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Bostonian

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Guessing Stormfront is part of this 'inside coup' at Vought referenced by the CIA lady just before her head exploded? Was wondering why anyone would ok her to be in the 7. Would mean Gus Fring is in on it too seeing as he brought her onboard.
I'm guessing Stormfront is the racist white character written in to get in on the woke act. I mean the answer is there in her name.

We got the racist white person, the now openly gay person, the story about an oppressed black person all in a few short eps.

Liberal writers have to tick all the boxes on their checklists when telling a story.
 

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I'm guessing Stormfront is the racist white character written in to get in on the woke act. I mean the answer is there in her name.

We got the racist white person, the now openly gay person, the story about an oppressed black person all in a few short eps.

Liberal writers have to tick all the boxes on their checklists when telling a story.
Only problem with your theory is that the character existed in the comics before woke culture was a thing :rolleyes:
 

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Only problem with your theory is that the character existed in the comics before woke culture was a thing :rolleyes:
Only problem is Stormfront is a guy in the comics. Woke culture existed before the comics, it was just called virtue signalling then.

And given Kripke has come out and said a lot ties into today's real world happenings it's an easy vehicle for him to virtue signal through.

Time will tell how partisan the show goes with its underlying subtext.
 

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Only problem is Stormfront is a guy in the comics. Woke culture existed before the comics, it was just called virtue signalling then.

And given Kripke has come out and said a lot ties into today's real world happenings it's an easy vehicle for him to virtue signal through.

Time will tell how partisan the show goes with its underlying subtext.
Um virtue signalling is a very new term. its orgin only dates back about 5-7 years let alone its common usage.

 

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Um virtue signalling is a very new term. its orgin only dates back about 5-7 years let alone its common usage.

Umm the conspicuous and disingenuous expression of moral values with the intent to enhance one's own image has been around for thousands of years.
 

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Reckon this episode redeemed the series after the Homelander doppleganger disaster.
Imagine knowing that Black Noir was outside your house, knowing that you were home and just prowling and hunting you, knowing that no matter what you do you're f’ed anyway.
 

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The rally scene outside Vought was great, Homelander doubling down on his excuses. Genuinely thought for a moment that he did laser them out, that fooled me.

Might be a glimpse of things to come down the track if/when he loses his sh*t.
 

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Much better episode. Good mix of action and character building/plot development for probably the first time this season
 

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The last 2 eps have been alot better.

They should kill of Hughie. They are struggling to find ways to make him relevant. Oh he looks like Bills dead brother. Cmon.
Lame character. Would rather MM be the every man of the show he is far more relatable.
 

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The only arc I’m not really enjoying that much this season is The Deep’s. Obviously though he’ll have a big part to play later on (in the plot to take down Homelander?) given the screentime he’s receiving so far.

The Scientology stuff is amusing, I wonder if it’s a bit of a pisstake at Tom Cruise etc.
 

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Homelander is just one seriously bad day away from the mother of all killing sprees - though I can see the Boys having to team up with him to take down Stormfront (assuming that even happens now, after the events of the last episode).
 

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