sorry, the revolution will not be televised

sorry, the revolution will not be televised


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    Lemurian

    IF the media was the evil empire people make it out to be, not only would it be televised, but they would be the ones staging it and profiting from it.

    Luke Magnifico

    I am so tired of this image. All of the revolutions are being televised! All of them!

    dallasalice

    Well, it wasn’t much of a revolution, but OWS was on TV 24/7 for several months so I don’t think “corporate corruption, greed and fear” means what they think it means.

    oldnoob

    Bunch cry babies.

    guest

    The worst part is that the phrase “the revolution will not be televised” comes from the title of a comically biased “documentary” supporting Hugo Chavez (Venezuela’s dictator). Never mind the fact that Chavez holds the record (by several orders of magnitude) of time spent being televised of any latinamerican person, being notorious for his 8-hour speeches several times a week that every single TV and radio station in Venezuela is forced to transmit live. The worst part is that he was the most open and adamant supporter of Gaddafi, having the dozen or so state-controlled TV channels in Venezuela permanently… Read more »

    it

    the last part of that comment
    “and just about everyone who has spent at least a part of the last 30 years killing innocents for fun and/or profit.”
    is untrue as Chavez has not been supporting the United States who are by far the world leaders in killing innocent people for profit.

    Staplegun

    The Revolution Will Not Be Televised by Gil Scott Heron You will not be able to stay home, brother. You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out. You will not be able to lose yourself on skag and skip, Skip out for beer during commercials, Because the revolution will not be televised. The revolution will not be televised. The revolution will not be brought to you by Xerox In 4 parts without commercial interruptions. The revolution will not show you pictures of Nixon blowing a bugle and leading a charge by John Mitchell, General Abrams… Read more »

    Rotatebilly

    I kind of like the idea of a Johnny Cash song as the anthem for a revolution, “When the man comes around” would work really well

    Lemurian

    The funny thing about these things is that the real Revolutions are technological, and sneak up on you like a well camouflaged predator. The political reorganizations that follow are the effects of The Revolution, not The Revolution itself. The Revolution will not be televised, because no one will realize what is going on until it has already happened.

    iamabignut

    It might not be televised, but it will be blogged, tweeted, tumblred, facebooked and youtubed.

    HoChunk

    The revolution will be smoke-signaled, bitches.