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Monday, January 01, 2018

What part of "shut up" does he not understand?


In what can perhaps be best described as a metappropriate response, Wil Wheaton cries about being portrayed as a crybaby.
I love that this set exists. I love that enough people want to do TNG LEGO to create a market demand for these figures. I can’t speak for the rest of the cast, but things like this, based on us, are always awesome. Earlier this year, a guy gave me a little minifig that he made of Wesley, and even though it’s unofficial, it is a delightful thing to own. He’s in his little red spacesuit, and he looks like he’s got a course you can plot. I love it.

In this particular custom set, though, Wesley is depicted as a crying child, and that’s not just disappointing to me, it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character when they were kids. The creator of this set is saying that Wesley Crusher is a crybaby, and he doesn’t deserve to stand shoulder to minifig shoulder with the rest of the crew. People who loved Wesley, who were inspired by him to pursue careers in science and engineering, who were thrilled when they were kids to see another kid driving a spaceship? Well, the character they loved was a crybaby so just suck it up I guess.

“Oh, Wil Wheaton, you sweet summer child,” you are saying right now. “You think people actually loved Wesley Crusher. You’re adorable.”

So this is, as you can imagine, something I’ve spent a lot of time dealing with for thirty years. It’s been talked about to death (on this very blog, more than once), but I’ll sum up as briefly as I can: I reject the idea that nobody liked or cared about the character.... it’s “Shut up, Wesley,” made into what would otherwise be an awesome minifig, in a collection of truly amazing and beautiful minifigs.

It’s a huge disappointment to me, because I’d love to have a Wesley in his little rainbow acting-ensign uniform, but I believe that it’s insulting to all the kids who are now adults who loved the character and were inspired by him to go into science and engineering, or who had a character on TV they could relate to, because they were too smart for their own good, a little awkward and weird, and out of place everywhere they went (oh hey I just described myself. I never claimed to be objective here).
Now THAT is funny! You can put the Gamma on camera, but you just can't reason, talk, or beat the Gamma out of him. Seriously, Wil, just shut up already. The general public would like you a lot better if you'd simply take your well-merited beatings with a graceful smile.

Anyhow, there are probably more pedophiles who were inspired by Wesley than scientists and engineers. No one - NO ONE - loves Star Trek more than pedophiles. I wasn't even a little bit surprised to see pictures of Moira Greyland and her brother in Star Trek uniforms as children.

"We always say there are two types of pedophiles: Star Trek and Star Wars," says Det. Ian Lamond, the unit's second-in-command. "But it's mostly Star Trek."

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188 Comments:

Blogger S1AL January 01, 2018 1:05 PM  

The only thing better than this would be a name tag reading "Mary Sue" on the uniform.

Blogger NO GOOGLES January 01, 2018 1:07 PM  

"I'm NOT a crybaby!", he sobbed.

Blogger Snidely Whiplash January 01, 2018 1:09 PM  

Isn't it time for Wil Wheaton to develop a heroin addiction or something?

Anonymous Chris January 01, 2018 1:13 PM  

"But it's mostly Star Trek."

"Give it time," the Disney spokesperson said.

Anonymous Steve January 01, 2018 1:13 PM  

“Oh, Wil Wheaton, you sweet summer child,” you are saying right now.

Please stop.

Blogger Matt January 01, 2018 1:13 PM  

Wow, look at his wife. She definitely has a barrage of bulls in and out oif their bedroom.

Blogger S1AL January 01, 2018 1:13 PM  

I can't, for the life of me, understand Star Trek and the pedophile connection... unless it's just an overlap of the pervert branch with the fan base. I can't see anything about any of the shows that hints at it.

Could also just be evidence that pedos are wired so differently that they're setting something there.

Blogger Aeoli Pera January 01, 2018 1:18 PM  

S1AL wrote:I can't, for the life of me, understand Star Trek and the pedophile connection... unless it's just an overlap of the pervert branch with the fan base. I can't see anything about any of the shows that hints at it.

I think it's something to do with the desire to "help" and "raise consciousness" and so forth.

Blogger Matt January 01, 2018 1:19 PM  

@S1AL Not really that difficult to see why pedos would be so into the neutered grossness of Star Trek. Though I wonder if the pedos are bigger fans of TOS or TNG and beyond.

Blogger Nakota Publishing January 01, 2018 1:20 PM  

It's just realism. Though they should have given the Deanna Troi Lego bigger boobs.

Blogger Resident Moron™ January 01, 2018 1:20 PM  

"The general public would like you a lot better if you'd simply take your well-merited beatings with a graceful smile."

The thing is, if he was capable of doing that then he'd merit far fewer of them.

Blogger Aeoli Pera January 01, 2018 1:21 PM  

More than that, maybe, I think it's that the universe of Star Trek is a psychopathic narcissist's utopia. A cosmopolitan federation on a hill enlightening the masses, constant novelty, sampling the "beasts of the fields", prestigious intellectualizing, etc.

Blogger Resident Moron™ January 01, 2018 1:22 PM  

Weird synchronicity OT:

Just finished watching the Lego Movie with the kids.

"Everything. Is. Awesome!"

Blogger Aeoli Pera January 01, 2018 1:24 PM  

The more I think about it, the more I think the theme song should have been Jerusalem.

I will not cease from Mental Fight,
Nor shall my Sword sleep in my hand:
Till we have built Jerusalem,
In Englands green & pleasant Land.

Blogger S1AL January 01, 2018 1:25 PM  

"Though I wonder if the pedos are bigger fans of TOS or TNG and beyond."

I'll actually make an exception to my original remark, in that there are parts of "Voyager" that are creepy in that kind of way. TNG, certain elements, I guess? TOS and DS9, really can't catch anything.

But this definitely puts me on my guard against anyone who seems to be too much of a fan of Trek. Weird obsession is certainly a warning trait, in any case.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 1:26 PM  

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Anonymous A Deplorable Paradigm Is More Than Twenty Cents January 01, 2018 1:26 PM  

Someone at Lego has a sense of humor. Wil Wheaton doesn't.

Later TNG used the Holodeck a lot. So does the fanfic, in different ways. That might be part of the attraction for pedos.

Blogger Mr.MantraMan January 01, 2018 1:26 PM  

Where is the kick butt blonde chicky?

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 1:28 PM  


Resident Moron™ wrote:Weird synchronicity OT:

Just finished watching the Lego Movie with the kids.

"Everything. Is. Awesome!"


Cataline throwing beer cans

"DANCE! FAT WESLEY, DANCE!"

Blogger Amy January 01, 2018 1:29 PM  

And I’m watching the LEGO Ninjago movie. Pales compared to the series, but satisfying enough and the kids love it.

Wesley was a mommas boy. They are entirely incapable of taking a joke, any joke. Even ones that come in LEGO form.

Anonymous JAG January 01, 2018 1:30 PM  

Huwil Huwheaton is far more annoying than Wesley Crusher. Wesley would kick Huwil's ass in a slap and hair pull fight. Both would cry, though.

Blogger Otto Lamp January 01, 2018 1:30 PM  

Will Wheaton was a child cast in a terrible part. It's not his fault and I don't hold it against him.

What is his fault is he grew up to be such a jerk.

Anonymous Steve January 01, 2018 1:31 PM  

I'd bet money that there's a disproportionate percentage of trannies who are into Star Trek too.

It's no great mystery why freaks and outcasts like utopian escapist fantasy so much.

Anonymous Man of the Atom January 01, 2018 1:31 PM  

The commenters appear to be equally execrable. They seem to be fighting each other to show the greatest genuflection to the CrusherBot and the wonder of ST:TNG and all things TREK.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 1:32 PM  

In this particular custom set, though, Wesley is depicted as a crying child, and that’s not just disappointing to me, it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character when they were kids.

HA! HA!HA! *gasp...wheez...gasp* HA! HA! HA!

The only thing sadder than that statement is the remote possibility that such a child ever existed.

And frankly I doubt it!

Blogger S1AL January 01, 2018 1:33 PM  

"It's no great mystery why freaks and outcasts like utopian escapist fantasy so much."

So the question is: does the dystopian DS9 not share that same appeal?

And is that why Star Wars didn't pull the same crowd? The fact that they're all dystopian war movies?

Blogger dvdivx January 01, 2018 1:33 PM  

There was certainly nothing pedo about 7 of 9. It would more appeal to leftists who have no foresight as to consequences. I remember one TNG episode where some people looking like 15th century peasants went onboard to be moved somewhere and that was how the "lower class" lived. Even the Borg were more egalitarian.

Anonymous CPEG January 01, 2018 1:35 PM  

In the show, Wesley was an exceptionally gifted kid, so they put him in a rainbow uniform.

Heavens.

Blogger haus frau January 01, 2018 1:36 PM  

I remember taking judo in highschool. A lot of misfits signed up for the judo gym class which was taught by an old army MP. The teacher told one kid to sit out the class and just watch because he was sick of the little shits back talk... and of course the kid retorts "I dont talk back!!!" The whole class broke up laughing and the kids face turned bright red with a stupid grin...damn i loved the gym class. Little wesley crusher could have really used that class.

Blogger Ransom Smith January 01, 2018 1:38 PM  

Wow, look at his wife. She definitely has a barrage of bulls in and out oif their bedroom.
Funny that you should mention that...
https://i0.wp.com/wilwheaton.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/in-which-nathan-fillion-sweeps-anne-wheaton-off-her-feet.png

Blogger Emmett Fitz-Hume January 01, 2018 1:39 PM  

I guess it at all makes sense. Isn't Star Trek where the Slash Fiction* Plague began?

*If you don't know, don't look it up. You've been warned. I was exposed to this plague in a college 'Literature' class.

I wouldn't wish it on anyone.

Blogger VD January 01, 2018 1:40 PM  

I can't, for the life of me, understand Star Trek and the pedophile connection.

I suspect it is the utopianism combined with the way in which problems are resolved with talk-talk. Pedophiles tend to be utopians.

Anonymous Steve January 01, 2018 1:43 PM  

does the dystopian DS9 not share that same appeal?

Dunno. I liked DS9, it's the best Trek IMO, but it wasn't really dystopian. Just better written than the other shows.

And is that why Star Wars didn't pull the same crowd?

Maybe it did, but the much broader appeal of Star Wars drowned it out somewhat?

Star Wars' pulp sensibilities gave it a lot more normie appeal, until they decided to hand over the franchise to soyboys and feminists. Trek was always more specifically a geek/nerd thing, and sexual dysfunction runs rampant in that crowd.

Blogger Nate January 01, 2018 1:44 PM  

Wesley was Jar Jar before there was a Jar Jar.

Anonymous Man of the Atom January 01, 2018 1:45 PM  

Steve wrote:does the dystopian DS9 not share that same appeal?

Dunno. I liked DS9, it's the best Trek IMO, but it wasn't really dystopian. Just better written than the other shows.


DS9 was the competitor to Babylon 5. I think that kept DS9 from going full Trekification.

Blogger OGRE January 01, 2018 1:46 PM  

“Oh, Wil Wheaton, you sweet summer child,” you are saying right now. “You think people actually loved Wesley Crusher. You’re adorable.”

While he nails the sentiment, his expression of it reeks of Gamma. Nobody talks like that except for women and gays and Scalzis, and yet not only is that the way he thinks in his head but he expresses it as if its how everyone else thinks as well. The not so veiled condescension, trying to position oneself as a grown up giving a child a passive aggressive pat on the head. "Did you think of that all by yourself? Oh thats just so cute!" A man speaking like this to another man is likely to get beaten, even if its a boss to an employee. Hell just hearing a man speak like that to another man would be enough to make me want to start smashing shit, starting with that snarky girly mouth of his.

Blogger S1AL January 01, 2018 1:47 PM  

"In the show, Wesley was an exceptionally gifted kid, so they put him in a rainbow uniform.

Heavens."

And then he was taken away by a "mentor" to develop his "unique gifts".

Which is suddenly very, very disturbing.

Anonymous Longtime Lurker January 01, 2018 1:49 PM  

Ensign Crusher please report to the Airlock.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 1:51 PM  

@26 dvdivx

7 of 9 was the only thing good about Voyager, though she also inadvertently gave us President Obama. Neither of these two statements are jokes.

As to Wesley the character, I didn't really see much TNG until the 2nd season, so Wesley isn't the terrible irritant to me as to others. However, having seen Season 1 later, I still don't know how that show got past that first season.

On Star Trek and sexual deviants, the first is that Gene had a wild, sexual deviant streak. He injected most of the perverse stuff into any of the works, and it was generally DC Fontana that kept it sane. Though Season 1 TNG had Men in dresses as some of the uniforms, so you can still see a lot of it crop just before Gene's death.

Oh, and Kes from Voyager was from a race of physical adult "children" that only lived to about 9 and had children in a weird way. They were pretty much adult-child that were kept in a bubble to be overseen by the "Caretaker".

http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Ocampa

I wish that was a joke.

Blogger VD January 01, 2018 1:52 PM  

And then he was taken away by a "mentor" to develop his "unique gifts".

Which, by the way, was precisely the way Walter Breen operated... at sci-fi conventions.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 1:57 PM  

@36 S1AL

That's a good point. Structurally, it casts The Traveler as a homosexual that was grooming another. Though in maybe a Trek first, it never came off that way, especially since it was cast far more as a rare talent.

Actually, the two Traveler episodes are probably the best Wesley ones.

Anonymous Peter B January 01, 2018 1:58 PM  

I wasn't even a little bit surprised to see pictures of Moira Greyland and her brother in Star Trek uniforms as children.

There are many overlapping circles. Well known SF fan and writer Bjo Trimble makes a brief appearance in The Last Closet; she was the friend from LA who was appalled by the housekeeping, food, and sanitary conditions in MZB's house.

Trimble was heavily involved with Star Trek fandom from the earliest days, and was a prime mover in the first "Save Star Trek" campaign.

MZB wrote Star Trek fanfic.

Star Trek was one of the first TV shows that put kids and adults on the same level: not just kids, but adults playing dressup as crew members and other characters.

That sort of situation provides good hunting opportunities for pedos.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 2:04 PM  

There was, actually, a race called the Breen in Star Trek.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breen_(Star_Trek)
http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Breen

No one seems to mention where the name came from, though I just realized I've been saying Walter Breen's name like they did in Star Trek.

I'm not finding any quick connections between the Last Closet folks and Gene, but I imagine there are some.

Blogger pdwalker January 01, 2018 2:05 PM  

Ransom Smith, that picture is perfect.

Blogger VD January 01, 2018 2:08 PM  

Oh, I think we have a pretty good idea....

Among the Breen, pregnancy at a young age was a common occurrence, according to "Elogium", a 1995 second season Star Trek: Voyager episode. However, it has not been established what is considered "young" in the Breen culture.... The Romulans have a saying: "Never turn your back on a Breen".

Anonymous Ain January 01, 2018 2:10 PM  

"There was, actually, a race called the Breen in Star Trek."

I did a quick google of them. The first episode they made an appearance was entitled "Indiscretion."

Blogger SemiSpook37 January 01, 2018 2:11 PM  

I’m reminded of his role in the movie “Toy Soldiers”. In which his character gets shot many times attempting to project himself as some sort of badass fighting against his drug cartel captors.

Somehow I don’t think that scene was written for him as an accident.

Anonymous Napoleon 12pdr January 01, 2018 2:13 PM  

"...but you just can't reason, talk, or beat the Gamma out of him."

Vox, I'm not so sure about that. Not always.

Think of the extrovert spectrum as a military organization. Alphas are Majors and Captains. Betas are Lieutenants and NCOs. Deltas are Privates. Gammas are the Privates who are either cowards or shirkers. Won't do their part in battle, won't do their part off the battlefield either.

What's the response? The officers keep an eye on them. As do the Deltas to the right and left of them. Standards are set. Shirkers draw extra duty. Cowards may get shot.

FWIW, I think the proportion of Gammas has gone up significantly of late. The old cultural standard-setting and enforcement systems have been damaged.

Blogger rcocean January 01, 2018 2:15 PM  

Has anyone ever figured out why? TOS rarely had kids in it, and doesn't seem to have been "kid oriented" so much as aimed at Teenagers.

Blogger rcocean January 01, 2018 2:16 PM  

I wonder if pedophiles are strongly attracted to "Catcher in the Rye"?

Blogger rcocean January 01, 2018 2:17 PM  

"I suspect it is the utopianism combined with the way in which problems are resolved with talk-talk. Pedophiles tend to be utopians."

Whoops. Should have read the VD comments. Usually, I do - and skip all the others.

Anonymous patrick kelly January 01, 2018 2:18 PM  

"And is that why Star Wars didn't pull the same crowd?"

It's a bit generational.

I'm just old enough to remember the original Star Trek on prime time TV. It was considered a bit too mature, scary, and risque by my parents and they didn't allow me to watch it, plus it was on past my bed time.

I did manage to delay leaving the living room as long as possible for glimpses of the forbidden show, and sometimes sneaked out of my room and watched around a low corner or throw the cracks of a partially opened door. Other forbidden shows were The Green Hornet, The Time Tunnel, and some alien, ufo show I can't remember the name of.

I know, the original Star Trek was campy and lame even by the mid 70's, but remember its competition was Lost In Space, which started out a bit edgier than the family oriented fare it became. Later as a pre-teen I religiously watched it in syndication late afternoon as soon as I got home from school, and read all of the books with original plots, making-of stories, and even some fan-fiction. That lasted about 2 years and I lost interest again.

When the first Star Wars movie came out I was in high school and thought it was a pretty good kids movie. Somehow I missed The Empire Strikes Back and didn't see it until later on VHS after I had seen Return of the Jedi at a local $1 theater after it was no longer first run.

Later as a young married adult I found TNG not very compelling after the first few episodes. Didn't live up to my nostalgic longings for Star Trek.

I liked DS9 but seems dated (like the original) when I try to watch it again. Didn't pay much attention to the rest, but enjoy The Orville when happen to catch some of it.

First impressions are hard to shake.

Blogger Koanic January 01, 2018 2:22 PM  

> the universe of Star Trek is a psychopathic narcissist's utopia.

There are no families and everyone's a Communist in a skinsuit with humanist morality and private quarters.

Blogger Shimshon January 01, 2018 2:23 PM  

"...it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character when they were kids."

SJWAL

Who loved Wesley Crusher? I've never met the person.

Blogger Nate January 01, 2018 2:29 PM  

There were always certain points about ST TNG that were compelling... the Borg for example... the alternate reality where the Federation was full on militaristic and you had what amounted to the BattleShip Enterprise...

But there was always the utopian creepiness that was just... uncomfortable.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 2:32 PM  

@53 Shimshon

Who loved Wesley Crusher? I've never met the person.

I think "I don't want to ever met that person" is the more apt phrase.

The Star Trek world, from TOS on, assumed a Utopian Egalitarian society without Money. It's a mental playground for those with deeply deviant issues.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 2:35 PM  

@38 Looking Glass

Yeah, let's not forget Kes.

Kes was what was wrong with that show in a nutshell.

She was a member of a species that only lived for nine years. An alien mayfly isn't' a bad idea but the execution was terrible. They also insisted, repeatedly, that she was beautiful. Bluntly she wasn't.

In the show's chronology she was something like five when she was introduced. Frankly she looked it, which is a little disturbing when you remember the fact that she had on going sexual relationship with a sentient teddy bear. Kes didn't have much in the way of secondary sexual characteristics. Her face was a little too masculine. And she had that feminist favorite of a haircut, the pixie bob. The whole Kes concept was weird and off putting.

Anonymous a deplorable rubberducky January 01, 2018 2:37 PM  

I had no idea the pedo was so strong with Trekkies. It's kind of disturbing to me when I consider how popular The Next Generation was at my lab during the 1990s. I had to sit through daily Star Trek convos back then, it was yuge among all the scientists and researchers and eggheads. It was to our watercooler talk what football and sports would be in normal places.

I wonder how many pedos I've got running around under my nose. Blech.

Blogger JACIII January 01, 2018 2:38 PM  

Nate wrote:

But there was always the utopian creepiness that was just... uncomfortable.


And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much.

Anonymous a deplorable rubberducky January 01, 2018 2:40 PM  

patrick kelly wrote:but remember its competition was Lost In Space, which started out a bit edgier than the family oriented fare it became.

Now even I can see the pedo in Lost in Space:

"Warning Young Will Robinson! Warning Young Will Robinson! Mr. Smith is a pedo!"

Anonymous Chris January 01, 2018 2:43 PM  

TNG and Voyager were creepy because the utopia they depicted was unimaginably inhuman. No struggle, no normal human responses, everybody is a psychopathic automaton who just does his job without complaining. Individually these would be bad enough, but stacked together it creates a world that no normal human would ever want to live in. That many of the side characters and aliens are presented as "wiser" for being more sexually open (in ways we would consider perverse), despite looking like androgynous freaks, compounds the reaction.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 2:43 PM  

This is a terrifying question to ask but what kind of perverts does Doctor Who pull in?

Blogger Jo B January 01, 2018 2:44 PM  

I don't have strong feelings about Wesley Crusher one way or the other, but I do enjoy jokes about Wesley Crusher, mostly because Wil takes them so seriously.

I don't care for Wil Wheaton. He's close-minded and pontificates from his high horse. The guy never stops to consider that his SJW platform might be inherently flawed. He's very much like Scalzi in the sense that he's apparently incapable of empathizing with other points of view.

Blogger ((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist ) January 01, 2018 2:46 PM  

hWiny hWeaton
it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character


no one ( who wasn't autistic ) "loved" hWesley.

the question for NormieFags was if they could tolerate him for the 40 minutes of air time of an episode or whether they wanted to punch him in the mouth immediately.


3. Snidely Whiplash January 01, 2018 1:09 PM
Isn't it time for Wil Wheaton to develop a heroin addiction or something?


hWeaton can't afford a heroin habit.

and he's not Cool enough that the door men will let him in at the clubs.


23. Man of the Atom January 01, 2018 1:31 PM
and the wonder of ST:TNG


c'mon. TNG was by, for and about fags.


don't forget that hWeaton is pre-cucked. his "wife" has two children, neither of them with hWil.



31. VD January 01, 2018 1:40 PM
I suspect it is the utopianism combined with the way in which problems are resolved with talk-talk.


TNG resolved plenty of things with pew-pew and ( as noted up thread ) still gave us Slash Fic.

i've seen it noted before that there are no serious long term love interests on the show, any female romantic roles tend to be disposable single ep appearances with the only 'long term' relationships being the Kirk-Spock-Bones triad.

evidently the lack of adult females is catnip to the deviants.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 2:46 PM  

@61 Cataline Sergius

Trans, Furries and hard, hard Slash fic.

Anonymous Nathan January 01, 2018 2:49 PM  

"This is a terrifying question to ask but what kind of perverts does Doctor Who pull in?"

Take a look at Tor.com, WorldCon, or Marvel.

Blogger Shimshon January 01, 2018 2:50 PM  

I was in college when TNG came out. I very excitedly watched the first episode. And hated Wesley from the minute he appeared on the screen. Along with another friend who also excitedly anticipated the Trek revival. I watched a few more episodes and gave up in disgust. You really have to be deeply gamma to believe that Wesley Crusher was an inspiration in any way to anybody. Well, if you were NOT inspired to throw something at the TV when he appeared on screen, you were exceptional. So, there is that kind of inspiration.

So, did TNG make Wil Wheaton what he is, or was he born that way?

Blogger Michael Maier January 01, 2018 2:52 PM  

Ransom Smith wrote:Wow, look at his wife. She definitely has a barrage of bulls in and out oif their bedroom.

Funny that you should mention that...

https://i0.wp.com/wilwheaton.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/in-which-nathan-fillion-sweeps-anne-wheaton-off-her-feet.png


I am still semi-shocked any man would participate in a public de-balls-ing like that. I really shouldn't be.

Anonymous Tsalal January 01, 2018 2:52 PM  

@JACIII

"And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much."

http://mrwgifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Black-Man-Laughing-In-The-Bath-Tub-Drinking-a-40oz-Beer.gif

My sides.... In orbit!

Blogger Michael Maier January 01, 2018 2:53 PM  

Longtime Lurker wrote:Ensign Crusher please report to the Airlock.

Literally LOLing here... thanks.

Blogger Quilp January 01, 2018 2:54 PM  

I was thinking about Wheaton's "soopa genius" character on TNG just a short while ago when Vox posted about Pedos targeting high IQ kids. I used to watch that show once in a while with my son (on Friday nights?), who was 6 or 7 at the time I believe. Hollywood needs a purging on par with the Inquisition. This is one of those time I don't know whether to thank Vox for pointing out the obvious, or loathing him for tarnishing those memories. I guess I'll go with being thankful.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 2:57 PM  

@64 Looking Glass

So not as bad as Ponies then.

I suppose that's something.

Blogger Michael Maier January 01, 2018 2:58 PM  

JACIII wrote:Nate wrote:

But there was always the utopian creepiness that was just... uncomfortable.


And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much.


I'm just glad they never offered her her own command.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 3:02 PM  

@71 Cataline Sergius

One doesn't like to speak about the first time they encountered Bronies.

Though I'm still more rattled about the one time, back in the earlier 2000s before search results got better, when I was looking for a release date for one of the Sonic games. I remember that part because Sonic Fandom clearly is a cover for MKUltra experiments.

Blogger Cataline Sergius January 01, 2018 3:04 PM  

I suspect the Pedos and Star Trek thing is a rock rolling down hill.

Intelligent kid likes Star Trek.

Intelligent kid is very, very lonely because of the Pink Monkey syndrome.

Suddenly here's a guy who looks like Santa Claus absolutely loves to talk about Star Trek and appreciates just how smart the kid. Suddenly the kid has somebody to talk to and isn't lonely anymore.

And after the kid has been abused he very likely will turn pedo himself, that is where most of if seems to come from.

And he still likes Star Trek.

Blogger Stg58/Animal Mother January 01, 2018 3:10 PM  

JACIII wrote:Nate wrote:

But there was always the utopian creepiness that was just... uncomfortable.


And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much.


Maier is right. Bearded ladies were never offered their own command. But there was that one time...

Anonymous Chris January 01, 2018 3:25 PM  

"I'm just glad they never offered her her own command."

Does Nate know?

Blogger Snidely Whiplash January 01, 2018 3:26 PM  

Shimshon wrote:Who loved Wesley Crusher? I've never met the person.

One person loved Wesley Crusher.

Wil Wheaton loved Wesley Crusher.

Blogger ((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist ) January 01, 2018 3:35 PM  

what part of the "Winning: Not Tired Of" are you not getting?

https://imgur.com/gallery/MJuSeaL

Anonymous DR January 01, 2018 3:36 PM  

#61. Cataline Sergius

About Dr. Who, look up "doable barkers" and JNT in a search.

Blogger Felix Bellator January 01, 2018 3:37 PM  

51. patrick kelly January 01, 2018 2:18 PM
"... and some alien, ufo show I can't remember the name of."

UFO? They could remake that with Neal McDonough in Ed Bishop's role of Commander Straker.

Anonymous Post Alley Crackpot January 01, 2018 3:49 PM  

Nota not-so-bene to Wil Wheaton: Suck it up, buttercup! Someone at LEGO obviously doesn't like your character ... or the role you played in "Star Trek: TNG" ...

We could call it the Wailing Wesley, but of course, that would be redundant. :-)

Blogger Emmett Fitz-Hume January 01, 2018 3:55 PM  

@73

"Though I'm still more rattled about the one time, back in the earlier 2000s before search results got better, when I was looking for a release date for one of the Sonic games. I remember that part because Sonic Fandom clearly is a cover for MKUltra experiments."

Wait, what?!

I had no idea there was a Sonic fandom. But MKUltra?

Anonymous Steve January 01, 2018 4:03 PM  

I remember that part because Sonic Fandom clearly is a cover for MKUltra experiments.

If MKUltra was experimenting with super-autism, then yes.

Blogger Madame Ringading January 01, 2018 4:04 PM  

@37

I used to have a button with that phrase.

Blogger Thucydides January 01, 2018 4:11 PM  

OK, so I get that Wheaton is a bit protective of the role that made him somewhat famous, but for the love of God, TNG was off the air decades ago, so who the hell cares anymore?

Anonymous FP January 01, 2018 4:12 PM  

Otto Lamp wrote:Will Wheaton was a child cast in a terrible part. It's not his fault and I don't hold it against him.

What is his fault is he grew up to be such a jerk.


That sums up my feelings as well. I was 12 or so when TNG first aired and I didn't really care either way about the Wesley character. It was easy to just mostly ignore him. The character was another dumb idea like the Kes in Voyager. A kid didn't really belong on a ship but then that was part of TNG, that they had families on board etc..

Anonymous FP January 01, 2018 4:16 PM  

Michael Maier wrote:JACIII wrote:Nate wrote:

But there was always the utopian creepiness that was just... uncomfortable.


And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much.


I'm just glad they never offered her her own command.


She/it went off to live with the androgenous couple that enseminates husks in fields to reproduce.

Anonymous Steve January 01, 2018 4:21 PM  

Riker was such an unlikeable weirdo even his transporter-malfunction clone hated him. Imagine being socially rejected by yourself.

If I had a clone, we'd high-five and play GOLDENEYE on split screen mode.

Blogger Michael Maier January 01, 2018 4:30 PM  

"If I had a clone, we'd high-five and play GOLDENEYE on split screen mode."\

N64 Goldeneye ... what good times.

Anonymous Steve Canyon January 01, 2018 4:30 PM  

I was in middle school when STTNG was on. The only ones that dug Wesley Crusher were 12/13 year old girls. Can't say I ever saw an episode of that show. It was baseball, BMX, and an obsession with cars that took up my free time.

Blogger Jeff Weimer January 01, 2018 4:31 PM  

Wesley was created as a sort of "audience surrogate" for the kids who watched the show - the creators were unsure that they could hold on to them without someone in the main cast they could identify with.

The writers probably *really* hated writing the character (and for Wheaton) and purposefully made him unlikable and whiny.

Blogger The Kurgan January 01, 2018 4:34 PM  

I thought Star Wars might have inspired a few furries.... but not that many pedos...oh... wait... now we have the last Jedi .... never mind. It's pedos all the way down.

Anonymous Deplorable Winning January 01, 2018 4:36 PM  

patrick kelly wrote:I'm just old enough to remember the original Star Trek on prime time TV. It was considered a bit too mature, scary, and risque by my parents and they didn't allow me to watch it, plus it was on past my bed time.

Other forbidden shows were The Green Hornet, The Time Tunnel, and some alien, ufo show I can't remember the name


My Favorite Martian, a story about an illegal alien who is kept in the closet, and his lo-rider hidden in the basement.

Blogger Cecil Henry January 01, 2018 4:36 PM  

I'm amazed that Lego would make such a figure with a crying face.

It is insulting and kind of tasteless.

Maybe its an inside STar Trek joke, but I don't remember Wesley being a whiny baby on the show (but I was only an occasional viewer)

Why do this??

Having said that though, you can't close the barn door once the horse has bolted.

He should just ignore it, laugh and move on.

Anonymous joke10 January 01, 2018 4:52 PM  

I think he confused up with down.

Anonymous Prionyx January 01, 2018 4:56 PM  

61. Cataline
>This is a terrifying question to ask but what kind of perverts does Doctor Who pull in?

I would have thought it'd be the ones who like jelly babies.

Blogger Eric Mueller January 01, 2018 4:57 PM  

Wheaton was a child actor. His mom dragged him around to auditions for commercials, then I guess he started getting roles at some point. I haven't seen it confirmed, but considering everything else we know about unholywood, I don't see how he could have escaped his own experiences with the pedophiles who run the place.

I was 13 when TNG came out, and at first was excited that a teenager was represented among the cast. Wheaton's acting didn't do anything to reenforce that, and I didn't miss him when he was off screen.

In his book "Just A Geek", he claims he quit Star Trek because he saw some of the other actors drunk during the daytime and thought they were miserable. And they wouldn't let him do any real acting. The rest of his life has pretty much been trying to prove to himself that quitting Star Trek was the right decision.

I concur with the rest of the TNG cast: Shut up, Wesley!

Anonymous patrick kelly January 01, 2018 4:59 PM  



"..."and some alien, ufo show I can't remember the name


My Favorite Martian, a story about an illegal alien who is kept in the closet, and his lo-rider hidden in the basement."

Heh, I remember that one, but no, it was kinda x-files-ish. I looked it up, I think it was "The Invaders" from the description I read, and the years match, 67-68.


Anonymous patrick kelly January 01, 2018 5:08 PM  

""Warning Young Will Robinson! Warning Young Will Robinson! Mr. Smith is a pedo!""

Or the robot.

Anonymous patrick kelly January 01, 2018 5:10 PM  

OT, an eternally overrated football team beat another one in the Citrus Bowl today.

Anonymous CPEG January 01, 2018 5:44 PM  

"I'm amazed that Lego would make such a figure with a crying face."

They didn't. Custom third-party design.

Anonymous a deplorable rubberducky January 01, 2018 5:44 PM  

How to un-gamma a gamma? Don't know if it's possible, but I'd try handing him a copy of Ivan Thorne's Nine Laws and saying, "Study this hard." At least that may point him in the right direction.

Anonymous Mr. Rational January 01, 2018 6:01 PM  

@34  B5 also had an explicit and limited story arc to play out, not a bunch of mostly-unrelated episodes happening on the same set.  That alone put it far above anything Trek.

As for Wesley... when the idiot writers both plagiarized all their first season (that I watched, I think I made it through 5 or 6) from TOS scripts AND had Wesley save the ship every week, I stopped watching.  Wheaton doesn't seem to understand that he's not a hero and not one bit of Wesley Crusher's on-screen feats belong to him.  He's got to have the world's worst case of impostor syndrome.

Cataline Sergius wrote:what kind of perverts does Doctor Who pull in?
Dunno about today, but years back the only ones I saw wearing the trademark rainbow scarves were fat and/or ugly women and male beta incels.

@63 Don't forget Majel Barrett, and there was always some forbidden thing between Jerk and the diversity hire.

Jeff Weimer wrote:The writers probably *really* hated writing the character (and for Wheaton) and purposefully made him unlikable and whiny.
I suspect it was more that the writers were embarrassed by their awful scripts for season 1, and took it out on Wheaton.  Any fan of TOS who got a chance to consult on those would have said "those are straight out of TOS and have other miserable flaws, shred them and start over."

Crap like this is why I haven't watched television in decades, with the exception of B5 when it was on.

Anonymous BBGKB January 01, 2018 6:03 PM  

“Oh, Wil Wheaton, you sweet summer child,” you are saying right now.

He probably does refer to himself like this.

for the life of me, understand Star Trek and the pedophile connection

The USS candy van, boldly going where Fred Reed denies the age of consent.

Cataline throwing beer cans "DANCE! FAT WESLEY, DANCE!"

I don't think his career is that low that he has to be one of the ugly male strippers.

This is a terrifying question to ask but what kind of perverts does Doctor Who pull in?

#BBC will have a tranny nigger Queen Victoria

And the bearded lady they called Riker didn't help much.

I have meet guys that say they had sex with the guy who plays him.

Anonymous BBGKB January 01, 2018 6:16 PM  

""Warning Young Will Robinson! Warning Young Will Robinson! Mr. Smith is a pedo!""

Every episode I saw the pedo was selling out or betraying the family. I didn't understand why they didn't leave him somewhere or airlock him. Given the shows jewish writers is this what jews endure with their worse jews?

Anonymous Alsos January 01, 2018 6:27 PM  

"...because they were too smart for their own good, a little awkward and weird, and out of place everywhere they went..."

Got to that part, thought of Walter Breen's gifted children grooming angle, and sure enough, Vox makes the pedo connection immediately after.

Blogger Not a lefty January 01, 2018 6:29 PM  

I saw what you did there. Well played...

Blogger Nate73 January 01, 2018 6:30 PM  

Another reason to watch Stargate and not Star Trek.

Anonymous GodEmperorMemes January 01, 2018 6:31 PM  

Epic.

Anonymous Brick Hardslab January 01, 2018 6:34 PM  

Does stargate have a creepy following? Nothing about it seems as utopian or sjw as either star wars or trek.

Blogger Starboard January 01, 2018 6:36 PM  

I think they wrote the series to appeal to the awkwardness of teenagers. The male-female relationships are ridiculously painful when you realize these are supposedly advanced humans in space. That awkwardness appeals to awkward adults. Problems are always solved with some new ingenious advancement, never the standard operating procedure. It’s all anti-traditional super innovative new utopian. It’s not too much to jump to other innovations in human relations.

Anonymous Brick Hardslab January 01, 2018 6:37 PM  

I know she can't help her looks but his wife looks just like that Olympic athlete that became a hooker. Her husband knew about it too.

Blogger Harsh January 01, 2018 6:37 PM  

He's trying to make a career out of a blog and Big Bang Theory cameos. Give the guy a break.

Blogger Not a lefty January 01, 2018 6:37 PM  

((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist )January 01, 2018 2:46 PM


"the question for NormieFags was if they could tolerate him for the 40 minutes of air time of an episode or whether they wanted to punch him in the mouth immediately."

Whatever you do, don't Goolag "wesley crusher homo" image search.

Is there such thing as normie fags?

Blogger Harsh January 01, 2018 6:40 PM  

Steve wrote:Riker was such an unlikeable weirdo even his transporter-malfunction clone hated him. Imagine being socially rejected by yourself.

If I had a clone, we'd high-five and play GOLDENEYE on split screen mode.


Well, he was offered his own command three times.

Anonymous BBGKB January 01, 2018 6:52 PM  

Holy affirmative action batman. India drug manufactures

http://www.thedailysheeple.com/contaminated-chemo-drugs-the-fda-and-chemical-warfare-against-the-public_122017

"company’s Indian plant that makes cancer-drug ingredients for the U.S. market aborted hundreds of drug-quality tests because they seemed like they were going to fail due to impurities.”"

Blogger Ingot9455 January 01, 2018 6:55 PM  

Hey, don't forget Wil Wheaton's star turn as the voice actor of Aqualad.

Blogger Snidely Whiplash January 01, 2018 6:58 PM  

Maybe its an inside STar Trek joke, but I don't remember Wesley being a whiny baby on the show (but I was only an occasional viewer)

Why do this??


Hint; It's not Wesley who's the whiky little bitch.

Blogger Wynn Lloyd January 01, 2018 7:05 PM  

Ninjago is pretty good for a kids' show. My boys love it.

Blogger Glaivester January 01, 2018 7:13 PM  

@33 I thought that would be Neelix.

Anonymous Brick Hardslab January 01, 2018 7:16 PM  

Isn't that the literal pedobear?

Blogger Rick T January 01, 2018 7:17 PM  

I attended LosCon back when ST:TNG was still running, in 1988 or 89. One of the writer panels was "Solving the Wesley Problem" and DC Fontana was on the podium. I remember her saying "I have never been so well paid to be so badly treated" refering to Gene. They were discussing the Marty Stu problems with the writing and in walked Wil Wheaton. He got a respectful reception, no negative reactions at all.

Willy-boy had a nice gig, his whining is his personal problem... At least Wesley is in the set, Tasha Yar isn't...

Anonymous Man of the Atom January 01, 2018 7:21 PM  

Wheaton's character plays a key role in beating down other SJW stupidity:

Neil deGrasse Tyson sperges himself on "New Years Day".

Blogger ((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist ) January 01, 2018 7:27 PM  

102. Mr. Rational January 01, 2018 6:01 PM
Don't forget Majel Barrett, and there was always some forbidden thing between Jerk and the diversity hire.


*shrugs*

none of that ever came to anything, never having any consequences beyond one or two episodes.

Nurse Chapel and Uhura were barely a step above the alien coochy of the week, so far as romance was concerned.

did Uhura ever even get jealous of Kirk smooching up some green trim? did Chapel ever have a problem with Spock going Pon Farr?


113. Not a lefty January 01, 2018 6:37 PM
Is there such thing as normie fags?



the primary defining characteristic of NormieFags are that they don't think that NormieFag is a thing.

come on.

you should have seen that coming a mile off.

Anonymous Looking Glass January 01, 2018 7:33 PM  

Brick Hardslab wrote:Does stargate have a creepy following? Nothing about it seems as utopian or sjw as either star wars or trek.

To my knowledge, no. Jack O'Neil would likely execute anyone that was.

Anonymous Avalanche January 01, 2018 7:37 PM  

@29 "https://i0.wp.com/wilwheaton.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/in-which-nathan-fillion-sweeps-anne-wheaton-off-her-feet.png"

Is that his wife or his MOTHER!?!?

Blogger Nate73 January 01, 2018 8:06 PM  

I mentioned this in the last thread about this topic, but I went back and watched a review of the TNG episode where Wesley gets his first girlfriend. It's seriously bad. Wesley asks people what they think about sex, they proceed to give him weird and nonsensical answers, including a scene where Riker flirts ostentatiously with Guinan. Wesley's girlfriend is a shapeshifting alien that saves him from danger, and Worf gets beat up by a grandma. Based on what I know now this episode should go in the same bin as other episodes like Spock's Brain or Threshold.

The review:
http://sfdebris.com/videos/startrek/t136.php

Riker's flirting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLapLWAzEq8

Blogger S. Thermite January 01, 2018 8:12 PM  

"Anyhow, there are probably more pedophiles who were inspired by Wesley than scientists and engineers."

[chuckle] Award-winning Cruelty Artist indeed!

Blogger Vanners January 01, 2018 8:22 PM  

Hey Vox, you got your Set Logic mixed up there. Even if "All pedos are star trek fans" that does NOT mean that "All star trek fans are pedos". By extension, if a majority of pedos are star trek fans, this does NOT mean that a majority of star trek fans are pedos.

Correctly put: some star trek followers are pedos.
It may also be asserted that: Pedos find that picking up kids that are into star trek is easier than picking kids up that are into star wars, hence they gravitate to star trek more.

Anonymous Man of the Atom January 01, 2018 8:25 PM  

Vanners wrote:Hey Vox, you got your Set Logic mixed up there. Even if "All pedos are star trek fans" that does NOT mean that "All star trek fans are pedos". By extension, if a majority of pedos are star trek fans, this does NOT mean that a majority of star trek fans are pedos.

Correctly put: some star trek followers are pedos.

It may also be asserted that: Pedos find that picking up kids that are into star trek is easier than picking kids up that are into star wars, hence they gravitate to star trek more.


The rail-based passenger and cargo moving system is currently in a nominal state of operation.

Anonymous CPEG January 01, 2018 8:26 PM  

"It may also be asserted that: Pedos find that picking up kids that are into star trek is easier than picking kids up that are into star wars, hence they gravitate to star trek more."

I really doubt that many pedos fill up their house with Star Trek parephenalia because they think that fandom has the eaaiest kids.

Blogger Felix Bellator January 01, 2018 8:27 PM  

@128 Vanners

Shut up, Wesley!

Blogger Vanners January 01, 2018 8:37 PM  

As one of those "kids who... were too smart for their own good": Nope, it was Spock and Data that inspired me - Wesley was annoying and annoyingly precocious. Wil just didn't sell the whole genius child persona - it came across as entitled.

His exit from the show was the best episode he did, ironically that was the only episode where I felt I wanted another Wesley Crusher episode - again, not because of the personality, but because the concept was interesting and could have been explored further. It reminded me of a short Sci Fi story by Robert Sheckley entitled "Carrier". I recommend it along with an anthology that contains it called "Space Odyssey: An Anthology of Great Science Fiction Stories".

I also think you may appreciate "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. It's in the above anthology and frustrated the hell out of me when I first read it. Now I understand the social critique it was making.

Blogger ((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist ) January 01, 2018 8:39 PM  

128. Vanners January 01, 2018 8:22 PM
Hey Vox, you got your Set Logic mixed up there. Even if "All pedos are star trek fans" that does NOT mean that "All star trek fans are pedos".



PedoFag status confirmed.

Anonymous Brick Hardslab January 01, 2018 8:47 PM  

Vanners, Vonnegut did not write Harrison Bergeron as a warning, he thought the hobbling was great.

Blogger Vanners January 01, 2018 8:51 PM  

@130 I think it is because star trek kids tend to be more loners, socially awkward, maybe Aspy and that makes them easier prey.

Yes, I do believe that pedos will do precisely that. They go into teaching and the clergy just to get access to children - do you really think a pedo priest would appreciate Christ's comment that he should have a millstone hung about his neck and dropped in the depths of the sea? Nope: he doesn't believe any of that - he went through everything that is required to become a priest just for access to kids and the trust that lets him get away with it.

It is the whole hunter mentality - entice them, reel them in, gain their trust, subvert them. They can't do this unless they really know the kids object of focus.

Kids that spot the fake won't trust them, and although they may be socially awkward, star trek kids are generally more intelligent.

Anonymous Avalanche January 01, 2018 9:12 PM  

Waaay off-topic but: found out why Schnatter was driven off from Pizza Hut:

http://takimag.com/article/the_brutality_of_the_resistance_david_cole#axzz52zL9K7OF

Anonymous Deplorable Winning January 01, 2018 9:25 PM  

Whole lotta dots getting connected in this thread. It shows that the Rabid Puppies Hugo action was a direct hit.

patrick kelly wrote:Heh, I remember that one, but no, it was kinda x-files-ish. I looked it up, I think it was "The Invaders" from the description I read, and the years match, 67-68.

Wow, forgot about that one. Er, that is... I would have forgotten about that one if I was actually old enough to be a... a... a Boomer. I remember how infuriating it was to watch the Normies behavior on it- oh wait, no I don't.

https://infogalactic.com/info/The_Invaders
“The Invaders is an American science fiction television program created by (((Larry Cohen))) that aired on ABC for two seasons, from January 10, 1967 to March 26, 1968

...architect David Vincent accidentally learns of a secret alien invasion already underway [beginning in 1965, actually] and thereafter travels from place to place attempting to foil the aliens' plots and warn a skeptical populace of the danger. As the series progresses Vincent is able to convince a small number of people to help him fight the aliens..."

This could totally be a remake. Let's call it Alt Hero or something like that.

Tin-foiled hypothesis. This 1967 ('thesis') series, along with its 'antithesis', My Favorite Martian, was an A-B test marketing for immune response...

Blogger dtungsten January 01, 2018 9:36 PM  

It gets better, as they actually sell non-crying versions, so he's he's actually just whining about the fact that some people actually would like the crying one.

It's always about someone enjoying something they don't approve of.

Blogger Cecil Henry January 01, 2018 9:43 PM  

@136:

Such a story sounds so REAL!!

Like art imitating life....


For sure, 'Camp of the Saints', and other such genres would be a powerful and important movie for some alt-Hollywood producer (Mel Gibson??) to take on.

It could be so powerfully done.

Someone with the budget and vision could take the epic tragedy, drama and humor of the novel and bring it to life. All the SJW parasites and villians were portrayed. This poison is nothing new.

Or the 2015 German invasion: these are every bit as significant as the siege of Vienna, or Battle of tours, or Constantinople.

We just don't know it yet.

Blogger lowercaseb January 01, 2018 9:49 PM  

Man of the Atom wrote:The rail-based passenger and cargo moving system is currently in a nominal state of operation.

Damn I love you...No Homo.

Anonymous Deplorable Winning January 01, 2018 9:59 PM  

Cecil Henry wrote:@136:

Such a story sounds so REAL!!

Like art imitating life....


The Invaders was probably the inspiration for They Live.

Anonymous LurkingPuppy January 01, 2018 10:01 PM  

Deplorable Winning wrote:Whole lotta dots getting connected in this thread. It shows that the Rabid Puppies Hugo action was a direct hit.
To quote Marvel, #ItsAllConnected .

Vanners wrote:Hey Vox, you got your Set Logic mixed up there. Even if "All pedos are star trek fans" that does NOT mean that "All star trek fans are pedos".
Except for the fact that the franchise's quality has dropped to the point that normies can't stand it anymore.

Blogger Robert Pinkerton January 01, 2018 10:02 PM  

Utopia as an English noun, common or proper, admits of two different construals: eutopos = good place; or outopos = no place.

This implies, at least to me, that the Utopist considers no place to be a good place.

Anonymous Tsalal January 01, 2018 10:03 PM  

Warning... Not Safe To View if you wish to avoid punching the screen. Nu-male soy-boys in all their hideous "glory"

https://media.8ch.net/file_store/bb0956bcc5dea8896ba02563aa22d7d457d1eb091a0f4257f373f45febd4bc33.jpg

These are apparently the progenitors of the "ruffle", a lichen-eating mountain varmint of the future.

http://speculativeevolution.wikia.com/wiki/Ruffle

Blogger Ransom Smith January 01, 2018 10:37 PM  

Is that his wife or his MOTHER!?!?
His wife.
And the story gets better.
Wil Wheaton is also raising his wife's sons.
I kid you not.

Blogger Edgar Abbey January 01, 2018 10:37 PM  

I’m a huge fan of science fiction, but I’ve never liked either Star Trek or Star Wars. Something creepy about those fans.

Anonymous Deplorable Winning January 01, 2018 10:41 PM  

Ransom Smith wrote:Wil Wheaton is also raising his wife's sons.

Scalzi, eat your heart out.

Anonymous Tyson January 01, 2018 10:46 PM  

One difference is that ST was a show while SW was a series of movies.

Trek also had a clearly defined hierarchy and the crew members had personal leisure time. So the ST role-player has both worlds - duty and pleasure.

This doesn't really exist in SW. Compare the informal wear of both series. like someone above said, skin suits.

Does anyone remember the Whitewater Trial jury member who wore her Trek uniform to court?

Anonymous SciVo de Plorable January 01, 2018 11:21 PM  

I have some hypotheses which are not really good ones, because they would be difficult to falsify. I enjoyed several seasons of Tabletop, and I think that Wil was damaged by the absence of his bio parents. As an adoptee, he was proud to adopt his wife's kids -- a genuine love to my perception -- and while that's cool, I think he maybe was also disabled by lack of modeling of how to be a bio dad. What's the inverse of bathos?

Blogger pdwalker January 01, 2018 11:41 PM  

Ransom Smith: “He is the very model of the modern major cuckholdee”

Blogger pdwalker January 01, 2018 11:52 PM  

SciVo de Plorable: Was she widowed? If so, I see no issue, especially if she gave him kids of his own, but given modern American marriage 2.0, the odds are on “frivorce” (I’ve not researched her background, so my guess could very well be completely off)

The fact is, is that he’s a very damaged individual who justifies every poor decision in a very, cringeworthy, gamma way.

When you have faults, for whatever reason, you can take steps to correct them, or you can double down and revel in them.

Whiny Whil revels in it in his faggy, gamma way and that’s what makes him so contemptible.

No wonder he gets along with Scalzi so well, they both must enjoy stroking each other’s secret king complex.

Ick.

Anonymous Ain January 01, 2018 11:57 PM  

"Maybe its an inside STar Trek joke, but I don't remember Wesley being a whiny baby on the show (but I was only an occasional viewer)

Why do this??"


His complaining makes it more fun than it normally would be for those so inclined. Once they found out how easy it is to get a response out of him, it made him a favored target.

Blogger The Scribe January 02, 2018 12:00 AM  

Li'l Wil is only slightly older than me, and I was a Trek neophyte when TNG got started. I remember my primary emotion toward Wesley Crusher was envy, not love or admiration.

I'd watch that lucky little bastard every Saturday. Of course I knew "Star Trek" was a work of fiction, but why couldn't I travel on a starship and have great adventures like he did?

But even then, I always knew the "Wesley saves the day" trope was garbage.

Blogger Cecil Henry January 02, 2018 12:22 AM  

@144:

I come from such a different universe.

"His wife's son's" to me just has to mean HIS OWN kids too or its just absurd!

ITs just unimaginable otherwise. Unfathomable.

Anonymous VFM #6306 January 02, 2018 12:34 AM  

Technically it is (((Wil Wheaton))) but other than the 6 million, who's counting?

Anonymous The Original Arrogant Steelers Fan January 02, 2018 12:40 AM  

Compared to today's crap TNG was pretty good. Some of the episodes were really cool like when they made a storyline that mirrored Don Henley's Hotel California.

But the creepiness was always there. Before I ever even had the internet or read about it on this blog I thought it was odd that they created a character called Pulaski right when the Polanski drama was resurfaced. It could have been a coincidence but...

Blogger tublecane January 02, 2018 12:50 AM  

@32-"Trek was always more specifically a geek/nerd thing"

More, yes. However, the movies--or some of them--had mass appeal. I'm not going to count the recent series, which isn't really Star Trek. But the Motion Picture, Wrath of Khan, Voyage Home, and First Contact were all big hits, as I recall. Nothing close to Star Wars, obviously, but plenty mainstream.

There's always been a big split between casual fans of Star Trek and hardcore fans. It's more pronounced than for Star Wars (despite the fact that some Star Wars cultists treat it like an actual cult). There's something else going on with Trek.

Blogger Shimshon January 02, 2018 1:36 AM  

The truly sad thing about Willie is that as I remember him in Stand by Me, he might have had the best role, but he played his character well. Wesley was a bad role that was badly written and badly executed. Would that he at least focused on the positive instead of trying to lipstick the pig.

I restarted watching TNG around 1992, towards the end, as I had heard around that time that the show had gotten better after the first year.

Anonymous LurkingPuppy January 02, 2018 1:42 AM  

The Original Arrogant Steelers Fan wrote:Some of the episodes were really cool like when they made a storyline that mirrored Don Henley's Hotel California.
But the creepiness was always there.

That song is creepy in light of what has been coming out about Hollywood Values. I don't think they were using “colitas” (“little tails”) as a slang for “marijuana”.

Anonymous SciVo de Plorable January 02, 2018 1:49 AM  

Why did I think he was adopted? I just checked Infogalactic and now I'm confused.

Anonymous SciVo de Plorable January 02, 2018 1:55 AM  

Oh, I have a friend who did the same thing -- adopted his wife's kids -- and never had bio kids. so I must've conflated their bios, and my friend is an adoptee where I thought that played a factor, so I got mixed up about Wil.

Blogger dtungsten January 02, 2018 2:01 AM  

I just realized, it's a "reversible" head, two faces painted, one on each side. The back one gets covered by the hair.

Blogger BAR-1 Studios January 02, 2018 2:19 AM  

Defending that, even the point of the song was maximized irony. The point being that *nothing* was awesome in the main character's life. He's a cog in an authoritarian structure.
"A Nobel Prize" and "A Poece of String" are equivalently awesome in the view of the song. (Which is... Holy $#!+, Nobel Committee. Retire. You're never healing from that burn.)

Anonymous Deplorable Winning January 02, 2018 2:30 AM  

Rummaging around his Infogalactic page turns up any number of red flags. Co-stars with River Phoenix and Cory Feldman at age ~14, directed by Rob Reiner. So he's < one degree from pedowood just on that. (Reiner played the progressive oaf on the ultra-subversive All in the Family TV show.)
Hmm. Just before the Frankengropen tribunal- http://akinokure.blogspot.com/2017/06/al-franken-on-rob-reiner-and-gay-pedo.html "Was Al Franken joking that this kind of behavior started with Carl setting up his son Rob for abuse by Hollywood pedos, or was he thinly disguising a revelation that Rob himself was the kingpin of a pedo ring in Hollywood? (Or both -- that the practice ran in their Hollywood family?)"

"Wheaton suffers from generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression. He supports mental health nonprofit organizations...", which fits nicely with the OP.

I smell smoke.

Anonymous Jon Bromfield January 02, 2018 2:53 AM  

John Carpenter's THEY LIVE is a botched adaptation of an excellent SF short story EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING by Ray Nelson. While the short story was clearly anti-All Powerful Government (the secret alien rulers subliminally exhort humans to OBEY! and REPRODUCE! and DO NOT QUESTION AUTHORITY!), Carpenter instead has the aliens as corporate capitalists. The movie sucks.

Anonymous HoosierHillbilly January 02, 2018 3:15 AM  

@162 You seemed to have been led to believe that "government" and "corporate capitalists" are different things here in the modern world...nothing with Rowdy Roddy Piper shooting aliens sucks.

Blogger Francis The Pope January 02, 2018 3:18 AM  

This made me wonder if white people are represented with yellow people, than what are East Asians represented with?

Blogger SteelPalm January 02, 2018 3:39 AM  

@154 Technically it is (((Wil Wheaton))) but other than the 6 million, who's counting?

What are you basing this on? All indications are that Wheaton is white. Even checking his mother's maiden name, it's O'Connor (Irish).

Blogger Resident Moron™ January 02, 2018 4:36 AM  

"The rail-based passenger and cargo moving system is currently in a nominal state of operation."

Stealing this.

Blogger VD January 02, 2018 4:51 AM  

Hey Vox, you got your Set Logic mixed up there.

No, I didn't do anything of the kind. Falsely correcting someone for mistakes they did not make is not a sign of intelligence, it is the sign of the status-seeking midwit. It's also a good way to get banned around here.

As one of those "kids who... were too smart for their own good"

You're not too smart, you're too Gamma.

It's in the above anthology and frustrated the hell out of me when I first read it. Now I understand the social critique it was making.

Case in point. You seriously didn't get "Harrison Bergeron" when you first read it?

Blogger VD January 02, 2018 7:19 AM  

All indications are that Wheaton is white. Even checking his mother's maiden name, it's O'Connor (Irish).

Never mind the Jews, you know he's hopeless when even the gays won't falsely claim him.

Blogger Sillon Bono January 02, 2018 8:31 AM  

it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character when they were kids.

This is a clear sign the guy is delusional, everyone, literally everyone, everywhere hated Wesley Crusher, every fucking body.

Get over the fact already twat.

Blogger Starboard January 02, 2018 9:04 AM  

Maybe we should be asking who wasn’t abused in Hollywood. What parent would even consider taking their kid to an audition?

Anonymous SciVo de Plorable January 02, 2018 9:26 AM  

Deplorable Winning wrote:Rummaging around his Infogalactic page turns up any number of red flags. Co-stars with River Phoenix and Cory Feldman at age ~14, directed by Rob Reiner. So he's < one degree from pedowood just on that. (Reiner played the progressive oaf on the ultra-subversive All in the Family TV show.)

Oh. Not good. Has nerd celebrity and a hot wife, yet can't follow through with babies?

Blogger ((( bob kek mando ))) - ( the Original Militant Apathist ) January 02, 2018 9:54 AM  

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=wil+wheaton+jew

Blogger Sevron January 02, 2018 11:32 AM  

“hot”

Blogger Snidely Whiplash January 02, 2018 12:25 PM  

Jon Bromfield wrote:While the short story was clearly anti-All Powerful Government (the secret alien rulers subliminally exhort humans to OBEY! and REPRODUCE! and DO NOT QUESTION AUTHORITY!), Carpenter instead has the aliens as corporate capitalists. The movie sucks.
He said, as though there were a difference between (((governement))) and (((corporate capitalism))).
Seriously dude, lighten up and enjoy the movie. Rowdy Roddy killing (((Lizard People))). What's not to love?

Anonymous Lars Porsena January 02, 2018 3:54 PM  

I love how it's not about him, it's about all his fans you've insulted. Scientists and engineers who themselves feel mocked because their childhood hero has been defamed.

You can say whatever you want about Wesley Crusher, but do not insult Wesley Crusher's fans like this! Somewhere out there is a man who went into medical research because of Wesley Crusher and now that man is crying in the closet instead of curing cancer.

Blogger YIH January 02, 2018 6:16 PM  

Razorfist has been doing a DS9 retrospective (Obligatory foul language warning). In this, the third episode he shows how they begin fleshing out Odo's character.
He surmises that they made Jake Sisko's character so ordinary as an apology for Wesley (and of course, gets his digs in too). Anyone who's seen DS9 knows that Jake is completely unremarkable in every way - and stays that way through the series even as he gets older.

Blogger Snidely Whiplash January 02, 2018 6:58 PM  

I've always liked the theory that Jake is the writer, and the entire series is Jake's biography of his father and friends during the Dominion War.
The theme is his father's obvious rampaging mental illness that finally leads to his suicide in the wormhole.

Anonymous VFM #6306 January 02, 2018 7:27 PM  

His great grandmother is Shepherdic Jew, he lives in Hollywood, and by all indications, he was the only skinny child actor of his generation who did not interest the (((molesters))).

Blogger SteelPalm January 02, 2018 8:13 PM  

@176 His great grandmother is Shepherdic Jew,

"Sephardic", idiot, not "Shepherdic". And where are you getting all this from? Link?

Although it should be noted that a large percentage of white people in Europe (at least 10%) are 1/8th Jewish, when factoring in the Jewish population in the early 1900s and the high inter-marriage rate.

It's nice that some people want to pump up the Jewish population from 14 million to 100+ million, though.

Blogger flyingtiger January 03, 2018 1:10 AM  

Comments made here have been very informing. I heard from several sources that Star Trek is popular with pedos. I never understood why. I only watch the series occasional. Commenters here have pointed out that a teenager with an interest in ST might be profiling himself as someone who might like pedos.
I also note that there is an entertainment group called the Wigglesworms who entertain children. The cast wears Sta Trek uniforms. That now looks so creepy.

Blogger The Overgrown Hobbit January 03, 2018 1:30 AM  

"...and that’s not just disappointing to me, it’s kind of insulting and demeaning to everyone who loved that character when they were kids"

Hahahahahahahaha!

Thanks for the laugh.

Star Trek is that rare property, an SJW-created story that keeps getting hijacked by mil-fiction, space-opera story-first types. Who never manage to hang on to it.

Blogger SciVo January 03, 2018 9:28 AM  

flyingtiger wrote:Comments made here have been very informing. I heard from several sources that Star Trek is popular with pedos. I never understood why. I only watch the series occasional. Commenters here have pointed out that a teenager with an interest in ST might be profiling himself as someone who might like pedos.

I also note that there is an entertainment group called the Wigglesworms who entertain children. The cast wears Sta Trek uniforms. That now looks so creepy.


I don't have kids but I'm a news junkie, and what I've heard about the Wiggles is that they're paranoid and the reason why they wave their hands around so much is to make sure that everyone can see where they are.

Blogger SciVo January 03, 2018 9:31 AM  

That is, to make sure that everyone can see where their hands are.

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