The nightly sex-and-drug-advice radio show Loveline used to feature a number of “games” that fans still recall with cultish affection.
One was “Germany or Florida?” After cohost Adam Carolla observed that all weird stories seemed to come out of either Germany or Florida, callers challenged the hosts to guess the dateline of the day’s freakiest crime reports—stories usually involving bestiality, comical attempts to get stoned on unlikely substances, long-term basement confinement, crazy old people, and/or unappealing public nudity.
So when I heard the announcer on my TV say something last week about “a naked man eating another naked man’s face off,” I reflexively yelled, “Florida!” then congratulated myself when his sentence ended, “today in Miami.”
According to one site, Florida had also witnessed other “zombie-type happenings” last month.
By now you’ve likely heard way too much about Luka Magnotta, the bleached-blond “gay porn star” and known crazy person from Montreal. He’s accused of killing a Chinese exchange student with an ice pick, posting a video of the murder online, eating parts of his victim, mailing other bits to Canada’s political parties, and then going on the run with Interpol in hot pursuit.
The juiciest tidbit (later revealed to be false) about our terrible twink concerned Magnotta’s rumored relationship with Karla Homolka. Canada’s most hated woman, Homolka helped her husband Paul Bernardo rape and kill her own sister, along with two (that we know of) schoolgirls.
On my blog, I quipped, “Now THAT’S a Gay-Straight Alliance!”—riffing on the government’s insistence that Catholic schools (not just “public” ones) host “anti-bullying” GSA social clubs for homo and hetero students.
I added, “Don’t tell me: Magnotta was ‘bullied’ as a kid, right?”
Right. The next day, Toronto’s NewsTalk 1010 reported, “Childhood acquaintances of Magnotta reveal details of his upbringing”:
“He spoke with a very soft voice, he had his hair slicked back, he wore a lot of gold rings on his fingers and he was just different,” describes a former classmate. “Kids being kids, he was picked on a little bit and made fun of….”
Great. Any hopes that Catholic schools had of being exempted from this latest example of faddish social-engineering faggotry just went down the drain, along with the blood of Magnotta’s victim.
First we were told that Gay-Straight Alliances would prevent “another Matthew Shepard.” Now we’ll ostensibly need them to keep the next John Wayne Gacy from stuffing kids in his crawlspace.
I can hear the cries now: “If only Luka’s school had an anti-bullying program,” except that argument might draw too much attention to how many notorious murderers have been gay. Who were lovers Leopold and Loeb except schoolyard bullies to the nth degree?
Sure enough, one wag is trying to popularize a Photoshopped image of gay serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer sporting “hipster” spectacles and declaring, “I ATE PEOPLE BEFORE IT WAS COOL.”
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