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Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Top Comments

After the jump, the five Highest Rated comments, as voted on by you, the Lowest Rated comment, the winner of the This Nicolas Cage Costume Caption Contest, and the Editor’s Choice.

This Week’s Highest Rated Comments

#5 martinmegs | Oct 25th Score:20
Thank God this guy was on hand to pass on Kelly’s message: 

 

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#4 facetaco | Oct 28th Score:20
A bunch of scientists in Antarctica discover a new lifeform.
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#3 specialk | Oct 31st Score:20
Is that disaster girl’s older brother?

 

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#2 catweazle | Oct 29th Score:23
This costume is missing one key ingredient: 

 

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#1 formerragequitter | Oct 28th Score:28
An avid reader offers some constructive criticism to her favorite author.
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[Ed. Note: YAAAAAY! Congrat-BOO-lations to all of the Hallo-WINNERS! Eat an extra mini-candy, you deserve it! BOOOOOO! (Congratulatory boo.)]

This Week’s Lowest Rated Comment

#1 facetaco | Oct 28th Score:-1
I dunno, I’m not getting the big deal over her costume. I mean, blackface itself is not inherently racist. It wasn’t being used for any mockery or minstrelry, and it wasn’t like she was being cast as a black person in a movie, instead of just casting a black person. This was a very specific, straightforward costume, with no demeaning or condescending undertones. I mean, it’s probably not the SMARTEST idea for a costume, but I don’t see anything wrong with it.
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[Ed. Note: While I’m not sure that blackface isn’t inherently racist, I think most agree that it is inherently disrespectful and that you inherently should just not do it especially if you are inherently a public figure because inherently eeeeeeeeek. Just don’t. The argument to allow white people to wear blackface if they don’t mean it in a mocking way seems, to me, very similar to the argument to allow white people to say the N word if they’re not being, you know, rude about it. Just don’t? Why do you need to? Just don’t! Be quiet and don’t!]

This Week’s Caption Contest Winner

jawnofthedead | Oct 29th Score:31
Despite all my rage I am still in a Nicolas Cage.
Posted in: The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It?! Contest: This Nicolas Cage Costume

[Ed. Note: Congratulations, jawnofthedead! You earned it.]

This Week’s Editor’s Choice

  Bookface | Oct 30th Score:13

I thought she was working as a super in order to have more time to stay home and work on her next play inspired by all the wedding photographs she takes of people wearing shoes with beepers in them.

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[Ed. Note: Hahaha, I forgot that she was also a playwright. What a life!]