A review of “Man Vs Bee”

The 9 Episode long series of “Man Vs Bee” was a surprise and a shocker how good it was. The premise of the show or the series is very simple. Trevor, the newly employed house-sitter is sent to a modern day smart-home with expensive artefacts. Which his supposed to take care of and ensure everything is safe-and-secure. Also, take care of the dog for the week that the rich owners of the home is gone on vacation.

One of the best thing of this shows is that its short and simple. The jokes isn’t dragged out. Neither is the epic crashing scenes. This is a sort of disaster movie in several small scenes made into a TV series. For Rowan Atkinson this sort of movie wouldn’t be anything new. We can go back to the Bean – The Ultimate Disaster Movie of 1997 introduced to us. We are now several of decades later and the actor plays a similar sort of role.

That’s why it’s playing to the strengths of the main actor and the one who is the main performer. It could be silly and cringe, but it got me cracking. This is the first binge watching show I done in a while. Because, it was short and the premise was about one issue. It became interesting to see what is happening next.

The obsessions of the Bee was just showing how Trevor didn’t care or concerned about the things that matters. That’s why the ex-Wife even came with punchlines in the middle. The involvement of the Police Officer and the popping by at bad timing. Together with his acting with the owners over face-time was just cracking you up.

This was a slow disaster in the making. The destruction and craziness was evolving into the finalities and the charges pinned in court on Trevor for destroying someone’s home. That was the obvious fun stuff about the series.

The series was so much fun to watch. If you like Mr. Bean series or British humour. This is very fitting for you. In the way everything is evolving and how the main character Trevor is acting. It is just so much fun and you cannot copy Atkinson’s comedic timing. The way he does stuff and how it plays out. Just make you want to watch another episode. With enough time. I know I will rewatch it and enjoy it again.

Since, there was so many things happening in the modern-smart home and the obsession with the “Bee” made it all an interesting and fun watch. This got me cracking… laughing and I just couldn’t help to enjoy it.

This was a good production and not “dead air”. Neither was it forced either. This was a production and a series made for Rowan Atkinson. We the watchers and subscribers of Netflix got our minutes worth in the entertainment here. Peace.

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Opinion: False representation has a price – The Depp Versus Heard trial

The way this has gone viral and been the talk of the online sphere has been wild. The Johnny Depp versus Amber Heard Defamation Trial has been going on for weeks. The tweets, the Facebook posts and the YouTube Videos have deliberately spread the trial for more to see. Not only read the commentaries or the articles on the evidence or such. Therefore, the lies and deception was for everyone to see. Where the mockery and the shocking details was shown for the whole world to see.

This sort of case is showing a toxic relationship for whole world to see. A sort of a relationship that is doing anyone no good. Where one party was trying to diminish and destroy one in the press. That was very clear and the vindictiveness of Heard is very obvious now. As she blames everyone and couldn’t even stand tall on the non-payments to charities even. Therefore, something had to give.

It is good that a man is believed that a woman can assault and attack a man. Not just the other way around. That in the aftermath of that… she did write an article and hurt the career of Depp. This is why the verdict and the victory of Depp is on establishing that it was a fact.

The Collider reported this after the verdict: “Heard was ordered to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages in his defamation suit. Depp had originally asked for $50 million in damages, to which Heard had counterclaimed $100 million. The jury also ordered Depp to pay $2 million in compensatory damages to Heard, but no punitive damages, underlining how the decision favored Depp in the defamation case. The high-profile case took place in Fairfax County, Virginia, and was broadcast worldwide. Heard will be allowed to appeal the verdict if she chooses” (Marco Vito Oddo – ‘Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Trial Verdict: Heard Guilty of Defamation’ 01.06.2022, Collider.com).

What this states after all this years is that Depp was right all along. Even if the court sided and gave some way to Heard. That is just showing the toxicity, but also how she tried to blind-side the public opinion of Depp until the evidence was brought to the courts. Because, this case has aired out everything. Nothing has been left untouched and even Exe’s of Depp has showed him support during the trial. That’s why you know this has run deep and the private life of him and her has been exposed.

Even if Depp is a victor here and has won punitive damages and compensatory damages of a total of $15 million US Dollars. That will never the patch the hurt of lost roles, the opportunities after such a destructive case and way of maligning each other for everyone to see. Depp has lost franchise-roles and Hollywood studios might more choosy in what to offer him. While Heard possible has drained her career and destroyed all possible revenue-streams for her foreseeable future. As her ways and the way that she carried this was a lesson in self-destruction.

That Depp is vindicated only says that Heard has been exposed. She said he was a wife-beater, but instead he was a victim of her violent ways. That she was projecting things onto him and it making him into a villain. Heard’s plan has backfired… and that shouldn’t shock anyone now. Lies and deception can only take you that far.

Heard tried to malign and make Depp look like the worst. What the trial and the case has proven that she isn’t sincere or honest about anything. While she wanted to bring down her ex-husband. Because, everyone was supposed to believe the weaker gender and any narrative she would tell. However, she didn’t bank on him taking her to the courts and challenge her heads on.

In the public’s eye… Heard has totally lost it. That’s for the role and the manner of how she carried herself. That is a perception she cannot run away from. Depp has gotten more favourable treatment, but don’t expect him to run straight back into Disney movies or franchises at once. He most likely has to be picky with roles too.

Depp has won, but a cost. Heard has lost and has nowhere to go now. Yes, Heard is still favoured by some, but that will not be many. The ones that certainly doesn’t value men or says “all men are trash”. While not believing a man could be a victim of abuse. That’s why a case like this is important.

An it shows that false representation and deliberate story-telling with no basis of truth will in the end hurt the ones telling it. Heard tried to play this one out as the victim. Heard tried to blame the victim and make him evil. While that didn’t pan and the court has now partly cleared name.

The truth of what is to come is hard to foresee. What we do know is that Heard has to cough up this dough and pay Depp the bread. That is inevitable. Justice has been served. The victim has been believed and the abuser has been exposed. This is why Heard will not be treated kindly everywhere. She might struggle to even stay relevant for while now.

People should take a cue from this and remember that anyone can become a victim. Even superstars and popular actors. Depp has been a bankable and a well-reowned actor who could play anything and be marketable everywhere. This case might have destroyed that, but hopefully there will be a renaissance for him in the future. Peace.

Opinion: Tried to watch Netfilx’s Pretty Smart

The streaming platform has produced plenty of content and series, which is exclusive for Netflix. One of these was Pretty Smart. It is a sitcom with a massive use of a laugh-track. The sitcom is built around two sisters. One that is the nerd and wise one, while the other one is the blond and stupid one. Where the wise sister has to crash and live with her sister who lives in a collective of goodhearted people, but not the brightest cookies.

The Pretty Smart seems on paper like a decent sitcom. Since it has the scene of the collective space, a few characters who creates a “conflict” and a “resolution”. However, it seems so manufactured and so forced. The characters aren’t that deep either.

You have the wise-one, but lacks all sorts of social skills or feels to it. While the stupid one is socially mature, but super-duper naive. The gay one who is the stereotype of what people think gay people are. Then you have the buff-guy and a personal trainer who knows how to lift weights, but has no other personality really. The last is the yoga-and-promiscuous female character to spice up the episodes.

So, you have 5 character to play off and make stories around. The main two are the sisters and them re-uniting. However, it is not interesting… it is not engaging. This the sort of sitcom you only see on the backgrounds of the doctors waiting room or whatnot. It is tragic, because they have characters, which should engage you. Nevertheless, it never does.

I really tried to watch it and gave up in the Sixth Episode of the First Season. It isn’t the lack of originality… but the way it is to fluff and lacks a spine. There is nothing that goes deep or looks like normal human interaction. Yes, it is all a set-up and sitcoms are that. However, these sorts of things are supposed to be either entertaining or a little bit of possibly feel that this could happen to you. There is nothing of that… and only seems really Hollywood.

It is just too perfect… and that gets stale pretty quick. Also, with the lack of character development or even showing something outside the norm. Even the stupid idea of getting busy to find all lids for Tupperware between the two male characters was obnoxious to watch. It just seemed like a scene to buy time and not a real deal two guys would do.

That’s why this series maybe was discontinued. The ones behind it and the ones who invested in it. Should consider more character development and stories who can appeal to people. These folks in this series was shallow and dumb, but not stupidly fun either. They just didn’t seem like they could live in the real world and the dumb sister would have been fired much earlier in the real world. She wouldn’t have kept the job. If they tried to do a Rachel of Friends on her… it wasn’t working, because she had at least some sort of moving story and getting somewhere over time. While the dumb sister is just staying dumb. While the smart sister is getting to live in content of an easy-life without to much academic pressure. However, that isn’t a story of the ages either.

That’s why it doesn’t sell and isn’t interesting. Just tried to watch a new series and a sitcom for easy content. When you get bored of such content. You know something is wrong. This sort of thing should make you laugh and possibly see yourself within the universe. However, that never happened here.

Hope Netflix chooses another path in the future. Sitcoms should be a format that a streaming platform should master. Especially to build upon and get the viewer hooked. However, this wasn’t it. It was not Two-Broke Girls, Friends or How I Met Your Mother. This was a train-wreck. Peace.

Ethiopia: 2 more journalists arrested today [Temesgen Desalegn & Yayesew Shimeles]

A managing director of Feteh Magazine Journalist Temesgen Desalegn has been abducted by an armed forces of government today in Addis Ababa. He is known for his weekly critiques of the government based on factual informations” (Lisanework Yirsaw, 26.05.2022).

Journalist Yayesew Shimeles was reportedly taken away by security forces around 1PM local time. His lawyer told Addis Standard that he was taken to Sostegna police station in Arada Sub- city” (Addis Standard, 26.05.2022).

The continues crackdown on the press and media houses with no breaks or stop. This is just shows what sort of regime that is in Addis Ababa. The supposed “reformists” and Prosperity “Gospel” Party is selling old tricks and bargains. As they are targeting anyone who questions their reign and their policies. Anyone can be a target and be in custody. That’s the proof of the recent weeks.

The state can turn on anyone and they can become felons as well. That is what is happening here. Not just journalists, but citizens and activists. In Ethiopia right now… if you are openly dissenting against the throne and his court. Expect to be court-side or be brought into custody. You will be detained long without any official charges or court-dates. There will be no trial or mercy on you.

These two are now facing the law and being produced on a much later date in court. Where the charges and the alleged criminal conspiracy is shown. Because, right now, there is a free-for-all of arrest of anyone who questions, critic or dissent from the party-line of the PP. That is the gist of it all and nobody is safe. Peace.

The Def Noodles Lawsuit is here… and the “comedian” cannot take a joke…

CIVIL CODE – CIV DIVISION 1. PERSONS [38 – 86] ( Heading of Division 1 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 12. )

PART 2. PERSONAL RIGHTS [43 – 53.7] ( Part 2 enacted 1872. )

45.  Libel is a false and unprivileged publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, or other fixed representation to the eye, which exposes any person to hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes him to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure him in his occupation” (California Legislative Information).

The problem here for Dennis Feitosa aka “Def Noodles” versus Daniel M. Keem aka “Keemstar” libel lawsuit is that the plaintiff has to prove the burden of proof. Def Noodles and his attorneys has to prove actual malice. This malice have to be “clear and convincing” evidence of that. The team and the people around has to also prove that there is qualified privilege. Because a person is allowed to: “In the defamation context, a qualified privilege permits someone to make a statement that would typically be considered defamatory, but because of particular circumstances, a particular statement made would not be considered to be defamatory.” (Cornell Law School – Defamation).

The lawsuit claims that Keemstar should pay damages of $75,000 USD and attorney costs as well. Therefore, the team is thinking they can chuck this one out and not think it can be dismissed. What Keemstar can do is to use lots of allegations and assumptions from Def Noodles own show against him even. As he has targeted Keemstar for months on end and come with every sort of slur in the book. Therefore, Def Noodles is in trouble from the on-set in this case.

What is striking and gives leeway for Keemstar is in the tweet that he uses as main evidence in the case says explicitly:

Def Noodles has allegedly groomed girls from ages 12-15.

Big Youtuber Source: “Victims are scared of him & wish to stay anonymous but may come forward soon” #DramaAlert” and he followed up with

Def Noodles has declined to give us a comment on these allegations made against him”.

These two tweets was published on the 21st May 2021 on KeemStar’s twitter. It just proves that there is on libel standard for Def Noodles and another for him. Because, if this is the level and it’s stands in court.

James Charles and so many others should challenge Def Noodles in court for defamation and libel. They should file cases on the regular, as Def Noodles cannot cover a story or an alleged allegations without taking it too far.

I am looking forward for the attorneys to drop the burden of proof. They have to prove that these tweets has destroyed his reputation. While we all know that Def Noodles has destroyed that all by himself and by his constant lack of research on topic. Neither does he have comedic timing or punchlines. No, his just a cringe-fest and a tea-channel without doing proper work before going live with the stories on YouTube.

Def Noodles should look into his own statements and the content he has dropped on Twitter (before it was banned), Instagram and on his YouTube channel(s). He should be careful doing this… by going after Keemstar this way. The YouTuber should be worried about it coming back to haunt himself. As he is dropping videos daily and there is enough content to possibly pick him apart.

Def Noodles is suing for libel and has to prove it all now. Keemstar will turn this on his head and possibly find ways to return the favour. Certainly, Def Noodles has a lot to prove and his a man who isn’t sitting on the side of integrity or righteous actions. Dennis is the sort of hack and goes after online personalities to get more clicks on his videos. Therefore, he isn’t the guy who sells the truth from the soap-box or YouTube channels he runs. 

There is enough cases where he has called people “dumb-fuck” and other slurs in combination of calling people “Alt-Right” without any justification. If that being Augie RFC or Rich Lux for that matter. This man has no trouble defaming or discrediting people without any sort of proof. He does it just because he can and his a comedian. So, it’s a supposed joke, but we know the drill here…

Well… well… Def Noodles, we knew you had thin skin, but now Keemstar will go for your chops. If the courts isn’t dismissing this. He has a burden of proof and needs to prove it all. That will not be easy.

What a waste of time and money. The moment Def Noodles looses this case. He should be worried that people could challenge him and sue him to oblivion too. It is not like Def Noodles has been an honest actor and by the look of it he never will be.

A YouTube villain who came to us as a “cat in a Mine-craft house” and turned into a trying to be an edgy commentator, which is clearly not working for him. We know that he cannot take a joke or understand them even. I think he has to settle with pallet-cleansers and pickle-ice-cream because that’s all he knows. Peace.

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