Netphoria Message Board


Go Back   Netphoria Message Board > General Boards > General Chat Message Board
Register Netphoria's Amazon.com Link Members List Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-06-2020, 03:46 PM   #1
vixnix
Socialphobic
 
vixnix's Avatar
 
Location: we are champions, bathed in the heat of a thousand flame wars in the grim future of the internet there is only netphoria
Posts: 12,033
Default Has netpho cancelled Ricky Gervais yet

Or are we too nihilist to take part in cancel culture because cancel culture doesn’t go far enough, everyone should be cancelled after all

 
vixnix is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 03:59 PM   #2
Run To Me
Minion of Satan
 
Run To Me's Avatar
 
Location: Where the frog spoils the leaf
Posts: 5,741
Default

Oh my gosh. What did he do? He was one of my favorites...

 
Run To Me is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:15 PM   #3
FlamingGlobes
Socialphobic
 
FlamingGlobes's Avatar
 
Location: I’ve been trying to move to the Nordic countries for 5 years but the cost is astronomical to become an expatriate
Posts: 14,113
Default

I mean, I wasn't aware I ever had him scheduled, but sure. I'll go strike a line through his name right now.

 
FlamingGlobes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:16 PM   #4
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

As a rule, everyone is preemptively cancelled.

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:22 PM   #5
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

I have no idea whatever Gervais supposedly has done.

Louis CK still performs in much smaller venues. When they book him here in Amsterdam, they only announce it one or two days beforehand out of fear of outrage and there's protesting going on in front of the venue on the night of the gig.

I mean it's not pretty what he did and he paid his price but he's kind of named alongside mass rapists and the whole fucking witch hunt is pretty stupid.

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:39 PM   #6
duovamp
Brazilian Blouselord
 
duovamp's Avatar
 
Location: heavy metal pool party
Posts: 35,665
Default

Louis C. K. must be killed. That is the only solution.

 
duovamp is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:39 PM   #7
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

The final solution, if you will.

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 04:42 PM   #8
duovamp
Brazilian Blouselord
 
duovamp's Avatar
 
Location: heavy metal pool party
Posts: 35,665
Default

If you commit a crime you pay for it forever. Eternal joblessness and shame aren’t enough.

 
duovamp is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:14 PM   #9
topleybird
Janis Jopleybird
 
topleybird's Avatar
 
Location: Let me see the booty hop. And now make the booty stop. Now drop, and do the booty wop.
Posts: 4,533
Thumbs up

I agree, a comedian who forced other comedians to watch him jerk off should absolutely get to still be a comedian, and in the same environment in which he caught his prey

 
topleybird is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:22 PM   #10
duovamp
Brazilian Blouselord
 
duovamp's Avatar
 
Location: heavy metal pool party
Posts: 35,665
Default

If he shows up at a McDonald's with a job application, I'll protest that too. So he should just be killed and save us the hassle.

 
duovamp is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:32 PM   #11
buzzard
Minion of Satan
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,466
Default

I would have been okay with Gervais getting run down by a wayward Mr. Whippy the day after The Office wrapped.

Extras was fine and Life's Too Short was pretty much that again with heavy doses of Curb mixed in, but what else actually is there?

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:33 PM   #12
Disco King
Minion of Satan
 
Disco King's Avatar
 
Location: Banned
Posts: 7,596
Default

I think that the punishment should fit the crime.

Louis C.K. should be asked by a person more powerful than he is to watch her masturbate.

Like his victims, he'll think she's only joking and will playfully respond "yes," only for him to realize what kind of hell he's in when she actually proceeds to do so.

 
Disco King is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:42 PM   #13
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

when I saw Ricky Gervais live he had a part about this phenomenon called 'woke comedy'

he said 'I'd rather watch Louis CK jerk off in front of me than go to a set of woke comedy again'

is Gervais more powerful than CK? I'm sure he'd return the favour

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:45 PM   #14
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by buzzard View Post
I would have been okay with Gervais getting run down by a wayward Mr. Whippy the day after The Office wrapped.

Extras was fine and Life's Too Short was pretty much that again with heavy doses of Curb mixed in, but what else actually is there?
His standup and After Life.

Extras was fucking amazing though

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 05:46 PM   #15
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

This part was on the Extras bonus dvd


 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:01 PM   #16
buzzard
Minion of Satan
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,466
Default

Honestly, that very tape featurette was effectively where I found my view of the guy start to turn.

The self-indulgence and that everybody-look-at-me laugh just grates so hard.

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:05 PM   #17
topleybird
Janis Jopleybird
 
topleybird's Avatar
 
Location: Let me see the booty hop. And now make the booty stop. Now drop, and do the booty wop.
Posts: 4,533
Angry

Quote:
Originally Posted by duovamp View Post
If he shows up at a McDonald's with a job application, I'll protest that too.
I think they want you to apply online these days so I'd be right there with you

 
topleybird is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:11 PM   #18
Run To Me
Minion of Satan
 
Run To Me's Avatar
 
Location: Where the frog spoils the leaf
Posts: 5,741
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by buzzard View Post
I would have been okay with Gervais getting run down by a wayward Mr. Whippy the day after The Office wrapped.

Extras was fine and Life's Too Short was pretty much that again with heavy doses of Curb mixed in, but what else actually is there?
Quote:
Originally Posted by smashingjj View Post
His standup and After Life.

Extras was fucking amazing though
Also his golden globes appearances have been 10/10. Nothing like seeing the sanctimonious butthurt on all those improbably pretty faces

 
Run To Me is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:13 PM   #19
Run To Me
Minion of Satan
 
Run To Me's Avatar
 
Location: Where the frog spoils the leaf
Posts: 5,741
Default

He also brought us the Ricky Gervais Show and An Idiot Abroad, both worthwhile for a snort, chortle or rarely, an outright guffaw

 
Run To Me is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:19 PM   #20
buzzard
Minion of Satan
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,466
Default

The Office alone justifies his existence within the space-time continuum — though this consequently brought us the American series which admittedly does take the polish off to a decent extent — but I am pretty sure we could have made it as a species without the rest.

Scientology jokes and pointing out that Johnny Depp's career is hardly peaking lately is low-hanging fruit as fuck.

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:28 PM   #21
duovamp
Brazilian Blouselord
 
duovamp's Avatar
 
Location: heavy metal pool party
Posts: 35,665
Default



DRAG HIS ASS RICK.

 
duovamp is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:45 PM   #22
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by buzzard View Post
The Office alone justifies his existence within the space-time continuum — though this consequently brought us the American series which admittedly does take the polish off to a decent extent — but I am pretty sure we could have made it as a species without the rest.

Scientology jokes and pointing out that Johnny Depp's career is hardly peaking lately is low-hanging fruit as fuck.
Hey, season 38 of the US office is top notch. You really have to watch the first 37 ones to get it but once you're there you won't be disappointed.

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:46 PM   #23
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by buzzard View Post
Honestly, that very tape featurette was effectively where I found my view of the guy start to turn.

The self-indulgence and that everybody-look-at-me laugh just grates so hard.
well, I get that. still, I love it.

I'm so open-minded!

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2020, 06:54 PM   #24
buzzard
Minion of Satan
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,466
Default

Typical Hagenaar political exile attitude, right there.

If my biggest problem was getting a superyacht up the canal, I'd probably get a kick out of shrill self-congratulation, too.

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2020, 08:59 PM   #25
MyOneAndOnly
Shut the fuck up!
 
MyOneAndOnly's Avatar
 
Location: "Okay, white power feminist" - yo soy el mejor
Posts: 21,761
Default

He's a transphobic piece of shit. Wealthy famous men can't be cancelled. Just ask Louis CK

Cancelling really only works on people with little or no power.

 
MyOneAndOnly is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2020, 10:38 PM   #26
Run To Me
Minion of Satan
 
Run To Me's Avatar
 
Location: Where the frog spoils the leaf
Posts: 5,741
Default

Is it transphobia then? Dammit it’s worse than i feared. Was clicking back just now in the hopes at worst he’d just touched a bunch of boy penises. But transphobia, damn. Why’s he gotta be a butthead like that

 
Run To Me is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2020, 05:48 AM   #27
smashingjj
that person
 
smashingjj's Avatar
 
Location: LOL Party Centre
Posts: 35,346
Default

he had this part where he spoke out against political correctness and where it goes a bit too far sometimes. I remember cringing and preparing myself for a part that could have been written by Fuzzy, but what followed was this story about a trans woman abusing her position among other women - she still had a penis and raped women. She got arrested and went to jail but it had to be a women's jail, and guess what happened there. Gervais put on a guy's voice when he impersonated the rapist.

I got slight fuzzy vibes during this part, but I didn't think it went overboard too much, I had the feeling he spoke out against a certain climate where there's ways for criminals to abuse the idea that trans women should be treated as women. While that is cause for suspicion, he didn't say things about the trans community itself.

Last edited by smashingjj : 01-08-2020 at 05:53 AM.

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2020, 07:28 AM   #28
LaBelle
Socialphobic
 
LaBelle's Avatar
 
Location: Away
Posts: 10,994
Default

Reading this thread


 
LaBelle is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2020, 09:50 AM   #29
yo soy el mejor
Just Hook it to My Veins!
 
yo soy el mejor's Avatar
 
Location: all over the Internet
Posts: 43,607
Default

iz just locker-room talk

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 
yo soy el mejor is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2020, 09:53 AM   #30
yo soy el mejor
Just Hook it to My Veins!
 
yo soy el mejor's Avatar
 
Location: all over the Internet
Posts: 43,607
Default

ITT: dudes begin to dismiss sexual assault followed by some love for ricky gervais

 
yo soy el mejor is offline
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Google


Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Ricky Gervais/ Stephen Merchant appreciation thread fuzzyroes General Chat Message Board 30 04-03-2018 10:45 PM
New Ricky Gervais app dean_r_koontz General Chat Archive 3 10-07-2012 04:13 PM
Ricky Gervais - An Idiot Abroad Stam General Chat Archive 1 09-13-2010 07:36 PM
ricky gervais in boxing match dean_r_koontz General Chat Archive 17 02-02-2007 05:53 PM
the ricky gervais show dean_r_koontz General Chat Archive 23 02-06-2006 03:16 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:53 AM.




Smashing Pumpkins, Alternative Music
& General Discussion Message Board and Forums
www.netphoria.org - Copyright © 1998-2020