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SCOTUS rules gay marriage bans across the nation unconstitutional.

Let the collective lamenting from the church commence! #lovewins  
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#‎NewRule‬: Japan needs to switch back to conventional naming for titles. This "Type X-101: Deco-latin" nonsense is out of hand.
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Wasn't a huge fan of The Secret of Kells, but I loved it's visuals; reason enough to check THIS film out. 
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Forgotten Battlefield: Hard Line was still a thing. Considering cop violence in media of late make this game's release all the more awkward.
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In chipmunk voice: "SUMMONER! YOUR DARKNESS BECKONS!"

Daaaaaawwwwwwwww! Can we keep him? #leagueoflegends  
<p>Feast your eyes on this Cho'Gath figure before it, you know, feasts on you.</p> <p>Approximate Measurements:</p><ul><li>Height: 4.3 in / 10.8 cm</li><li>Width: 4.3 in / 10.8 cm</li></ul>
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Typical argument when discussing women objectification in media, in this case, pre-reboot Lara Croft: "But Indiana Jones was objectified!"

/sigh

Show me where and how, in any of the films, Indiana Jones is objectified in the same level as Lara in the two Tomb Raider films. I'll wait.

Any development of Lara's character was centered around these basic aspects: she's sexy, she's sassy, she wields guns, and hunts treasure. Any other backstory or history was essentially window dressing. Indiana Jones was a fleshed character from start to finish, and his character was centrally defined by his sex appeal tailored to a certain demographic. Pre-reboot Lara did not have that luxury.

Let's go to Straw-man Exhibit B: James Bond. He's got be objectified, as well, right? Daniel Craig always had his shirt off!

/sigh

How you choose to argue how much James Bond is objectified will likely hinge on which version of the character you go with -- my frame of reference with Bond is mainly limited to Craig's, Connery's, Dalton's, Brosnan's, and Moore's Bonds; for what it's worth. It CAN be argued that James Bond is a "sex symbol". But, I would argue it's mostly in the context of vicarious machismo wish fulfillment. Bond was suave. Bond was slick. Bond was clever. Bond was resourceful. Bond got cool gadgets. And Bond got the girls; a new year every year. Guys could dig that. Bond was a sex symbol created for men in mind, by men; a power fantasy, if you will. Girls might see the appeal, even be attracted to any of the actors that portrayed Bond, but lets not stray from the fact of who Bond's target audience is, first and foremost -- male.

At the end of the day, Bond is a super-spy that uses his skills to serve Queen and England. His role in that play is hardly limited or restricted by the fact of his gender. He's not a prop.

BOND GIRLS, on the other hand? Sexy, yet disposable. White noise. And it's a sham, at this point in modern day. Going back to Lara Croft... How can we say she's objectified and not so about Indiana Jones or James Bond? Target audience is a big reason. Lara was designed as a sexy treasure hunter with guns. Those items alone were served to draw a male crowd to a video game, then the movies. The idea is to play as a hot chick kicking ass. That offers little room to explore what made Lara, Lara -- her character. Her dreams, her fears, her reservations, her individuality; all are pushed in the background to suit the main focus of her conceptualization.

/rant
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Does Anonymous hold lotteries for their next random targets? Taunting Kanye West seems pecking on low-hanging fruit at this point...
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Never thought it go more "bro" in glam metal than bands like W.A.S.P.

Then, today, I discovered Steel Panther...
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Something, something, Apple TV and Smartwatch. Nothing to see. Moving on. #BlackSheep
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Thanks to Matthew Vaughn, "Free Bird" will forever resonate with me with flashy images of Colin Firth opening cans of whoopass on rednecks. #kingsmanthesecretservice  
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So much yes.

EDIT: Though it's more Give It Up that I think of.
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Dope trailer is dope. Funky aspect ratio is funky, too. #AgeOfUltron
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  • The Art Institute of Salt Lake City
    Digital Film & Video Production, 2009 - 2014
  • Lancaster High School
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A student filmmaker, an avid gamer, and sometimes, when he's not lazy, a hobbyist artist.
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  • Fallout Shelter
Friendly service and outstandingfood -- definitely my choice place to eat in the food court with the biggest bang for the buck. Try the kung pao chicken.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Great place to pick up deli-style sandwiches; they have a wide selection on the menu as well as the ability to build your own sandwich. Staff is also friendly and accommodating. Would rate this higher if they were open longer during the week.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Walked in about 7pm. Hardly any folks inside, but judging from the cleanliness in the lobby, you'd think it just got light after a rush, with crumbs and food bits still left on the table and seats. Shortly after my order was placed, a Deluxe Burger and a small Dr. Pepper, the food arrived pretty fast, and was accurate to what I requested. Shame the burger wasn't too filling, the meat patty was thinner than I would have preferred.
Food: GoodDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Came for a birthday dinner with my folks, and walked away very content with my experience; food and atmosphere (the former is a bit on the pricer side) and the service was incredibly friendly. Need to go back to try out their burgers and their bottled beers.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
My brother-in-law treated me here tonight, which I believe to be my second time eating at a Red Robin franchise. Ordered the Burnin' Love burger (which is pretty mild than what I am used to, but not a deal breaker) which arrived at our table without much delay. Staff was particularly friendly and was prompt to top off our drinks and fries, and the meal tasted great and the burgers are big enough that it should satisfy anyone with an appetite. Since this is a burger joint, the entree menu is limited to hamburgers but there is still plenty of varieties to choose from. Verdict: Overall a great experience. Recommended if you're craving burgers of a higher caliber than fast food.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Went this past 29th of December on my birthday and took my parents with, first time going to this particular restaurant chain. To say the least, the establishment was hospitable, one of the managers even personally addressed my dad who needed help with nutritional information. The service staff was courteous and friendly. The food was also delicious. Order the sirloin and was cooked to ordered as requested. Overall, a great dining experience. Anxious to try out their pizza menu next time.
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago