less than a thousand… hmmmm, I wonder why this video is sensation bullshit when its clear that its only thing Asalieri actually bothers to do these days?
I also didn’t know that Channel Awesome counted as a political party as opposed to advocating common sense and creative freedom but hey its good to see you know exactly how to be pretentious. I also have to adore the fact that Asalieri has to play the victim here as if thousands of people saying you’re wrong and are just being contrarian for the attention are just mindless harassers. Given that the WTFU crowd easily numbers in the hundreds of thousands if this were true Eric’s video would have over 100k views and roughly over 100k dislikes. But that didn’t happen so the harassment narrative is bullshit. Let’s also ignore irony of Asalieri’s campaign against Anita Sarkesian while using the very same tactics he uses.
0:46 Eric says that people called him and gaming goose traitors for not agreeing with the hashtag. Eric says he disagrees with the hashtag because of the people, the motives and the hypocrisy.
No I agree with those people. Eric, you are on youtube. You complain about having lost your channel and frequently do illegal shit that’s not legal by youtube’s guidelines. You take content from other people’s videos and put it in yours. You take images that aren’t yours and put them in your video. By youtube guidelines the let’s plays you’ve resorted to doing would also not be legal. IT doesn’t matter if you don’t agree with the hashtag because you don’t like Channel Awesome or feel as if they’re hypocrites. You haven’t shown any indication that don’t enjoy bending over and letting youtube have its way with you. In fact you have explicited stated several years ago that this was exactly what you were okay with doing. You deserve to be called a traitor by stabbing the very people who are defending your right to make content in the back.
0:50 Eric displays a picture of Doug Walker in a M.Bison uniform and then puts the words blah blah blah muh money.
Hey Eric, I’m gonna ask this question again. You were angry because you lost 5 bucks in an online video game. You were angry because you couldn’t spend hundreds of dollars you already had on a new laptop and had to e-beg for it (under the actual definition of E-begging too). Why do you treat other people’s attempts to earn the money they have rightfully earned with such disdain?
1:00 Eric talks about Doug Walker’s motives… and by talks about motives I mean engages in sensationlist bullshit that falls apart on basic scrutiny. “His poor little chanly wanly got taken down like for what an hour?”
Okay Eric… Please take down your channel for one hour and see if you enjoy that. In fact I know you wouldn’t enjoy this because. Because an incident of similar bullshit happened to you (and you may very well have done it to yourself).
Here you got harassed for roughly an hour by people driving to your house and asking for free games on ad that was faked. In this video you gave several indications that you made the ad that caused your harassment (the first was having a grand speech prepared, the second was not doing something sensible like putting up a sign that said “ad is not real, someone faked it” and the third was taking the video down as well as actually showing your real address and of course the fourth would making the damn video because that encourages further harassment which you didn’t continue get showing that it wasn’t someone else trolling you). But the important part isn’t that you may have made the ad so you could moral grandstand but that you did not enjoy being able to do what you wanted to do for that hour or so you got harassed.
This is the same shit that happens to youtube content creators that fall afoul of youtube copyright laws. They lose a full hour or more to this bullshit that shouldn’t have even happened. This ignoring the fact that youtube copyright law may restore your channel within in the hour but you still lost profit and time to this shit. If people responded the same way Eric does to other people’s harassment then Eric’s video destroys itself. Instead of thinking about how sad it is for Content Creators to constantly deal with harassment from the DMCA, they’ll just make fun of it “because duh they just lost an hour durr hurr” wait a second… how I am supposed to feel sorry for Eric if that’s the thought process I’m supposed to have here?
“Duh Eric just lost his chanly wanly lol now all he has to do is make another one”. You know eric if you don’t want people being insensitive to you, you might want to try actually having empathy. To paraphase undertale, I know your not human but I enjoyed it better when you pretended to be one.
1:06 “funny, Doug has a history of abusing the youtube copyright system to take down people who upload clips of his show and whatever context they put it in”
So then wouldn’t Doug Walker not want to fix youtube copyright law so he could continue to do that? I don’t get what the fuck you are talking about now. You don’t enjoy his abuse of the youtube copyright law so you want to allow abuse of the copyright law by him again? He’s trying to make it so he can’t do that shit anymore. If you hate it than that’s a good thing. It’s a like a serial killer being against murder. Sure it’s hypocritical but what’s the alternative? Do you want the serial killer to go back to killing people because it keeps him consistent?
1:17 “Ask your friend AVGN, where back in 2011 he had mike matei copyright flag me for running a scathing commentary of his show”
Sure let’s go ask AVGN. Let’s go ask AVGN and where’s the fair use. Oh wait AVGN isn’t apart of that. Great strawman!
1:25 “Doug you’re a hypocite, you didn’t care about this stuff until it hit you in your wallet”
Uh Eric… get a dictionary.
“a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.” -Definition of Hypocrite http://www.dictionary.com/browse/hypocrite
So Eric… where you can you point me to the part where Doug says he has always cared about the youtube community and has always been against DMCA? Apathy is not hypocrisy. Apathy is hypocrisy only when someone says they’ve never been apathetic. I’m sorry I don’t see what is hypocritical about only caring when you’re the victim of something which I should note isn’t true in Doug’s case because he’s been dealing with youtube bullshit for years now to the point that he made his own site and specifically said youtube bullshit was the reason why he made that site. Sure you can be a hypocrite if you don’t care about something unless it hurts you but only if you explicitly tell victims to fuck off and Doug has never acted as if people who got hit by DMCA had it coming or that the DMCA system was good. Hell the only person doing that seems to you Eric. You don’t care about WTFU at all, you just want to stick it to the people you hate and get drama views. You don’t actually care about the DMCA shit AVGN and Doug have done because you don’t want to the fix the system so they can’t abuse it to hurt you again even though you complain so much about their apparent misuse of it. The only hypocrite here is you Eric.
1:42 Eric says that #WTFU is for slacktivists.
Oh that’s rich coming from you Eric. Excuse me Eric. Let’s list the campaigns you were involved in and what they accomplished. Oh and harassment isn’t an accomplishment:
TGWTG cruxifition stuff accomplishments = 0
Irate Gamer trolling accomplishments = 0
JFreedan harassment accomplishments = 2 (hurray for getting your dumb channel shutdown Oh and going outside for once! That’s also an accomplishment)
AngryJoe and Pissedjose accomplishments = 0
AVGN anti E-begging accomplishments = 0
AVGN anti cheetahment accomplishments = 0
Ever RAR every made accomplishments = 0
Campaign against Batdan and the Irate Gamer sucks blog = -2 (got owned badly by MrKillultra, started two pointless feuds with a blog that really doesn’t hurt anybody. -1 one other point for trying to defend Irate Gamer)
Campaign against Encyclopedia Dramatica accomplishments = 0
Campaign against Antia Sarkeesian accomplishments = 0 (lol you’ve done just as much as Anita has.. good work!)
Total Acheievements = 0
I guess when you are a slacktivist, you can only see other real activists as slacktivists. Oh and uh let’s ignore the fact that WTFU was acknowledged by youtube’s CEO and stuff.
1:47 “(in annoying voice) Let’s all whine over TFS and doug guys”
Hey Eric ever wonder why no one whined over your shit… its because TFS and Doug actually make good content. They make stuff that’s actually funny and doesn’t lead to harassment.
1:50 “Guys who whine who got their channels pulled for only a couple of hours”
…. Glass houses Eric…. Glass houses…
1:54 “and who surprise surprise all got reinstated”
Okay two things I want to point out here. Eric you have to date not gotten your old account back. That implies you actually did violate a rule and the fact that you will not point out the obvious fact that it was because you were actually harassing JFreedan. Getting your account reinstated means that you were wronged by the DMCA and yet no changes have been made to fix the constant sources of these wrongings. Second I’d like to the remind everyone that Eric enjoys giving out abuse but not taking any at all. Maybe if Eric was actually human, he’d have empathy and could realize that being wronged and having that wrong be corrected is still not better than never being wronged at all. Let’s also ignore the fact that there’s lost revenue and lost account privleges but hey Eric can’t shut up for more than an hour so I doubt he even understands the importance of not being able to do anything for several hours.
2:00 “But johnny two subs can go fuck himself. Youtube can’t ever pressure itself to give some nobody their channel back”
Uh Eric. There’s plenty of examples of low end youtubers getting their stuff back over DMCA claims. Heck Mr.Enter started out pretty damn small and he’s still able to fight DMCA claims. You have to remember that all these people you keep complaining about like AVGN, Nostalgia Critic, Team four Star all started small and they were dealing with DMCA back then too. But hey why fucking bother. Have another strawman.
2:10 “I was given 3 copyright strikes back in 2011 and like many smaller channels no one shed a tear over me”
Well that would be because you aren’t human Eric. I think at this point we’re at exhibit Z in terms of how non-empathic and ego-centric you can be.
2:17 “listen guys straight talk” [Puts an image of a middle finger on screen.
Oh great now you’re flipping off your audience. That’s great I’m totally listening to you. All the great mentors of history flip off their students when giving advice. Oh wait they don’t because they’re human.
2:19 “You want youtube to change”
Oh sweet here it comes. This isn’t going to disappoint. Eric did this several years ago he’s gonna do it again.
2:20 “Boycott youtube”
PFFFT HAHAHAHAHA OH MY GOD. OH MY SIDES.
So this is pretty much Eric’s argument. That we can’t do anything because we’re too weak to do anything. And now Eric you know why everyone hates you. Ever look at AVGN and Nostalgia Critic and wonder why they have hundreds of thousands of views while you barely get 500? It’s because they actually treat their audience with respect.
2:27 “the only way you’re gonna hurt a multi-million dollar corporation is to stop using their services”
Says the guy on youtube. Says the guy using those services right now. I’m expecting Nihilism soon.
2:36 “no hashtag is going to make youtube start employing human beings to run their flagging systems because that would be cost ineffective”
Hmmmm. Having robots that cause problems and make content creators protest and leave? Cost-effective
Or having humans that cost slightly more and prevent creators from getting fed up and leaving? Cost-ineffective in Eric’s stupid head
Or Shuttdown the DMCA system so that companies have to do their work and actually look for offending material so that youtube doesn’t have to pay for what companies are supposed to doing? Also Cost-ineffective in Eric’s stupid head.
Hmm I don’t know. I’m expecting Nihilism soon.
3:06 “They [Channel Awesome] want you to keep the relevant at a time where they’re popularity is waning”
Ah here’s the Nihilism. See everyone, Channel Awesome, TFS and all the other major youtubers are simply losing power and views. That’s why there so desperate to stop the DMCA because its totally not a problem. Because clearly they’re doing poorly despite no evidence to contrary. We should all go watch the good youtubers who are totally relevant like He11sing, Asalieri or Razorfist or Randomdce. They have the hundreds of thousands of views and make so much money that can sustain high production values. I mean just look at ASalieri’s high production values that he can afford to make this video. I mean just look at audio that sounds like it was made off a dollarstore microphone and if you listen closely you can probably hear Eric giving himself a blowjob. Well to be honest I don’t know, I can’t hear him giving himself a blowjob physically but I can tell he’s doing it because this is the stupidest shit I have ever heard.
This the narrative equivalent of doubling down. Instead of bothering to fight youtube, Eric just believes that no one can do anything and therefore you shouldn’t try anything or you’re just grasping for power and manipulating people. He’s so petty he ignores the fact that all these people are fighting to protect his stupid ass from this shit. Then again he did this when Angry Joe was against DMCA so I’m not surprised he’s doing this again. I just love how he brings up the bullshit that Channelawesome is failing and irrelevant. Yes Because that thesis you brought up several years ago that predicted an imminent collapse is still valuable several years past its due date.
3:15 “the fight isn’t real, These Two have more common interests than you might think [this is written on the screen]”
Like what Eric? Like what? Don’t just write this shit on the screen and expect people to suck it down their throats without thinking. Are you honestly trying to have a discussion here or are you just making propaganda. Oh wait I already the answer.
3:20 “none of these people care for my interests or your interests”
Yes Eric mention “my interests” first before “your interests” because clearly your needs come before everyone else’s. Oh and what do you mean they don’t care about your interests? DMCA affects everyone dumbass.
3:23 “they only care about their own bottomline [insert another picture of Doug in Bison costume running off with a bag of money]”
And….? No seriously. Let’s assume that was true. Why should we not get rid of DMCA? Why not? Let’s go back to the serial killer example. The reformed Serial killer doesn’t want to kill people anymore because she hates going to jail. It’s an entirely selfish need. So I guess we should just get the serial killer to start killing people again because hey its selfish to not want to go to jail. Same thing here. I guess we should let DMCA run free to fuck everyone because some people apparently are selfish? Nice strawman.
Wow… where to begin? Really if anyone were to ask, I’d say that Irate Gamer has lost all relevance. Then perhaps some of you might reply that if he has lost all relevance why would I be writing about him? Well that’s the funny thing about how content works, its doesn’t really matter if someone is irrelevant or not in mainstream consciousness, they’re still capable of doing things and its worth covering as a result. I mean looking at real-life we can see plenty of topics that are critical to everyday society but are never really mentioned in casual conversation. Topics like civil infrastructure for anyone who watches “last week tonight” is a great example that relevance/mainstream consciousness doesn’t dictate importance. Imagine if everyone went stupid like Archfiend did and just arbitrarily decided to stop caring about Irate Gamer; some people think this would actually stop him but in all actuality Chris Bore’s behaviour gets worse whenever he thinks people aren’t looking. And this coming out video (yes I’m still calling it that, because there’s nothing candid or sincere about this video that merits a proper name) is a great example of the kind of crap Chris will attempt to do when he thinks he can get away with it. It makes this all the more worse since we are well aware that it was Archfiend who put him up to this. So literally the only reason I’m reviewing this piece of crap is because someone asshole enabled him to produce it. Great job Archfiend, you made someone who really should be feeling guilty and the need to improve feel no guilt or responsibility for their actions… even to the point that they literally used you as a the bullet-shield for this video (seriously archfiend response is right there on the video title, if that’s not the internet equivalent of using someone else as a bullet shield then Irate Gamer really sucks at transparency, there’s nothing in this video that requires archfiend to be mentioned).
The problem with the irrelevance concept is when its taken too far. Sure I would whole-heartedly agree that Irate Gamer is a irrelevant and completely boring. All he does is start shit and flame war while crying the victim, I’m bored now. But that doesn’t mean I let him get away with shit, that doesn’t mean its okay for Chris to do whatever he wants because he’s irrelevant. Because then we’d get shit like this video where its very clear he was trying to become relevant again by calling AVGN a evil mustache twirling villain who was oppressing him. Seriously all we need is for Chris to start a patreon. In other words, when something is irrelevant doesn’t mean you drop your guard and open the fence. It’s irrelevant because you are educated about it and when you aren’t educated about it then the topic clearly is relevant because it can hurt you if you aren’t prepared. A great example is how all this shit got started because Archfiend decided he would call AVGN a e-begger and do everything in his power to screw over AVGN.
Ironically its vigilance that seems to have screwed over Irate Gamer as most people actively avoid him and are educated about the kind of crap he regularly does. Then again, I’m not sure if its irony when its Archfiend being contradicted because I don’t know if its okay to say this but I’m pretty sure he’s a moron with no sense of ethics or reality. I’ve already written an article about Archfiend so I’m gonna stop talking about him from here on in. Instead let’s recap what happened in the last two articles (only the major parts):
1. Irate Gamer can’t remember the history of his own goddamn show
2. Irate Gamer wants to restart the feud against AVGN even though AVGN and his fans are not stupid enough to get involved with someone who is clearly just an attention whore.
3. Chris stated he’s being candid on the subject…. he’s not being candid.
4. Extreme degrees of padding is throughout this video. Its the reason why I split up the video into several articles. Expect the return of the filler conga line.
5. Chris gaslights on multiple occasions including saying that he watches many other angry reviewers and then proceeds to not name any of them.
6. To add insult to injury, Chris Bores pretty much stole AVGN’s origin story even claiming that its was a small show for friends.
7. Chris Bores said that he entered a contest where the host (Chris’s words not mine) told him in advance he’d win and but then happy video game nerd won and Chris feels “snubbed” for not winning a contest that by his own admission was rigged in his favour.
8. Chris constantly reminds people that he puts hard work into his stuff… if that’s the case then I update this blog at a superfast pace.
9. Chris Bores says there was evidence for everything he said but it has never showed up and clearly doesn’t exist…. go figure
10. 1-9 are all from the first article
11. Chris Bores continues to dodge and not explain his sockpuppet’s behaviour… you think its time to talk about the the IP trace on your ladybuggin account and you having the same address? Hmmm?
12. Chris states that the reviewing community is a cartel that keeps good people out… no Chris that’s quality control and no there’s no cartel.
13. Chris keeps saying 200 or so. 200 or so views. 200 or so subscribers. 200 or so lies
14. Chris says he doesn’t take things seriously… even though he said earlier he puts a lot of hard work. Hypocrisy is endemic as well as the “I’m not serious” retcon
15. Chris has no idea why people hate him even as he lists very acute and extremely negative things that he has done such as ripping off 200 people… or more.
16. Chris invokes the AVGN boogeyman by suggesting that a guy who literally couldn’t care less about Chris and what he does is somehow coordinating harassment against him… harassment that he doesn’t even receive anymore on the ground that people think he’s irrelevant but aren’t stupid enough to let him roam free.
16. 11 to 16 are all from the second article.
Fun fact: If you type Irate Gamer’s coming out video you will find the archfiend video as the second result.
resuming from 17:12
17:18 Chris states that some people claimed that every single one of his 11k subscribers were faked.
Uh Chris you’ve already blown the budget for citation needed. In fact the other name I had for this video was ‘citation needed, irate gamer edition’. The simple fact of the matter is that its pointless to address arguments that you are based on overly generalized bullshit. So what if one or more of the 11k subscribers were real? The point the detractor is making isn’t that the hyperbole is true (if they are then they’re an idiot) but rather that your subscriber count doesn’t reflect your relevance as most of them appear to be fake. None of your videos get anywhere near the amount of views that reflect the amount of subscribers you apparently have.
17:26 “I just thought that was so ludicrious, that I sit there, for hours and hour and hours creating ten thousand… man I wish I had that much time”
Wow where to begin. First off Chris you said 11k subscribers… but then state your critics only accused you of creating 10k. So that would mean that by your own admission, your critics didn’t say that you created all your subscribers only that most of them are inactive and you may be involved in artificial subscriber count inflation. Second, you do have plenty of time, you’re not working, you’re are frequently caught being inactive on ladybuggin777 for hours before a video gets posted, you’re work ethic is too slow and too low effort to reflect actually working and if you did actually put in the effort, you wouldn’t be caught stealing other people’s content.
17:33 “its funny too because my mom, actually gets on youtube you know watches my stuff and interacts with some of my fans and people say ‘oh even that’s Irate Gamer'”
Seeing as this is a candid discussion by your own admission Chris, are you gonna provide evidence on how you’re not ladybuggin777? No? Well I’m not surprised. Please immediately switch the topic to Eric instead of talking about how you aren’t ladybuggin777.
17:51 “they accused even accused my friend Eric, who shows up in the videos, they accused him of being me at certain points”
Ahem bullshit, proof or I’m calling bullshit. Who in their right mind would confuse you with Eric and actually think you are the same person. And by right mind I mean not trolling you. But still I have to admire the clever hiding of the bullshit in this small segment of the video. Chris actually shows some strategic skills by mentioning ladybuggin and then lumping it with accusations, which may or may not have even been made, that were clearly false. It makes it look as if both accusations are false… even though it would take more strategic skills to not mention something would clearly raise anyone’s suspicions as to how much shit you’re pulling out of your ass.
17:55 to 18:10 FILLER FILLER FILLER FILLER FILLER. Don’t you love non-scripted, non-edited raw bullshit? It’s Irate Gamer in his basic element. I haven’t seen poor speech this bad since Emer Prevost’s attempts to explain anything.
18:11 “so I wanted to reach out to James Rolfe personally and say… look… I just want to clear the air… uh… I did not copy you on purpose… you were an inspiration… uh… and a couple other things I can’t remember right now”
AHEM at 5:03
“back to the future, I always hated this game, let’s do back to the future. So that was my first review, and alot of the jokes in there, yeah they were corny, they were stupid, some stuff I borrowed from other reviews; because I didn’t know what else to do *forced laugh*”
Don’t worry Chris I understand you have problems with the English language to the point of being exceptional… in the developmentally handicapped sense of the word. I’m sure when you said inspiration you meant directly stealing from him like you admitted less than 20 minutes ago. And I’m sure those other things you can’t remember was the starting of a pointless internet feud that went nowhere and ended poorly for you as well as the many egotistical ramblings and clear attempts to defame him you have made over the years. Human beings are flawed Chris but no one exemplifies that more than you do. And of course when you said you didn’t want to copy him on purpose you obviously mean you did do it on purpose. I’m actually understanding something now. This video is literally an Irate Gamer episode. It has all the themes. There’s no consistency, frequent cut-aways to irrelevant content (I have not been mentioning the pointless crap that keeps being pointlessly edited in for visual effect of some kind?), no research, frequent factual errors and blatant egotism. I’m honestly surprised I didn’t see this before, this is literally a Irate Gamer episode with the review being of his entire career instead of a video game. But then again this is no defense, it still sucks.
18:25 “I sent him an email containing all this stuff”
Oh is this the email that got released to the general public because it was so poorly written and took refuge in audacity? Oh no wait its an email that doesn’t exist.
18:37 Irate Gamer says that the email told James Rolfe to not listen to people who told him Irate Gamer sucked. Irate Gamer wants to make sure that AVGN doesn’t think the rumors are true.
Yeah uh Chris? You might want to post the entirety of the email… oh wait you never actually sent this email. Not only that but how exactly do you Chris intend to convince AVGN that you didn’t plagarize him, or blatantly be an asshole to him? All chances of this are off with the poorly made and completely crappy e-begging spoof you made. Let’s not forget that you’ve been telling people that you don’t know AVGN for the longest time.
18:42 Chris says he got a reply from AVGN.
Uh NO….. no you didn’t Chris. Chris… we know you completely lack subtly and style. You have as much style and subtly as Daniel Craig as James Bond. Chris you couldn’t keep a secret if you fucking tried to. Everyone knows that Ladybuggin777 was you. Everyone knows that Irategamerfan345 was you. Everyone knew in advance that you would lie and spill bullshit in this video. Only opportunist who want to hurt people and pretend they’re self-righteous would pretend to believe you. If AVGN talked to you Chris, you would totally blab about it and not wait until many many years later to spill this.
19:01 Chris says that AVGN sent him demands.
Wow Chris…. Wow. Caustic video game reviewing is not a cartel…. wow. No one is going to believe this. Especially with no evidence. But please go on Chris, please let me know that AVGN sent supervillians like the predator (oh wait I mean preauditor, because that’s what batdamn stupidly thought the name was for that character) after you. I want to hear the full unadulterated delusion you have Chris. I then want you to ask yourself, how many times have I almost been assassinated or murdered in cold blood? Then ask yourself why anyone as popular and successful as AVGN would demand anything from you. I also recall that AVGN’s stance on you was “he doesn’t talk about me so why should I?”
19:13 Chris says that AVGN’s demand was that he acknowledge that AVGN was his inspiration.
Okay that’s not really a demand… that’s pretty much a statement of fact. You’ve even admitted in this video that AVGN was your inspiration among 200 guys you can’t name because clearly they’re important if you can’t remember their names. Also I’d like to note that AVGN has no reason to ask this because it doesn’t solve any of the problems he has with Irate Gamer. I mean if I were AVGN, being Irate Gamer’s inspiration is the last thing I would want. I would probably be more interested in stopping the blatant harassment, plagiarism and cronyism that Irate Gamer is so clearly involved in.
This also reeks of bad memory as such an email would be indistinguishable from an AVGN fan’s demands. Are you sure AVGN sent you this email Chris? Oh wait none of this actually exists considering you’ve yet to prove that any of this actually happened.
19:36 Chris says he didn’t answer the email and then after a while the email he had sent was posted online.
…. what? Okay Chris let me spell out the story you have made
Chris sent AVGN an email about not listening to haters
AVGN sent extortionist demands
You’re email got posted online
So THIS was the email you sent that essentially consisted of “Hi I stole your stuff. I will continue to steal your stuff and I’m not sorry and I will continue to be involved in harassing you”
Why even report this story? That email you first sent was so delusional that I literally have no idea what the fuck you were thinking? Of course it would get posted online, you fucking deserved that.
19:40 Chris states that the reason why the letter was posted online was because he didn’t write back.
Oh no Chris that’s not why it was posted online. It was because it was so delusional and stupid that it deserved to be posted online. Remember that you didn’t tell anyone that you even knew of AVGN before this point. So your confession was a major reason why you deserved to have that revealed. It’s like writing a letter to the police that you robbed and murder someone and detailed in full-detail all the evidence they could use to convict you…. then act surprised when that letter shows up in court and they do in fact use the evidence you suggested they should use. Self-awareness Chris, you have none.
“Now I’m not sure if you’ve ever seen any of my reviews or ever heard of me, or heck, even like me for that matter, but I just wanted to take some time out of my busy schedule and let you know I respect your work and I do try my hardest to not copy your material. Although in my earlier reviews, I will admit, that I accidentally used some of your well known made up words in my review and I only found this out because people were telling me I did. I felt really bad about it and still do because the last thing I want to do is steal your catch phrases.” – Exact words in that letter…. why yes Chris that explains why you used AVGN’s you die die die phrase in your reviews later down the line as well as stole a whole bunch of other stuff.
19:40 – 20:00 Chris said that the move was very douchebagy (no its not Chris, but since you’re clearly plagiarizing Archfiend here why didn’t you say smarmy?”.
There is and still is no commitment to keeping non-confidential information private. At no point in that letter Chris did you put your personal address or state anything that was political. Neither did you state that you wished the information to stay confidential. You’re just mad because you got caught doing something stupid.
20:06 “I stopped watching his reviews”
Pffttt hahahahahaha Yeah no you didn’t. Because if you did you wouldn’t have been making a point to review games that AVGN was going to review or review games that AVGN reviewed later on.
20:09 “I made a point to never talk about him again, which I guess I’m breaking now”
Blatant lies. Because clearly that’s why you made e-begging the spoof and had Archfiend shouting “fuck you AVGN” in your craptastic finale?
20:22 “I saw what kind of guy I was dealing with, and you know it really hurt my feelings”
So you saw that AVGN was a smarter, more intelligent and less petty person than you and that hurt your feelings? Well boo hoo.
20:22-25:00 Massive filler TRAIN. Wow let’s talk about subscribers… YAY. PEOPLE GIVE A SHIT ABOUT THIS… oh wait they don’t.
25:13 Chris claims that AVGN rips off of Pewdiepie because AVGN made a let’s play after pewdiepie existed.
Okay several problems with this Chris. One you also do let’s plays Chris… what does that say about your hypocrisy when you’re so quick to play the AVGN stole from someone else projection card with no regards to making sure you’re not convicting yourself with your own metrics. Second, your metric sucks, pewdiepie is not why let’s plays are popular. They’ve existed way before then.
25:18 “I’ve never seen anyone make that observation”
That’s because they’re not mentally retarded. And yes I really do think Chris is special in that manner. I just sat through 5 full minutes of repetitive bullshit. I officially hate any of these pretentious coming out videos.
25:20 “I’ve been called out for a lot less”
Want to list it? Want to highlight the fact that you’re so full shit and don’t bother to build patience in your audience? People call you out more often because you don’t produce anything that would make them believe you have a semblance of competence. Someone with an IQ greater 30 would figure this out.
25:32 “the tide was turning just a little bit”
I’m sure you mean against you considering that you don’t really put any effort into your work anymore and went back to ghost hunting.
25:40 Chris says that AVGN was showing his flaws and some haters stopped hating Chris and went to hating AVGN.
No that’s not flaws Chris, that’s just hypocrisy from your haters. I mean people like Archfiend just decided to hate AVGN because it would get them clicks for being contrarian. We can see that in modern media today. Gamergate are terrorists anyone? Gamers are dead? Gamers are sexist? It’s all bullshit like AVGN is an e-beggar because its so obviously false that it falls apart under basic scrutiny.
25:40 – END Filler FILLER FILLER. Wow AVGN sure gets blamed for a lot of shit. NO Chris its not his fault that you’re too lazy to get your reviews out on time. And none of your haters are seeing the light either… that’s just your paranoid delusions tricking you into thinking you’re actually a good person when you’ve done nothing but start feuds and create crap.
OH my god you have no idea how angry I am at Chris for this video. The video just repeats in a three step pattern.
Haters see the light and stopped hating me and hated AVGN instead
AVGN beat me to a review because he’s malicious and hates me.
I still have haters and its irrational that they hate me and not AVGN.
Seriously… what the fuck?
Happy Holidays people and don’t waste you’re time with this stupid e-drama. Seriously I feel like I’m stuck in a time loop… one that desperately needs citations. This is quite literally a 30+ minute long Irate Gamer episode. It has no research, repetition up the ass, blatant lying and pointless hatred for other reviewers and the audience.
Wow it seems nobody gives a shit about Asalieri anymore! Well I can’t blame people, he’s done terrible things but it doesn’t change the fact that the only reason he does anything is for the attention. Should we continue to discuss his poor behaviour? definitely. Should we discuss him just for the heck of it? No, not really. The good news is people are wising up to Eric’s constant need to shout bullshit so we’re getting less and less people going on “crusades” based on Eric’s work. I heard that Eric had recently made up some more bullshit on channel awesome a while back (the new name for TGWTG) but nothing seems to have come of that so its farcry from when he said the website would die from lack of traffic or when Eric claimed crucifixion was a thing. To me, the sign that no one wants me to write about Asalieri is a good indicator that Eric simply doesn’t have any sway anymore. People watch him for his content… but they aren’t believing it. Which is honestly the best thing that could happen. I don’t write these posts to ruin these people and make people ignore them. I write them to stop their pointless hate crusades and so their content becomes primarily for entertainment and less about harassment and lets be honest here… that’s what their content is supposed to be about anyway.
But enough about Asalieri’s long-running descent into obscurity, he’s still going to claim I’m going after him despite the readerbase here not caring, let’s talk about Emer Prevost! When we last saw Emer Prevost we saw:
1. He makes frequent pointless observations that have nothing to do with the object of analysis
2. He’s easily impressed by things that aren’t really impressive. Like a random cameo of catwoman even though that cameo implies that the catwoman he liked had died.
3. He skips almost 90% of the content he’s supposed to review
4. His work is extremely lazy.
5. Emer has extreme difficulty explaining or even justifying his decisions, moral or otherwise.
6. Emer, just like Asalieri, isn’t doing so hot in the views department.
7. Emer generally gives contrarian opinions for the heck of it. Given that he can’t justify them anyway it makes sense.
Now those who paid attention to TIR system I use to rate people on this blog. Emer Prevost got an F+ on his talent score which means a grade around 40-49 or so. The Talent Score refers to an individual’s ability to make entertaining and thoughtful content. Was this an okay rating? Well let’s take a look at some his game reviews as quite frankly he’s not very good at reviewing movies so let’s see if he’s just as lazy in video games.
Special Thanks to Strump for directing my attention to his video game reviews.
Alight since these reviews are somewhat short I’ll probably do about 3 of them. Maybe more but definitely not less than 3. As per usual there will be a timestamped description of what happens during that period of time (may include quotes) followed by commentary.
0:00 to 0:12 Theme song from Hellsing (the anime) plays.
Yeah… I’d like to remind everyone that Emer Prevost stated that he’s so scared of copy-right protection that he refused to show any copyrighted material in his reviews. Even though he still has a poster of the movie in his thumbnail which could get him DMCA’d…
I would call this hypocrisy but I could assume this is before he got DMCA’d so maybe he just wasn’t as scared of copyright law as he is now. But does this mean he is less lazy?
0:13 “In 1990, Jackie Chan was a veritable unknown in the united states. In fact, the only things most people would know him for in that time would be his small roles in the cannonball run movies.”
Woah. Actual research? Holy crap. I mean it actually looks and feels like he did a google search and took the time to actually understand the information that popped up. That’s more effort than I’ve seen for a long while. I’m not joking.
0:25 Emer notes that Jackie Chan would generally be unknown in the U.S unless you watched a lot of Hong Kong action films AND correctly displays a poster of Police Story (a 1985 film). He notes that Jackie Chan’s lack of popularity in the U.S didn’t stop Hudson from releasing his game in North America.
I’ve got nothing bad to say about Emer’s research and analysis at this point in time. If he keeps this up, I might actually have to conclude that he can do good work if he fucking tried to. In other words, if Emer keeps this up, I might actually have to polish his ass verbally.
0:45 Emer says that his review series is titled “buried treasure” probably ruining any ambiguity as to whether or not he hates the game. The game boots up and Emer begins playing the game. Emer notes that the character representing Jackie Chan doesn’t look like Jackie Chan but it shouldn’t matter since as a martial artist, the only important thing is that Jackie should kick butt. AND then…
1:00 “In fact the person in this game is a such an asskicking machine that the game should actually be called ‘shaving Chuck Norris action kung fu’ *record scratch* What the fuck is wrong with me, my last video had a sulu is gay joke and now I’ve degenerated down to a shitty Chuck Norris joke? Good god, I didn’t even like those stupid fuckin jokes when they were supposedly funny and popular. Damn even I’m fucking disappointed in myself on this one. Let’s try and get back on track here” – Emer Prevost, I’m not making this up. He really said this.
Okay… while I’m glad that Emer has made this mistake. At least I don’t have to polish his ass with praise. But still… what the hell? I mean you had to have edited in the record scratch and even he admits the joke sucked… so why keep it in? I mean I wouldn’t keep something that I knew sucked in any of these articles I write? Emer Prevost knew the joke would suck, knew that he hated the joke, AND did it anyway?
This is a very special kind of lazy.
1:33 “anyway, this whole game can be summed up like so. Jackie here, walks around, kills everything that moves and advances to the next stage”
Uh yeah no. There’s bonus levels and stages where you have to advance while lava rises.
1:40 Emer adds that despite the game being simple, the game is still fun.
Uh Emer…? Are you going to explain why? Any talk about the enemy design? Any talk about level layout? What about bosses? Anything?
1:55 Emer lists the moves you can do “You have a kick, a megaman-like charge punch, and a series of special moves such as rolls and roundhouse kicks. You collect these special moves by kicking frogs. Yeah you heard me; all these special moves come from the bodies of murdered frogs”
Okay first off. Megaman-like charge punch? Megaman doesn’t do charge punches and also Emer forgot to mention that said charged punches are limited and can only be done 5 times barring refills (in fact in the footage he shows, the energy bar depletes by one unit when he does the punch… so how he missed this I don’t know unless of course it was lazyiness). The next thing I would like to add is that the frogs don’t die, you can see clearly in the footage that the frogs drop the powerups when hit… and then jump off screen. I don’t get how you could come to the conclusion that frogs are so fragile they die when kicked and combine that with the on-screen visual feedback that includes frogs not dying when kicked,,. unless of course you’re being completely lazy.
2:16 Emer then lists off the enemies (but not exhaustively). He says most of them die in one hit despite the fact that most of the humanoid enemies don’t as even his footage shows that and I can as someone who’s played the game can tell you that most enemies don’t. Emer then fills his contrarian quota by saying that the game is easy (yeah I dare you to name a hudson soft game that’s easy) and this is in spite of the fact that the footage shows him getting his ass kicked to near death by flame birds (that’s level two IIRC). He adds that its cool that Jackie Chan is a badass who kills flaming birds in one hit… also fulfilling the quota for pointless analysis that doesn’t cover the actual target of analysis.
So I’m gonna make commentary short for this part…. is Emer a freaking static character. Like its been years… and he’s still making the same mistakes. I know habits die hard and all that but how lazy do you have to be not make one improvement from movie reviews to game reviews?
3:19 Emer says that the game has scrolling stages and that they’re hard. He says that if you take any time to think, you’ll be killed. His character gets killed and he says that the death animation looks cute. Emer then says that only in a nintendo game can a death look cute.
If the scrolling stages are hard emer… then why remark that the game is easy or can be summed as “Jackie here, walks around, kills everything that moves and advances to the next stage”. Its this complete lack of consistency that is a recurring problem in Emer Prevost’s work. One moment he’s saying something’s terrible, the next he’s saying that very same thing is awesome. I don’t get it? Why the fuck can’t Emer make up his own mind? He’s got the time to edit in stupid record scratch sound effects. Why not bother to proofread?
3:30 Emer remarks “No wonder people think video game’s desensitize people, when death is this fucking adorable”
Emer can use google, at least he did for the first minute of this video… but he failed to use google to look up what desensitization means.
To desensitize someone, it means to make them feel nothing; not feel more or feel something else. Game’s desensitizing you to things such as death means that a game would frequently display death to the point that the player no longer treats such events with urgency or emotional response. For example, in call of duty one would kill plenty of terrorists and perhaps for the first few times you might feel really happy (or possibly depressed if you’re that empathetic) because you killed an enemy but eventually you’d get bored and start feeling nothing. That is desensitization. Its actually resensitization when one begins to associate an emotion with a previously emotionally neutral event. So in this case Emer isn’t facing desensitization but actually resensitization as he’s finding death funny and cute. My guess is Emer spent one too many calories on the first part of the video and therefore opted to use as few as possible for the rest of the video.
3:40 Emer correctly notes that you have only one life (as in you die once and its game over) in the game. Emer says that this doesn’t matter since you’re given an “assload” of continues and says that most of the enemies are easy to beat so it doesn’t matter.
Wow. First off, if you use a continue, you go back to the first area of the level. It’s a continue not an extra life. Second, the gameplay footage frequently shows Emer with nearly no life so I highly doubt the game is easy (and as I’ve noted, I don’t find the game easy at all). Third, the health refill pick up only healths 2 HP and are sparsely distributed. So you’re pretty much going to die unless you perfect play most of the level.
4:07 Emer then talks about the bosses, showing a buddist statue as one of the bosses. Emer says that bosses are really creative.
Well I can’t argue with Emer here. The bosses are real creative. Unfortunately it is at this point that I realized that Emer has not beaten the second level of the game as all footage from the game shows that he’s only gotten to the second level. The second level is the lava and ice level (it begins in lava and then ice near the end). In fact the second boss or any of the other bosses are nowhere to be found. So literally I don’t think he’s beaten a game that is only 1 hour long.
4:26 Emer talks about the bell powerup which takes you to the bonus levels. “hitting these will take Jackie and his master to heaven it seems” says Emer, not noting that there’s other bonus levels aside from the cloud hopping one thats only on stage one. He describes the cloud hopping bonus round and states the points gained from the bonus level is used to get powerups like health or extra continues. Emer concludes that the game is good and he highly recommends pirating it by downloading the rom of the game.
Wow this review sucked. No indepth explanation of the level design, bosses or anything. It also frequently shows that he didn’t play past the second level of the game. All in all this review was lazy.
Oh he reviewed another game I’ve played. This will be funny… in a tragic sort of sense.
0:28 “We now look at a complete anomaly in the video game world *shows picture of fist of the north star*”
What? I thought…. I thought we were reviewing cool spot?
0:29 “We all know that anything was licensed has a real good chance of sucking donkey balls *pictures of licensed games flash by*”
Okay so we’re less than a minute in and I’m confused as to what he’s even reviewing in a review titled cool spot. Great. Oh and he flashes the swamp thing game twice… ran out of pictures there Emer?
0:49 “you would think that a game based on a product’s mascot would truly suck right? Well this is not the case with Cool spot on the SNES. This mild-mannered platformer brings alot to the table.”
Brings what to the table? Jumping? Shooting? Finding things hidden in the level? Oh vey this is going to be one of those reviews where you just say shit without knowing what they mean isn’t it?
1:02 “Just who or what was this coolspot guy anyway? Well back in the early 90s, 7up decided that they needed some sort of a mascot”.
*Googles actual date of Coolspot’s creation* Finds 1987 as the date…. come on Emer… you did research in the last review I looked at! What the hell happened here?
1:16 “Instead of coming up with a cutesy ass character from out of nowhere, they decided to bring the little red spot on their cans and sodas to life and make it the coolest damn thing on the planet”
Coolspot, ‘coolest damn thing’ on the planet? Had to fulfil that contrarian quota didn’t you Emer?
1:29 “Seriously just fucking look at him”
Yeah he’s a red circular bingo chip with a face and no nose. I don’t know about what the readers think but the coolest damn thing on the planet is a hard sell to make. I mean we’ve got nukes, Main battle tanks, Nature, Flowers, Vaccines, Humans, Humans who do great things, Video games and life itself and I’m not even close to naming the coolest things ever on the planet. But just to be sure:
1:32 “Shit this guy [cool spot] makes Fonzie look like a fucking nerd”
Can we get with the review already? You’re not doing a very good job convincing me that a red bingo chip is cool; stop trying.
1:36 “*screen goes black* Well a happy days reference, that’s a first for me”
Is this a anti-humor? Or is this no humor? I can’t tell the difference because Emer can’t make a joke that actually works.
1:46 Emer goes on to talk about and waste the viewers time by explaining that a video game was made and that 7up marketed their mascot.
Oh and did mention that Emer also says “was-was” for some reason. It’s really awkward it sounds like it was an editing error, like he tried to merge two audio clips and it just ended up making a vomited mess.
1:59 “this game kicks ass in ways I never thought imaginable”
Well there’s your problem Emer, you can’t imagine to begin with.
2:10 Emer explains the basic premise of the game. Collect items and collect enough and you can go to the end of the level and open the cage. Fight enemies who attempt to kill you. Emer lists the enemies but not exhaustively and instead concludes that there’s a “ton of other things”.
2:24 “The enemies are perfectly balanced, so they have to actually work to actually kill and you have to actually do a little bit of work to actually kill them”
Wow this review actually sucks because the word actually is used so many times its actually pathetic. I think this may actually qualify as actually laziness because actually I can’t think of how you could actually make a sentence that both reads like it actually had no work in it and actually has no actually business containing so many actually words.
2:50 Emer states there are floor traps such as barbwire, traps and water. He notes that water instantly kills you. He brings attention to the health bar that is literally a face of Cool spot that melts as you take damage. Emer says the death animation that consists of coolspot falling backwards and then getting back up is cool and a “that I just need to show”.
So Emer… care to explain to me how this death animation is cool? Because its not really cool, if anything its pretty standard. I mean its like a earth worm jim’s death animation. Or any other game where a death animation plays as the background goes dark. What the hell makes it cool anyway?
3:18 Emer says “damn this is awesome” while still looking at the death sound effect.
Gee, you could be reviewing the level design, the actual roles of the enemy or providing critique on game mechanics… instead you’re jerking off to the death animation.
3:23 Emer says that the game’s controls are “tight and flawless” while showing his character failing to grab onto a rope and falling flat on his face.
No I have no comments to make here. The sheer dissonance between his words and the footage should be enough.
3:35 Emer decides to be so contrarian that he contradicts himself by saying that the jumping is wonky.
Wow so the controls are “tight and flawless”, except the they’re not. Wow consistency.
3:38 “Spot is able to rocket… very high distances… when you jump and… if you don’t know this… over time… it is… it is-it is gonna cost you and it is gonna piss you off-but-but-but once you actually have his jumping down… then it won’t post a huge problem for you.”
Do you smell that masterful stroke of pure lazyiness? Couldn’t have a second take there could you emer?
4:06 Emer says there is a major problem in the level design in that the “draw distance is really fucking short”.
“Draw distance is a computer graphics term, defined as the maximum distance of objects in a three dimensional scene that are drawn by the rendering engine”
Now to be fair this definition isn’t in dictionaries. The real issue however is that the term to be used is scaling as the camera is too zoomed in to show important details in advance where as character models are too big. Of course Emer is too lazy to express his problem properly. But let’s enjoy his attempt to explain it.
4:10 “Let’s just take this level right here for instance. You have no enemies to worry about so… so you don’t have to worry about dying from taking damage, but you have a lot of precision jumping to do, in fact that’s all this level is, its just… its just percision jumping. Now since Spot jumps so high and the draw distance is so short, it is a bit of a challenge to figure out where the hell you’re supposed to land and death will happen… and it-and it will happen often the first few times you play this level. So those of you who are quick to anger may want to find a cheat code to get past this level.”
Pure genius writing and editing skills.
4:57 Emer notes that this game has won awards for best music and asks the viewer to listen in.
5:14 Emer then proceeds to say that Tommy Tallarico makes great music and that everything he touches is good.
No complaints here. Tommy Tallarico was the guy who was involved in the Terminator on Sega CD music. If you haven’t heard it you really should.
5:26 Emer points that its hypocritical to have such a well remembered game on a review series called “buried treasure” and says he’s going to redefine the series to mean any game that just isn’t well remembered.
Wow that’s a terrible excuse. You’re talking about a game that won several awards and that most people probably would have played on the ground that it won awards and was a well marketed title. But then again I’m not surprised.
5:26-end of review: Emer than goes to talk about Cool spot goes to hollywood by just showing the cover of the game and saying that he didn’t really like it. Emer Also says that Cool spot is available on many systems so finding it shouldn’t be too hard to find a copy (what telling us to download the roms isn’t viable this time? CAN we have some consistency?). Emer then calls everyone “kirbies” and tells them to play the game. He ends the review with a kirby dream course animation of dancing kirbies with the words “try this game out!” in the background.
Wow random and lazy. Next review please.
OH this is gonna be rich. One of the worst reviewers I’ve ever seen playing the worst NES game that was mever released. Both narrow superlative but extremely amusing none the less.
0:20 This review is a quickie and the title of the review series is godawful games. Okay glad to see there will be no surprises of opinion here
0:26 “Oh boy I have found the worst game ever made”
Okay 2 problems already. Number one this game is unreleased, that means it wasn’t really made, your playing a beta. It exists, but in terms of actual legal definition of the term “made” as in legal property, it doesn’t exist. In fact “worst game ever made” would imply that the game actually went commercial… this is clearly not the case with cheetahmen 2
Number 2 if your definition of worst game ever made is “it exists” then clearly you haven’t been browsing flash games. Because seriously, there’s plenty of shovelware out there, Cheetahmen 2 is a high profile piece of garbage, but its no where near E.T or whipped up in a basement with no coding skills flash game levels.
0.30 “I know that others have reviewed it, but I really need to speak on this”
I can’t wait to see what he has to say.
0:36 “tonight I’m looking at Cheetahmen 2”
Oh so that’s what the title of the youtube video was about. I thought you were just playing star wars battle front 2 or something. Glad to see you didn’t edit in the present and you still didn’t edit back then. BTW guys this article you’re reading is about Emer Prevost. You notice how redundant this is, because that’s how I feel when I get reminded what review I’m watching AFTER reading the title of the video and its only been 5 seconds because the intro music doesn’t really count as material!
0:46 “They made a sequel out of one those shitty games from action 52. That alone should have been a red flag. But I pressed on”
GET ON WITH IT. What the fuck is the point of these opening statements. What was the alternative? NOT doing the review? Not playing the game and then doing the review anyway? Of course you played the fucking game. This video wouldn’t be here unless you played it! Am I supposed to feel sorry that you metaphorically put a fork in the electrical socket and get zapped? I thought this was a quickie? Because it feels like filler.
0:52 “Because this is a quickie, I’m gonna make this as short and sweet as I possibly can”
I could go two ways with this. I could note that quickie is a term for quick sex and go that route. Or I could recall that I just got mad earlier due to POINTLESS REDUNDANT STUPIDITY THAT TREATS VIEWERS LIKE GOLDFISH. Gosh I didn’t this was a quickie review emer. There was a like a 30 second musical intro with the huge words quickie in it. Did you proofread this shit?
0:56 “Absolutely everything about this fucking game is bad. The graphics are so bad they made my eyes hurt. I have seen better graphics on the apple 2”
Wow, so reviewer on games… talks about graphics first… Graphics is the least of the problems that cheetahmen 2 has. Uh… yeah…. I wasn’t expecting to have to go on a rant about why you should talk about graphics last… especially considering we are in an age where retro games do extremely well to the point that games like minecraft have shit graphics and do extremely well. Also I would like to note that cheetahmen 2’s graphics isn’t really bad enough to cause eye strain, its pretty standard for NES so hey gotta get that contrarian in there.
1:08 “oh god and the sound too… the sound is almost like… the sound I would compare to having your eyes raped. I literally could make better music with a flute up my ass”
Oh wait I stopped too early. Here comes the full contrarian bullshit. Literally the music was the best part of cheetahmen series. There’s remixes upon remixes of the iconic song. Its the only good thing to come out of the game. I’m not kidding either. Here’s a some remixes.
The simple fact of the matter is the song is well liked by the music community, and there’s plenty of remixes of the game especially in Japan. But hey I guess Emer must have a damn good ass to make a song better than this masterpiece.
1:24 “don’t even get me started on the almost non-existant sound effects”
What? There’s plenty of sound effects. There’s the twang for shooting and jumping. A “Huah” when you get hit and hit others. What? That’s standard. The NES can’t handle too many sounds at once you know.
1:30-1:45 Emer finally talks about the controls and about how they suck because you can’t crouch even though that’s not a fault of the controls but a fault of game design. Bad controls means a bad control layout or unresponsive buttons and delayed actions. Bad game design means not having controls for critical actions or there not being enough actions to give proper gameplay for the player. Not being able to crouch to shoot tiny enemies and jump and accurately shoot flying enemies would count as bad game design not bad controls. Though he doesn’t go into any extreme detail about the game design or literally anything else that would actually explain why the game sucks, I’m not surprised. What surprises me however is:
1:46 “Now I sincerely mean it, I wanna hunt down the cocksuckers who made this fucking atrocity and torture them… severely.”
No I don’t think I need to say anything about this blatant sociopathy. I mean I think wanting to kill people who’s only crime was making a game that wasn’t released and couldn’t be played unless you specifically went out of your way to play it by breaking the law (emer has already established he uses emulators and is okay with piracy) speaks for itself.
2:12 Emer says the game makes him physically ill, then asks Muttly from wacky races to finish the review. A picture of Muttly and Dick Dastardly show up on screen followed by Muttly’s iconic laugh.
I didn’t know you could do so many things wrong in 2 minutes. OH and there’s no gameplay footage beyond the first level. So how he can physically be sick from a game that he clearly didn’t even force himself though is beyond me.
Well that was all I’m gonna say about Emer Prevost’s reviews for a long while. He clearly hasn’t changed in several years so its clear that lazyiness is endemic to Emer Prevost. Therefore I have to revise the score for talent
Talent = F-
The rationale for this is that Emer Prevost could easily get a D or even a F+ if he tried but its clear that he enjoys not trying. I can’t give a higher grade just because he might not be a complete fuck up. He has to earn it first and considering he can’t even review cheetahmen 2 properly… prospects are slim.
For this article, I don’t think there will be an overarcing concept because I have already talked about reviewer’s ADHD, we’ve already talked about randomdce’s past history including his need to insult other more popular reviewers, him being a hypocrite and of course his lazyiness in both reviews and ethics (including reviews that just have a picture 3/5 displayed for 11 seconds).
Now for updates, Randomdce is now doing Reaction and reviews, a “highly original” concept that is so original, the acronyms for it are used by Eric Gaede and Emer Prevost to mean two different things. I don’t even get why they’d be friends if they’re just going to steal shit from each other. Is RAR a really freaking revolutionary acronym they must use? Is there a patent pending?
I digress, just like Emer Prevost’s RAR’s they contain no footage, consist of randomly allocated reactions (though I haven’t checked if they actually align with events in the movie, though considering if its anything like how Emer does it, it probably doesn’t) and is so interesting it barely gets any viewers. Before anyone asks, no I’m not going to do another Reaction and Review video piece by piece because we just did that last article so maybe some other article. Instead I’m gonna take a look at something we didn’t take a look at last time we saw Randomdce’s work. His deviantart “reviews” are a special kind of lazy.
Recently Randomdce has been providing E3 coverage, because obviously people care enough to hear the words of someone who isn’t really a gaming fan and doesn’t even know comic books or video games well enough to… hey wait second I see and smell an upcoming train wreck. This is going to be funny… and tragically hilarious.
“1 – Star Fox Zero.
WHAT FUCKING TOOK YOU SO LONG!!??
*clears throat* Umm, yes sorry about that. I think it’s safe to say the days of Adventures/Assault and its ground combat are over. Being able to transform into a walker does harcon back to an idea from the cancelled StarFox 2 and having the Landmaster fly looks fun. I do hope it’s not just StarFox64 again but rather tries out a new take with StarFox. I’m not completely sold on the 2 screen gameplay but maybe it won’t feel so alien when I try it out first hand.
So it’s a basic reboot to the franchise…. I guess people will be happy that Krystal is no longer cannon.”
So let me get this straight… the days of ground combat are over, but the walker vehicle which was made for ground combat has just been announced and the tank is still a tank…? I don’t know what to make of this, if I wasn’t so sure that Randomdce wasn’t a gamer, I would almost be convinced he was being sarcastic. This is like writing “The gunplay in borderlands has been removed, instead they’ve added thousands of new guns with different handling and firepower”.
If its going to contain ground combat like starfox assault or new features than its not “a basic reboot to the franchise”. Just like the previous complaint I find that randomdce does not know definitions. In addition “I do hope it’s not just StarFox64 again but rather tries out a new take” is hilarious when you consider that he just mentioned a dual screen feature and looking it up on Wikipedia would tell you there’s a new helicopter and vehicles now transform… I’m pretty sure Randomdce that starfox zero won’t be starfox 64.
Perhaps the only good thing I have to say about this portion of his rant is that he did admit it was opinion (but unfortunately this is not a mitigating factor because everything is an opinion, you must try to be objective even though you can never truly succeed) and that people will be happy about Krystal not being in the game as while some of the fanbase likes her, the other does not.
“From here…. The conference Barrel Rolled into a brick wall.”
Oh really? I can’t wait to see why.
“2 – Donkey Kong and Bowser show up in Skylanders: Super Chargers.
Really sad the only major collab Nintendo are doing is with Activision, and its Skylanders tripe. I really don’t understand this Amiibo or Skylanders craze and I have been advised by my friends to avoid them like the plague.”
How exactly is this sad? Nintendo doesn’t really do collaborations (and no, adding a character or two to smash bros doesn’t count). Many companies don’t do collab projects, mostly because its risky, and you have to split the profits. It’s better to just buy out someone or hire them than to work together. If this is sad, then every other corporation in gaming is also by extension sad.
“3 – Triforce Heroes.
Really not interested.”
Nice commentary. I mean wow, this is an E3 cap and it has equal effort to polygon’s “video games are stupid of course” article. I would praise randomdce for putting just as much effort as mainstream media but that’s not really an accomplishment.
“4 – Hyrule Warriors 3DS.
If my Wii U plans don’t work out. I’ll pick this up.”
Are you seriously going to write one sentence for each game… you can’t call this a recap if you’re not going to actually comment on anything. I mean you drew a picture and everything for this piece of shit v-log in written format. This is twitter levels of insight. Is there a character cap on deviant art or something? Why bother with these E3 recaps when no one will care if you have nothing to say about the games aside from like 1 game out of 9+ and if anything you lose credibility by doing shit like this. You either put in effort or don’t bother.
“5 – Metroid Prime: Federation Force.
If you look at the like/dislike bar on YT for this video…. Jesus.”
Yup he’s just going to keep not writing anything really insightful about the games at E3 by Nintendo. I’m just gonna move on to his other E3 recaps.
80% of their fanbase consists of drooling idiots who blindly follow what Sony shits out every year, and honestly believe Sony are perfect and incapable of doing no wrong. Yes, they’re more delusional than Nintendo’s fanbase, at least they’ll acknowledge the Mario movie and the CD-I Zelda games.
Yay fanhating. I’m glad to see Randomdce has not changed in the several months if not years that passed between the last article I wrote on him and now. I just find static characters so appealing, you could say Randomdce’s character is cardboard and 2D and I wouldn’t say that’d be overly critical; I’d actually say that’d be accurate.
“I tend to notice a pattern every year with E3, or it tends to run off of a fairly typical run sheet.
“SONY BEATS MICROSOFT AND WE’LL IGNORE NINTENDO’S BULLSHIT!!”
Well, I’ve found all the conferences to be utter pigshit as a whole so far, can’t see how these blithering idiots will be any different.”
Okay full stop. Let me renact randomdce’s commentary on E3 conferences and see if this counts as “E3 hosts being blithering idiots”.
*list game… then immediately say you don’t care*
Xenoblade Chronicles, one of the best JRPGs, was on the last list I just covered and randomdce just glossed over it with “I’m not interested”. How the fuck is E3 consist of “blithering idiots” when you don’t know or don’t care about any of the games that get revealed there? I get the feeling randomdce doesn’t even play games especially since a recurring trend with people featured on this blog is pretending to be apart of a fanbase one is actually not apart of. Last article we saw randomdce wasn’t a comic book fan so I’m guessing this article we’ll see randomdce isn’t gaming fan. Here’s hoping he proves me wrong.
“To save some time on these little text marathons this year, I’m going to be stripping away the fat and get these down to their bare bones. So the following won’t be talked about.
1 – Useless tech specs/sales figures/non game related news. However I will make an exception in places.
2 – Cinematic teaser trailers are excluded from the summary. For they tell me next to nothing about the final product.
Considering this is Square, I doubt I’ll see any gameplay.
3 – Ignoring all of the “here’s a person in a suit” moments. Since they tell me fuck all about games.
For Sony especially, I’ve added a forth rule.
4 – All of the moments of Sony sucking their own dicks will be ignored.”
So essentially, you’re not going to make any chances to your current format? Is that a yes randomdce?
“Again, this will all be opinion based.”
Oh okay so that was a yes; this is going to suck.
“1 – The Last Guardian.
Looks good and all, but what is this about exactly? Some Buddha kid and Dogzilla pissing about in ruins?”
Oh what’s this, an E3 recap written by a dumbass who can’t do any research or a freaking glance at the actual material? Just to let people know, this game will be similar to Shadow of Collosus, you know the game where you climbed giant fucking monsters and stabbed them to death? The game that was considered a thematic masterpiece? If you don’t understand than you’re probably randomdce
“2 – Horizon: Zero Dawn.
So, Metal Gear Assassin’s Arkham Uncharted?
I’m starting to see what Razorfist means by how all these “new IP’s” are actually old games with a facelift.”
Ah I see, Horizon: Zero dawn is a sequel to Metal Gear, Assasins Creed, Batman Arkham asylum and Uncharted… because you control a character from a third person perspective? I don’t even understand what the thought process here is. If you want to be negative, you still have to explain yourself. This isn’t even opinions anymore this is just being contrarian. The idea that a game is not unique or not deserving of existing because it borrows concepts from multiple games is ridiculous. If this is the case than every game is not worth playing because they were coded using a programing language. For the record, direct plagiarism isn’t okay but a game can have similar themes without committing plagiarism. I’m totally convinced that randomdce is not a gamer.
“3 – Street Fighter V.
Always glad to see England more love, and to get Cammy Toe in HD.
…. I think I have issues. Plus Ryu being in Smash can fill my SF fix for now.”
“4 – No Mans Sky.
Space shooters are always fun. Still, Starfox Zero can fill that need for me so I’ll pass on this.”
Yup, randomdce is not a gamer. No mans sky is a open world, free-flight space/ground simulator. Similar to a game like parkan 1 or 2 or freelancer (though freelancer has no ground combat). How you can say that starfox, a game with on rails flight more similar to an arcade game than a simulator is a substitute for this possibly ground breaking game is beyond me. I mean we are currently in the era where kickstarter projects to get games like Elite Dangerous, Star Citizen and other open world space flight simulators get millions of dollars from the public to get funded and THERE’s STILL a craving for more open world space flight simulators. People want games like freespace 2 back but they still haven’t gotten them, how is this not interesting to you randomdce?
“5 – Dreams.
Looks fun but I have Minecraft.
6 – Fire Watch.
Ehhh, getting Slender: The Arrival flashbacks.
7 – Destiny: The Taken King.
I’ll stick with Halo thanks.”
Ah the insightful commentary is back. I know what an E3 recap needs, constant references to other games that have nothing to do with the subject. Also isn’t Destiny a cross platform game? Why would you cover this in Sony?
“8 – Revolver Studious.
It’s sad when these new ideas didn’t nearly get the same reaction as Square digging up an ancient turd like FF7. That kinda says everything about the games industry doesn’t it?”
Revolver Studious… Revolver studious… *google search… finds nothing*. Great Randomdce has gone so random that I literally have no idea what he’s talking about or whether or not he’s had a brain aneurysm. I think this is a textbook definition of ‘too far up one’s own ass’. I would care about the FF7 fanhating but quite literally I don’t even understand what prompted this comment or even what it means in relation to ‘Revolver studious’. I don’t think this just a typo for Revolver Studios either because that brings up nothing too. How do you write an E3 recap where one of the items you review isn’t on the list and you have to do the review by bringing up pointless insults to people who aren’t even related?Was it more important to insult a fanbase than actually be coherent?
“Shenmue 3 gets a free pass from me, only because the series creator was cockblocked by Sega and he just wants to finish his story. FF7 can die in a fire and take its lunatic fanbase with it”
Okay so it really WAS more important to insult fanbases than actually talk about sony because Shenmue 3 isn’t a sony game and FF7 has absolutely nothing to do with Shenmue.
Nice shooting Randomdce! You shot yourself like 30 times! I’m not calling the ambulance and its not because I don’t want to but because they haven’t finished construction on their new psychiatric ward for maniacs like you.
“9 – Batman: Arkham Knight.
Glad they confirmed Joker’s dead and he ain’t coming back…. Or did they?
No, he’s dead. Moving on.
Aaaaaaaaaaand I’m getting worrying signs by the Arkham series introducing fps mechanics. Granted it’s DLC but still, fuck that noise.”
The real reason why the X-Files theme is playing is because not even super geniuses can explain why randomdce wrote these E3 recaps
Randomdce just implicitedly told call of duty to go ‘die in a fire’… why do I get the feeling he’s going to play it anyway especially when he’s citing a overused horror franchise that’s getting milked just as badly as call of duty?
“11 – Disney Infinity 3.0
Eh, still not sold on this Skylanders knock off.
12 – Star Wars Battlefront.
I refer you to what I said in the EA summary.”
I will not be bothering to look at the EA summary because Mr.Kill has given my a good protip:
Mr.Kill’s protip: RANDOMDCE HATES EVERYTHING
“13 – Uncharted 4.
Not interested. However I got a chuckle over the technical hiccups. Yes I am that petty tbh.”
At least we’re on the same page… I’m refering to the petty part not the hate all gamers part.
“Just so you understand my zero enthusiasm for FF7, Shenmue 3 and Uncharted 4 is because I have no experience with any of them” – Randomdce 2015
Then you have much credibility as mobile gamers when it comes to E3. I mean you haven’t played or even considered how important FF7, Shemue or Uncharted are to both the industry and the genre? Why even fucking cover games then? Why not just take a picture of your dick and post that? These recaps are freaking egotistical and exist only to serve your ego and it doesn’t help that you frequently frequently target fanbases in these recaps for no other reason thant because you just enjoy hating on people who have never done a thing to you. You have no experience with a major JRPG game like FF7? None? You have never played a story driven experience like Shenmue? Never? How about a third person shooter with le parkour elements like uncharted? Oh wait you admit to not playing that either! What’s the fucking point of talking about E3 or video games when you clearly don’t care about them?
For those of you new to this blog. I rate on a TIR system aka Talent, Integrity and Responsibility. Talent = Entertainment potential, Integrity = morals and ethics and finally Responsiblity = individual’s ability to explain their ethical choices/stance and avoid causing frequent controversy. But first an overview of Emer Prevost’s work:
Emer Prevost also know as He11sing920 (note the 11’s) has a long history that for the most part has remained obscured or otherwise lost to most people. To be fair the majority of this is because Emer Prevost used to put his work and content on a website known as WingerDinger Productions, a website which is now defunct for “hacking” as the official story goes. I trust TV tropes so I’ll just let them describe how Emer Prevost’s ‘totally original’ RAR series came to exist:
“During an episode of Sunday Night Live (a live streaming show that Hellsing and a few others used to do), there was a scheduled live commentary of Kickassia. However, due to technical difficulties (and a general hatred for what they were watching), the commentary had to be scrapped a few minutes into the movie. Shortly afterwards, Hellsing (who was experiencing the technical problems) announced during the show that he would make a video reacting to and reviewing Kickassia. The rest is history.”
Whoo boy look at that dislike bar. Clearly this was a triumphant and wonderful franchise that will shake the foundations of space and time…. oh it would if Emer Prevost actually continued to put effort into his work and make content that actually appealed to more than a handful of people. Unfortunately even from the start, Emer Prevost has a lot of problems with ethics and integrity.
2:11 “with the bittorrent link I used to download these”.
Does anyone know what piracy is?
the act of illegally copying someone’s product or invention without permission -http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piracy
Now I should note that Emer Prevost is Asalieri’s friend and was also involved in the commentary on AVGN’s movie, which also used a pirated edition of the movie. Reasons why you shouldn’t use a pirated copy of anything for an official review are numerous. For one it prevents assessment of price and quality ratio since you know you DIDN’T pay for it. For two, pirated animes and movies can have different encoding and quality issues, from re-scaling to hard-coded subs to joke subs and edits. I shouldn’t even have to note that if a reviewer isn’t going to take the time to actually put their own finances on the line, they shouldn’t be one of the people who makes videos making fun of people who ask money for things:
Hey its like Asalieri’s kickstarter nightmare videos… only it sucks just as much… if not more. But WAIT there’s more, let’s see how he defends himself on claims that he pirates things and is friends with Asalieri, a completely amoral dick.
(special thanks to Kiki, for providing a link to this video)
Now I know what you’re saying, 3 hours? No way I’m watching though this shit, don’t worry I’ve got you covered. Here’s the highlights.
Emer and some other douchebag (Bluemagus who due to lack of notabability will be called other douchebag for the rest of this article) gets asked a question that asks why Emer and the other douchebag are still friends despite him knowing the terrible things Asalieri does and how unethical he is in addition to lambasting Emer and other douchebag for pirating AVGN’s movie. Emer’s response to the piracy accusation?
3:14:12 “To argue that somebody on the internet has pirated something is kinda weak argument because who here hasn’t?”- Emer
“Its like let he, who is without sin cast the first stone”- Other douchebag
Uh yeah, I’m gonna ask Emer to get off his high horse and head down to the police station to for a drug test because I’m pretty sure both Emer and his high horse are freaking stoned right now. The list for what’s wrong with this defense is enormous:
1. That bible quote doesn’t exist… surprise!
2. That’s not what the quote means either. Surprise!
3. The actual quote is ““If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her”
Read more: http://www.gotquestions.org/without-sin-cast-first-stone.html#ixzz3bGC4gOx9
4. The actual passage is about Jesus being confronted with the trial of a women who had commited adultery but no one was mad about the adultery as they were actually just trying to get Jesus into a catch 22, if he doesn’t condemn her than jesus isn’t pious and thus disobeyed god, if he does condemn her than he’s a violent man who hurts people. And of course doing nothing would mean that Jesus is useless. Jesus decides he’ll be having none of that and says if any of you are not involved in this mess than you may cast judgement (using the actual quote in 3)… and curiously none of them are willing to do the deed and they flee the scene. Thus there are two morals here, the first is that when judging a crime, the punishment should be delivered by those who are neutral and those who weren’t wronged by the offender. The second is that you shouldn’t invoke the law to do something that has no relevance to the actual purpose of that law, none of the men were really mad that the women had commited adultery as the real purpose was to catch-22 Jesus. The religious texture should not be used as an excuse to hurt people and when invoking the law, you should avoid dragging in more people than necessary.
So you might be wondering, how does this apply to Emer Prevost? Well you need to remember he agreed with the passage, meaning that he either thinks he’s Jesus or that he knows the passage well enough to know what the hell that even meant. Obviously he doesn’t because the passage ends with Jesus telling the lady to go home and stop sinning. Emer prevost pirates things and still pirates things thus by agreeing that this passage reflects his stance on piracy, he’s taken the bible to mean nothing what it actually says and in fact disregards the entire purpose of the passage to begin with. FAIL.
5. By quoting the passage all he is saying is that someone’s critique has no merit because they also pirated it. Except this makes no sense because not everyone pirates. Economy 101, businesses need money to produce things. This may surprise Emer who is okay with e-begging for things even when he could pirate them and does in fact pirate things, but it shouldn’t surprise you that while piracy may exceed the revenue that a product made, it doesn’t change the fact that revenue was made… meaning someone BOUGHT something. If everyone pirated and never bought anything, then every industry that was electronic software would crash immediately. Activision is still rich, Rockstar Games still sold millions of copies, people still BUY things. There are plenty of people who are sinless of the charge of pirating AVGN’s movie (like me) who would be more than happy to cast that stone at you Emer, in fact you quoting the bible to get away with being an obnoxious asshole who refuses to fit in or do his fair share of work is the exact opposite of what the bible preaches. Try again Emer and don’t use the bible next time.
6. In that bible quote, The lady was in fact guilty. So by quoting it all Emer has done is just say “yeah I’m guilty call the cops”.
7. Even if the person asking the question did in fact commit piracy of AVGN’s movie, it doesn’t change the fact that s/he had a point. The bible passage is a reference to enforcing the law when no one really cares because no one was really hurt by the offending party. Adultery when none of the men cared is not equivalent to piracy which is a serious problem that could hurt the industry, an industry that Emer depends on to make content for his reviews.
8. Emer, you’re still commiting piracy to this day. By agreeing with the quote you also agree that Jesus told you to stop and that you agreed to stop. So thus you’ve just insulted jesus and literally committed blasphemy by lying to Jesus. Gosh I love it when people quote the bible without knowing what the fuck it even means, its lets me come up with these hilarious but totally valid conclusions.
9. Asalieri is a atheist. And this quoting the bible was also to defend Asalieri… YAY more blasphemy! It funny when Atheists use the bibles own words seriously.
I mean that is 9 things wrong with this piece of shit of defense but I digress because that’s not the worst defense in this long video. Let’s hear what Emer and other douchebag has to say about Asalieri’s lying and stalking.
3:15:07 “I have never seen Eric spread lies” – Emer Prevost
“I’ve seen him spread misinformation but its usually based on a misinterpretaion of something he heard which is not really a lie because a lie is knowingly spreading something that you know is false” – Other Douchebag
“Yeah instead he’s spreading something that he thinks he knows is true and winds out being found out to be false later… he is more than ready to correct himself” – Emer Prevost
“…only evidence they have of him stalking is because of a guy named kyle… kyle was just showing you evidence that he wanted you to see” – Other douchebag
“exactly… and you totally cannot just look at that and go well that is totally right. That is similar to gamergate… that these people are horrible based on these tiny tiny bits that people just want you to see” – Emer
“[Asalieri] was just trying to salvage it [the relation ship]” -Other Douchebag
WOW. The Useful idiot is real. I mean could these two guys be anymore of a Useful idiot? For those who don’t know political Jargon, a useful idiot is an individual is runs positive statements for a regime or public figure while pretending to not be aware (or legitmately unaware) of the fact that those positive statements they just made are incorrect or completely false.
The facts are in plain view and yet they decide to speak in clear defiance of the facts to support their friend via cronyism. Hey emer you use gamergate but I’m pretty sure you don’t know what you’re talking about. In fact Emer doesn’t list either side so while he could talking about gamers being slandered he could also be talking about developers too, its that vague. And considering that Emer is doing this in clear contempt of evidence that shows Eric deliberately spreads misinformation such as telling MrKillultra he would get an apology video or that Eric has no criminal record or many of the other things I’ve caught him doing in past several articles, its very obvious that Mr.”I call it like I see Asalieri” is liar who frequently lies but pretends he did it by accident even though he makes no attempt to fix the lie or make up for lying to begin with. I would love to see Asalieri actually retract any of the lies he’s made in the past few years, I don’t even think he apologized for pretending that TGWTG cruxified people even though it was so fucking obvious something was taken out of context. Neither has Asalieri apologized for saying AVGN stole money to make his movie or that that IMDB page was faked…. and no half-assedly taking a video offline doesn’t count as an apology. In fact I have even more evidence that Asalieri lies courtesy of other posters informing me of this:
And you know bonus points for saying that a victim who shows real evidence of Eric stalking them count as manipulative editing, I mean what were you expecting kyle to show paint drying? IF other douchebag weren’t so completely unnoticeable and wasn’t a completely obvious Asalieri suck up then maybe I’d actually use his name. But as far as I’m concerned, Emer, Asalieri is not a good friend, he’s not an honest person and he’s frequently violated his own statements and to the point that some of his later videos are practically self parody because he lies and contradicts his own statements in the video within minutes.
I mean seriously, he was just “salvaging” the relationship. I know emer didn’t say that but Emer did agree with it by not contradicting other douchebag. I wonder how Emer and other Douchebag would respond if Eric killed somebody?
“You see he was just helping the murder victim ‘ascend’ to another plane of existence and of course no one needs blood to survive once ascended so naturally Eric can’t be faulted for stabbing someone to death because stabbing doesn’t cause blood loss, the blood leaves on its own free will! Therefore the murder victim died on their accord. Besides the murder victim’s camera was only showing what the murder victim’s camera footage saw and the police investigators only kept in parts relevant to the case. Thus the police investigators are lying because they show only what is relevant to the case!”
But that’s enough quoting of Prevost Wrong: Shit Attorney.
I digress… So Emer Prevost is not doing very well in the integrity section, and its kinda hard to have any self esteem or integrity when your rubbing Asalieri’s ass so thoroughly it might as well be your occupation.
Let’s take a look at Emer’s ability to explain his behaviour and not make an ass out of himself.
3:07 “I care and respect each and every one of you… who watches anything I do… and is actually willing to tell me if they thought that it was good or that they thought it sucked. I fucking respect every single one of you guys”
Emer Prevost 2 years ago in reply to LinkHarkinian
“You must be a troll. No person with half a brain would consider Doug Walker an “influential critic”. Or, are you really that stupid?
Suddenly, I am beginning to wonder.”
So He11sing920 respects individuals just as long as they don’t disagree with him or like TGWTG members. Hmm interesting, How does he defend against accusations of having childporn.
“because it is animated, it doesn’t fall under childporn laws” – Emer Prevost
Uh Emer… wrong defense. Under every defining guideline, child pornography is as defined by US government
“child pornography as any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a minor”
Boku no pico is child porn by this definition as it does contain explicit content. The only mitigating factor in Emer’s defense here is that in US freedom of expression allows fictitious child porn to be viewed, showing it to underaged preteens though… yeah that defense wouldn’t really help Emer. Perhaps if Emer attempted to to state his audience wasn’t preteens… but hey its not my job to come up with their own defensive statements; my job is to keep defective cars from coming and killing innocent people by getting shoved into the market by bullshit car companies.
Wow, so that was the overview of Emer’s history, he had a website, it got hacked. He started a new show that involves cutting out any research or hard work and just voicing lines and then got really really lazy. He defends Asalieri like a useful idiot with an emphasis on idiot and he can’t even make a moral code and stick with it or even justify it. My rating system is based on the Canadian Grading system of percentages converted into letters (i.e F = 25%, F- means less than 25% and F+ means over 25%)
Talent- F+ (I’m sure Emer could get a score past failing grade if he expended some calories though)
Integrity- F- (Seriously Emer, you do not have good friends)
Responsiblity- F- (I don’t see how you could justify reviewing childporn to underage kids… these are just the kinds of things you should consider before you do crap like this)
And now for the special feature, let’s take a look at an RAR that is both tasteless and completely dumb. His catwomen RAR.
I’m probably not going to be quoting too many things as I don’t really need to examine statements closely.
0:00 – 0:25 Long intro that contains what is copyrighted music. So I guess Emer is afraid of showing copyrighted footage but is perfectly fine with copyrighted music.
0:25 – 1:12 Emer talks about how he’s heard many terrible things about the movie.
1:12 – 1:39 “I don’t care how loyal these movies are to their source material. I care more about whether or not these damn things are good as a stand-alone film. I want to know whether this movie is going to be an enjoyable watch.”
*Sigh* Okay three things wrong.
1. Care more than “I don’t care”? This statement is very vague and prevents proper establishment of the rating criteria. Is Emer Prevost looking at the film only based on its inherent entertainment value? Or is that only one factor? Based on the later statements, its clear that its based on its inherent qualities and not its view as a franchise alone. This of course comes with its own problems but its telling that Emer could not look over the script and remove such vague phrasing. Gotta put as little effort as possible don’t you Emer?
2. This is a COMIC BOOK movie! YOU CAN’T DO THAT! Comic book movies are made to interpret and translate the comic book format to film format. It’s like critiquing a meal without knowing how it was made, what was in it or any theory behind cooking. Sure you can do that, but your critique will be very limited, very misinformed (imagine someone complaining a burger had a burger in it), and it will also be embarrassing when you fail to see key ideas and themes (imagine someone complaining the titanic sank or that people died in world war two). Emer should at least know the basic story behind Catwomen because it makes the movie suck all the more when it fails to take advantage of the franchise’s rich history and content.
3. Entertainment is highly subjective. I mean you don’t have to be a gamer to know that people have many different tastes. Since Emer happily disregards the need to know Catwomen lore, he’s essentially just said that he will not be taking any of those complaints into account. As a reviewer, you should evaluate using as many relevant factors as possible. The first question will and should always be, who is going to watch this movie? Now I will ask you the reader an obvious question; who is going to watch a comic book movie? Oh I don’t know, comic book fans? At the very least Emer should be apologizing that he will not be giving a review that best suits the target audience. I am not saying he can’t review it until he reads a few comic books but I am saying its very arrogant and unprofessional to ignore the target audience like that.
Let’s move on
2:10 “I’ve also heard alot of things about other horrible movies I’ve seen and I wound up enjoying most of those”
Oh jeez how many rookie mistakes can you make in less than 2 minutes (note that there was a 25 second intro so this still count as 2 minutes into the actual content)? Every video can be someone else’s first. Put in annotations or some kind of reference to previous reviews so that others can understand what you are saying. What movies did other people say sucked that you liked emer? You should list them because it also makes it more likely for other people to watch more of your content and also shows that you have a rich history of content. This statement has no weight unless I’ve been watching content from day one… AND that’s even assuming what he said was true!
2:32 *a nine minutes later pops up and I assume Emer is watching the movie*
Emer talks about the party scene in the movie. What happens is that the main character who I’m just gonna call catwoman, is unable to sleep due to a raging party in the building next to hers. She attempts to talk but is unable to speak louder than the raging party and thus quits in frustration. Emer points out that Catwoman should have talked louder or yelled, even though this is a movie and it has to take into account sound effects. Emer says that it is unrealistic and states that catwomen was “whispering”.
Note that in real movies, having noise so loud it actually causes hearing damage is bad form and probably illegal. We can assume that Catwomen was yelling but unable to get through the absurdly loud music or maybe the partygoers just didn’t care. If this scene were portrayed 1:1 and thus no editing or movie magic were involved, the audience would be hearing music so loud it would cause ear damage and wouldn’t get to hear what catwoman was saying. How exactly is this unrealistic to portray the scene properly? Emer do you actually know how movies work? We hear her at “whisper” levels of volume to depict the fact that she is barely audible to the partygoers. In addition I should note that in 9 minutes a lot has happened. Emer has skipped the beginning sequence of catwoman appearing to be drowning. The incredibly silly intro showing catwomen throughout history. Catwomen’s opening monologue about her “normal” life. How catwoman hates makeup. The villain’s husband’s first appearance and his talk about the new “reverse makeup” and the villian’s resignation from her post. Catwoman being insulted by her boss for extremely minor problems like “this red is not dark enough”. And that’s not even getting into the stupid foreshadowing involving that egyptian cat catwoman keeps looking at through her window. This also part-way through a scene in which catwomen rescues the stupidly foreshadowed egyptian cat from a ledge. AND emer focuses only on that one party scene? Am I supposed to assume that Emer was a vegetable for the major scenes in this movie? It’s like watching a train crash only to comment on the color of the grass. Someone clearly has the wrong priorities. In addition, this review is useless to anyone who hasn’t watched the movie.
3:01 *11 minutes pass, but because Emer is fucking lazy asshole who makes no consideration of accountability or even reproducibility, he fails to list the amount of time cumulative that has passed. Thus 20 minutes has passed*
Emer says a chase scene has occured and it was extremely boring. He says the movie is boring.
Well no shit the chase scene is boring, it hasn’t finished yet! At 20 minutes in the chase scene hasn’t concluded yet. All that’s happened in the chase is Catwomen got spotted, ran down a stairs and hid in room full of boxes and then one of the guards attempts to shoot her misses and the other guard tells him to stop but is told off by the other guard. Catwomen runs down a series of corridors being shot at and… yeah that’s all Emer would have saw by this point. For those who don’t know what’s happened in the movie, well since emer isn’t going to explain it, Catwoman accidentally stumbles on the villain talking about how the makeup is super evil and stuff (catwoman had to deliver her work but there were no couriers available) but then gets spotted by the guards leading to this chase sequence, which is actually pretty standard.
So will Emer comment on any of the important things? Nope, let’s see him skip to 9 minutes later for no fucking reason.
3:20 *9 minutes later, cumulative 29 minutes*
Emer decides to comment on Catwoman taking a ball of catnip and rubbing it on her face. Saying that it was stupid. Emer… are you a reviewer? Is this a review? Can you comment on something important? You just skipped the fucking worst part of this movie. The part where Catwoman gets resurrected by fucking cats. For those who don’t what happens in the next 9 minutes (remember that we were half way through a chase scene), Catwoman stumbles into the pipes of the makeup factory and the guards decide they don’t give a shit and flush the pipes with the lethal ass makeup and catwoman ends up the beach practically dead. Then the egyptian cat catwoman kept looking at through the window (I told you the foreshadowing was dumb) shows up and resurrects her with superpowers and shit as well as the quirk of being cat-like in behavior. She then heads to her home and sleeps
like a cat on the fucking shelf. The next morning she wakes up to a message from several people, including her love interest (just roll with it) telling her he’s done waiting for her at the restaurant, and then heads out to return the cat she found on the ledge only to stop at exposition house that tells her that the cat that revived her has god-like powers and she was revived because the egyptian god Bast just sorta felt like it. OH and to top this off the catnip scene hasn’t happened yet. GREAT FUCKING JOB EMER, YOUR TIME STAMPS DON’T MATCH UP WITH WHAT YOU’RE COMMENTING ON. NICE. To clarify, unless there’s a directors cut, there is no catnip scene within 29 minutes of this movie. None. In fact it happens 30 seconds later. So its not 9 minutes later its 10 minutes later or 9.5 minutes later.
I don’t need to point out that as a reviewer you should avoid being subjective as much as possible. You must use as many objective measures as possible, its being a reviewer is a job that you can get paid for. But I guess I don’t even need to continue this lecture because that’s not really the problem here, the problem is that once again Emer has skipped commenting on 99% of the movie to comment on a single scene that has little relevance and has also made the mistake of putting down a timestamp that doesn’t match the actual placement of the scene. Was it too much to ask that you double check your script to make sure people can actually follow your commentary? Is Emer Prevost this lazy?
3:38 *another 12 minutes later, cumulative 41 minutes*
Emer says that Halle Barry is seriously badass.
For those that don’t know what has happened so far in the movie. Read the last few recaps again and add to it; catwoman goes to work and gets yelled at by her boss (she didn’t deliver the papers due to being dead), catwoman yells back at her boss and somehow gets praised for it, Catwoman’s female friend has a stroke or something and ends up wheelchair bound and in the hospital, Catwoman meets her love interest and plays basketball, the villain of the movie acts more villainy, catwomen eats catfood and talks with her friend over the phone, she is once again kept awake by the party across the street and yells and beats up the guy who apparently runs the party.
Um yeah I can only assume that Emer is talking about the party scene again. Yeah not only is this scene pointless and unnecessary, it’s also extremely awkward and offputting. Someone who we should be rooting for, decided that instead of calling the police or putting up curtains or even closing her fucking window decides to beat up some guy and crash the entire party because they are keeping her up at night. I’d like to remind you that this is both very unlawful conduct and extremely disproportionate. I’d also like to remind you that she is not the only person in the neighbourhood, so assuming that this party happens every other day (and that’s being generous), not one person aside from her was bothered by that party. The stupidity of this scene just piles on and on. But somehow Emer thinks commenting on this scene is more important than the rest of the movie or even that the scene is utter shit and exists only to show that catwoman has changed behavior… and no this scene will not be referenced again nor will catwoman face any repercussions for crashing a party by kicking down the door, and beating the host up and destroying the party equipment.
4:00 *nine minutes later, cumulative 50 minutes*
Emer says that Catwoman turns out to be a series of people who died and were resurrected to be catwoman. He says its stupid but its okay and is acceptable. He then says he saw michelle pfeiffer’s costume from batman returns which is “fucking awesome dude”
okay so for those who haven’t watched the movie and are probably and should be pissed that Emer has not recapped the plot in anyway, Catwoman cuts her hair and does her makeup before stealing a motorbike (yeah because people just leave their motorbikes to be stolen) and somehow arrives at a jewelery store that’s being robbed at that exact second… to stop the robbers and then rob the store anyway. But not before taking a display mask at the jewelery store and then leaving the mask at the jewelery store.
Alright this scene is dumb for two reasons:
1. She grabs the mask to hide her identity
2. She hides her identity to two random robbers who she’s never seen before!
But I digress, Catwoman’s love interest investigates the robbery and find that catwoman had come back left a bag with the words sorry on it (and jewelery inside) and a box of cupcakes… yeah I’m not making this up. Then catwoman… does a fucking google search for cat and woman and then decides to go visit the exposition house again. Where is she is told what anyone would have figured out by now that the cat resurrected her and that there are generations of catwoman (which you should have deduced from the fucking intro). Oh and the part where the lady tells catwoman who catwoman actually are is past 50 minutes… great work on the time stamps there emer. And as for Michelle Pfeiffer, catwoman is shown a series of pictures of previous catwomen… and Michelle Pfeiffer’s catwomen is in there. Now considering that Emer Prevost has no real knowledge of catwomen or even actors I’m surprised he knew this. In fact I’d dare say that he scripted that response especially since it makes no sense and the timestamp doesn’t match up and he has no trouble immediately commentating on things that haven’t happened yet. At least stay true to the core premise of your show Emer!
In addition, no the presence of Michelle Pfeiffer’s catwoman is not “Fucking awesome dude” because that implies that Michelle Pfeiffer’s catwoman came before this one. But this story is set in modern times… so how THAT works is not explained. Not only that but it also means a whole generation has passed and that also means that Selina Kyle is dead. So this could up to 70-100 years in the future. Perhaps if Emer actually thinks about what things mean, we could have less stupidity like calling a reality destroying cameo “fucking awesome dude”. Unless you’re telling me that Batman returns doesn’t take place in 1992 (when it debuted), an assumption which opens a massive can of worms, this cameo is the opposite of “fucking awesome dude” because all we’ve seen this catwoman do is act like a cat, beat up a party host, somehow fail to rob a bank after having robbed it, and have super fucking powers, something Selina Kyle didn’t have. This is a cameo that doesn’t help the movie.
As for my critque on Emer… well I already said this is why you shouldn’t ignore the target audience. What if someone made a star wars film which had obnoxious sterotypes and pointless sequences as well as heavily implying that Darth Vader is a whiny, obnoxious loser? Oh wait that was the phantom menace and people hated it. By ignoring the fact that this is a comic book movie, Emer has ignored the fact that this movie takes a big dumb all over batman history and batman returns. I guess batman returns had batman fighting Egyptian gods?
4:32 *15 minutes later… are you fucking kidding me? You’re gonna a show here you have reactions to scenes and movie and you skip using a 15 minute interval? I digress, culmulative 65 minutes (1:05:00).*
Emer says that Sharon Stone is one of the worst actors he has ever seen in the history of film. Emer says that Sharon stone is the worst actor in the movie and that she is the only one putting in a shitty performance.
I could critique this but my complains would be very repetitive at this point. 15 minutes have just gone by in the movie and Emer has not reacted to any of it. For those who don’t know over these 15 minutes, the historian lady tells catwoman to accept her role and “be free” instead of oh I don’t know fucking calling the scientists. Catwoman only now tries to figure out who killed her, What follows is catwoman walking out in a very shitty outfit heading through the city for roughly two minutes. She finds the guard who was trying to shoot her in the previous chase scene, even though its by total freaking coincedence, tails the guard and finds that he went to a rave party. And despite looking totally out of place, goes to the party and orders a white russian (ugh). She then manages to extract the guard out of the party while behaving completely disruptive and easily noticeable and no one manages to call the cops.
This leads to another stupid scene where she drags the guard into an alley and then interogates him all whip seductress like. The guard tells catwoman that he was ordered to flush the pipes (which killed catwoman initially) and that catwoman had managed to hear something she was wasn’t. She then beats up the guard in a very stupid sequence and then infiltrates the facility again. She finds the scientist complaining earlier is dead, then gets spotted because she was standing out in the open like an idiot. Catwoman flees as the alarm is sounded.
The next day, catwoman visits her friend who is still in the hospital. She learns that has been framed for the murder of that scientist. It turns out that her friend had a stroke earlier because of the make-up she has been taking (the same one the recently deceased scientist was complaining about). Catwoman tells her friend to stop using the makeup because it’s killing her. Cut to the police station where the catwoman’s love interest gets a case report of the homicide at the chemical make-up facility and then tries to examine a coffee cup with the help of an expert (specifically the word “sorry” written on it) and instead of doing real foresnics like comparing the accidental and intentional features of the writing style, instead talks about bullshit behavioural patterns that aren’t grounded in any real science.
The next five minutes consist of the following. Catwoman and her boyfriend detective hang out at an amusement park. The detective asks Catwoman if she knows anything about what happened at the factory as there was a murder, and she acts all suspicious. The detective then against all protocol and reality, tells her that she is not a suspect. The two hang out at a ferris wheel, which then malfunctions and… oh really? Malfunctions worse than a misfire in a tabletop game, and the motor starts exploding; causing the chairs to swing uncontrollably. What follows is two minutes of le parkour, where a child is rescued because the swinging caused by the exploding motor causes the handle bar to fly off… which causes the child to be violently flung from the ferris wheel chair. Emer… you are on a gold mine of hilarious reactions and yet you haven’t provided a single one.
After that travesty, Catwomen breaks into a mansion only to be hit in the head from behind by Sharon stone playing the villian (the stupid CEO’s wife). But because Catwoman has superpowers, getting hit in the back of the head and falling down a set of stairs isn’t much of a problem so she’s just fine. Sharon stone tells Catwomen that she picked the wrong house to rob and accuses catwomen of killing the scientist guy. End of the 15 minute interval.
My comments: So yeah… I don’t get what Emer’s commentary/reaction has to do with this 15 minute interval. Sharon stone had like 5 seconds to do anything in this 15 minute interval. How exactly does this make her the worse actress by far in this movie? I should note that Sharon Stone and Halle Barry were both nominated for worst actress/supporting actress, but it was Halle that won worst actress. To quote Halle Barry, who said this quote with a best actress award (from monster’s ball) in her hand, “First of all, I want to thank Warner Brothers. Thank you for putting me in a piece of shit, god-awful movie… It was just what my career needed.”.
Gee Emer must be the best movie critic of them all to say an actor’s acting sucks after seeing at best only 5 seconds of screen-time. He could have said this during Sharon Stone’s smash glass moment, he could have said this during the “couples bickering moment” but he chose to say it here, when nothing particularly odd has happened. I can see why this is one of Emer’s worst reviews ever.
5:06 *17 minutes later, cumulative 82 minutes later (1:22:00)… is Emer a vegetable? Does he just stare blankly at the screen and only comment when he lapses in from unconsciousness? HELLO IS THIS EMER!? YOU’RE DOING A REVIEW! THAT MEANS YOU COVER THE CONTENT IN THE MOVIE.
Emer says that Catwoman was revealed to have split-personality disorder, meaning that there was civilian catwoman aka patience who is just a somewhat shy, overworked lady and god catwoman, which is the dominant, agressive personality we’ve seen. Emer says that its a copout and that movie was good until this point… yeah I’m not buying that Emer.
But I have to digress because we have to cover what Emer forgot to comment on for these whole 17 minutes skipped. After talking to Sharon Stone, Catwomen finds out that her husband isn’t home (she wanted to interrogate her husband not knowing she’s the villain), and after a brief fight, manages to tell the villian that the make-up is dangerous and the villain pretends to know nothing and tells catwoman that her husband might be evil and tells catwomen where her husband is. The villian then gives catwomen her phone, and catwoman is too stupid to realize she is being set up.
Mere moments later, Catwoman arrives at the opera/play that the villain’s husband is attending and breaks in. Catwoman takes the chair right next to the husband and tells him, much to his confusion, that she knows what he’s done and how he’s responsible for killing catwoman earlier when she was a civilian. This of course leads to the shocking reveal, that the villain is the villain and the guy who’s not the villain isn’t the villain. None of the audience is evacuated despite armed police officers entering the building. Catwoman somehow manages to evade her boyfriend despite being held at gunpoint… yeah I don’t know how that works. She then gets cornered right by a circuit breaker with a completely nonsense security sticker showing a cat getting electrocuted with the words danger… and of course, manages to break the power and escape.
The Villian’s husband confronts her in the husband’s office and he hits her only to find out that she has super powers too because evil make up or some shit. The villain then proceeds to get a divorce through violent means. But its time for more romantic plot tumor, why have real stuff happening when you can talk about a relationship no one cares about? Catwoman and her friend talk about her boyfriend and then catwoman goes to have a date with her boyfriend. This time however, it gets intimate (cue prono music). But it turns out that the detective used the opportunity to get samples for testing and the forensic machines at the police station rat catwomen out with a 99.9% match. Cue Catwomen casually breaking into the mansion again, only to find that the villain killed the husband and now catwoman has been framed for killing the husband… whoops. The detective naturally confronts catwoman at her home and arrests her. Catwoman then lies and pretends that that she didn’t kill anyone and says that catwoman did. Hence Emer’s split-personality statement. Catwoman naturally fails because unless the detective was dumb as Emer is, he wasn’t going to fall for obvious sociopathic lying.
Gee I guess I didn’t write this article Lasersquad must have done it. There’s practically no difference but if you’re dumb as Emer, you’ll somehow come up with the conclusion that I have split-personality disorder and not sociopathy or borderline personality disorder or perhaps social anxiety disorder with a mix of bipolar disorder. The key thing to remember thoughout this movie is that Catwoman does not actually think any different throughout the rest of the movie. She may have changed to be more impulsive, but this change is permanent and at no point does this impulsiveness go away. She doesn’t have split-personality disorder nor does this scene imply that. Credit where Credit is due however, Emer is actually commenting on an important scene.
5:52 *11 minutes later, I mean seriously, we’re at the climax of the movie… I probably know the answer to this but… are you even trying Emer? Cumulative 93 minutes, 1:33:00.
Emer says that the villain takes forever to figure out who catwoman was despite her being the only black person in the entire film. This is the last reaction… I’d say thank goodness but in all honesty his commentary was totally worthless.
For those who don’t know what happens in the next 11 minutes:
Catwoman breaks out of jail by sliding through the bars… damn those get out of jail free cards.
The Villain then gives a speech that’s very villainous.
The detective has second thoughts and confronts the villain and says that he may have evidence against her. The detective gets the villain to confess and then the villain naturally just shoots him… that was dumb. Sharon Stone tries to execute the detective gears of war style (apparently they were playing on execution mode?) but she takes too long and catwoman arrives just in time to take the gun out of her hand and flees with the guy.
Catwoman then beats up all the guards sent in to kill them. Catwoman then tells the villain she was Patience Philips.
Wait what? FULL STOP
P.S If this video gets taken down… you’ll just have to trust me.
So not only is Emer Prevost stating that the villain found out herself… but the villain didn’t even do that. The villain had to be FLAT OUT TOLD who catwomen was. So Emer’s reaction is based entirely on ignorance. Wow.
6:12 Emer gives his review on the movie.
“Well folks that was catwoman”
Wait what? you didn’t even finish watching the movie! You didn’t pay attention to the movie!
Emer found that the movie “pleasantly surprised” him and that he found it wasn’t “unwatchable shit”.
Emer says that this movie is better than White Chicks and Super babies and baby genius 2 and admits he has not watched any of those movies. Yeah Emer, your opinion, while noted is severely misinformed and the fact that you choose to pretend opinion has any value despite your critical lack of information displays volumes about how untalented and unqualifed you are as a reviewer.
Emer says that the reason is because this movie was actually watchable… well no shit it was watchable, you haven’t seen the other three fucking movies you said was worse than it so obviously those were unwatchable on the ground you didn’t see them to begin with. I don’t know if Emer is trying to use clever wordplay here but he spend every other reaction complaining about how shitty this movie was and made no real attempt to address the major scenes or even the overall plot. This movie is watchable only if you pay absolutely no attention to the movie at all. Just stare blankly into space for 2 hours, that’ll get you through movie for sure.
7:43 Emer says that Sharon Stone really deserved the worst supporting actress because her performance was terrible. Okay we need to stop again.
1. Sharon stone was playing a moron character.
2. Let’s list what this moron character did:
She kills a scientist in ways that are hard to replicate and leaves clear motives
She doesn’t attempt to find out who catwoman is at all and needs to be TOLD who she was
She attempts to frame Catwoman despite the fact that Catwoman has superpowers and that no prison could possibly hold someone with super powers
She frequently poses and acts in ways that are cartoonishly villainous and refuses to kill people quickly and efficiently
She shot the detective without checking to see if he was wearing a wire or the shear fact that if he dies on her property, she would be suspected because its happened too many times.
And this is all disregarding the fact that her master plan to sell poisonous, extremely dangerous make-up to the general public wouldn’t put her very quickly in jail as those make-ups side-effects would definitely be found by the FDA eventually (FDA failed to find defects earlier in the movie) or the simple fact that she continues to take drugs that are going to kill her or the other simple fact that all the events in the movie paint her very clearly as the obvious culprit. If everyone wasn’t a fucking dumbass, she would have been caught already.
3. How exactly is playing a terrible role make Sharon Stone worst supporting actress? I should note the winner was Britney Spears, for her political commentary in Fahrenheit. George Bush won worst actor. Are you going to mention this Emer? No? Not gonna mention how the razzies are based politically than actual merit? Nope? Okay then.
8:00 “the acting from almost the entire cast is fantastic”
It’s official Emer was asleep for most of the movie.
8:11 Emer goes back to bashing Sharon Stone after just saying less than 10 seconds ago that he would stop bashing Sharon Stone. I am not surprised hypocrisy is a theme relevant to Emer’s RARs. I’m gonna start skipping things.
9:00 still bashing Sharon stone? Really? OKay then I’m not covering this.
9:28 “Sharon Stone needs to go fuck herself”- Emer Prevost
Are you still going on about this? Because you said you would stop. It’s been a good minute and a half…
9:40 Emer starts talking about the writing and says that he loves corny stories” and “cheesy writing”. Yeah I’m pretty sure Emer was asleep. Maybe his brain just shut down or perhaps he accidentally mistook ceiling for the actual movie because the writing was absolutely nonsensical and none of the plot makes any sense. Many scenes go nowhere and many events just sort of happen despite no real reason for that. And this in spite of the fact that the movie wants you to take it seriously. The super powers are used as plot-hole devices as Catwoman can jump large swaths of area but can’t kick down a jail door. But I shouldn’t need to say this, the fact that this film is unanimously hated should tell you about how uninformed Emer is when he says that writing is good.
10:08 “you cannot go into this movie expecting a serious action film or a serious super hero film”
Except that was what this movie was TRYING TO BE. Did you listen to the movie’s music tracks playing? Did you listen to the dialogue? Did you pay any attention to how deadpan all the acting is? This movie is not a comedy of errors, this movie is an error.
And now friends we introduce the main subject of this article. Contrarian Bullshit. Now I’m going to avoid using obvious examples (COUGH GAMING JOURNALISM COUGH COUGH). Being Contrarian is very simple, take a statement that most people would agree with and say the opposite. Now you might be asking why would you ever want to do this? Well the first scenario is completely unlikely but it could be possible if you argue correctly that your statement is actually acceptable. I mean 250 years ago, black people were treated very poorly and thanks to imperialist and colonial attitudes, this was considered acceptable. So 250 years ago, saying that “Black people and White people are equal, every man is born equal” would get you a lot of attention and you’d probably be bombarded with bigoted bullshit about White Man’s burden and how White people are superior; and how its somehow okay to take hundreds of people from their homes, forcefully move them across the ocean and then have them work for you or others while paying them basically nothing. Of course we know now that slavery is wrong and it has been outlawed for decades now if not a full century. Thus it important to note that being contrarian is okay if you can argue it properly and that contrarianism isn’t necessarily evil or wrong.
But what happens when you disagree just for the sake of it? Well then you get Contrarian Bullshit! You get same amount of attention you would but instead of convincing anyone, all you’ve done is just let everyone know that you have no talent and only want attention. I mean we don’t even need to closely examine Catwoman 2004 the movie to see that Emer’s position is bullshit. His reactions to the movie are too sparse, too vague and don’t address the main content of the movie. Catwoman does not have a split-personality as she was lying and yet Emer will continue to fail to check a basic summary of the movie and pretend this is major plot-point. Hell his last reaction was completely false, saying that the villain found out Catwoman’s name and then acting as if the villain is racist. Emer does nothing to back up his own opinions and it seems the very evidence he brings up should make him hate the movie.
I’d like to ask you the reader if you can name a movie you like, as in you really do like the movie and don’t think its ‘so bad its good’ (‘so bad its good’ means you like the movie because it’s easy to make fun of or unintentionally hilarious), and then say that one actor in that movie did so poorly a job that he/she deserves a razzie? It’s these kinds of contradictories that make it obvious that Emer Prevost is lying wholesale to get a reaction. He hates the movie so much that he refuses to put any reaction shots to the actual main plot points in the movie. Emer hates this movie so much that he can’t get the plot straight and misses events that even first time viewers would notice. I may joke that Emer was asleep when he was watching the video or staring at the ceiling but that doesn’t change the fact that Emer is blatantly lying to get attention.
And it’s sad that Emer has to resort to Contrarian Bullshit. This means that Emer has essentially admited that he doesn’t care, that he is incapable of creating content that’s worthwhile and that he has to depend on having contrarian opinions to see if people care enough to see why he has them. But Emer is so lazy that he can’t even make a bad movie look good, seeing how he just glossed over 99% of the movie. And it is of no surprise that Emer’s lazy attitude has made this strategy fail as he continues to get less than 10% of his subscribers to watch his videos. It seems that the only reason why anyone watches Emer’s video’s is to see him have the opposite opinion.
But once again, I digress, let’s end this article we the last few bits of Emer’s lazyness.
11:00 Emer says that the split-personality thing is a copout. I’d like to google catwoman 2004 split-personality and you’ll find that most movie descriptions don’t contain this line. Only two websites that aren’t notable say anything about a split or multiple personality disorder. TV tropes says nothing, IMDB says nothing, Wikipedia says nothing, all the movie critics say nothing. What catwoman has is a streak of impulsive behavior as we can observe when she robs the jewelery store and then returns the stuff she stole. I just can’t believe Emer is wasting so much time on this. It’s not even integral to the plot, this movie isn’t fight club, it’s catwoman.
11:20 Emer says that he enjoyed the movie because everything was there just for the sake of being goofy. Okay so are you saying the movie sucks, or are you saying its good emer? Because this wasn’t a laugh out loud movie, it was movie that was crap and cost someone else money so you could review it even though you could have torrented it as you have no qualms about doing.
11:37 Emer says the movie has schizophrenic CG… and yet he’s still recommending this movie. He says that the CG sucks because it looks like PS2 graphics. So I don’t understand why he still says this movie is good as he says the CG makes the movie good.
12:46 He then says that the “fantastic” acting, “Cheesy” writing, and bad CG combine to make this an “almost decent” film. So wait, this film isn’t decent? So then why are you saying it good?
13:00 Emer says he loves cheesy movies and that it can’t get any cheesier than this without sucking. So essentially this movie borderline sucks and yet you are going to recommend the movie and I should note you are giving your opinion not an objective review, in a show called reaction and review? Does anyone else smell the contrarian bullshit here?
13:45 Emer then says the movie is worth “$5 or less”. I don’t need to point out how contradictory it is to say this movie is good and then say its worth less than 5 bucks. I would also like to note that Emer received this movie for free by a contributor so him saying that people should buy the movie while he himself refused to torrent it and demanded a free copy is very hypocritical but then again what’s new?
14:00 Emer than says that if you do buy it and it happens to suck than its okay because you only lost 3-5 dollars… So then why the fuck did anyone watch this review? I’m sorry Emer, I thought reviews were for people who wanted to know if a product was worth something and whether they would like it. To give a review that so nonobjective to the point that it can’t even be reliably used to judge the worth of the product the review was about is so contrary to the objective of a review that you can’t call this reaction and review anymore. This is literally Contrarian bullshit and COntraian bullshit (CBACB). We didn’t get any real reactions and we didn’t even get a review because the ending statement is get it for cheap because my review is so unreliable that you’ll probably get ripped off anyway!
14:34 Emer says this film is not for people who want to watch a serious film… uh Emer this film was entirely a drama and action story. The director intended it for people to take seriously, they weren’t trying to be comedic. But then again I’m sure Emer knows this so this is really just him talking out of his ass. I mean how many audiences can’t watch this movie again? People who want to watch a film normally, People who read comic books, people who want a good movie, people who want good Cg, People who want good villains, People who don’t watch movies that get razzies, I mean who is Emer recommending this movie for? He hasn’t said it was so bad its good, so obviously he intends to recommend this to people actually expecting quality content. SO who this is for? What’s the target audience Emer? You leave reactions to scenes that the audience has no idea what happened. You’ve completely misinterpreted the movie and now the recommendations are completely contradictory.
The RAR ends with Emer saying he was surprised with the quality of the movie and how it didn’t “completely suck” and then gives a shout-out to the person who made this review possible who I’m completely sure didn’t receive any harassment thanks to Emer holding an incredibly unpopular and bullshit opinion.
Is it any wonder that that Emer Prevost has faded into obscurity. His work reeks of laziness and his attention-whoring behavior has resulted in him adopting contrarian stances and thanks to his lack of talent, he is completely unable to talk his way out of having a bullshit opinion. He couldn’t explain why he reviewed child pornography, he couldn’t explain how piracy is not evil, he couldn’t explain why catwoman is a good movie. Its a sad sad moment when you realize that someone just stopped trying because they deluded themselves into thinking it was simply easier to lie to everyone. Want a reaction? Well its going to a be reaction that’s not properly time-stamped, relatable or even relevant to the movie! Want a Review that’s objective and well-reasoned? Well Its going to have a completely untenable conclusion and be as subjective and non-objective as possible! Want a decent person who doesn’t commit cronyism? Well here’s Emer, the guy who shill for all his friends because Asalieri is apparently a saint!
You wanted him and you got the exact opposite! The author of Contrarian Bullshit, Emer Prevost.
Logos, ethos, pathos are methods to present your argument.
Logos is the use of logic to prove your point. “Youtube Whoring is bad because bad videos get many views preventing good videos from appearing on youtube popular searches and thus ensure youtube will be saturated with bad quality, low content videos. Youtube does not care about whether a video is liked but rather as to whether or not it gets views. This stance should be changed.”
Pathos is the use of emotion (of the readers) to prove your point. “So I decided to do a search and look what we’ve got here, a bullshit video where some douchebag talks to himself for 50 minutes about pointless shit while failing to play a video game at preschool difficulty and we’re expected to rate, comment and subscribe? That’s just lazy; youtube whoring is lazy and there’s no reason why anyone should give these videos the time of day.”
Ethos is the use of authority (your own emotions and credibility) to prove your point. I don’t think I need to make up my own example here, because ethos is an argument that Archfiend is used to throwing out.
Too long didn’t watch? Archfiend says shane dawson is a douchebag for youtube whoring and near the end of the video outright says that he’s better than shane and that Archfiend is on the case. Note that he doesn’t explain why youtube whoring is bad and focuses more on himself looking good as compared to shane. Do note how he focuses on how he feels and not about the viewers or about what the audience should be feeling. Notice the emphasis in the beginning about how important it is that he himself cares about the issue.
However if you paid attention to the video… you’d see exactly where Archfiend fails to successfully make a ethos argument that doesn’t sink. There is nothing inherently wrong with an ethos argument. If famous celebrity says “Hi I’m X, Don’t do drugs kids” and doesn’t back up anything with facts, then they’re using an ethos argument. It’s not false to say “don’t do drugs” because let’s admit it, drugs abuse is problematic and the best way to avoid it is not to start at all. Likewise I don’t think you need to see charts of data to know that when the center of disease control says “don’t eat that pizza you just ordered” to not eat that pizza you just ordered. Last but not a definitive example, if environmental canada (emergency weather alert service) says to evacuate because a hurricane is coming in, you don’t argue with them asking for the facts and decide they lied and the hurricane will probably change course.
But I digress, Archfiend fails the ethos argument because he’s a hypocrite. If you’re going to achieve credibility and authority, you need to be right and stay right. Don’t have your cake and eat it. In the video you may notice that the at beginning he says he won’t critique the quality of Shane Dawson’s videos or otherwise say his videos suck.
0:30 “I just wanna say, I am not critiquing this person’s quality or content… I am not saying his videos suck… I am making this video solely… because this person is a whore to youtube.
3:42 “I watched a few of them [Shane Dawson’s videos], I don’t think they’re that entertaining”
4:49 “[Archfiend explaining why he thinks Shane Dawson doesn’t use only quality for video marketing] Because you wouldn’t get half the amount of attention that you do, if you didn’t cheat the system”
So Archfiend’s idea of not critiquing the videos is to a few minutes later immediately say the videos aren’t that great and that if Shane didn’t use misleading thumbnails and sensational titles, quality alone would not get him success. How is this not critiquing the quality of the person’s work again? Bonus points for being against sensationalist titles and misleading thumbnails but then having a title that says “Shane Dawson EXPOSED” when not exactly exposing anything that isn’t common knowledge and relying entirely on his own reputation to prove anything. You can’t EXPOSE anyone without having concrete information that is generally obscure being brought into common knowledge. Something as easy as looking at their video upload history doesn’t count as exposing anything.
I am not only one who’s noticed that Archfiend has a long running problem with putting money where his mouth is.
Now I haven’t had the time to look through all of the above links and I will assume some it may be made up. But here’s the parts I found that were proven and I want to highlight (all of them from the blogspot and are paraphrased).
1. Archfiend has a long history with blocking people and yet frequently complains when other people block him. When he blocks someone “it’s because the person was being willfully stupid and not worthwhile to talk to” but if Mike Matei blocks someone for the same reason… oh apparently its censorship and trying to shutdown criticism. If you block people for reasons then you must also assume your opponent is blocking people for the same reasons. It’s all too easy to pretend that being blocked is offensive when you omit context like “subject threaten to kill someone with a knife”. Unfortunately, Archfiend has been reported to be blocking people for much less than unlawful conduct and has been caught repeatedly blocking people to the point that the majority of the videos in the youtube playlist are about him blocking people. Videos like the “The Arch Coward” cover this topic.
2. Repeated Mixed messaging. We just saw Archfiend asking people to do their best and not demand things they’re not entitled to. Here’s Archfiend quitting Six flags because he couldn’t wait in line and follow procedure, repeatedly demanding a security guard escort through the gate. Granted there was a pass card malfunction but you can’t exactly expect to cut in line just because your card malfunctioned. The staff will be fired if they give you preferential treatment!
How about his repeat hatred for youtube whoring and posting videos with captions that don’t match the content.
His excuse for this one? He disabled the ads… and didn’t take down the video after years and years of whoring it out to get channel stats, which indirectly make him money anyway.
How about his response to real-world problems?
Well he hates youtube problems for sure.
But what about third-world problems? You know with children dying and shit?
12:18 “I really don’t care what happens to these kids in africa”
Gee rioting about AVGN is more important than kids in africa. The only good thing I could point out about this is that KONY 2012 was a pretty bad attempt at activism.
3. ADD, Attention deficit Disorder. Let’s take a look at Archfiend’s accomplishments:
Wow that was a short-list. Archfiend doesn’t set goals and doesn’t cover topics to a complete extent. What’s the point of “Archfiend being on the case” when he doesn’t anything substantial? FIVE VIDEOS, FIVE are all that he’s done on Shane Dawson AND basically all of them deal with sensationalistic titles and repeat arguments. He’s made the same amount of videos bashing Shane Dawson’s fans with a stunning FIVE, FIVE videos dedicated to insulting his fanbase for the action of the few. What’s the goal here? It’s not the inform people (as this blog’s goal is), because five videos for a topic that Archfiend has been “covering” for over 5 years (some of his videos are years apart) which means that anyone who wants to be kept up to date with Shane Dawson’s scams, are not going to happy. Likewise what has Shane Dawson accomplished since Archfiend’s first take on him in 2010?
Shane Dawson has:
Won two awards in two different ceremonies one for choice web star, one for Best Vlogger. Both in the same year (2010) that Archfiend “exposed” him.
Started a music, film and television career. This meant making several albums, a total of 3 films so far, and staring in two TV shows (for a few episodes).
Won a movie making competition, winning $250k to make another movie
Well that list is certainly bigger than Archfiend’s accomplishments… if only there was someone actually holding Shane Dawson up to scutiny because it doesn’t look like the mainstream producers or people even know that Shane Dawson engages in scam tactics. Heck when put like this I almost am ready to believe that Archfiend just flat out lied because being caught abusing the system would generally destroy your reputation especially if he was deliberately making content-less videos. I mean Shane Dawson was allowed to make a statement like this “I like the movie. The producers that I trust like the movie. The test audience liked the movie. I know I deserve to make a movie because I’ve been working my fucking ass off these last eight years on YouTube” on his craptastic movie ‘Not Cool’ and Archfiend didn’t even call him out. This is why its important to not have ADD especially when you are involved in Ethos arguments. If you say something, it has to translate into action or something tangible when you make an Ethos argument. Shane Dawson has quite literally exploded in popularity and his controversy is no where to be found. Heck I can’t even find hate blogs or other groups dedicated to exposing his mal-practices. This is problematic for Archfiend’s argument for obvious reasons:
What is deception? You know what deception is? Why would you be reading this blog if you don’t what deception is? Deception is:
“to mislead by a false appearance or statement”-dictionary.com
Now have any you taken first-year biology> don’t worry this will go back to Archfiend in a short moment. Animals also perform deception, evolution is about who can breed the most and die the least. Therefore animals that can trick other animals benefit the most. But this doesn’t work in practice, because as we all know, Humans are the top of the evolutionary chain and we do things known as COOPERATE and not deceive and back-stab (heck we actively work to screw over people who lie and deceive). I could make a list of people who lied and got screwed over and could quite literally fill an entire article. Instead I will ask a simple question: Why doesn’t deception work? If it gives an evolutionary advantage, then why didn’t that become the norm. Why don’t we have an anarchy where the most slimy and lying individuals get all the stuff and we all have to work to trick each other to get what we want. Why is it that I can walk home with my paycheck knowing that I actually got paid in real money and not monopoly money?
Because deception only works in small quantities.
Want an easy logos example? Say I offer you a car, you buy and it breaks down immediately. So I offer you another car, you buy and it breaks. I offer you a third car, this one driven by “JAMES BOND” at which point you obviously aren’t Peter Griffin and therefore aren’t falling for this.
Want real examples? The animal kingdom is a great example of societies equilibrium when it comes to deception. Every species its trying to evolve and is doing its best to not die out. So if an animal group encounters repeated deception, the members of the group will keep track of which areas are full of deception and also ways to tell. The more deception occurring within a region, the less animals are going to fall for it because they already know what happens if you do. Case in point, a study with rhesus monkeys where in group liars get punished but only if they lie too often.
Now let’s connect this back to Archfiend, if Shane Dawson regularly engages in deception and clickbait… why the fuck is he still popular and still successful? This isn’t an unfair question. Irate Gamer is an asshole and people know it, is he successful? No! Asalieri frequently lies and misrepresent an issue, do people trust him? NOPE! But here’s Shane Dawson, he makes clickbait videos that are misleading and don’t contain the subject in the headline is he successful? Holy fucking yeah, I’d say winning 250k dollars to make movie is win freaking win. What the hell happened?
Well I can give you two answers, the simple one or the more insightful one.
The simple one: ADD and a lack of proper talent to form a countermovement. Here’s something that won’t surprise you, it takes groups of people, working together to accomplish anything substantial. There’s no major group that opposes Shane Dawson and neither is there a general consensus that Shane Dawson has committed youtube whoring or any kind of cheating.
The more insightful answer: Ethos Dilemna (come on you had to be expecting a title drop somewhere?). Ethos is important because its a great starting point to get attention. Many great products have failed due to a lack of marketing. Ever hear of a movie that failed because no one heard of it? Movies like Dark City? How about movies that sucked so badly they failed on word of mouth alone, such as afterearth? As stated earlier Ethos is the authority of the argument. If man with a tinfoil hat told you to leave your house because “there is a tornado coming to fuck you up” odds are you won’t leave because you don’t trust a conspiracy nut. But here’s the thing with the concept called “truth” it doesn’t matter who says it but the popularity, reliability and character of who ever says the “truth” is what matters when it comes to hearing it and believing it. Now I’m not saying that Archfiend is right to say Shane Dawson is a youtube whore or that anything he says could be correct but I am saying however that Archfiend has not built up any credibility, reputation or reliability of any kind. A small-time but prominent reviewer named Cartoon hero also has similar thoughts about Archfiend (namely that Archfiend used to try to be right but now is trying to justify immoral stances)
What does it mean when “Archfiend is on the case”? Why should I care if Archfiend wants to critique me or if he doesn’t like my work? What’s Archfiend’s standards? Why should I listen to this guy? These are the questions you want to answer when you rely on ethos to prove your arguments. Hell the greatest movie critics in world could snap their fingers and a movie would be instantly hated or suddenly become a classic. There are plenty of people who hate a movie based on what a critic has said on it. Many people are still convinced that Simons Quest is the worst NES game ever based on AVGN’s early review. Going back to previous topics, gamergate is the result when all the top (mainstream) critics go mad with power, culminating in an internet wide protest against misrepresentation of gamers. Ethos is power and when you have it, your words are that much more stronger and that much more meaningful. But when you abuse your power, you lose it and with it the power in your words as well (to the point that several gaming sites have had to reform or otherwise back off with joystiq closing due to financial difficulties). Welcome to the Ethos Dilemna, you can’t change your ethics without an explanation and everything you do is under scrutiny like a politician; its like sunset boulevard “once you’ve won you have to go on winning”. If you aren’t able to act under scrutiny don’t take the job, power and responsibility that comes with being credible and well respected, because once you lose, you lose big time.
And has Archifend been “winning?”. Not by any stretch of the imagination I’m afraid. One of the things I keep hearing from Archfiend is how much he cares about other people’s fans and how he hates it when someone scams their fans because they’re so precious… except Archfiend runs a “fanboy comments” show, the entire premise of which is to insult a fandom.
Wow that was a huge break I had to take from the article. Either way lets get straight to the Archfiend’s disclosure video.
Let’s a take a look at the description… nothing really important. But I have a hunch Archfiend will make a statement involving fans. So I’m gonna make note of the fact that he links to “let’s laugh at fanboys” in his description as well as well as a bunch of screencaps of youtube comments.
0:10 “This is surreal, that’s the first 3 words I posted on a comment”
Well this is going to be great, let’s focus on some comment you made that really shouldn’t be relevant especially since you don’t really talk about anyone at all at least in a good detail.
0:10 – 0:45 After a long amount of fumbling explaining what recently happened (Chris Bores made a disclosure video… Archfiend doesn’t even mention the extreme amount of lying that occurred in that video), Archfiend proceeds to say something really stupid.
0:50 “much like chris said; in my video here you can choose to believe everything, nothing, somethings, all the things, whatever, it doesn’t really fucking matter to me at this point. Because there’s alot of things I have been sitting on here that I haven’t said about why I went after the Irate Gamer, why I changed my tide on James Rolfe the angry video game nerd, yes I am going to refer to him by name even though he’s who we shall not speak of on this channel. But anyway, just for the sake of full disclosure”
WOW where to begin. Okay first off, a whole minute has just passed and this video is a wreck. Repetition and a lack of proof-reading might make this video look more down to earth but this is a disclosure video, that means you should be professional, not misusing words, or repeating yourself and acting like a nervous wreck who’s well aware they’ve fucked up severely over the last few months. I mean seriously I am actually cutting out lines of dialogue because its repeats of previous lines just slightly rephrased. Is it too hard to say “Chris made a disclosure video, here’s mine?”. Great I’m dealing with two “disclosure” videos that have zero effort or editing put into them.
Secondly, the first sentence… is that really what you want to put on your “here’s my ethics disclosure” video? This is technically the first time Archfiend has put a video detailing his standards and moral ethics. Disregarding the fact that he said ‘everything’ twice and ‘something’ twice, telling people “you don’t fucking care” as to whether or not your message is true is essentially telling people that you don’t intend to put any effort into making your message true, reliable or factual. That’s like starting your academic essay with “I did no research, here’s my paper, please don’t stamp an F- on the page”.
Thirdly, like Chris said? When the fuck was that? Chris never said anything about not caring about the reception to his message. In fact he made it abundantly clear that he expected his message to be taken completely seriously and did not enjoy dissenting opinion. You can tell when Chris Bores references the AVGN boogeyman. Even Chris isn’t fucking dumb enough to state that he is going to have a confession that has no thought or effort put into making it truthful or convincing! I can’t believe I’m saying this but this line was so dumb it surpasses everything that Chris has done in terms of stupidity. Even Chris isn’t thoughtless enough to say he puts no effort into things!?
Fourthly, What do you mean you haven’t said why you hated Irate Gamer? Its pretty fucking self explanatory, Chris was a plagiarist who ran around with sockpuppet accounts attacking literally every other channel. When he started, there was basically no one on youtube who wasn’t aware of or at least pissed at him. Archfiend, you called him a no talent hack and you were responsible for Chris Bore’s interview on net noise backfiring horribly. I’m pretty sure you said that you did this because you were pissed that Irate Gamer got attention by stealing from AVGN. What? You’re gonna say you were wrong? You wanna keep digging an even deeper hole that you won’t climb out of? Goddamn this is stupid.
Fifthly, Tide? What the fuck is this use of diction? Tide is not a word that represents opinion or actions. “why I changed my tide on James Rolfe” *sigh* I literally don’t know what’s more stupid. The fact that Archfiend has just used a word, a four letter word, that he literally does not know the definition of to sound smart. OR the possibility that he’s so egotistical that he thinks he’s a tidal wave. Nevertheless, someone please tell Archfiend to use a goddamn dictionary because you can’t change your tide on anything, unless you’re referring to your usage of tide sanitary products.
Sixthly (yes this screw up has this many things to point out), What is there to say about AVGN? Archfiend has made it clear what he thinks. Its called E-begging and the misuse of the term.
What super secret confession do you need to make Archfiend? Archfiend was ridiculously off the mark here. And “He who we shall not speak of” becomes a very stupid statement when you realize that Archfiend was blocked for spreading stupid garbage the like the edited IMDB page of AVGN’s movie budget
“Mike Matei WILL Block You If You Mention This On Any Video.” Hmmm I wonder why… perhaps its because you’re lying and committing libel?
Goddamn and this was in one minute. Well I know who Irate Gamer and Asalieri are learning from when it comes to making videos that bomb. Less than a minute in and we’ve got broken logic and word use, confession to lying, bringing up an event that never happened, and all with repetition and the editing skills of a dead otter. Oh god this thing is 34 minutes? I’ll do as long as I can before it becomes apparent that Archfiend is blatantly lying, blatantly using filler or my complaints become repetitive.
0:50-1:50 Filler FILLER FILLER, FILLER FILLER FILLER, it’s the same goddamn congaline! All the way from Irate Gamer’s shitty video!
1:52 “I was a fan of the Angry video game nerd”
2:40 Archfiend talks about how he saw an AVGN video on myspace and AVGN was the first person he subscribed to.
I’m honestly not surprised and anyone who knew how shitty and content poor youtube was back in the day probably wouldn’t be surprised either. Is this supposed to be a build up to “I was betrayed/broken pedestal” pathos argument. Because it really falls apart when it become apparent your standards were low.
2:50 Archfiend has trouble naming some AVGN videos and then says “Jesus Christ”
Wow that was totally necessary. Yeah I say Jesus Christ as profanity all the time I have minor memory issues (P.S this is sarcasm). I can see where Asalieri gets his Jesus Christ profanity habit from.
2:50 – 3:50 FILLER FILLER FILLER! FILLER FILLER FILLER! HEY YOU KNOW WHAT’S GREAT FOR FILLER, LET’S TALK ABOUT ANYTHING OTHER THAN PERSONAL ETHICS OR DISCLOSURE! LET’S WASTE EVERYONE’S TIME!
4:00 – 4:10 Archfiend proceeds to list a bunch of personal details about AVGN and states they relate to him… yeah… that’s not creepy at all. I don’t even know where people live, its kinda that thing I don’t need to know to critique them. The only time I checked address was just to make sure Chris’s IP address was in fact Chris’s IP address. Oh and to prank batdamn but I don’t keep track of his living location at all.
4:20 “he [AVGN] was symbol of my home state, he was a symbol of my age group, he was symbol of people like me… and I began to worship him.”
Wow Archfiend, and you dare to make let’s laugh at fanboy videos. This is as pathetic as the people who claim they never be totalitarian assholes and then proceed to invoke censorship and ignore criticism universally. The sad part about this is that AVGN doesn’t ask his fans to be rabid, and they’re not supposed to. In fact the movie AVGN recently made has that as a plot point, with AVGN afraid his fans like him to the point of worship and the end of the movie makes it clear that people aren’t fucking stupid and it actually takes effort on both the worshipped and worshipper to get to this state. Given that AVGN doesn’t ask people to anything aggressive, unlike say Asalieri or heck Archfiend himself, its entirely your fault Archfiend that you became a “fanboy”.
5:05 Archfiend talks about how Irate Gamer entered the scene and his SMB2 video was featured and how being featured makes your video so important.
YEAH NO, youtube feature system works by taking a video that was getting a lot of views and thus puts it on front page to get even more views. Sure its great to have a video featured, but youtube also featured a lot of crap (unfortunately since youtube has changed its system many times over the years, I can’t show you real evidence) including screamers, shitty one second videos and misleading thumbnail shit. If your video was already getting views without being featured, its not like getting on the frontpage was what made it super popular, because it probably already was before it was featured.
5:30 Archfiend describes the SMB2 video as “it’s alright, its okay, its a decent little review. I noticed somethings started looking similar in other different reviews”.
Uh Archfiend? What does the word plagiarism mean? Oh and what does the words manipulative editing mean? Chris Bore’s review of SMB2 was both factually incorrect and also a great deal plagiarized in terms of style and structure. Heck it begins with the blind pass song, which wasn’t cited, so its totally plagiarism!
6:20 Archfiend notes that Irate Gamer got youtube partner status while AVGN did not. He doesn’t note that it was because AVGN was in deep shit for swearing and extreme toilet humor while Chris Bores was a more “child friendly” alternative (Look executives rarely make great decisions especially if you are a youtube exec).
7:00 Archfiend says that he is disclosing the fact that he went after Chris Bores because he made money while AVGN did not. And states that he did not disclose this because it would cause a “chain reaction” in that people would accuse him of going after people just because they make money.
*Sigh* wow really? This is just full of lies. I’m not exactly sure if Archfiend is lying because he’s too fucking stupid to remember the things he’s said about Chris or too fucking stupid to understand the words he said when remembering them.
In the above video we will see Archfiend repeatedly complain that Chris Bores has stolen material from AVGN while not admitting it and taking credit and rewards for it. See 17:46 where he says “He can make a dime off a concept he did not create and not give acknowledgement to the man that did create that concept that he is milking off of”
So let me get this straight? Archfiend has just said he was going to disclose a previously not known reason as to why he hated Irate Gamer even though he did in fact make it clear that he hated Irate Gamer for that reason. I have a stupid incredibly obvious disclosure to make too! I breathe air! Shocking!
Archfiend’s argument against Irate Gamer has always boiled down to the fact that Irate Gamer has gotten rewards, monetary or otherwise while AVGN has gotten less for his hard work. I can’t believe he either thinks people don’t know this or that people are so stupid they can’t figure that out. First disclosure and its something that is blatantly obvious and needs no real introduction.
7:00-9:56 Filler! Let’s waste time talking about views of money. Archfiend talks about how he makes money off videos and Irate Gamer makes money off videos. Archfiend says he feels sorry for AVGN because he didn’t get money for his work. So that’s the part where Archfiend gives his money to AVGN right? right? Also notice how Archfiend doesn’t report the amount of money he actually makes.
10:02 Archfiend says that his anger at Chris Bores was misguided because the true villain was youtube. Because youtube selected Irate Gamer to be featured and made him a sponsor. But the real kicker is this stupid line he says “Because he [Irate Gamer] was getting to a point that James rolfe was up here and Irate Gamer was down here and then the sub gap started shrinking. [thanks to youtube] This motherfucker is gonna… be bigger than James rolfe… all this is subjective and all that”.
Yeah I started chopping down on the quote. Because the real quote, the full one would be so scatterbrained that you would think I was actually lying. In fact go ahead and go and see the real clip (have adblock on) and he repeatedly changes topic and words. Its almost as if he realizes how stupid his words are halfway through to the point that he makes a disclaimer “that this is subjective”. Well of course “this is subjective” archfiend its your goddamn opinion. You’ve already told us again and again you’re against e-begging and earning money you didn’t work for, now you’re gonna say Irate Gamer is cool because what he did was legal? This is the dumbest logic ever, the idea that a criminal can be innocent because the system allowed him/her to do it. So people shouldn’t be made at the dude who made bomb threats that ended up canceling a meeting because obvious twitter is to blame because you can distribute such threats.
I find it ironic that Archfiend claims to care about justice and money when all he wants is money and fame for himself
(isn’t gamergate so topical?) I guess videogames are to blame because a school shooter shot someone and not the school shooter because it was his/her fucking decision to go kill people when they could have done literally anything else. To be clear, I’m not saying you can’t fault the system or other factors for someone’s failure to act ethically. That’s not true, you totally can, but you can’t say that the individual is innocent without some kind of proof. I’ve discussed in previous articles that Irate Gamer is consistently out to harm AVGN and his fans or anyone who doesn’t outright hate AVGN. There are plenty of instances today where we can say that the system is at fault but Chris Bore’s behaviour is not one of them. Nothing excuses outright plagiarism, nothing excuses outright lying to people in a “candid” discussion by claiming that you entered a contest where you supposedly were told you would win immediately (because that totally happens right?) and then imply that happy video game nerd cheated to win his position and AVGN “snubed” you. I would need evidence that says that AVGN told him to steal his stuff practically verbatim and a real letter from the contest runners who said he would win without question.
Wow this is depressing. 10 minutes in and the only things we’ve learned are things that are already obvious given Archfiend’s stance on e-begging and a textbook example of fundamental Attribution error. Here’s a song about a real broken system, America’s prison system.
10:45 “I should have brought more heat down on youtube than the Irate Gamer”- Archfiend
Archfiend… I don’t know how to say this politely… so I’m gonna say it bluntly. Your reputation is not stellar. You’re not exactly a trend leader and you have literally no idea how to fix the youtube system because you frequently exploit it yourself such as with the aforementioned “justin biber orgy” video. You frequently don’t write about topics in a reasonable amount of time and in terms of activism you suck immensely. Shane Dawson is running around with piles of money he won in a contest with an official statement that was literally “I worked my ass off getting here” and you’re “activism” against him didn’t get him any real backlash. People like totalbiscuit have raged against the youtube system (totalbiscuit has completely shutoff the comment system because it fails to prevent bullying) and nothing has really happened. I’d like to remind you that totalbiscuit is infinitely more popular and is considered one of the best pc critics on youtube. What the fuck could you have possibly done archfiend? Are you saying that it was better to wage one “feel good” war over another “feel good” war?
10:52 “its not like the Irate Gamer was writing letters to youtube ‘please feature my videos'”
Except… Irate Gamer clearly has connections. For one, he’s able to get job at gottgame despite clearly not being qualified or working at a decent schedule AND this is in spite of the fact that this gets the company much hatred. Second youtube frequently overlooks Irate Gamers abusive behaviour online, behaviour that would get any other person without connections banned. Look at all the crap that his Ladybuggin777 account keeps spewing out, the vast majority of that would get any other account banned. Of course we wouldn’t know about any letters written to youtube, their confidential. Irate Gamer is a very corrupt and he himself is very poor at transparency. I’ve already done an article concerning how he treats his fans and how he demands that his fans write nasty things about other people to the point that he doesn’t acknowledge people who don’t write hostile things to other people. This entire statement needs citations because for all we know, Irate Gamer had to apply for partnership somehow and he had to have done something to not get banned after all this time.
11:08-11:22 YAY more filler. Because repetition is cool. Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool Because repetition is cool and lazy because its wastes time but not periods.
11:26 ” another reason why I’m making this video is I’m gonna link this in all my videos in an annotation just to set the record straight.”
Wow so instead of taking the videos down, you’re gonna leave them up just so you can make as many views as possible. Archfiend is against youtube whoring right? right?
11:47 Archfiend says that he will be leaving the videos as “historical documents for a lack of a better term”
Why? Those videos will be so hypocritical given your current pansy attitude and will show just how far you have fallen archfiend. Granted in retrospect you haven’t really fallen that far but at least you were right back then. Archfiend’s excuse as to why he will keep these videos is essentially “My anger was misguided because youtube is really to blame… except here’s all these videos where I show Irate Gamer’s attitude problems and Chris Bore’s direct role in being a plagiarist no talent hack”. Would this count as an example of tv trope’s ‘Unapologetic” (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheUnapologetic)? If you think Irate Gamer is innocent, which you’ve implied throughout this video by saying it was not his fault he was featured and started the stupid AVGN versus Irate Gamer internet bullshit then why keep those videos. Especially painful is what’s coming next.
12:00 “I’ve removed videos before… just for the fuck of it, its my channel I can do whatever I want”.
Hi Archfiend, can you say face first into ethos dilemna? You’ve literally just admitted you have no reason to do so and now justifying your decision by outright stating you are a hypocrite. You could have taken the video down, you should have considering that it still directs anger towards Chris Bores and not youtube. You know the majority of people don’t read youtube descriptions or use annotations. But the real reason why isn’t because its logically makes sense, or its historical like you just lied about, but because you don’t want to lose revenue or lose face. Well you’re not going to lose revenue but you’ve definitely lost face, because this is so irresponsible that you’re literally justifying your irresponsible decision with “cause I can”. I’m sure Chris Bores is so happy that you left up those videos that fucked him over and I’m glad you did because its hilarious, but unfortunately this doesn’t speak well for you archfiend especially since its clear you do these rants for the money and not for anything else like helping people. This is the worse place to use ethos and you just had to do it didn’t you?
BTW archfiend? Don’t have important things like disclosures to do?
12:48 Archfiend says he’s going back to Irate Gamer making money. YES WE KNOW HE MAKES MONEY. GET ON WITH IT.
13:42 Archfiend says that is aware of the letter that Irate Gamer wrote to AVGN but apparently he says he never really mentioned it because he thought it was a “underhanded” tactic.
Okay? Why and how would this be a “underhanded” tactic?
13:57 After the inevitable rambling and calling mike matei a fuck face (totally adds value to this video) Archfiend gets to the point several eternities later (archfiend? do you even edit?) and says “did you really have to do that. It was done just to embarrass the guy… when it was something as much as giving a personal letter to someone and then exposing it. That just kind of rubbed me the wrong way and that was one of the main reasons why I put those letters that mike matei wrote to me on my website… because I felt he had no respect for the personal rights, not that its a right or something. It’s just kind of smarmy to do what he did”
I… I don’t really know where to begin with this… this level of stupid and hypocrisy is… holy shit. I don’t think I’ve seen this level of self-defeating stupidiy from anyone else except other social justice warriors. For those who aren’t aware of the term SJW aka Social Justice Warrior, an SJW is someone who claims to care about social rights and causes but very quickly turns out to be self-conceited and egotistic to the point of only using said social cause/right to harm other people and disregarding the cause when it prevents them from hurting people.
I mean don’t get me wrong, Archfiend has been a SJW for a long time it just hasn’t gotten THIS hypocritical. This is like those anti-gamergate writers in the previous article on gamergate who state they care about women but refuse to listen to any of them while calling any crtic a misogynist even if the critic is a women.
So… to recap on Archfiend’s statement.
1. Archfiend thinks posting a personal letter is wrong.
2. Archfiend believes this because it feels kinda smarmy.
3. Archfiend admits that he is okay with posting other people’s personal letters.
4. Archfiend posts Mike Matei’s personal letters on his website despite them containing no real scandalous information and does this because Mike Matei posted Irate Gamer’s letter.
5. Archfiend admits its not a personal right to post to have one’s letter remain confidential once sent.
Okay I’m just gonna post this video first that pretty much entitles my reaction to the overall analogy and how Archfiend communicated it.
Okay lets address this on a point by point basis.
Number one, its not wrong to post a personal letter if it contains scandalous information. If a politician sends me a letter saying that I am to suck his/her cock and vote for them or I will be killed then I will be all means make the letter public. Of course I should report the letter to the authorities first but it doesn’t change the fact that it will become public eventually. There’s every reason why Irate Gamer’s letter could be described as Scandalous.
I mean just fucking look at the letter itself. Irate Gamer has never contacted AVGN before this and once he does its a letter that pretty much says “I know I’ve stolen your stuff and admit it, I’ve been a fans of yours despite repeatedly telling people I’ve never heard of you, I write this letter to tell you that I don’t care that I’ve started feud that is incredibly black and white and that its totally my fault that you have any haters to begin with. Let’s work together Bye”. Who would not post this personal letter? Its the clear evidence that Irate Gamer is a liar through and through. And as a public figure, Irate Gamer should be open to accountability. But hey I don’t even need to say this outloud because in point 5 Archfiend admits that it was a perfectly valid tactic but is only wrong based on Archfiend’s ‘feelings’ of smarmy.
Speaking of which here’s point 2. Let’s define smarmy:
Yeah that doesn’t describe what happened at all. Archfiend use a dictionary before you use words that you don’t know the meaning of. The concept of posting someone’s personal message… someone’s FIRST personal message and the message from someone who currently states that he doesn’t know you and never knew you as well as hates you is no way a polite gesture. Its not smarmy because it wasn’t supposed to be polite to begin with. It would be smarmy if AVGN told Irate Gamer that his messages would be confidential but this is Irate Gamer’s first message and it was unprompted. My only guess is Archfiend wanted to use a word that sounded disgusting but picked a word that made no sense in the context of this situation because he’s an idiot who relies too much on his name and ‘authority’ than actual evidence.
Point 3 and point 4, Archfiend is okay with posting other people’s letters. Despite the fact that the letters he did post can be found here.
And GUESS what? nothing scandalous in these messages. Isn’t that great? So Archfiend is against presenting letters that aren’t supposed to confidential when its done to make a point and prove someone is lying but is perfectly okay with posting letters that contain nothing really important at all. Classic SJW behaviour. All Archfiend needs to do is preach about his feelings… oh wait he’s been doing that throughout his entire career.
point 5 is just the icing on the cake. Really I can’t believe he’s dumb enough to do this. He knew it was a bullshit complaint, he knows he’s hypcocrite for having that complain, but he’s gonna do it anyway. I am honestly sure that Archfiend is dumber than Asalieri or Irate Gamer and the majority of people watch him to see how dumb he can get. Having just seen this moment I am honestly ashamed that I ever thought Archfiend had a good track record with any of the ratings in the TIR system (talent, integrity and responsibility). Not only is this a disclosure that literally incriminates himself as a dumbass and a hypocrite but also shows just exactly how far Archfiend is willing to run with a double standard and how much of a shill he is for his friends. What? did AVGN not give you that pat on back you really really wanted Archfiend? Because that’s what this looks like. Its okay for Irate Gamer to make money but the second AVGN makes any, you make temper tantrums and why? Because AVGN dared to run a crowd funded project.
It’s been what? Fifteen minutes? I cut the quote short, Archfiend goes on for another 2 fucking minutes in conspiracy mode about how AVGN must totally be aware of everything that Mike does and must clearly care about Irate Gamer even thought Irate Gamer doesn’t stand two shits in hell of ever being relevant or popular again. Irate Gamer is as much of a cult-classic as gamer+ and yes I’m aware that gamer+ is something you’ve probably never heard of. If you’re not going to say the obvious even thought you’ve just done 15 minutes of that, I’m going to make the disclosure for you Archfiend. You only hate AVGN because he’s league more successful and popular than you. Its been that way for just about everyone you talked about. All you’re doing is trying to justify something that you already made your mind up about. This isn’t about new evidence that persuaded you, its about you trying to convince yourself to run on the dumb, manchildish path you’re still on. AVGN delievered with his movie, AVGN has not been proven to take any money he didn’t earn. You’ve had YEARS, YEARS to prove this and you didn’t. And now just like Shane Dawson, AVGN is running around with bundles of money and fame because you failed to convict him of anything tangible. What you have to disclose here Archfiend is that you failed… you failed miserably.
I’m not doing the rest of the video because I’ll summarize it right now and my complains are repetitive:
15:00 to 17:00 Filler about how Irate Gamer makes money. Seriously learn to edit Archfiend.
17:00 to 18:00 Citation needed about story of two fans of Archfiend saying they would confront Irate Gamer about his girlfriend though to be fair even if it was excessive to ask Irate Gamer about his girlfriend it doesn’t change the fact that Irate Gamer brags about having a girlfriend even when that girlfriend is his cousin. I can see why its excessive but then again my repetitive complaint that public figures deserve scrutiny still holds esepcially when as Mr.KillUltra has told me, Chris has said on his ladybuggin777 account that mothers should be sexual partners with their kids. You know Archfiend… it would probably help with your reputation is you stop trying to act as if you’re on moral high ground while you frequently use language that debunks that. Essentially, here Archfiend acts as if he cares about Irate Gamer’s life as he comes up with a story that can’t be verified about how he’s apparently a good person for telling fans to not bother Chris even though he’s done things like have radio show hosts insult the shit out of Chris by underhandedly talking to the show hosts before the show occurred. You should probably remember the things you’ve done to Chris before you try to pretend you’ve helped somebody. But then again this complaint was already made before, so you can see why I’m skipping through this.
18:00 to 19:00 Archfiend pretends selling things is wrong because you know pawning off stuff is apparently illegal. You know… no one’s forcing people to throw their money at AVGN. But again repetitive. Also repeated misuse of the word tide.
19:00 to 21:00 Archfiend clarifies this is an auction so literally there’s no point. And then Archfiend does what I totally expected him to do, complain that its not fair for the fans. Uh Archfiend you fucking target people’s fans all the fucking time. You hate people’s fans and insult them so you really can’t act as if you care about them. Do I need to post all the laugh at fanboy videos? Do I need to point out that this content frequently outnumbers the content you make about actual events? You are not the helper of little people. You literally don’t care about the starving kids in another part the world but you care about the poor fans who don’t have hundreds of dollars to spend on autographed shit and the time to go to conventions. FUCK YOU.
21:00 to 22:00 Archfiend pretends youtube is somehow at fault because AVGN is now a partner even though AVGN still didn’t get paid by youtube for all the years they spent shunning him. Bonus points for saying “its not all about the money” Oh yeah Archfiend that totally isn’t what this is about. I mean not giving a shit about a charity for kids (however misguided) because you need money? Gosh I couldn’t see how money fits into any of arguments EXCEPT EVERY FUCKING ARGUMENT YOU’VE EVER MADE INCLUDING THE “DISCLOSURES” YOU’VE MADE IN THIS VIDEO. I literally do not want to do any more disclosure videos, they are long, poorly edited, full of stupid hypocritical banter and are a complete waste of time for everyone involved.
“not that everything is all about the money” – 21:44
22:00 to 23:00 Archfiend complains about the indiegogo… yeah none of his complaints make any sense. He complains that you don’t need to do an indiegogo to make his [AVGN’s] best videos… Did I use the “award you no points” video too early? I honestly think that Archfiend has some sort of parasite sucking his brain out as he gets dumber and dumber as this video progresses. Its a fucking movie you idiot! its going to be hours long and is in fact hours long. It will have shittons of props and effects. Its not going to be some regular AVGN episode with low budget. It was a fucking movie. Get that through your head archfiend.
23:00 to 24:00 Archfiend states that money asked for was too much… and doesn’t complain its too much… but instead complains that the amount of money needed seems like it was a for a well polished movie… uh Archfiend, are you having an aneurysm? No instead he just complains that he wants a shitty unpolished video because that’s what AVGN is all about and therefore James Rolfe only cares about himself. Yeah my thesis on Archfiend having internal brain parasites is undisputed.
24:00 to 25:00 Archfiend says that AVGN forgot how he got to where he is. Except you know that the movie ends with AVGN saying thanks to all his fans and you know it would be really hard to forget this when you run a crowdfunded campaign (unless you’re Tim Schafer). To be fair Archfiend probably wouldn’t know the stuff about the movie but then again it would be pretty hard to forget that it takes fans to make a crowdfunded project successful. I’m pretty sure Tim Schafer and his failed kickstarters is in deep shit right now.
25:00 to 26:00 Yay more filler. For someone who sure doesn’t care about money, he sure cares about the amount of money this movie will take. He also says that AVGN can totally make the movie without crowdfunding… because obviously Archfiend is the IRS and a top-notch accountant. Please Archfiend, you should start balancing the books for every national government in the world. Think about that archfiend, you could solve world corruption and we’d have enough money to solve world hunger… oh wait you don’t care about that problem or either of those… my bad.
26:00 to 27:00 Archfiend says that Irate Gamer sent him several letters and that he’s been in contact with Irate Gamer… oh so your responsible for his shitty coming out video. So that’s two theories right, the first one being that Archfiend has brain parasites and the second one being that Irate Gamer can’t do jack shit without someone goading him to do it first. Also citation needed and because Archfiend doesn’t want to be ethical and actually expose corruption and lying, there’s no way to prove any of this. Time fucking wasted. Archfiend says that Irate Gamer says he was a true geniune fan of AVGN and obvious Archfiend being fucking idiot whose brain is parasite infested (the infestation is hypothetical and patent pending) doesn’t question any of this. Internet Crusader turned bobblehead folks. More praising of Irate Gamer ensues and I just realized that one of Mr.Kill’s theories on Irate GAmer was that he’s secretedly a reaper from mass effect. Hmmm seems legit.
27:00 to 28:00 Apparently AVGN is losing respect and his “days are numbered”. And asks what AVGN will do from now on… UH how about resume making episodes and new content? This is like asking what will Macdonalds do after its done selling its new sandwich… uh I don’t know fucking sell more sandwiches? If you’re gonna put on your thinking cap Archfiends its fine I’m just gonna make more jokes and put less effort into bothering to understand your thought process.
28:00 to 29:00 AVGN apparently ripped of Pewdiepie because you know anyone who does a letsplay must be stealing from him. Oh except its not really let’s plays that AVGN does especially since it involves lots of editing and lots of not providing reaction shots. In fact its more like a geniune let’s play like the ones frankomatic does than a let’s play that pwediepie… but hey why let facts get in the way… let’s embrace the SJW way and let feels decide what we should believe. Archfiend also admits he wants to piss on AVGN’s fans… because you know he cared about them right?
29:00 to 30:00 Archfiend admits he was deliberately targeting AVGN’s fans. Because this defintely gells with what he said at 19 minutes in about how much he cares about how AVGN shouldn’t be abusing his fans… except when Archfiend is being an asshole to AVGNs fans.
30:00 to 31:00 Archfiend just talks about video quality and how AVGN’s videos are good and Irate Gamers are “corny”. Archfiend spends the majority of the time insulting mike matei. You know mike matei was the joker, the lion, the guy who probably asked James Rolfe to go public with AVGN material, and the guy who edits the videos right? Without mike matei there would never be AVGN. Why are you so mad at Mike Matei Archfiend?? Was it because he blocked you and didn’t let you bully him? Like literally I don’t get why he keeps saying Mike Matei is screwing over AVGN. Mike has been there since day fucking one. You get rid of mike and you get rid of the best scenes and content ever produced by AVGN.
31:00 to 32:00 Archfiend continues to rant on Mike Matei. DO you want to take that to court Archfiend? He also says the movie wasn’t well received… well at least he’s right there but then again it was a B movie, that was the intention. And in addition its at 6.0 on IMDB which while technically bad its only bad if you consider it on a 3 point scale a rating scale that only really works for AAA content. For a budget film, 6.0 is pretty good.
32:00 to 33:00 More ranting on Mike Matei about how Mike Matei is a powerhungry jerk. Also Archfiend says he hates his AVGN’s fanboys except he just… you know what I really shouldn’t be surprised that Archfiend contradicted his pathos moment repeatedly.
33:00 to 34:00 Archfiend says he really wanted to make a full disclosure and that he has no ill will to AVGN or Irate Gamer even though he called AVGN a money hungry whore and tells AVGN to keep doing what he’s doing… because more hypocrisy is what we need right? That just puts the icing on this crappy video (He also says Irate Gamer should keep doing what he’s doing… because clearly its neceesary to associate AVGN to Irate Gamer). But what about the cherry on this cake?
34:15 “Some of us didn’t quit our dayjob to make youtube and the internet our full-time gig”
Because clearly Archfiend didn’t care about the money. Right? That’s why you repeatedly bring up this dead horse right Archfiend? Because people who legitimately make money using legitimate methods that you don’t deem wholesome should go fuck themselves even though you make money through the exact same method.
“not that everything is all about the money” – 21:44
“not that everything is all about the money” – 21:44
“not that everything is all about the money” – 21:44
EVERYTHING IN THIS VIDEO WAS ABOUT THE MONEY. ALL YOUR COMPLAINTS ARE ABOUT THE MONEY. YOU FREQUENTLY TALK ABOUT THE MONEY.
Well let’s go back to the question “what does it mean when Archfiend is on the case”
Answer: Lots and lots of hypocrisy and SJW style ranting about money distribution and who apparently deserves what in terms of cash. Oh and lots of stupid hypocritical disclaimers that are the exact opposite like “”not that everything is all about the money” or “I don’t hate AVGN”. Oh and disclosures about things that aren’t really disclosures while not admitting things that are readily apparently but you deny with the hypocritcal disclaimers such “not that everything is all about the money”.