Rob Walker

Doug and Rob Walker:

-think that there should be more diversity in movies, especially women in action movies

-don’t demean, stereotype, or joke about any minority

-adress sexism in movies

-are willing to take criticism 

-interact with their fans 

-don’t let a patriarchal society stop them from doing jokes where they do feminine things or bits where one of them is in a sexual or romantic situation with a man

-bring awareness to charities 

and 

-brought in Dante Basco (the voice of Prince Zuko) into their show and had him do this-

Originally posted by theeleventeenthdandelion

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Because of the release of Beauty and the Beast, as well as a few other things that have come into my peripheral, I’m reminded that most reviewers and film fans treat their opinions of a film as gospel, leaving no room for discussion or counter arguments. Anyone who likes a film they don’t like is an idiot. The same for anyone not liking a film they do like. They don’t leave room for the person at the other end to form an opinion of their own.

I want to do the opposite. I want to present a film with all of its faults, and all of its strengths, whether I like it or not. I want to try to understand why someone would like it, no matter how awful – I’m looking at you Phantom of the Opera – and why someone wouldn’t like it, no matter how amazing – I’m looking at you, giant plot holes in Beauty and the Beast. I want to present my point of view, but still leave the discussion open. I want to be that positive, understanding voice in a world where more positive, understanding voices are desperately needed.

For the first time in forever, expect a video this Sunday.

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A full broadcast of 1968′s British GP at local TV.

Jo Siffert’s first win (and the last (if I can recall) win by a ‘non-works’ chassis team).

weird happening at work yesterday...

I get a call an hour before we open from someone who works at one of our stores in Michigan asking if we had a particular air conditioner. I go to the floor to check and confirm that we do, so he says he’s going to put an order through for his son-in-law so he can pick it up. The order pops up for a pick and I do my usual thing and drop it off up front at customer service.

cut to a few hours later, and while I’m dropping off some customer orders, I see Doug and Rob Walker. Turns out they’re the ones picking up the air conditioner that I grabbed earlier.

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Just the harsh truth