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BIYG:The VodKast That Wasn’t (BIYG Celebration post one)

Years ago, as I was still doing the podcast, I tried some with video to see how it would be. Needless to say, I didn’t like it much more than your typical podcast, so I left it in “The Vault” or you know, a folder on the cpu, whatever. Anyways, to celebrate this brand, I am posting now. This is from 2015, I was 29 and BIYG was less than a year old or almost a year old. Keep and eye out around the 24 min mark, where I invent AEW Britt Baker’s hand gesture. lol

2015 VodKast

Roe V. Wade and Why Overturning it, is Not the End of The World.

A lot of hoopla out there on the internet today about the overturning of the 50 year, technically 49, year precedent it has set and why there is a silver lining here and it isn’t as bad as the left wants you to think it is, nor is it the win that the right wants to think it is.

Ok, so back in 1973, the Supreme Court of the US decided that abortions where to be openly available to any and all whom sought one. This however, never made abortion a right, rather set a lawful precedence that abortion was not murder and was justified. From my understanding, the opinion of the court today, actually makes it more of a right than it ever has been before. Before I get into that, let me take a moment to show you why I think it was always a right to begin with.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.-U.S. Constitution, 4th Amendment.

I personally believe this quote right here, solidifies abortion as a right. Person’s should be seen as body, what other type of persons is there? And attempting to restrict a person and their sovereignty could constitute the seizures clause. If I recall correctly, this also prevents against unlawful cavity searches. You see where I am going with this? You could interpret it as a baby being protected inside the womb, but you’re probably illiterate.

So, the Supreme Court is using this as their guide for their abortion take.

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.-U.S.Constitution, 10th Amendment.

This, is the irony of overturning Roe, in that the Supreme Court strengthened it by mistake. Their political arm stretch actually makes abortion a right, finally after years of people pushing for it. Just like gay marriage was never illegal before 2014, when all the court did was force people to actually recognize gay marriage and nothing more. Rescinding Roe doesn’t make it illegal, it just allows the states to do what they could already do and attempt to restrict it. One could misinterpret this as saying because Roe is overturned that the states have more power because it is now prohibited. That isn’t what that clause is and even if it was the correct interpretation, that fact that a half century of legality would just put a bigger dampening on the states in their restrictions.

Once this goes to lower courts, I think you will see forced judicial precedent to keep abortion legal as it is and pretty much was. I do not think red states, short of activist judges, will get away with very many restrictions. Even if they did, the fact that, once again, it is now a RIGHT, would end up, oddly enough, causing a new and potentially stronger version of Roe V Wade to make it to the Supreme Court, where they would be forced to,reestablish abortion rights federally.

So while it may be killing philosophically speaking, the RNC and their strong arm of the court have, naively and stupidly, shot themselves in the foot, so to speak. This is nothing more than a temporary burst of team playerism and will result in the same aspect that it did in 1973. No one has anything to worry about.

Till next time, Intellectualize and not emotionalize.

A Beautiful Ride

According to WordPress.com, as of 06/22/2022, I am now on my 8th year as a blogger/writer/CEO of Bestinyourgirl.com and what an interesting eight years it has been, although my concept for this site and writing “career” are much older. Many ups and many downs. 2018 and 2019 are my best years on record. Leave it to me to get my best shot in right before the world became a post apocalyptic nightmare thanks to covid. Ok, maybe 2020 wasn’t that bad, but I mean, it still put the world through a loop. Bestinyourgirl.com has been through 3 U.S. Presidents. Started under Obama, got through Trump and now Biden. I went from late 20’s to damn near fuckin’ 40. 36, if you want to be technical about it. Got the top 18 on Avg in Google search and a linkback from IMDB. I was even quoted on one wordpressers article. So many things I didn’t see happening in my early 20’s. I know I do not write 24/7, but I like to thing my semi-unique perspective makes up for it. Otherwise I would have to write a bunch of mundane shit, like who is wearing what in Hollyweird and well, fuck that shit. I don’t have it in me to be that fuckin’ trite. I’m a month and a half into not drinking, although I have only been counting since June 1st. I am trying to quit cigarettes too, which have been with me for 11 years.

Now, some of you may know that wordpress.com has changed gears with its pricing. I only ever basically used this site for hosting. Now in order to host I have to pick either the starter package or a more expensive upgrade. Granted, as of right now I am on the legacy package, which is in between the two, what was formally the premium package. My re-up is soon, so I will have to decide if hosting with 7 extra gigs is worth while, especially when after 8 years I have only used 0.7 of my 13 gigs or if the downgrade is imminent. I won’t be able to afford the pro package, which has 50 gigs. I mean, I could pull it out my ass, but it would not be in my best interest. With the 60 dollars a year package, I get a good discount, but in the future, things could just change on a dime. Would of been nice had wordpress given a heads up, but as with my cellphone provider, they decided, hey fuck everyone in 2022. I am currently looking at new hosting options that are cheaper. I want to keep writing, as I have a lot more unique perspectives to write. Granted, that might not be possible. I loved every second of doing bestinyourgirl.com, but the possibility to start anew is exciting as well. I have accomplished pretty much everything one could with this blog, except for fame, which wasn’t my goal here, but rather long term brand building and a stable brand at that. If I want fame, I could just hit Youtube and be pesudeo famous or better yet, start a real Pornhub and do porn.

So as of today, I do not know how much longevity Bestinyourgirl.com has, but I do know I want to see it turn 10 at the very least. So, I am going to spend the next year, at least, celebrating this brand like it is going out of style, in the best way I know how, anyways.

Regardless of what happens in the future, thanks for tuning in.

Army of the Dead

This isn’t so much of a review, as much as it is a bitch fest, so this will be wicked short. I watched this the other night and well, while the movie is alright, I couldn’t help but see one too many parallels to something else that deals with zombies, so my review is going to be summed up in this picture.

The Movie

CONCLUSION: Besides Zynder’s call backs to his remake of Dawn of the Dead (2004), which seem hokey and retro in a badway, this movie doesn’t move the genre forward in anyway, shape or form. It’s a mediocre movie in everyway, shape and form. All the most interesting parts are ripped off the game Left4Dead, which is the super zombies that are harder to kill. Included are the witch, the hunter and some Glen Danzig wanna be. If you added the “boomer” zombies, you could of easily called this Left4Dead 3. I hope Netflix gets sued for plagiarism.

2 out of 5 stars.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Netflix 2022, review. (Mostly Spoiler Free)

INTRODUCTION: Ok, I make it not secret that I cannot stand the Texas Chainsaw Massacre film series. Yes, as a horror fan, I know this piece of shit is sacrosanct, but I could never find a way to like it. I went into this with lower than average expectations, even lower than I have with politicians, which is saying a lot, so was good?

STORY: Douche-bag Youtubers buy shit ghost town, accidentally kill leatherface’s mamma and how they’re fucked. Very Original/sarcasm

DIALOGUE: Mostly good, minus two cringe moment, one about death following one chick to this shitty town and the other about the wanna be Laurie Strode not being remembered by Micheal…er, leatherface.

SFX: Standard, but good.

VISUALS: Very good looking town, realistic for what is probably just stand ups as opposed to actual full sets. Sadly the shitting yellow lighting of a good portion of the movie to remind us the original was set in the 70s, was annoying.

KILLS: Decent, but not amazing. At one moment, what could of been a great massacre on par with Darth Vader in Rouge One, is plagued by “humor”.

SUBTEXT: Seriously? Consider the source material.

CONCLUSION: For a movie that is just a rip off of Halloween (2018), it is still the “best” this “series” has to offer and sadly way too late to be really worth your wild. When I say rip off, it is nearly point for point in the structure. Ignore all but the original movie? Check! Have actors that aren’t the most photogenic? Check! Have the original villain be smarter than he was in previous versions? Check! Original, albeit recast, character making a comeback for a show down? Check! Cliche ending? Check! This movie wins the 2018 horror movie bingo. Sadly, it is still just a mediocre horror movie at it’s core.

3 stars out of 5 for a normal horror movie.

4 out of 5 stars for a Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie.

Kagemas: Spicy fun

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Me trying a chocolate 7 pot. One of the hottest peppers in the world.
A gift given to me 12/24/21

So the above photos are to give some background to this short Kagemas review. I have been eating hot peppers heavily since I was about 17. This would be 2003. Although I did try some in the 1990’s, I wasn’t overly enchanted with a lot of spicy stuff. Anyways, the point is I have a pretty high fuckin’ tolerance after nearly 20 years of eating hot shit.

Let me start with Steve O’s hot sauce. I watched Jackass as a kid. It had it’s moments, but it isn’t high brow by any stretch of the imagination. Steve O is a fuckin’ idiot, so when I was given this hot sauce, I actually had high hopes that it would be stupid hot. That wasn’t to be. While it smells and taste great, it is, overall a mostly meh sauce. You can get one that smells like, but taste slightly different than this one, if you buy Badia’s Ghost Pepper sauce or Melinda’s Ghost pepper sauce. Both are far cheaper than this stuff is and probably comparably hot. Granted, it will probably be hotter if you’re not a “expert” like I am at peppers or eating hot sauce, so a rookie might think it is too hot. Overall though, it’s good and I could be inclined to keep a bottle around every once in a while.

3 1/2 stars out of 5.

The next product is not to be underestimated. It only has the scoville rating of a Jalapeno, which, for me, is like eating a bell pepper. So I had a bowl, sans the stir fry part and boy did this fucker kick. You would of thought I was a rookie at eating hot stuff, but nope, as I assured you above, I have been an hot sauce idiot aficionado, for quite some time. I can see why so many people didn’t make it through the Youtube challenges. It’s price is decent, but not the cheapest ramen. If you try it, make sure to have milk, because it doesn’t fuck around.

4 out of 5 stars.