Posted By Leon Thomas about 11 months, 1 week ago
Heart of Gaming: White Supremacists Are Ugly, 5.5 out of 10 based on 2 ratings
White Supremacists Are Ugly
Leon Thomas reacts to playing three terribly racist computer games.
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It seems, for me, as if for Leon nothing is inherently right or wrong, good or bad, thus making (almost) everything eligible for serious discussion and consideration.
This makes space for a more subtle and serious subtext.
That is until the more psychotic part of this persona comes out and he remembers the pack of bears that stole his sega genesis managing to play it reasonably well…
…and i’m loving every second of it.
Maybe next time you could do something crazy like show some game footage?
Have you ever watched the show? That’s not how he rolls, it’s just him talking over public access-movies.
Heart of Gaming has existed for sixty-seven episodes. It has not once shown game footage. I’m sorry if you are new to the series, but what you’re suggesting has never been the style of the show. We are living in the YouTube/Blip age. There are literally thousands of videos with what you’re sarcastically requesting. If that is what you want, they’re not hard to find.
Heart of Gaming is designed so that it never looks or feels like any other show that’s part of Channel Awesome or the Internet at large. I would no sooner start showing color and game footage as Phelous would stop being meta, ChaosD1 would stop discussing MMO’s on MMO Grinder, JesuOtaku would remove her star rating system, etc. etc. etc.
This is the show. It is tweaked from time to time, but I’m not removing core elements of it.
I wouldn’t worry about this Zer057 here. When you look at what few comments he’s made (even the more than one he’s made on this show which makes it odd why he’s so shocked about he format) almost all of it is negative crap meant to antagonize.
I know he and people like him would ‘justify’ that by saying it was only his opinion and he has the right to say it. I would point out that it may be your opinion that the guy across the street with biceps the size of watermelons has a face that looks like a bull dog’s ass. And it is your right to say so. But doing so would result in getting your ass kicked.
Freely expressing any opinion you have no matter what others may think may make you sound cool when you explain it that way. But when anyone thinks for a moment and realizes that there is no way you do crap like that when you don’t get to hide behind your anonymity shield they realize you are just a cowardly asshole.
Living in a country diseased by supermacist filth to the brim, there is really nothing that sickens me more than this type of scum. I would say something along the lines of “they should be lined up and shot” but that would be ironic.
And please people, don’t confuse physical ugliness with ideological, they are a tad bit different. The greek philosophers weren’t pretty, but they had a few wise things to say, you know.
Yeah, the whole “ugly” comment is more about their ideas and world views.
Not by a long shot as ugly as feminists though.
Hmm.. I see that ratio of people with and without brain damage is 1:4 here. That’s quite surprisingly accurate.
Hey moron, before you start judging the collective intelligence of the userbase strictly on the grounds that they disagree with an opinion that has no concrete factual value and is therefore completely subjective, learn the proper syntax of the English language.
So we can tell by looking at him Leon Thomas is a white supremacist.
I’ve yet to meet a good looking white power nationalist.
I’m sure they are out there,somewhere conceiving inbred children with other moronic skinheads.
Oh man, I gotta try these games! I mean, I just wanna experience it because of its uniqueness… What?! Its just a game! Look, I’m not a white supremacist, I just think that white people are better overall then people of other races. Stop being a bigot against whites who don’t like other races….I mean, seriously!
I can’t believe this comment has been so thoroughly negged to death when he’s obviously going for irony. I just hope the two thumbs up before mine also realised this and weren’t simply agreeing with what was said in jest.
Goddammit, Nipsey Russell was a great man! Have you ever seen the Car 54 Where Are You movie???
Ok, no throwing bottles at me now.
Thought it was odd there was no gameplay footage but it’s understandable. What little I’ve seen of those games are pretty sucky in both content and subject matter. Sadly, it’s been going on back to the days of the Commodore 64.
This episode sounded pretty mellow but on the other hand no matter if you are black or white Leon Thomas is gonna rape you. Good day.
Hah, like the Jewish will really take over the world. Everyone knows the only Jewish guy with super powers is JewWario!
In any case, hateful racism does piss me off quite a bit, so I think I’ll follow your suggestion and go play some Portal 2. Thanks, Leon!
Well, this episode certainly was a lot more candid and less character than usual, but some things require a certain clarity of statement.
Another great episode! You’re right. Racist are ugly people with ugly ideals. I hate that our platform gets used for such things, but I suppose it happens to all artistic media at somepoint. Thank you for using yours to speak out against it. These games sound horrible.
Yay, a mention of my hometown, Nantucket! Great episode as always.
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