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Oscars 2017 Hopes vs. Predictions

Welcome, children, to the end of another awards season. This year, I really have no fucks left to give and I mean it this time. If you want my in depth #thoughts and #feelings about the Oscars and awards season in general, read this and this.

As usual, I’m only covering the “big” categories or the ones I’m actually interested in (like what do I care about sound editing). Here we fucking go.

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The Fun in Playing the ‘Fake News’ Card

Before I begin this rant, I want to thank the lord baby Jesus once more that I’m no longer a member of the media. More power to those who remain fighting for the truth, though.

So, “fake news”is everybody’s favorite phrase now, especially under two certain administrations. They love to attack mainstream media, specific media outlets sometimes, but only when the news stories are negative.

One could easily chalk this up to plain stupidity, but these are people in power and they must possess some┬ábrain power to get to where they are now. Don’t give them the definition of “fake,” because they know that already. “Fake news” is just a convenient catchall phrase for media that make these people look bad.

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Basura

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of quitting my job as a news reporter.

Is it really surprising considering the dumpster fire the world is experiencing, specifically the media? Funnily enough, I started the same year the world decided traditional and mainstream media is garbage and cannot be trusted.

It’s like I voluntarily signed up to bungee jump into the fiery pits of hell.

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