Despite the high levels of ridiculously violent and sexual content in manga/anime, the folks who participate are some of the nicest, most polite folks that I have ever met. Instead of battling constantly to hone their skills, many choose cooperate. No cliques/clans/squads on seek and destroy missions — just groups of people connecting because of their love of this wild and crazy stuff.
Nicki Minaj is going all out with her latest release. It is paying off. Here is a quote from her “It’s an honor to be the new face of ROBERTO CAVALLI. Go behind the scenes of the new campaign. Mypinkfriday.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEymeizscns ”
What sinful deeds do you think should be listed in any of the categories? There’s a reason we can’t have nice pop culture things.
Partly, it’s because we overuse platitudes such as, “We can’t have nice things” and “It is what it is,” like they’re Oscar Wilde quotes. Partly, it’s because our sins far outweigh our graces, giving us a popular culture environment we might not desire but that we definitely deserve.
If that holds true, then we’re going to be paying for the sins of 2014—a real banner year for racism, misogyny and all-around dickery—through 2018.