Re: [Yuricon] Re: In all the wrong places...
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From: "atheniag" <anilesbocon01@...>
Date: Thu, 01 Jan 2004 15:32:20 -0000
> --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Dark Light" <darklight@o...> wrote:
> > That is why I still prefer animated lesbians. They seem more "real".
> Take a step back from this and reconsider. :-)
> Reality, because of its inherent flakiness, is *always* > more interesting than what's playing on your computer or > TV screen. :-)
Ah, this is only a misinterpretation of what I said :)
Luckily enough, I do appreciate "real" life. I compare the animated heroines with all these celebrities acting gay - in certain cases I am so convinced this only happens because it is fashionable. So no, there is nothing to reconsider. I still prefer Utena to Britney :)
And yes, I do agree with Rose. You need a healthy dose of both fiction and reality to maintain your sense of proportion. Though real life has a storyline, and in my experience, it may surpass even the most creative imagination.
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- --- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Dark Light" <darklight@o...> wrote:
> Luckily enough, I do appreciate "real" life. I compare the animatedPersonally, I'd rather have both.
> heroines with all these celebrities acting gay - in certain cases I
> am so convinced this only happens because it is fashionable. So no,
> there is nothing to reconsider. I still prefer Utena to Britney :)
Simultaneously, of course.
> There is always tension between reality and fiction: reality has noartistic
> vision, no storyline, no intent to entertain. On the other hand,it's REAL.
> You need a healthy dose of both to maintain your sense ofproportion.
>Well, I honestly prefer a larger dose of (the real - not celebrity)
reality, as it tends to remind you that just because your neighbor is
hot, she's not lesbian too. Fiction is always nice because it gives
you the courage to walk up to her and ask her out even if reality is
telling you she's straight, married and has four children. ;)
Oh, and as for the "popular lesbian" thing, this particular
performance was made before Quidam, which was '99. I can't say I
looked to see when it had been filmed because I was off in my own
little world by the time the credits rolled... But I suppose the
point is that it was a very brave performance for it being before the
pro-gay situation we've got now. (I noticed a little later that, in
fact, I hadn't seen a single act with a male and a female on stage
together - except when they all took their final bows - And the
costumes were very rainbow.)
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