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by Okri
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Thanks for your responses, guys. My thoughts are a jumble, to be honest, but I appreciate them.
by Okri
Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Mister Tee wrote:She seemed so obvious a choice that I had the paranoid fear they'd pass her by just because.

I'm elated.


Genuine question: why?
by Okri
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Stay Safe Everyone!
Replies: 267
Views: 6777

Re: Stay Safe Everyone!

Texas had a test positivity rate of 19%

I audibly gasped when I read that.
by Okri
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Sabin wrote:Either way, one of the great sliding doors moments we'll be asking ourselves for years to come is "Would Trump have gotten re-elected if it wasn't for the Coronavirus?" Lichtman's scale seems to think he might've.


Yeah. I think he would have, to be honest.
by Okri
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Greg wrote:Although it is by now anticimactic, Allan Lichtman just predicted that Biden will defeat Trump.


Maybe but it is still a relief
by Okri
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Stay Safe Everyone!
Replies: 267
Views: 6777

Re: Stay Safe Everyone!

Reza, I'd be curious how people in Pakistan are taking the virus. The leadership in both Brazil and the USA are heavily denying the impact of the virus in word and deed. The lack of a consistent uniform response is defenestrating them. Whereas countries like South Korea and Australia actually have l...
by Okri
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: The AMc/Universal Deal
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: The AMc/Universal Deal

Meanwhile, Mulan is going to Disney+

Gotta say, I think we might see streaming play a bigger role this year than some of us anticipated.
by Okri
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Broadcast Media
Topic: 2020 Emmy Awards
Replies: 18
Views: 339

Re: 2020 Emmy Awards

Sabin, how long did you take to watch it? And this might be presumptious, but what did you think of the graphic novel?
by Okri
Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: The AMc/Universal Deal
Replies: 4
Views: 81

The AMc/Universal Deal

Link

This is pretty shattering, right?
by Okri
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Stay Safe Everyone!
Replies: 267
Views: 6777

Re: Stay Safe Everyone!

The challenge, mlrg, is that there is still a substantial portion of COVID-19 that we don't understand and that includes the depth and breadth of the side effects.
by Okri
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

In the fan fiction version of now, Republicans turn on him because they have no choice but it's still too late and they crash and burn out. Then arrests are made.
by Okri
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Portland recapitulating itself in New York.

But more just generalized rage-y discontent.
by Okri
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Campaign 2020
Replies: 590
Views: 15802

Re: Campaign 2020

Fucking hell.
by Okri
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Stay Safe Everyone!
Replies: 267
Views: 6777

Re: Stay Safe Everyone!

mlrg, I would ask you to compare Sweden with other Scandinavian countries and compare the economic impact to not locking down and having more deaths.

Even in my most nihilistic moments I didn't imagine this course for the USA.

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