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(CBS Boston)   Rolling Stone magazine responds to outrage over new cover, says it "falls within the traditions of journalism." They apparently forgot the word "yellow" in there   (boston.cbslocal.com) divider line 51
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2013-07-17 04:55:55 PM  
18 votes:

FlashHarry: netizencain: How many other RS covers featured mass murders?

was bush ever on the cover?


Look, I hate Sixteen Stone as much as the next guy, but I'd hardly call them mass murderers.
2013-07-17 05:08:56 PM  
11 votes:
Next month:

imageshack.us
2013-07-17 06:50:22 PM  
9 votes:
Also, I'm gonna buy five copies for my mother
2013-07-17 04:55:04 PM  
6 votes:

netizencain: How many other RS covers featured mass murders?


was bush ever on the cover?
2013-07-17 04:51:28 PM  
6 votes:
The best part of today has been watching parts of Twitter get furious at the Rolling Stones.
2013-07-17 07:36:04 PM  
3 votes:
Trolling Stone
2013-07-17 07:05:35 PM  
3 votes:

ArcadianRefugee: shoegaze99: At the very least it's a sympathetic cover.

As noted, the blurb on the cover seems to indicate the article is sympathetic. Be kinda silly to say "he really was a good kid before..." and then only portray him as a monster.


I don't see why anyone would have sympathy for that devil.
2013-07-17 06:53:50 PM  
3 votes:
That Tsarnaev fellow should get an agent, he's got solid eyebrows and probably has a huge chunk of penis. With a little push from a talented svengali I could totally see him being Beiber's next girlfriend.
2013-07-17 09:24:46 PM  
2 votes:
I'm saving my outrage for when he's on the cover of "Tiger Beat".

Do they still print "Tiger Beat"?
2013-07-17 07:07:31 PM  
2 votes:
Here's the problem as I see it . . .


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2013-07-17 07:06:23 PM  
2 votes:

cowgirl toffee: That cover is just as bad as this:



Damn it Rolling Stones, we all expect better from you!


That lesbian has no boobs.
2013-07-17 06:51:00 PM  
2 votes:
That Jonas Bomber should have thought about how boyishly attractive he was before bombing the marathon. The nerve of some people.
2013-07-17 06:50:59 PM  
2 votes:
You know who else was on a magazine cover?
2013-07-17 06:40:33 PM  
2 votes:

FlashHarry: JerseyTim: FlashHarry: netizencain: How many other RS covers featured mass murders?

was bush ever on the cover?

Look, I hate Sixteen Stone as much as the next guy, but I'd hardly call them mass murderers.

they killed music for an entire generation!


I think you're confusing them with Nickelback.
2013-07-17 06:40:11 PM  
2 votes:
The bomber is cute and thousands of wimmins get hot seeing his face; your objections are dismissed.
2013-07-17 05:15:29 PM  
2 votes:
#RollingStonesMazgazineStrong
2013-07-17 04:52:40 PM  
2 votes:

BunkoSquad: The best part of today has been watching parts of Twitter get furious at the Rolling Stones.


Well, to be fair, he was just a lonesome schoolboy, and he just came into town.
2013-07-17 04:49:57 PM  
2 votes:

netizencain: How many other RS covers featured mass murders?


Several.

But they were all before crybaby faux outrage became a professional sport in this country.
2013-07-18 09:55:32 AM  
1 votes:
Fantastic Article

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2013-07-18 04:07:00 AM  
1 votes:
i0.kym-cdn.com
2013-07-18 02:23:07 AM  
1 votes:
Has anyone else read the cover article? It's available on the RS site.I liked it. Shed an eerie light back on us and the well-worn questions we still don't like to ask: how well do we know the people we know? How easily can we snap?The Tsarnaevs did a terrible thing, but dehumanizing them only takes us further away from answers.
2013-07-18 01:55:45 AM  
1 votes:

alabasterblack: oldtaku: The best part of this for me is all the outraged Dzhokhar Truthers on twitter, who are young women who think he's too dreamy to be guilty.

Can we round them up and put them somewhere where they won't be a danger to others?


Clamp their wombs shut. It's for the best.
2013-07-18 01:50:08 AM  
1 votes:

freetomato: I wonder how many magazine covers Bin Laden was on?


I don't know how many but for me, this was the last farking straw. Totally canceled my subscription.

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Seriously though, I bet over 90% of the poutraged people threatening to boycott have never subscribed to, or even read R.S. in 30 years (or ever,) and don't even know who the fark Matt Taibbi is.
2013-07-17 11:27:33 PM  
1 votes:

Brainsick: jayphat: The problem is nobody wanted to emulate Manson, IMO. Bomberboy there will be given rockstar status by being on the cover, and you'll get people who want to copycat that to some extent. Much like with mass shootings. They are tragic, no doubt about that. But if they were regional stories that stayed that way with a little blurb on the nightly news, people would stop trying to do the exact same thing, again to an extent.

Yeah! Because no one was ever tortured, killed, or abused by their fellow humans until the rise of national media.

/getting hats to fit must be a chore, for you


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2013-07-17 11:17:22 PM  
1 votes:

oldtaku: The best part of this for me is all the outraged Dzhokhar Truthers on twitter, who are young women who think he's too dreamy to be guilty.


Can we round them up and put them somewhere where they won't be a danger to others?
2013-07-17 11:15:23 PM  
1 votes:
America today is full of pussy idiots.
2013-07-17 10:54:04 PM  
1 votes:

PiffMan420: Bullshiat. They made a terrorist and a murder look like he was posing for the cover of Tiger Beat.


See, this is just childish.

They "made" him look like that, did they? Show a single lick of proof that the photo was locally retouched in any way, shape, or form.

If you're just pissed that the only publicly-available photos of him where he's not beat to shiat look like any other normal kid, then grow the fark up. He looked like any other normal kid, so it's an accurate representation. What do you expect, that nobody noticed anything wrong with him prior to the attacks but he was wandering around with devil horns and a shirt that says "Jihad, baby!"?

Short of retouching him to make him look like the devil, running a photo of him beat to shiat and placing it in plain sight of kids on store shelves, or not having anything related to their cover story on the cover, what, precisely, would've made your raging hate boner go away?
2013-07-17 10:37:36 PM  
1 votes:
You want true magazine outrage? Olivia Munn once appeared on the cover on Playboy AND DID NOT GET NAKED. WHAT THE FARK IS THIS BULLSHIAT. (throws chair)
2013-07-17 09:41:33 PM  
1 votes:
Dr Hook is still pissed.
2013-07-17 09:10:26 PM  
1 votes:
24.media.tumblr.com
2013-07-17 09:09:35 PM  
1 votes:
bostonherald.com
2013-07-17 09:08:47 PM  
1 votes:
Should put on a photo of him crying like a biatch after the cops shot him up and he surrendered. Not afraid to kill the innocent, but too chickenshiat to die himself.
2013-07-17 08:16:07 PM  
1 votes:
Huh.

Rolling Stone is still a magazine. That's nice for their reader.
2013-07-17 08:14:23 PM  
1 votes:

NorthVentricle: First thing I thought of:


Wow, Michael Jackson looks angry.
2013-07-17 07:42:20 PM  
1 votes:
Time magazine put Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot on its covers. Oh and CVS, which banned Rolling Stone's "offensive" cover, is charging 450 percent above retail prices for prescription drugs. How's that working for you, America?
2013-07-17 07:39:24 PM  
1 votes:

Owangotang: It's too sympathetic for my liking. The blurb on the cover coupled with that photo makes it seem like RS is pushing the narrative that its' everyone else's fault, not his.

fark that. He was not 9. He chose to become a monster.

Rolling Stone used to be one of my favorite reads while on the commode, but now I would not even use it to wipe my ass.


Haha!  Some fan.  FAVORITE READ, huh?  And you'll throw it away for this!?

What a delicate, precious little flower you are.  Can I call you Daisy?

/"Lawds, sir, let me gather up my petticoats and leave, for you have offended my delicate sensibilities "
2013-07-17 07:37:05 PM  
1 votes:
How long until some PBR drinking hipster douchebag has this pic on Che Guevara style t-shirt?
2013-07-17 07:20:20 PM  
1 votes:
Publications should only be allowed to run photos of accused criminals after drawing little mustaches and missing teeth on them with black markers. Also they should have devil horns and digital flames added in for television appearances.
2013-07-17 07:16:27 PM  
1 votes:

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: kevinfra: I don't get the outrage either.  He's not the first bad guy on the cover of a magazine, and won't be the last.

I did find it interesting that Fox News was bloviating in horror that a national publication would use this picture to help tell their story.  Of course to tell their story, Fox News used the same image.

Somehow it's terrible for the Rolling Stone to use the picture, but fair and balanced when Fox does.

People are just upset that an image on a magazine is forcing their reactionary and rigid brains to humanize a human being who is also a terrorist. They can't hold two separate and seemingly (but ultimately not) contradictory thoughts at the same time because it makes them uncomfortable. It's easier if the guy is just a bloodthirsty sociopath, and blows apart their internal philosophy of us good, them bad.


OOOOR  they think making celebrities out of people who do this help in pushing the next psycho who wants his day to do it, but your "people are sooooo stupid" typed with long fancy words works too.
2013-07-17 07:15:32 PM  
1 votes:
Don't buy the fookin mag.

Problem Solved
2013-07-17 07:06:01 PM  
1 votes:

SilentStrider: Am I the only one who thinks he looks a little like Kit Harrington?


I don't know. I do know that if he'd had Ygritte to occupy his attention he wouldn't have had the time or the energy for any Jihad shenanigans.
2013-07-17 07:05:15 PM  
1 votes:

God-is-a-Taco: Also, I'm gonna buy five copies for my mother


"Why?"

"In case she wants to read it more than once."
2013-07-17 07:05:02 PM  
1 votes:
That cover is just as bad as this:

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Damn it Rolling Stones, we all expect better from you!
2013-07-17 07:04:20 PM  
1 votes:

HaywoodJablonski: I saw the cover. Please explain why I should be outraged




Because Boston has gone Stage 4 Guliani.
2013-07-17 06:59:14 PM  
1 votes:
Gotta do something to beat Golf Digest in circulation.
2013-07-17 06:50:00 PM  
1 votes:
On one hand, I can see things from the point of view of people who are outraged by this. Putting him on the cover only serves to give him attention at the expense of the victims of his crimes. It only serves to fuel the fire of obsession we, as a society, seem to have for terrorists, mass murderers and serial killers.

On the other hand, I realize that I just don't give a fark and that in the grand scheme of things this magazine cover is beyond irrelevant.
2013-07-17 06:48:51 PM  
1 votes:
Here's a simple idea -- if you don't like it don't buy it.  Boom, problem solved.

I don't see anything wrong with the cover, but I suppose I don't have the metric shiat-tonne of sand in my underwear that others seem to have.
2013-07-17 06:47:49 PM  
1 votes:
I was listening to the outrage all day on WEEI in Boston and haven't rtfa, I've given it enough thought to say "Don't Buy The Effn Periodical"

Like the cover or not there's a story to be told and people who wanna be told it.

Victims have their rights of course but victims have been compensated from all ends of the world.
2013-07-17 06:42:27 PM  
1 votes:
Magazine huh? There's an industry that's on the rise.
2013-07-17 06:37:04 PM  
1 votes:
Cover of the only RS I ever bought

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Hmmm, metallic boobies
2013-07-17 05:30:19 PM  
1 votes:
nontroversy
 
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