Beat’em Up

If you’re an ’80s baby like me then you’d remember the arcades, the 16-bit era of gaming and the classic beat’em ups. Beat’em ups, to this day, is still one of my favorite of game genres and I play them whenever I get the chance. Some of my favorites that I still own are Streets of Rage (Crazy Ass Music in that game!!), TMNT: Hyper Stone Heist for the Sega Genesis and Turtles in Time for the SNES, and finally, Batman Returns for the SNES. With all that out of the way, I want to talk about the most memorable of Beat’em ups that came out back then and that’s the original Final Fight for SNES. The reason why I bring up Final Fight is because they had a character named Poison that’s a girl in the Japanese version of the game and a Transsexual in the North American games. Because of that, it left gamers wondering if Poison was actually a dude or a girl. I found this video documentary that finally brings the clarification gamers needed on Poison’s gender and it’s really interesting how in-depth it is. Enjoy!

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Blockbuster Prank

I stumbled upon this video recently and as Skip puts it, “It is really truly funny.” The thing about this video is that it’s funny how UNFUNNY the prank is and how it goes down. To me, when I found this video it was as if I unearthed a time capsule from the early ’90s, with the VHS cassette to the video rental store to the pay phones hanging on the walls because all of these things are becoming obsolete. One of the commenters put it best when he said that you have to be a ’90s kid in order to understand this video. God do I miss the ’90s…

Digital Death

Here is an interesting video a friend of mine showed me and I found pretty interesting. Ever wondered what happens to all your social networking accounts that you made after you meet your maker? One thing’s for sure is that if I ever have kids and end up dying while they are still young, this is a great way they could get to know the kind of person that I was and they could pass judgment. What do you think?

Missing

Be on the lookout for Crystal Hayes missing since Jan 13th 2012

The Hayes family in Sydney, Australia needs your help to find their daughter Crystal. It’s devastating to a family knowing their son or daughter is out there but they don’t know where they are and thank God for the internet being as international as it is, we could help find her nationwide. Let’s bring her back home brothers and sisters.

Life Without African-Americans

I recently read this on a friend of mine’s Facebook wall and I thought it was an interesting read. Enjoy!

Life Without African Americans

 A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away. They passed through a deep dark tunnel and emerged in sort of a twilight zone where there is an America without black people.

 At first these white people breathed a sigh of relief. 

‘At last’, they said, ‘no more crime, drugs, violence and welfare.’

 All of the blacks have gone! Then suddenly, reality set in. The ‘NEW AMERICA’ is not America at all – only a barren land.

 1. There are very few crops that have flourished because the nation was built on a slave-supported system.

 2. There are no cities with tall skyscrapers because Alexander Mils, a black man, invented the elevator, and without it, one finds great difficulty reaching higher floors.

 3. There are few if any cars because Richard Spikes, a black man, invented the automatic gearshift, Joseph Gambol, also black, invented the Super Charge System for Internal Combustion Engines, and Garrett A. Morgan, a black man, invented the traffic signals.

 4. Furthermore, one could not use the rapid transit system because its procurer was the electric trolley, which was invented by another black man, Albert R. Robinson.

 5. Even if there were streets on which cars and a rapid transit system could operate, they were cluttered with paper because an African American, Charles Brooks, invented the street sweeper…

 6. There were few if any newspapers, magazines and books because John Love invented the pencil sharpener, William Purveys invented the fountain pen, and Lee Barrage invented the Type Writing Machine and W. A. Love invented the Advanced Printing Press. They were all, you guessed it, Black.

 7. Even if Americans could write their letters, articles and books, they would not have been transported by mail because William Barry invented the Postmarking and Canceling Machine, William Purveys invented the Hand Stamp and Philip Downing invented the Letter Drop.

 8. The lawns were brown and wilted because Joseph Smith invented the Lawn Sprinkler and John Burr the Lawn Mower.

 9. When they entered their homes, they found them to be poorly ventilated and poorly heated. You see, Frederick Jones invented the Air Conditioner and Alice Parker the Heating Furnace. Their homes were also dim. But of course, Lewis Lattimer later invented the Electric Lamp, Michael Harvey invented the lantern, and Granville T. Woods invented the Automatic Cut off Switch. Their homes were also filthy because Thomas W. Steward invented the Mop and Lloyd P. Ray the Dust Pan.

 10. Their children met them at the door – barefooted, shabby, motley and unkempt. But what could one expect? Jan E. Matzelinger invented the Shoe Lasting Machine, Walter Sammons invented the Comb, Sarah Boone invented the Ironing Board, and George T. Samon invented the Clothes Dryer.

 11. Finally, they were resigned to at least have dinner amidst all of this turmoil. But here again, the food had spoiled because another Black Man, John Standard invented the refrigerator.

 Now, isn’t that something? What would this country be like without the contributions of Blacks, as African-Americans?

 Martin Luther King, Jr. said, ‘by the time we leave for work, millions of Americans have depended on the inventions from the minds of Blacks.’

 Black history includes more than just slavery, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Marcus Garvey & W.E.B. Dubois.

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Charlie Murphy’s Wack Rapper List

I always liked Charlie Murphy over his brother Eddie because I found Charlie to be a dude that keeps it real 100% of the time. His humor is also funnier than Eddie’s to me; he’s got what I like to call serious comedy. What I mean by serious comedy is that he portrays a tough demeanor and doesn’t corpse.

The audio is disgustingly wack but if you have some headphones just plug them into the headphone jack on your computer and your good to go.

Congressman Ron Paul a White Supremacist!?!?

Congressman Ron "Heil Hitler" Paul

So the Hacktivist group Anonymous have shut down White supremacist website “American Third Position” and they ended up accidentally stumbling upon messages and ties to the website by, not just Ron Paul’s campaign, but even himself. A lot of people believe that organizations such as the NAACP should just be dismantled because racism is a thing of the past and news like this goes to show you that racism is still alive to this day. If you ask Livin’ Large what his stance on racism is, he’ll tell you that as far as I’m concerned the Klan doesn’t just lynch Black folk. A wise man once said, “I judge the devil by his deeds; It’s usually connected to the size of his greed.” Check this out, this is straight from Anonymous’ announcement page:

 

Fellow anons: we are pleased to bring you the dismantling of a major US-based
white supremacist network known as the “American Third Position”(A3P). These
racist losers have chapters across the US, operate several white power websites,
forums and online stores, and are even running a candidate in the 2012
elections. Although they try hard to maintain a professional public image to
camouflage their vile racism, we’re now airing all their dirty laundry all over
the internet. Contained in this major dump are several thousand private forum
messages, personal emails, internal organization notes, names, phone numbers,
home addresses and other information on all of their members and supporters.
It’s time for these cowardly suit and tie white supremacists to sleep with one
eye open. Scared much?

In addition to finding the usual racist rants and interactions with other white
power groups, we also found a disturbingly high amount of members who are also involved in campaigning for Ron Paul. According to these messages, Ron Paul has regularly met with many A3P members, even engaging in conference calls with their board of directors. Ron Paul’s racist politics and affiliations are already well known, being viciously anti-immigrant, anti-abortion and against gay marriage — not to mention having authored the racist “Ron Paul Papers” and receiving financial support from other white power groups (pictured with Don Black from stormfront.org). Hard to believe Ron Paul draws some support from the left and the occupation movements, especially now that it is confirmed Ron Paul hangs out with straight up racist hate groups.

We put extra effort in ruining the life of A3P webmaster Jamie Kelso. On top of
being on the board of directors of A3P, former $cientologist, and high ranking
Ron Paul organizer, he also is the account owner of german nazi forums and store nsl-forum.org, rhs-versand.com. We went ahead and wiped those websites off the internet as well, dumping private messages and order information. Aside from us releasing his information such as his social security number, address, resume and private discussions, we also heard some folks went on a joyride with Kelso’s credit card and made some lulzy purchases, including sex toy purchases and making donations to the Anti Defamation League and many others. Oops.

We call upon not only other antifascists but all those opposed to white
supremacy to utilize this information and make hell for these white nationalist
scumbags. It is essential if we wish to live in a world free from oppression to
expose and confront racists at their jobs, their schools, at their homes and in
the streets.

No Dialogue! No sympathy! Destroy White Supremacy!

The captioning says it all

You’d think that now that he’s running for President, he’d lay low or something but naw. I just want to thank Anonymous for doing what they do best and this news couldn’t come out any sooner than during Black History Month! One things for sure, the last thing America needs is to go back to being AmeriKKKa. I would love to see how Ron Paul is going to dig himself out of this hole because as far as I’m concerned, he’s finished. But, honestly, did we need Anonymous to tell us he’s a racist? I mean just looking at him, he has Sieg Heil written all over his face. This is Livin’ Large and you’ve been Largely Livin’.