Posts Tagged With: lady gaga

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper performing Shallow at the 2018 Oscars
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Posted in Pirate, sexism
February 28, 2019

Assuming the Worst: Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

All I’ve heard for days were rapturous fans going on and on about Lady Gagy and Bradley Cooper’s Oscars performance of Shallow from A Star is Born. Fair disclaimer: I haven’t seen the movie. Having seen two different versions of the movie, I felt like it’s a story I’m pretty familiar with. The performance was fine, and ending with the two of them on the piano was sweet. Which is why I was surprised to see every female oriented site and most of the women in my feeds insisting that the performance proved that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are…

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Posted in personal
November 9, 2011

National Emergency Alert Test

Odds are, if you were home at 2 Eastern or 11 Pacific, something cut into your television- the first national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). I’m sure we’re all familiar with the local Emergency Alerts, with the long beep and the information scroll across the screen. This is what I saw (seriously- I recorded the video myself): While this only goes for 30 seconds, it did eventually have the Emergency Alert beep, which just had a message that said “prerecorded alert” something or other, stopped and went back to Lady Gaga. All in all, it cut away for…

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Posted in personal, politics
February 23, 2011

Boycotts, Gay Rights, Soapbox time?

Recently, a friend of mine posted that he was boycotting Chick-Fil-A for their direct involvement in groups supporting bans on gay marriage. I have been boycotting them since these allegations popped up. It’s saddened me that so many people say that they weren’t surprised, since Chick-Fil-A is closed on Sundays… but you know what? There are plenty of companies that take such a stance, and most of them aren’t openly endorsing discrimination. There are plenty of Christians who support equality in marriage. Anyhow, my friend also said that he hadn’t been to Target in ages, either. I wasn’t boycotting Target.…