Re: Now who's scary?

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Posted by Vanna on February 07, 2001 at 05:37:26:

In Reply to: Re: Now who's scary? posted by YDSM on February 06, 2001 at 18:14:33:

: : Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-to-Door to Shock
: People

: : OVERLAND PARK, KS--Stung by flagging album
: sales and Eminem's supplanting him as Middle
: America's worst nightmare, shock rocker Marilyn
: Manson has embarked on a door-to-door tour of
: suburbia in a desperate, last-ditch effort to
: shock and offend average Americans.

: : Accompanied by bandmates Twiggy Ramirez,
: Madonna Wayne Gacy, and Zim Zum, Manson kicked
: off his 50-city "Boo" tour Jan. 26 in Overland
: Park, a conservative, middle-class suburb of
: Kansas City.

: : "When we first laid eyes on Overland Park, with
: its neat little frame houses, immaculately
: landscaped lawns, and SUVs in the driveways, we
: couldn't wait to swoop down on it like the Black
: Death," said Manson, born Brian Warner in Canton,
: OH. "We were like, 'Welcome to our nightmare, you
: bloated, pustulent pigs.'"

: : Last Friday at 4 p.m., Mark Wesley, 46, a
: resident of Overland Park's exclusive Maple Bluff
: subdivision, heard the sound of "animal-like
: shrieking" coming from the vicinity of his front
: lawn. Upon opening his
: : front door, he was greeted by the sight of a
: pale and shirtless Manson carving a pentagram
: into his chest with a razor blade.

: : "Look at me, suburban dung," Manson told
: Wesley. "Does this shock you?"

: : When Wesley replied no, he said Manson
: became "petulant." Recalled Wesley: "He started
: stamping his feet and shaking his fists,
: saying, 'What do you mean no? Aren't your
: uptight, puritanical sensibilities offended?
: Don't you want to censor me so you don't have to
: confront the ugly truth I represent?' So I
: say, 'Well, not particularly.' Then, after a long
: pause, he says, 'Well, screw you, jerk!' and
: walks off sulking."

: : That evening, Linda Schmidt was preparing to
: drive her daughter Alyssa to a Girl Scouts
: meeting when she found Manson standing on her
: porch draped in sheep entrails.

: : "I knew who he was, but I was kind of busy and
: didn't really have time to chat," Schmidt
: said. "He just kept standing there staring at me,
: expecting me to react in some way."

: : Added Schmidt: "I tried to be nice and humor
: him a little. I said, 'Yesiree, that sure is some
: shocking satanic imagery, no doubt about it. And
: that one eye with no color in the pupil, very
: disturbing. I'd sure like to suppress that.' I
: mean, what do you say to Marilyn Manson?"

: : A deflated Manson remained on Schmidt's porch
: as she and Alyssa drove off.

: : Subsequent attempts to provoke outrage were met
: with equal indifference.

: : "[Manson] was standing at my front door wearing
: those fake breasts he wore on the cover of
: Mechanical Animals," retiree Judith Hahn
: said. "He said, 'My name is Marilyn Manson, and
: I'm here to tear your little world apart.' I
: thought he was collecting for the Kiwanis food
: drive, so I gave him some cans of pumpkin-pie
: filling."

: : Undaunted, Manson and his entourage stepped up
: their assault on mainstream American
: sensibilities. On Tuesday, they arrived in the
: tiny Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe Farms, where
: stockbroker Glenn Binford answered his doorbell
: to find Manson hanging upside-down on a wooden
: cross as Ramirez performed fellatio on him.

: : "I just stood there thinking, now there's a boy
: who tries way too hard," Binford said. "I mean,
: come on: Homoerotic sacrilege went out in the
: late '90s."

: : Other provocative acts by Manson--including
: dismembering a chicken, bathing in pig's blood,
: and wearing a three-piece suit of human noses--
: failed to arouse anyone's ire, instead prompting
: comments such as "sophomoric," "trite," and "so
: Alice Cooper."

: : Manson's lone brush with controversy occurred
: in Edina, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis. An
: unidentified neighborhood-watch volunteer phoned
: police after seeing a nude, feces-smeared Manson
: being led around on a leash by a dwarf
: dominatrix. Officers arrived on the scene, but
: let Manson go with a warning for parading without
: a city permit.

: : "I could have given him a citation, but I
: figured, how much harm is he really causing?"
: Edina Police Officer Dan Herberger said. "I mean,
: he's just Marilyn Manson, for the love of Mike."

: : The "Boo" tour was dealt a further blow when
: Manson learned that Eminem's "The Marshall
: Mathers" LP had been banned from all Kmart
: stores. Manson's current album, "Holy Wood (In
: The Shadow Of The Valley Of Death)," is still
: available.

: : "Why are all you people outraged by Eminem?
: He's not scary!" Manson said. "He doesn't sport
: ghoulishly pale skin or wear gender-bending make-
: up. He's just some regular guy. I'm the one who
: people should be terrified by, not him! Me!"

: : "If you ban me," Manson continued, "I promise
: to rail against censorship and hypocrisy. Please?
: Pretty, pretty please?"

: : By Monday, the tour appeared to have lost all
: momentum. Sources close to Manson described him
: as "exhausted and discouraged," despite not
: having even completed the first leg of the three-
: month tour. By the time he arrived in Hoffman
: Estates, IL, Manson had resorted to leaving
: flaming bags of dog feces on doorsteps and
: shining a flashlight under his chin to make
: himself look "spooky." He was ultimately chased
: from a Hoffman Estates subdivision by a group of
: bicycle-riding teenagers who advised him to "get
: [his] chalk-white goblin ass" out of their
: neighborhood.

: : On Friday, Manson is slated to appear in
: Bethesda, MD, where many believe he will bring
: his tour to a premature end.

: : "Have you people forgotten already?" Manson
: told The Washington Post. "You all thought I was
: responsible for Columbine two years ago. Well, I
: was! I was! I know I vehemently denied it at the
: time, but, really, I personally told those two
: kids to shoot up the school. I'm serious. I sent
: them an e-mail. And I told them to worship Satan,
: too. You hear that, kids? Marilyn Manson says you
: should shoot your friends in the head with a gun!
: And everyone should eat babies! And rape their
: dead grandparents! And poop on a church! There,
: now will someone please be offended?"

: :
: :

: Great site, Dr. Drag.

Anyone know where I can get some sex?

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