Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Shut Up, David Mamet*

Shut up, David Mamet. STFU. Be quiet. No, seriously, shut the fuck up, David Mamet. * You don't know what you're talking about when you say things like:

On Phil Spector:

"I don't think he's guilty... They should never have sent him away. Whether he did it or not, we'll never know but if he'd just been a regular citizen, they never would have indicted him."

Oh, really? Phil Spector wore a fright wig and kept Ronnie Spector prisoner. That's not something regular citizens get the chance to do.

On unions:

"I realized I had been screwed by unions as much as I'd been helped by them."

So much for minimum wage and five day work weeks.

On Sarah Palin:

"I am crazy about her. Would she make a good candidate for president? I don't know but she seems to have succeeded at everything she put her hand to."

Like shooting wolves from a helicopter. I can't even.

Read the whole thing if you want your brain to die a painful death. Ugh. Everything is the worst.

*The opinions expressed in this post are Conkel's only, and not necessarily the opinions of Youngblood as a collective.


Anonymous said...

A tedious playwright develops a goosestep and plants a camouflage beanie on his balding pate. He finally came to his senses and realized that Nazis were right about everything except the Jews.

Alex said...


joshcon80 said...

Christopher Hitchens is a treasure.

Meghan Drrns said...

Aw, you guys. Christopher Hitchens is the worst. I mean David Mamet is also the worst, but Christopher Hitchens...also pretty bad! Never forget: "Why Women Aren't Funny." And that is just the easy one. He routinely sideswipes at mouthy ladies for no dang reason (even in here, one of the only things he agrees with Mamet about is apparently something something feminists were too easy on Clinton something something? Really?).

Anyway, the two of them deserve each other.

joshcon80 said...

Meghan, you of all people should know that women aren't funny.

OMG I'm kidding.

Wow. I had no idea. I've always just loved him for his anti-religion rhetoric. I guess I didn't stay for the down-with-women course.