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Festival Seasons Been Taking a Beating – Covid, Hurricanes & Greedy Cheap Suits

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With Bonnaroo being cancelled, a lot of people were very upset, while just as many were glad they decided to cancel for numerous reasons. Now you have Elements, who decided not to cancel, and proceed to put on a shit show it seems. This is totally on them for not cancelling when they should have, but in their apology, they take no blame, and blame everything on covid and hurricanes, which has lead people to completely discredit the legitimacy of that claim, of course the blame ultimately falls on them for not reading the room well enough, their apology was bs, but we cant pretend like these things they mentioned did not play a major role.

When on the internet, it seems, reading comprehension is a major issue for some.

I see all these people saying things like this:

“I mean, I’m no expert or anything. But I can’t for the life of me figure out what the “repercussions of Covid-19″ has to do with bathroom cleanliness.”

“So every issue was because of a hurricane that technically wasn’t even a hurricane by the time it got to them and covid. Not at all because of there unpreparedness. Lmao that’s stupid and not accountable at all”.

That’s not what they said.. they said “the aftermath of the hurricane AND the long-lasting repercussions of covid-19 EXACERBATED COMMON festival issues, INCLUDING some long food and water lines and restroom cleanliness.”

They are not assigning any particular problem to either the hurricane or covid, they are saying they both greatly impacted many different things in different ways, INCLUDING long food and water lines and restroom cleanliness.
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Like look, Im on your side, they need to do better, if they couldn’t secure enough water and bathrooms and personnel to care for those bathrooms they should not have proceeded with the festival. Even without covid or hurricanes, festivals need to do better with pretty much everything across the board lol, especially with how corporate everything is getting, there is a quote later on that displays my feelings about that.

But yall need to do better as well. This wouldn’t even bother me if it wasn’t yet another example of people looking at surface level face value bullshit, instead of thinking deep on an issue they intend to publicly comment on.

Yall have to realize that Covid and the hurricane did in fact have some negative effects on this and other festivals, right? Did you guys see the videos of the mess the weather caused up there? And did you guys really think that Covid wasn’t going to have long lasting effects on this industry?

I mean this is something I talked about in 2020 when all these festivals were cancelled, I predicted that any festival, that wasn’t well established, that had to cancel, would be a shit show in 2021/2022, due to; financial losses, refunds and having to honor 2020 tickets in 2021, covid restrictions.

There’s more demand, and there’s still revenue and funding, for certain level players. But I still foresee a cut in quality of production, perhaps staff, vendors, water, bathrooms, everything across the board. I foresee a few more festivals joining the graveyard before shit returns to normal. 

So again, I’m on yalls side, screw these corporations in this industry for the wrong reasons, all about money, charging $15 dollars for a can of beer or even cup of OJ. Even without covid and hurricanes they lack enough bathrooms and water and long waits and its a problem i see at every festival I’ve been. They’re already shit shows for the most part lol, covid and hurricanes will for sure makes things worse lol, that’s common sense.

Again, Im not trying to shift blame away from the corporations and money makers.

I’m just saying, we cant ignore the effects that covid, the shutdown, the restrictions and this hurricane have had, which has caused a lot of the unpreparedness, yall need to be more intelligent in your outrage, use that noggin of yours to think deep and actually understand what’s going on in particular situations, things are complex, things affect other things, again I wouldn’t have went off on this rant if it wasn’t for me seeing this shit everywhere, and this just happened to be the latest example that set me off, it gave me a chance to highlight a few things ive wanted to talk about for a bit, like the corporatization of these events, the effects of covid on the industry, and how people need to get better reading comprehension and they need to get away from the surface and dive deep. That’s just naïve to be in the mindset of some of those commenters. No thought process, just initial reaction.

I get that they should have taken responsibility in the apology, but even though they didn’t, that doesn’t mean the things they said in that apology are not true. That’s the part that bothers me. Its a problem you see in politics especially, its dam near to the point that if biden or trump say a known fact like grass is green, half the country will automatically say, um no that’s a lie. lol. Its just dangerous way of navigating, and its gonna get you caught up.

I am constantly finding myself agreeing with things or people but then they ignore certain facts, and its like, nah, we cant start doing that.


“So….here is the thing…..everyone knows a pandemic hit the world last year right? Things literally just became somewhat normal if you were vaccinated……now things are ramping back up again. Why the HELL anyone would buy festival tickets right now is a serious question as an avid festival goer? Yall know there’s a chance it could be canceled, or that it’s gonna be a shit show due to short staffing if the company still makes a poor decision to host it…..yet you still go then bitch about the experience. What do you expect right now as a buyer? Seriously? It’s gonna be shit because its understaffed, and the people that ARE staffed are qualified to handle it…..you know this….yet still attend, complain, and post about it” – Cecelia (Commenter)

“In other words we knew the product was going to be crappy but we put the festival on anyways. We’re sorry and here’s an email you can write your complaints too.” – Kevin (Commenter)

“It has been argued that these more corporate festivals are based on a standardized mode of production (Finkel, 2009) and have moved away from their creative and community-oriented roots, with a focus on profit and economies of scale.”
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01490400.2020.1774000

“so far this year, events haven’t yet reached their pre-pandemic levels, either in number of events or overall attendance, according to PredictHQ.”
https://www.vox.com/recode/22466585/events-concerts-sports-festivals-conferences-expos-pandemic-return

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Lets just be happy we got the opportunity to party again, its gonna be a shit show for a bit in all industries, that’s what you get when you shut down like we did.


Its not even the next day and we get news of, Blue Ridge Rock Festival regarding a complete lack of ADA onsite, VIP amenities that simply don’t exist, hours long waits for shuttles + much more.

I’m telling you. Also something i forgot to mention, not only will everything be cut back, but everything will be a tad more expensive. I believe, could be wrong, but that 15 dollar orange juice just became 20(not that extreme, but you know what i mean lol). lol, i chose to avoid festivals for 2021, Ill prolly start back up in 22, we will see what the climate looks like. So anyone that’s been to one this year, let me know if things were more of a shit show than usual lol.

Negative Stigma of Successful Parents

Something I have always found interesting is the negative stigma that surrounds having “rich” parents and receiving help from them.

Of course, you have those kids who are entitled brats who have never worked for anything in they’re life. But those bad few should not represent the many hard working people that have worked hard and long to get where they are going but also have loving parents that help them out from time to time.

You see I was always perceived as this, although none of my parents are rich, they are upper middle class. We grew up in nice homes with nice things. The funny and weird thing is, I’m a harder worker than most who I know that come from less-well-off families than ours. So you see, as always, it comes down to individuals, motivation, drive, character, and i truly believe your environment or circumstance is of little deciding factor, history shows us this to be true.

But my whole thinking behind this, is like, isn’t this one of the main goals of people who have kids? Do well, so your kids can have it better than you did? But now we’re talking shit when my family achieves this but yours doesn’t? You just sound bitter.

I see “must be nice” to have everything handed to you. As if that’s actually the case.

Like, I’m sorry your parents weren’t more successful in life and made better decisions, but don’t take it out on me lol.

I’ve experienced this first hand, but i see it everywhere, especially with the likes of Elon Musk and President Donald Trump.

People try to dismiss and belittle their accomplishments because of family inheritance they got.

I see ” Oh if my daddy gave me a million dollars id be a success too”. NO, you wouldn’t, you would be a broke crack whore in a matter of 6 months, don’t kid yourself, lol. I can say this, because i know this, its all shown in your mindset. History shows this to be true as well, plenty of people blow thru fortunes. You have to have a smart mind to succeed. My guess with or without their inheritance, we still would have heard from the likes of musk and trump.

Like don’t let your bitterness mask your insecurities and create a false sense of “they have it easy, and i have it hard”. First off, EVERYONE, has it hard, regardless of money situation, once you get some more, you’ll figure that out. More Money More Problems isn’t just some made up term for the fun of it lol.

No matter your starting point, you can get where you want to go with enough drive, determination, and passion. Just let go of that bitterness and don’t hold a grudge towards someone just because their parents did something right.

Christian Bale is a badass Actor

So ive been watching some christian bale movies, not even on purpose, just by chance.

And ive been thinking about putting an actors list together for Evan Reviews Everything.

I have always loved christian bale, american psycho, a cult classic that i think everyone loves. He was my favorite John Conner by far. His portrayal of Cheney; out of the furnace, my mans got range, and just thinking about it, im like, i feel like ive never really listed christian bale in my personal top favorites, i feel like i been disrespecting my man. Is it because i kinda see him as batman, his biggest role, yet my personal least favorite of his, not to say i dont like those movies, but compared to his others, it just doesnt do it for me.

Its weird to me they even thought of christian bale for that role. I will say i thought he made a decent Bruce Wayne, but idk his body build was off. I think Ben Affleck is much better for the role, personally. But I digress.

My man has an impressive catalog of awesome films. I would list my favorites but it would basically be me copy and pasting his entire IMDB Page, so not much point. One of the films i just rewatched for the first time in a long time was Rescue Dawn, such an awesome fu*kin movie, he and everyone in that movie kills it.

Lets not forget to mention the insane transformations this man puts his body thru for a role, its just insane to me, and probably takes so much fuc*in mental strength.

My point is when your that consistent you better be getting the respekt on your name that you deserve and i just feel like i been doing my man dirty, so much so, i felt the need to post this, also as an announcement post that my actor list will be coming soon, this one will be different than the other lists because im going to try and rank them from best to worst without a star system, could take some time.

How could you not support Sex Workers?

And I’m not even talking financially, I mean just like morally, don’t we all love porn stars and strippers and what have you?

Welp, were gonna talk about sex work today. I never thought i would have to be like the champion of sex workers rights or whatever but god dam I’m appalled at what i see.

Here’s what I see, dam near every man out here is talking shit/down to sex workers saying its not a real job and this and that and blah blah blah. Meanwhile the majority of girls are all totally supportive.

I find this interesting because i would have totally thought it would be the opposite, right? I mean guys are the majority using these services, right? And maybe a lot of girls who aren’t willing to do the work may hold certain views on those who do, idk. so it would only make sense in my mind. but i was wrong.

Are men ashamed of themselves or jealous or something. and taking it out on the girls and trade? i don’t get this…

like call me a simp all you want, but i fuckin love the porn industry, and all jobs that fall under sex workers, pornstars, models, dancers, prostitutes, call/messaging services, etc, and not only from a customer standpoint but also a creative i recognize the amount of work that goes in to it, i fuckin love the girls, i mean who doesn’t, some of my favorite chicks on the planet are pornstars, idk if theres any correlation lololol, jk, lets move on.

But these guys talking all this shit WATCH PORN AND LOVE IT, like WHO YOU THINK IS IN THAT PORN???… like wtf, i dont usually publicly talk shit about something i love at the risk of looking like a complete jackass…

“ThE poRn i wAtCh Is FrEe” uhhh no it isnt. you may be watching it for free, lol, doesnt mean its free. What that means is your pretty much stealing a digital product, and by watching it your giving ad revenue to the porn site that’s more than likely illegally hosting that video, stolen from a porn company that produced it. These videos are produced with money to make money, alot of people involved in production. Not hard to understand.

Whats particularly funny is he was calling others and trying to make fun of them for being liberals, claiming they want handouts, and free stuff….. the irony was lost on him

Look no ones disagreeing that watching porn for free is the way to go lol, like its clearly the way to go lol… but there’s no need to degrade those who pay for it and those who offer those services. Like have a little respect and sympathy for your fellow man lol, there’s plenty of poor saps out there down on their luck that need a little paid company. You need to realize that its because of those poor saps that people like you and me can enjoy free porn.

Also, lets note, in regards to the creative aspect, paying for porn gets you full movies, in 4k. You know, myself, I like a good story. I like to feel immersed you know what im saying? I’m telling you, there are some straight artists and visionaries in the porn industry lol, sure there are hacks that just film fucking with no love for the craft, but hey that’s in every industry, i digress.

people like to boil things down to their simplest form, but lets think about this, it may be more enjoyable and less physically demanding than building a skyscraper, but so is my job as a freelancer, does that mean i don’t have a “real job” what exactly about sex work doesn’t make it a real job?

Like honestly, and ive said this 1000 times lol, if i was a chick id be a total “slut” and sex worker and make bank off fucking, like why not, my only guess is, that these guys are upset they cant do the same thing, no one wants to see them nude, maybe a sex worker even turned them down, lol…

all I’m saying is these types of people shouldn’t be allowed to enjoy porn or strip clubs … they cant even respect those who provide it to them

Like i dont even know why im writing this but i came across an article about the only fans drama and there were so many doods in there talking mad shit and im just like what the fuck is wrong with people lol.

We just need more compassion, I’m telling chicks all the time they need to sell their feet pics lol, cuz there’s a market, and sure at first we think those people are weird, maybe they are lol, and maybe we wanna judge and make fun of them cuz its something we would never do, but who cares ya know lol, look at Quentin Tarantino, amazing filmmaker with a foot fetish lol but hes cool so what evs ya know, that dood prolly paid for a foot pic or two back in his day before girls were walking up to him and asking him to sign their feet lol

Continuing on this thought, whats so weird about a foot fetish, is it any weirder than having a legs fetish or ass fetish or titty fetish lol idk i digress, we will be here all day

Anyway, i got banned from Fb cuz of the convo below lol, its not my fault man, i gotta call it how i see it, like the way i see it, its totally acceptable to call someone an idiot or dim when they are being so, if it wasnt we would be in a scary place, like the place we are headed since we are now punishing this speech lol, could have been nicer yes, but like dam, how soft are we, and we’re allowed to openly ridicule one thing but not the other, wtf lol

Don’t Get It Twisted | Political Nonsense

Addressing messages and comments I have received since pointing out media bias on the DC Riots.

I see everyone getting what I and other have said SO twisted. Its not surprising, there’s not much critical thinking left, or maybe their doing it purposely to try and fit a narrative that supports their arguments. I’m going to break it down.

We are not condoning the behavior of the terrorists in whats being referred to as “The DC Riots”. In fact if you looked at any Right Reporting News publications, the vast majority of the right were calling these people the same names they called the BLM terrorists; thugs, despicable human beings, terrorists, etc.

A STARK CONTRAST, to what we saw from left reporting news publications calling the riots “protests” and “mostly peaceful” as private businesses burned in the background. It wasn’t until months of this going on and it was hurting Joe in polls that he came out and said he didn’t agree with what was going on. Months, meanwhile the right is condemning these actions as they are happening.

So as I take my time to point out the hypocrisy of both sides, I have to focus on whose being hypocritical at the moment, which is overwhelming the left side. The right is not changing how they feel or talk about violent protestors, aka terrorists, the left is. Only because they are now trump supporters.

We agree with you guys 100%, we are just wondering where the fuck you were during the 6 months of riots and private businesses burning to the ground, it would have been nice for you guys to be as vocal as you are now back then.

I and others are not comparing this to the BLM riots, we are comparing the coverage of the two events, we are simply pointing out your inconsistencies, and the fact you fail to acknowledge they even exists is a huge problem. This is just another example in a long line of examples showcasing what I’m speaking about.

If you cannot see the threat that this poses, then as Kenobi said, we are lost.

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