Re: Now who's scary?


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Posted by Eevil on February 07, 2001 at 17:10:20:152.73.4.1

In Reply to: Re: Now who's scary? posted by Vanna on February 07, 2001 at 05:37:26:

:
: : : 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?"

: : :
: : : www.theonion.com

: : Great site, Dr. Drag.

: Anyone know where I can get some sex?

Yeah,right here darlin´


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