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(Vanity Fair)   Patty Hearst's family brainwashes 20th Century Fox into abandoning SLO movie. CNN docuseries still on because they have a natural immunity to brainwashing   ( vanityfair.com) divider line
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2018-01-12 01:54:42 PM  
SLO?
 
2018-01-12 01:58:43 PM  

Captain Steroid: SLO?


Symbionese Liberation Army
 
2018-01-12 02:02:14 PM  

dv-ous: Captain Steroid: SLO?

Symbionese Liberation Army


THAT'S SLA, NOT SLO! >:-(
 
2018-01-12 02:03:08 PM  

Captain Steroid: dv-ous: Captain Steroid: SLO?

Symbionese Liberation Army

THAT'S SLA, NOT SLO! >:-(


Subby Likes Os?
 
2018-01-12 03:00:08 PM  
 
2018-01-12 03:04:45 PM  

Trocadero: Captain Steroid: SLO?

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/funny because he married up
 
2018-01-12 03:05:59 PM  
Camper Van Beethoven - Tania
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2018-01-12 03:14:23 PM  
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it's a fascinating (and sad) story the whoel way around......I read this book, which just came out 2-3 years ago.  it's fascinating.

i read a story about a year ago where, at the place where one of the last shootouts happened, there's a concrete lightpost that has a bullethole in it that Patti shot.  it was in the comically inept heist that led to the gang's final stand.  On a lark, Patti went with two SLA people to go buy supplies.  One of them decides to steal a coat from a store, a scuffle breaks out, and Patti sees the guy fight with the store employee. She opens fire (causing that bullethole) and they flee.  then, i think their car ran out of gas, they stole a different car.  police find the first car with a receipt to an address in LA - which is the SLA's hideout.

police eventually surround that house, and the next day or so the firefight occurs where 4-5 SLA people were killed.  Police didn't know if any of the charred bodies were Patti.

meanwhile, back to the second car they stole just after the firefight, Patti and the other two kidnapped a teenage kid, who instantly recognized Patti.  She turned on the charm and they drove around LA all night, eventually dropping him off on Mulholland (?) and telling him not to tell anybody what happened.  They then drive down to Anaheim in a hotel described as "right across from Disneyland", and turn on the TV and watch the aforementiond house in Compton or whatever get shot all to hell and go up in flames (on that note, one of the first ever "live in progress" news events).  seeing their comrades die, they drove off and, whatever, 2 months, 6 months, later, whatever, Patti eventually gets apprehended.

all because that jackass decided to steal a jacket....
 
2018-01-12 03:19:20 PM  

Captain Steroid: SLO?


It's like when translated names don't match the acronyms of foreign organizations. Like how we're called FARC in Colombia.
 
2018-01-12 03:19:46 PM  
Once Symbionerland was liberated, they disbanded.  Fun fact:  The citizens preferred to be called  Symbiones over Symboners.

In 1982 President Ronald Reagan accidentally destroyed the country with version .8 of the Weather Control Device.  Obama made three time jumps to try and prevent this but every time Ronnie pushes the button (thinking it was for the medical staff) and says "nurse, I seem to have a boner problem" and the technicians at Weather Central hear "nuke my symboner problem" which means destroy the target with thunderbolts and lightning which are very very frightening.
 
2018-01-12 03:23:29 PM  

Harry Freakstorm: Once Symbionerland was liberated, they disbanded.  Fun fact:  The citizens preferred to be called  Symbiones over Symboners.

In 1982 President Ronald Reagan accidentally destroyed the country with version .8 of the Weather Control Device.  Obama made three time jumps to try and prevent this but every time Ronnie pushes the button (thinking it was for the medical staff) and says "nurse, I seem to have a boner problem" and the technicians at Weather Central hear "nuke my symboner problem" which means destroy the target with thunderbolts and lightning which are very very frightening.


user name checks out.
 
2018-01-12 03:25:48 PM  
For most of my life I always thought the symbionese liberation army was some kind "free tibet" type thing because I never really read into the Patty Hearst thing.  Once I did I realized they were just american nutjob criminals robbing banks to fund their nutjob activities.
 
2018-01-12 03:26:59 PM  
Wait.

Another film suppressed by Hearst?
 
2018-01-12 03:30:52 PM  
slo?  was it about sloths?
 
2018-01-12 03:34:31 PM  
The Dollop's episode on this pretty well covers it, anyway.
 
2018-01-12 04:03:09 PM  

Sailing Starflower: Wait.

Another film suppressed by Hearst?


They threatened to destroy the filmmaker's rosebud.
 
2018-01-12 04:13:58 PM  
Meh, I'd rather watch a fast-paced movie anyways.
 
2018-01-12 04:18:29 PM  
she was hot
 
2018-01-12 04:38:34 PM  
One of the earlier cases of affluenza. She should have gotten the chair.

She went out, got some black dick, got her kicks by shooting people, and committing crimes, but no poor little white girl was misled by them pot smoking darkies.
 
2018-01-12 05:09:25 PM  

Sailing Starflower: Trocadero: Captain Steroid: SLO?

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/funny because he married up


I was going to say that they had contacts that had access to a kitana, a barbed bat, and a looping copy of "Easy Street"....
 
2018-01-12 05:09:59 PM  

theflatline: One of the earlier cases of affluenza. She should have gotten the chair.

She went out, got some black dick, got her kicks by shooting people, and committing crimes, but no poor little white girl was misled by them pot smoking darkies.


California wouldn't have executed her, as they just don't do that, but she should have been held accountable for her criminal decisions and violent acts just as anyone else should be.

She was rich, white, famous, and female... from a very powerful family to boot. I'm surprised that she got any punishment at all, frankly.
 
2018-01-12 05:43:21 PM  

Kid the Universe: California wouldn't have executed her, as they just don't do that


Bank robbery is a federal crime.
 
2018-01-12 06:37:35 PM  

Kid the Universe: theflatline: One of the earlier cases of affluenza. She should have gotten the chair.

She went out, got some black dick, got her kicks by shooting people, and committing crimes, but no poor little white girl was misled by them pot smoking darkies.

California wouldn't have executed her, as they just don't do that, but she should have been held accountable for her criminal decisions and violent acts just as anyone else should be.

She was rich, white, famous, and female... from a very powerful family to boot. I'm surprised that she got any punishment at all, frankly.


she had to be made an example.

we can't have little cute socialites running away and farking the revolutionaries
 
2018-01-12 06:56:29 PM  
She was initially convicted and sentenced to 35 years in prison, which was later reduced to seven years. Her sentence was commuted by President Jimmy Carter, and she was later pardoned by President Bill Clinton.

Remember this important lesson, kids:

Money talks.
 
2018-01-12 06:56:49 PM  
Meh...I'll watch this movie instead:

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2018-01-12 08:41:27 PM  

rickythepenguin: [img.fark.net image 193x293]
it's a fascinating (and sad) story the whoel way around......I read this book, which just came out 2-3 years ago.  it's fascinating.

i read a story about a year ago where, at the place where one of the last shootouts happened, there's a concrete lightpost that has a bullethole in it that Patti shot.  it was in the comically inept heist that led to the gang's final stand.  On a lark, Patti went with two SLA people to go buy supplies.  One of them decides to steal a coat from a store, a scuffle breaks out, and Patti sees the guy fight with the store employee. She opens fire (causing that bullethole) and they flee.  then, i think their car ran out of gas, they stole a different car.  police find the first car with a receipt to an address in LA - which is the SLA's hideout.

police eventually surround that house, and the next day or so the firefight occurs where 4-5 SLA people were killed.  Police didn't know if any of the charred bodies were Patti.

meanwhile, back to the second car they stole just after the firefight, Patti and the other two kidnapped a teenage kid, who instantly recognized Patti.  She turned on the charm and they drove around LA all night, eventually dropping him off on Mulholland (?) and telling him not to tell anybody what happened.  They then drive down to Anaheim in a hotel described as "right across from Disneyland", and turn on the TV and watch the aforementiond house in Compton or whatever get shot all to hell and go up in flames (on that note, one of the first ever "live in progress" news events).  seeing their comrades die, they drove off and, whatever, 2 months, 6 months, later, whatever, Patti eventually gets apprehended.

all because that jackass decided to steal a jacket....


Great book.  I also loved that the SLA went door to door canvassing for funds and recruits while they were the subject of the world's most well-publicized manhunt.  It's a miracle these idiots lived as long as they did
 
2018-01-12 08:44:18 PM  
"This project is attempting to rewrite history and directly flies in the face of the present #MeToo movement . . ."

Everything that happened in 1974 flew in the face of the present #metoo movement.  Good luck portraying anything that happened in 1974
 
2018-01-12 11:05:16 PM  

Naido: Great book.


https://www.flickr.com/photos/spacebr​o​ther/292170614

I can't directly link it but.....yeah, this is apparently the lightpost (as of 2005) with the bullet hole.

http://articles.latimes.com/1989-01-2​2​/local/me-1341_1_south-bay

The concrete light pole on Crenshaw Boulevard doesn't look like a historical artifact.
Two indentations in the pole are the only clues to its significance in urban archeology. They were made by bullets from a submachine gun fired by Patricia Hearst on May 16, 1974, after a bungled shoplifting attempt at what was then Mel's Sporting Goods.



Hunh.  I did in fact read the story about a year ago but it turns out the article is from 1989 or some shiat.  I wonder if that pole is still there ("much like my mom said last night").
 
2018-01-13 04:36:45 PM  
rickythepenguin:  They then drive down to Anaheim in a hotel described as "right across from Disneyland", and turn on the TV and watch the aforementiond house in Compton or whatever get shot all to hell and go up in flames (on that note, one of the first ever "live in progress" news events).

That motel was thought to be the Sands Motel, where Paul Schrader shot HIS "Patty Hearst" film in '88 with the late Mrs. Liam Neeson, amusing stuff online about Patty Hearst being one of the gay community's 1st icons.
https://books.google.com/books?id=yAY​E​AAAAMBAJ&pg=PA64
 
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