Words coming from a 3-5 year-old.
The YouTube video making the rounds today is of a small child singing a pathetic song in church about homosexuals.
The boy is obviously too young to understand what he is actually saying, but the reactions from the adults in the crowd, as well as the preacher, are unequivocally disgusting. Despite what your stance may be on homosexuality, this video should make you cringe.
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that the innocent young boy was put up to this act by his ignorant, prejudice parents, and that’s what makes it so despicable. From the angle of the camera, it is likely that the video didn’t come from his parents, as they were probably front and center for the performance, mouthing the words in case he forgot the lyrics. The incredulous person who did film it and idiotically decided to post it on YouTube for the entire world to see, exploiting the child in the process, is just as repulsive as the song in and of itself.
What say’s you?
Director Baz Lurmann had his work cut out for him in the $127 million-dollar Hollywood adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s world renown novel The Great Gatsby. The official trailer was released last week and critics have been mixed in their reviews of the snippet.
Zach Johnson of US Magazine – “In typical Luhrman fashion, the visuals used to recreate the roaring ’20s are magnificently intricate.”
Jordan Zakarin of HollywoodReporter.com – “The clarity of the shots, the nods to modern crime dramas and artificial landscapes would then seem to clash with its 1920s setting, but in an America that is today straddling the oppulence of Jay Gatsby and the post-Crash poverty of a decade later, there is something appropriate about the juxtaposition.”
Andrew Losowsky of HuffingtonPost.com – “My first issue is with the casting. The eponymous character is a blank slate, on which stories great and evil can be placed with equal ease. Think Viggo Mortensen in “A History of Violence”; the movie rests on the ability to stare at this man and think “Could he?” Leo, on the other hand, is famously baby-faced. He couldn’t let the shadow of war and bootlegging shudder through his visage, even if he wanted to. He doesn’t have the cheekbones.”
The movie is set to release this year on Christmas Day.
Alabama offensive graduate assistant Derrick Crudup Jr. was arrested in Jackson, Ala. last week for marijuana possession after being pulled over for a traffic violation.
A Bamaonline.com report stated that police found less than a gram of marijuana in Crudup’s possession and charged him with a misdemeanor.
Crudup is a former University of Miami backup quarterback and a former offensive coordinator for Stillman College. He will likely be a former graduate assistant at Alabama if he isn’t already. He joined Nick Saban’s staff in 2010.
Players getting popped for dope is a common occurrence in this day and age. But a coach, much less a graduate assistant, getting arrested for drugs is extremely rare and unacceptable. With the arrest, Crudup has, in all likelihood, wasted a golden opportunity to continue his apprenticeship with Nick Saban and his national championship program. His climb up the college football coaching ladder became infinitely longer overnight.
The latest YouTube video going viral is a little kid waking up from surgery on his broken arm. He is obviously still doped up on pain medicine, and he has some funny responses to his giggling mother filming the event.
The video ends with the drugged-up boy telling his visitors “I just farted.”
2012 SEC Spring Meeting Live Show
10:30 – 10:40 Gary Blair, Texas A&M
10:40 – 10:50 T. Williams-Flournoy, AU
10:50 – 11:00 Andy Landers, Georgia
11:00 – 11:10 Les Miles, LSU
11:10 – 11:20 Frank Haith, Missouri
11:20 – 11:30 Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss
11:30 – 11:40 Vic Schaefer, Mississippi State
11:40 – 11:50 Cuonzo Martin, Tennessee
11:50 – 12:00 Billy Donovan, Florida
12:00 – 12:10 James Franklin, Vanderbilt
12:10 – 12:20 Mike Anderson, Arkansas
12:20 – 12:30 Frank Martin, South Carolina
12:30 – 12:40 Nick Saban, Alabama
12:40 – 12:50 John Calipari, Kentucky
12:50 – 1:00 Commissioner Slive
In an ESPN Outside the Lines story, Wright Thompson of ESPN.com writes about his interview with Paul “Bear” Bryant’s former driver and assistant, Billy Varner. Varner, 76, was one of the few trusted people in Bryant’s inner circle and probably knew the legendary Alabama coach better than anyone else working for him. Here is an excerpt from Thompson’s story called ‘The Last Ride of Bear and Billy’.
“Billy was bartending at the Tuscaloosa Country Club. That’s where he met Alabama’s new football coach, and when Varner took the same job at the Indian Hills Country Club, where Bryant lived off the third fairway, they became close. Most afternoons, Bryant would slip into the bar and play cards with friends. When the bar was empty, the two men talked. That led to jobs, bartending at parties and running errands, and by the late 1960s, around the same time the coach traded his brown fedora for a hat with black-and-white checks, Billy began working for Bryant full time. You want a window into Bear Bryant’s power in the state of Alabama? He got his bartender a badge and a gun.”