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Old 06-03-2020, 12:18 AM   #1
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Default Anyone else find the band's silence on the recent civil rights abuses a bit weird?

i mean it doesn't matter matter

anything they say would just be a superficial platitude of course, but it's a bit weird seeing all the random people from high school i barely remember posting about it but nothing from georgian/iha/chamberlin

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 12:37 AM   #2
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Weird? Not really. Kinda par for course for Corgan. He's more interested in civil-rights abuses that aren't happening, like chemtrails and whatever.

As for the other members, they don't seem to have much of a social media presence at all and rarely even use their platforms to promote their own work, much less talk about any other issues.

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 04:44 AM   #3
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WPC briefly addressed this in his Gish Q&A.

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 06:07 AM   #4
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WPC briefly addressed this in his Gish Q&A.
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Old 06-03-2020, 08:23 AM   #5
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If based Fiorentino were still in the band, she'd probably be the only member making any public statements about this.

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 08:38 AM   #6
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Kurt Cobain hasn't said anything about this either
and corgan isn't going to let Cobain get the best of him with the situation. Watch billy double down.

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 01:52 PM   #7
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Yeah I was thinking the same thing, a lot of other bands have made statements publicly.

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Old 06-03-2020, 01:58 PM   #8
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i don't find it weird & quite frankly I don't know what y'all expect or - especially after Coronavirus & othersuch comments - why you'd want it

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 02:08 PM   #9
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i don't find it weird & quite frankly I don't know what y'all expect or - especially after Coronavirus & othersuch comments - why you'd want it
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Old 06-03-2020, 03:48 PM   #10
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It’s not really surprising for Billy. James rarely uses social media. Jimmy I would have expected to say something, but I’m sure he’s upset like all of us and I’m not about to cancel him.

 
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Old 06-03-2020, 04:12 PM   #11
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it's tough to stay abreast of, well, any events external to those occurring within the permanently open browser tab of yelena's instagram account

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 06:16 AM   #12
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To echo Joey, why the FUCK would anyone want Billy's take on the matter?

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 06:39 AM   #13
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I'm surprised Billy is not coming out in favor of more civil right abuses.

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 07:28 AM   #14
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To echo Joey, why the FUCK would anyone want Billy's take on the matter?



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Old 06-04-2020, 08:17 AM   #15
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Old 06-04-2020, 08:22 AM   #16
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Old 06-04-2020, 08:44 AM   #17
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It's best if WPC doesn't say anything. It's good that he's very carefully kept quiet.

On a good day, on his very best behavior, he'd attribute the current situation to "a wider spiritual awakening" that he's been talking about "for years" with "no credit from the media".

If anyone questioned this and asked about specific events that have triggered things he'd reply with something like "think BIGGER" or "BOTH sides are pawns in a game played by ELITISTS and GATEKEEPERS on a global scale" or "BLOCK OF THE NIGHT".

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:05 AM   #18
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That about covers it

Billy is incapable of making something not about him, and he hasn't figured out a way to insert himself into this situation

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:19 AM   #19
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If he wants to keep raking in that sweet, sweet Live Nation dough, he will keep his mouth shut.

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:30 AM   #20
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That about covers it

Billy is incapable of making something not about him, and he hasn't figured out a way to insert himself into this situation
Yeah, his PR team is probably working overtime to keep him quiet on this one.

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:39 AM   #21
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lol PR team

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 09:40 AM   #22
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If Billy had a PR team he wouldn't still be sifting through the wreckage of his career.

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 11:37 AM   #23
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i hear my dad's been sifting thru the wreckage of your rectum

 
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Old 06-04-2020, 11:38 AM   #24
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Old 06-04-2020, 11:40 AM   #25
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:04 AM   #26
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Bill is the same dude who compared BLM to the KKK on Alex Jones. Literally the last person this movement needs as a contrarian or as a faux-ally

 
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Old 06-06-2020, 06:56 AM   #27
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I find it disappointing but not weird. Corgan is on the consistently on the side of the oppressors, despite whatever empty gesture he might make for some PR

 
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Old 06-06-2020, 02:41 PM   #28
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It's best if WPC doesn't say anything. It's good that he's very carefully kept quiet.

On a good day, on his very best behavior, he'd attribute the current situation to "a wider spiritual awakening" that he's been talking about "for years" with "no credit from the media".

If anyone questioned this and asked about specific events that have triggered things he'd reply with something like "think BIGGER" or "BOTH sides are pawns in a game played by ELITISTS and GATEKEEPERS on a global scale" or "BLOCK OF THE NIGHT".
This is so freaking classic Corgan. I'm still holding out that he really is playing a character or something. He can't really think this way, right?

 
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Old 06-06-2020, 03:24 PM   #29
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I mean he made a point to defend racist lana del rey in one of his videos... what else could we expect.

 
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Old 06-06-2020, 03:29 PM   #30
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He's also disappointed that his career would probably end if he used the "wrong racial epithet."

 
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