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John Derbyshire is fond of saying that if there is hope for civilization, it is to be found in the comments. The new Gillette ad–excuse me, the new short film–is a great testament to the perspicacity of the Derb’s observation. A sampling:

There are several comments along the same lines. I talked to my brother earlier today and he similarly swears the thumbs down figure was significantly higher yesterday than it is as of this posting. Whatever desperate manipulations have taken place behind the scenes, even now the ratio of dislikes-to-likes is more than 2-to-1 in favor of dislikes:

Not bad, though had I been earlier to the party I’d have written, “I loved this video but my wife’s boyfriend thinks it’s gay.”

Globohomo wants to feed the sons of moms who look like this one to Moloch. Mothers who understand and vocalize as much are worthy of praise.

Haven Monahan is eager to elbow his way back into the limelight!

It really is sick, a window into the Xanaxed minds of the yentas who think Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached. Almost nothing shown in the video actually occurs in the real world, save for truly unfortunate white kids whose mothers send them to majority-black public schools. The video, of course, shows a bunch of white kids bullying another white kid. Parenthetically, Stefan Molyneux has a good half-hour dissection of the ‘film’ here.

The one portrayal approaching an accurate depiction of daily suburban life is of a couple of boys, aged about eight, wrestling in the grass. Eventually, the soy-fed mangina cast as the father of one of them intervenes to say, “That’s not how we treat each other, okay?”

Fuck these misandrists to hell. My son asks if we can wrestle every single day, multiple times per day, without fail. It’s the exact same story when I see my nephews. As anyone who has spent two minutes around boys knows, they crave this sort of roughhousing like an infant craves breast milk. Someone tell the eunuchs at Proctology & Grovel that the savannah needs an intervention even more than we do.

That’s a lot of jargon, but nothing gratuitous. It’s all appropriate.

Triple bank shot? If so, why not get them to shave their wrists instead? What, too far? Their bodies, their choices!

It is not until the 37th most popular comment on a video that has been viewed nearly 15 million times that we finally get an anti-anti-ad post in the form of a tepid bit of whataboutism:

Yeah, I’m sure that will be forthcoming next week.

A commonly expressed sentiment. Give Harry’s a try. They sponsor Tom Woods–friend of Paul Gottfried, speaker at the Mencken Club–so they’re at least 1,000x less faggy than Gillette is. If you do, enter WOODS at checkout for a discount [edit: Harry’s appears to be as converged as P&G. Maybe Barbasol instead!]

 
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  1. Buck says:

    I looked into Harry’s also but they’re as bad as Jillette. They tried the same crap earlier which makes Jillette’s blunder look even worse. Their competition had already blown it with basically the same campaign only in tweet from. It’s almost as if it’s coordinated….wait a minute…doh!

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
    • Replies: @Chris Renner
    , @captflee
    , @jrl
  2. Before the “My wife’s boyfriend” comment there was a funnier one with the alt-right meme “My Wife’s Son” that Gillette took seriously!!!

  3. Thomm says:

    The ‘mastermind’ of this trial balloon to test if they can crank up the misandry is Kim Gehrig.

    Kim Gehrig. Someone who was already known for being a radical feminist.

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
    • Replies: @Hibernian
  4. anon[974] • Disclaimer says:

    The deepstate is running scared after all those Yellow Jacket protests. I’ve noticed an uptick in pro-feminist and anti-male propaganda in recent weeks. Just the other day, the CIA’s Washington Post was running articles attacking “toxic masculinity” while the American Psychological Association implied that masculinity should be a treatable disorder – treated just like the Soviets treated dissenters as mental defects, of course. I don’t think that’s all coincidence. It seems coordinated. The winds of violent political change rest upon the attitudes young men, so it’s not surprising they’ve been targeted for elimination. The ruling class goes to bed scared tonight.

  5. I think the fragmentation in our society has reached a critical level. We can endure neither our vices nor the remedies thereof.

    • Agree: Simply Simon
  6. Maybe you are looking at this the wrong way? The white male is unquestionably the supreme apex predator on this space rock. Nothing else even comes close. We can even beat the crap out of Nature herself and given a few more years the boys at CERN may figure out how to eradicate Nature entirely.

    Can you blame the others for trying to defang us? It’s just an acknowledgement of who we are isn’t it?

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  7. these corporate executives have a mandate to follow politically correct dictates (because immigration props up the ponzi economy)…and these corporate executives also seek favorable media publicity like a vine seeks the sunlight…those are probably the motive forces here…

  8. Just as I was considering reconsidering my turn away from TV, a reminder why I should maintain the SQ.

  9. Jason Liu says:

    The ad looks like it was made by a bitter fat girl trying to police male behavior via concern trolling over ‘toxic’ behavior

    or is that just feminism in general

    • Replies: @Cloudbuster
  10. Eventually, the soy-fed mangina cast as the father of one of them intervenes to say, “That’s not how we treat each other, okay?”

    Variations on the theme, “That’s not who we are.”

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
  11. Tyrion 2 says:

    One thing that is often gotten wrong is the portrayal of media like this if it were inverted to disparage the politically preferred group (women, in this case.)

    The advert attacking #ToxicFemininity would begin:

    “Hey empowered woman, why are you so discriminating?”

    “Your uppitiness harms the short, the fat, the ugly, the poor and the charmless men out there.”

    “It can be another way.”

    “You’ve been conditioned to find these men repulsive by millennia of matriarchal norms surrounding sex that have left countless millions disadvantaged.”

    “Break free of your conditioning and go f*ck the man you find most genuinely repulsive and do so in the manner you most hate.”

    “That way lies liberation. Be a new woman. Check your privilege. Don’t discriminate.”

    • LOL: Cortes
    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  12. This is like the Democrats outreach to white men. Vote for us because you suck. Does the person who wrote this ad have a penis? Is said person an affirmative action hire?

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  13. Good to see Audacious Epigone favorably citing Tom Woods.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  14. @JimulethsaBoquisajim

    Harry’s wants us to know that they shout ME TOO louder than Kamal Harris, Kristin Gillibrand, and Mitt Romney.

    Better to grow a wild, unruly Grizzly Adams than give one dime to such a thoroughly cucked organization.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  15. 216 says:

    O/T

    Wrong

    Boomercons (sadly Krikorian is still one of them) don’t understand how the Intersectional system works. Any ridicule of Ocasio by a white male Boomer is automatically viewed as “bullying” “harassment” and “punching down”. Defer any attacks on the woman herself to the limited number of non-white conservative voices.

  16. Barbasol, my friend, Barbasol. US company, non-cucked.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  17. songbird says:

    I would have liked to be at the board meeting where this was demoed, just to rhetorically ask: “Do eunuchs have beards?”

  18. @anon

    I don’t know, #974. I would think that the Lyin’ Press arm of the State would lighten up right now, to let them think things are muddling along, and that they may be making headway with that ONE MAN in the White House. Why put the screws on people with this outburst of stupidity, if people are really on the edge? This commercial was designed specifically to heavily piss people off.

    Now, if the A.P.A. were to actually get their evil idea put into the books or into a law of some sort, then all bets are off.

    I want to write another possible explanation, so I’ll put that in a separate comment.

  19. @Liberty Mike

    Yeah, Mike, that would definitely show some opposition, say 5 x as many men with beards. My problem is that even 1 day-old stubble irks the crap out of me, and I need to shave for my job (not just for appearances …)

    I had stocked up on a bunch of Gillette disposables, being something of a prepper, but this may be the time to switch back to a system of a non-disposable handle and a bunch of insertable blades. I would appreciate a recommendation, though I haven’t yet looked through all the comments under iSteve’s post of a coupla days back.

    • Replies: @GU
  20. OK, I’m no marketing guy, don’t watch TV, and hate every damn thing about modern image-based advertising. Hear me out though, and see if you think this is not too wacky to be true.

    Do you all remember the whole New Coke/it sucks … tastes like Pepsi/OK, we hear ya’ .. here’s Coke Classic, but there’s still New Coke/Nobody’s buying New Coke – pull it! thing? I really wondered later on whether that was all ingeniously planned.

    See, you get millions of people talking about this stupid idea of “New Coke” when the old formula had been around near a century already. Then, with maybe a loss of sales for some months (sell off Mr. Pibb or something to cover that), you let everyone know that “hey, we hear ya! We want to please those pissed-off customers, so here’s Coka~Cola Classic. For those that enjoy the New Coke that we only, sniff, sniff, concocted to please you all, we will sell that too.” 3-5 years later, it’s gone, and nobody cares. However, the word Coka~Cola was said so many billions of more times than it would have if not for this “brilliant” scheme.

    Now, you may be wondering how this is alike. I just think that some marketing muckety-muck who may think he’s a genius, figures that getting people talking about Gillette razors is more important than everything else. You piss off many men, you please some soy-boys, but you’ve got everyone EXCITED, that’s the thing. It sounds stupid, but it’s just stupid enough to work. I’ll tell you what, if you hear about some new “manly-man” razors just meant to please those millions of “accidentally” slighted customers coming out in a few months, then I will be vindicated.

  21. anon[396] • Disclaimer says:

    The irony is that body-hair shaving really is demeaning to women.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  22. @anon

    Women not body-shaving is demeaning to men, though. I will say, though it may only be once or twice a week, I really feel them, I mean, FOR them.

    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  23. 216 says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    The marketers do not expect to alienate Boomer conservatives, presumably their brand loyalty is locked in. Indeed, like with Nike/Kapernick, alienating boomercons might be the intention.

    The number of male Millennial conservatives is not high, basically less than one-fifth of the total Millennial population. Conservatives also are reluctant to engage in the collectivist action of boycotting, and the typical message flooding of these companies (which when done by us becomes “harassment” rather than “activism”)

    GetWokeGoBroke is a possibility, but so much of the economy is managed by a small number of corporations. I can’t think of a single F500 that was brought down or even brought to the table by a right-wing boycott. Trump’s business has been significantly hit since his campaign began. The number of dedicated right-wing activists numbers only a few million at best, most of our voters just want to “sit back and grill”.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    , @Anon
  24. @Tyrion 2

    go f*ck the man you find most genuinely repulsive and do so in the manner you most hate.”

    And that way Tyrion finally gets laid..

    (I couldn’t resist)

    • Agree: Tyrion 2
    • LOL: Tusk
  25. Truth says:

    The video, of course, shows a bunch of white kids bullying another white kid.

    Whites kids don’t bully each other?

    I guess they really do know their audience. Anyway; that ad is a little passe. Almost right wing…

  26. GU says:

    Just buy a safety razor, and get your blades from a non-globohomo source. Cheaper, closer shave, and harkens back to the pre-poz era.

    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  27. @Achmed E. Newman

    If one really wants to genocide our race, just convince our women to stop shaving.

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
  28. @GU

    Or just quit shaving and own your manhood. Testosterone is okay.

    Buy a Wahl and go stubble. Who gives a fuck what anybody thinks? A real man doesn’t give a shit.

    And a pro tip for all you incels – chicks dig the tickle of a good 1/4” stubble in their nether region.

    • Replies: @Truth
  29. Bill H says: • Website
    @Achmed E. Newman

    That’s the old, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity” mantra, the other form of which is, “All publicity is good publicity.” It can, however, bite you in the ass big time.

    I suspect they are selling their razors to women, and I would be very surprised if women are not a far larger market for these instruments of torture than are men. Sane men use electric razors, even if they sometimes have to use it twice in one day.

    Alternatively, this is a campaign to reverse the growing popularity of beards. I’ve been wearing a full beard for more than fifty years, and was once rejected for an executive position because I would not shave it off. Today I am very much in style. Gilette is not happy.

    • Replies: @Epicaric
  30. Truth says:
    @Stan d Mute

    And a pro tip for all you incels – chicks dig the tickle of a good 1/4” stubble in their nether region.

    I love the all-too-common moments of cultural cohesion on this site…

  31. @216

    In reply to your comments on boycotting, 216, I hope our host won’t mind if I put in links to Peak Stupidity’s 3-part series on Boycotts, Buycotts, and CEOs who should shut their mouths more* – – – Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

    The gist of it is that, yes, in agreement with your last paragraph, it’s pretty hard for boycotts to work on big companies, especially those that are conglomerates, like Proctor & Gamble. However, just to forego their razors and switch, with a sharp eye on who actually manufactures your replacement product, seems like an easy job for all of us.

    .

    * Started writing after Delta Airlines CEO decided to nix NRA ticket discounts due to some shooting somewhere, hence the title.

  32. Giuseppe says:

    Not bad, though had I been earlier to the party I’d have written, “I loved this video but my wife’s boyfriend thinks it’s gay.”

    LOL Audacious Epigone, you are the audaciousest.

  33. GU says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    I use a Merkur shaver and Feather blades. I like both.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  34. @anon

    The WASP/JEW ruling class can be easily dislodged from power and financially liquidated and involuntarily deported to sub-Saharan Africa.

    Get the young White men to win the hearts of young White women by repudiating government debt and private debt. Young White women want young White men to fight for them and their interests.

    Obviously, the treasonous rat globalizer filth in the GOP ruling class inspires nothing but scorn and contempt from young White men — and this middle-aged man and plenty of old dogs too!

    It is up to middle aged White men to rhetorically eviscerate treasonous rat scum like Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell and Steve Scalise and Liz Cheney and the rest of the disgusting filth in the GOP ruling class.

    Total debt repudiation and asset bubble implosion should be the goal of all young White men and all White men of any age.

    The WASP/JEW ruling class is evil and treasonous and immoral and they must be politically pushed off a cliff to make way for the young White Core American Patriots.

    The energy and the dynamism of young White Core American Patriots must no longer be wasted on things such as fighting wars in the Middle East and West Asia for Israel.

    AMERICA FIRST!

    GOD BLESS THE WHITE CORE AMERICAN PATRIOTS!

    TO HELL WITH THE WASP/JEW RULING CLASS!

    The answer to 1984 is 1066!

    And so on…whatever can motivate young Whites to fight for victory.

  35. Truth says:

    AMERICA FIRST!

    GOD BLESS THE WHITE CORE AMERICAN PATRIOTS!

    TO HELL WITH THE WASP/JEW RULING CLASS!

    The answer to 1984 is 1066!

    And so on…whatever can motivate young Whites to fight for victory.

    OK Guy Fawkes.

    Now understand that that reboot on the Director of Finance’s computer is not going to take care of itself this afternoon. Your boss did send you a memo on this yesterday.

  36. anon[217] • Disclaimer says:

    “Why put the screws on people with this outburst of stupidity, if people are really on the edge? This commercial was designed specifically to heavily piss people off.”

    People who are on edge often do desperate, off-the-wall things. The National Review, for instance, killed itself by publishing an “Against Trump” front cover even when it was clear he’d take the nomination or come very close. They did that because their rich donors were desperate and scared. It wouldn’t surprise me if these efforts were in response to the growing threat of populism to the ruling class’s power structure, the most recent violent challenge to it coming from France, a country that just previously elected a globalist. Besides, American companies have been doing this kind of thing for years with little backlash, so it doesn’t surprise me that P&G thought they could get away with it here.

    “Now, if the A.P.A. were to actually get their evil idea put into the books or into a law of some sort, then all bets are off.”

    Well, they are already publishing recommendations on the subject. So, we’re already there.

    “Do you all remember the whole New Coke/it sucks … tastes like Pepsi/OK, we hear ya’ .. here’s Coke Classic, but there’s still New Coke/Nobody’s buying New Coke – pull it! thing? I really wondered later on whether that was all ingeniously planned.”

    New Coke wasn’t an ingenious plan of any sort. A former Coca Cola executive during the New Coke era wrote a book explaining their reasoning, and it was completely rational: focus groups rated New Coke as tasting better than Old Coke, so they advertised what they thought would be a hit never expecting a backlash; brand loyalty wasn’t something that factored into their calculus – a reasonable mistake to make. People seem to have a natural tendency to over complicate things that are actually quite simple when you think about them. In this case, a company composed of threatened regressives decided to make an ad targeted to their fellow regressives and aimed at their political enemies (which in their minds seem to be gaining on them with recent protests), either not realizing or not caring that there might be a backlash from their customers because they have a substantial market share of razor sales anyway.*

    *Another reason, among many, why conservatives should drop blanket libertarian dogma. How exactly does it behoove conservatives and freedom advocates to let their opposition monopolize positions of authority and information distribution? Seems like something a bad actor could abuse. Maybe that explains this ad.

    It’s obviously stupid to attack your target demographic, so they either did it on purpose expecting positive media coverage and little effect on sales due to their market share or they simply didn’t care because the company is composed of social climbers looking to move on to the next score after proving their loyalty to the ruling class; and the best way to do the latter is to attack their enemies. It wasn’t unusual in the ancient world to have enterprising social climbers volunteer to do the king’s dirty work on his behalf in order to prove their loyalty and move up. Same here.

    “It sounds stupid, but it’s just stupid enough to work.

    The logic that bad press is really good press doesn’t always prove itself valid as these kinds of marketing campaigns have had a track record of failure in recent years: Ghostbusters 2016 killed hype for Ghostbusters 3, Star Wars TLJ killed Solo at the box office, negative press around several video games (Battlefield V, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Fallout 76) absolutely killed their sales…I could provide you with an extensive list. Bad press only works when there is a market for a product that is verboten. There is no market for woke products among straight males, especially white males and often enough young black men. One example of bad press being good press comes from SJW attacks on the Kingdom Come: Deliverance video game. That only proved itself true because there was an actual market for the game in the first place, so bad press from a non-target audience of SJWs only served to cause more normies to hear of the product and pick it up.

    With that in mind, apply Occam’s Razor to this situation. Is it really more likely that this ad is part of some kind of genius marketing campaign on top of all the recent failures of such campaigns or is it just that some disconnected SJW goofed because they didn’t understand or appreciate their target demographic – males with appreciable levels of testosterone (a derivation of “I don’t understand how Reagan got elected because no one I know voted for him”)?

    “I’ll tell you what, if you hear about some new “manly-man” razors just meant to please those millions of “accidentally” slighted customers coming out in a few months, then I will be vindicated.”

    That wouldn’t necessarily be proof of this being an elaborate conspiracy. More likely, they’d just be repairing the damage they foolishly did to their customer base through a mistaken advertisement. The conspiracy part would just be cover for their foolish decision. Honestly, which do you think is the more likely explanation here? 1) this was the result of a complicated marketing campaign sprung from the mind of a genius who understands the market and wishes to increase sales that were already probably pretty good due to the size and reach of their parent company, Proctor and Gamble – that despite the risk of damaging the brand 2) some social climbing idiot goofed and tried sucking up to the new boss in town and made a bad advertisement?

  37. anon[235] • Disclaimer says:

    “most of our voters just want to ‘sit back and grill’.”

    Pretty much. Conservatives are useless. They are like ants infected with a fungus that causes them to climb the nearest blade of grass and present themselves to passing birds to be eaten. When they aren’t ignoring problems they are actively advocating for the very policies that dispossess them. Take their “muh free market” excuses for allowing the left to monopolize power for example. They wonder why their rights are under assault and how this could have happened. Then someone like me points out how and they go right back to self-defeating “muh free market” arguments.

    >American Conservatives: Why is the culture so politically correct and oppressive to me?
    >Me: Extremists tend to do extreme things when they have all the power. Absolute power corrupts absolutely…maybe you shouldn’t have let your enemies have all the power and things wouldn’t be this way.
    >American Conservatives: Muh free market! Corporations absolutely should have the right to discriminate against me while promoting my opposition because [insert some dumb reference to the constitution or pretentious economic theorist who died before automobiles or electricity]. Just invent your own Twitter or whatever.
    >Me: Explain to me how I can invent my own alternative when 1) established companies have huge resources, enough to crowd out any upstart 2) they and fellow travelers deplatform any competition that rises to challenge them 3) the entirety of the mainstream press will come down on my revenue sources, threatening my business model 4) their press that you let have a monopoly will doxx and demonize my employees so that no one wants to work for me.
    >American Conservatives: er, uh…er…uh. Reagan…rising tides…er, uh.
    >Me: when has there ever been an example of that working in recent years?
    >American Conservatives: uh…[repeat loop; error #404; trained monkeys at the RNC are working on this problem]

    • Replies: @Harold
  38. most likely it was the advertising agency who was primarily responsible for this. i wonder what the (executives) look like at said company.

  39. @Buck

    Ditto.

    Harry’s decided to advertise their Pride Shaving Set (100% of the profits go to LGBTQ+ causes!, per their website) on Facebook last June, which promptly started a fight between their target audience and the mass of unfortunate straight guys who’d been subjected to the ad. You can guess which side the person posting from their Facebook feed thought to encourage.

  40. I would switch to Bic razors but I like my skin. Problem is Gillette actually makes good razors. I always had a hunch they put mind control stuff in that lubricant strip and now it seems my suspicions may be warranted. They’re that kind of company.

  41. anon[350] • Disclaimer says:

    “Get the young White men to win the hearts of young White women by repudiating government debt and private debt.”

    Sounds like a pretty nebulous strategy. Don’t really see how that carries the day in any realistic fashion.

    “It is up to middle aged White men to rhetorically eviscerate treasonous rat scum like Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell and Steve Scalise and Liz Cheney and the rest of the disgusting filth in the GOP ruling class.”

    The internet has being doing that for a while now. Hasn’t done anything. Probably won’t do anything.

    “The WASP/JEW ruling class can be easily dislodged from power and financially liquidated and involuntarily deported to sub-Saharan Africa.”

    If that were so easy, it would have been done long ago. Doesn’t sound like a workable starting point to me.

    “Total debt repudiation and asset bubble implosion should be the goal of all young White men and all White men of any age.”

    Self-help advice doesn’t strike me as a workable strategy in confronting a near-all powerful ruling class with means, motive, and opportunity to ruin you and your kind. The more realistic strategy involves undermining their authority through attacking said means and opportunity, leaving them with just the motive. There are many ways to accomplish this, but I won’t bother listing them. Conservatives seem oblivious to common sense.

    “The answer to 1984 is 1066!”

    The answer to 1984 is 1861.

  42. @anon

    Yes, I think the absurd intensity and ferocity of the attacks on Steve King are related to this as well.

  43. @Truth

    There’s this thing known as “sense of proportion.” You should look into it.

  44. @Stan d Mute

    The question is whether or not the golden goose will really start to hate before it is strangled to death.

  45. @JimulethsaBoquisajim

    I am not. Thanks for the correction. Updated the post accordingly.

  46. @Liberty Mike

    He’s been a guiding intellectual light of mine since the mid-2000s. I didn’t discover the podcast until a few years ago, after he’d moved from Topeka (which is about an hour away from where I live). Opportunity missed!

  47. @Achmed E. Newman

    Interesting. It seems like that’d be a better strategy for a less established relatively new entrant–like, say, Harry’s–than for something that’s been around forever, like Gillette. OTOH, your example is Coke, so maybe so.

  48. @Truth

    And people wonder why apocalyptic prophecies of cleansing fires and catastrophic floods have the appeal they do…

    • Replies: @Truth
  49. @anon

    Vox Day’s concept of convergence is very useful here. To put it pithily, converged organizations don’t care about profitability. Convergence is like a communicable virus–it can and does kill the host and then moves onto a new one without losing anything itself.

    • Agree: 216
  50. fwh says:

    Buy a fantastic Merkur safety razor for $39 and then get 100 blades for $10:
    https://www.amazon.com/Merkur-Long-Handled-Safety-Razor/dp/B00374F5CY/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1547768279&sr=8-1&keywords=merkur&th=1

    https://www.amazon.com/Astra-Platinum-Double-Safety-Blades/dp/B001QY8QXM/ref=sr_1_3_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1547768296&sr=8-3&keywords=safety+razor+blades

    Don’t skimp on the safety razor hardware. It has to be high quality to get the guard to blade gap correct. After the initial investment, the blades are ridiculously cheap.

    I’ve used my Merkur for over a decade.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  51. Harold says:
    @anon

    That corporations, and the media, are left-wing, in the first place, is already proof that conservatives are lower quality, ineffective people.

    The solution is to ignore people with a naturally conservative temperament and try to bring shitlibs round to the truth, since they are obviously higher quality, more effective people.

  52. @anon

    apply Occam’s Razor

    I see what you did there…

  53. @anon

    I’m not saying for sure #217, as that was just speculation. There are many kinds of stupidity, my friend, and stupidity analysis is my forte. However, yes, if they come out with a new manly-man razors, I’ll have a lot of confidence in my theory (though I do get your objection). About your New Coke story, and “…brand loyalty wasn’t something that factored into their calculus”, I find it hard to believe they were THAT stupid. Coke vs. Pepsi vs (way back) Royal Crown have been a thing since Biblical times, pretty much. The Coca~Cola recipe was well-known to be this big secret kept in a safe in Atlanta or something.

    It’s a question of various flavors of stupidity and which is more likely.

    With that in mind, apply Occam’s Razor to this situation

    I’d prefer to use Merkur’s razor instead, after the good recommendations by commenters.

    Anyway, we’ll see how they get out of this one. I have even less respect for marketing people than I’ve ever had, and that’s saying a lot!

  54. @Kratoklastes

    I swear I didn’t see your comment when I wrote mine at 0144Z!

  55. @fwh

    Thank you for the details, FWH. I will save the links.

  56. @anon

    Your missing Prewitt’s point……Life in America for Working Class Native Born White American Males has a Gulag feel to it these days…..Obviously, there are real-time pragmatic decisions that have to made to survive…..however, don’t underestimate the importance of thinking big…….and having a big framework…….None us fully understand just how close we are to a full-blown race war in the US……But I’ll tell you this:Millions of gallons of gasoline have already been poured into the basement of the US since 1965….and I will state with full confidence that we are only a few matches away from 1861….with the difference that Civil War 2020 will be along race…..and this makes the 1861…2020…a full-blown Race War….with great international consequences….

    Go to YouTube and look at the all two videos of the flight of Sky King…read all the comments…….

    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt
  57. @Audacious Epigone

    I am not sure what your point is….Steve King is a gd CUCK and deserves the fate that all CUCKS deserve…..Think of all the great one-liner memes he could have hurled back at the La RAZA Party=The Democratic Party……….Or he just could have come out and said:

    “The Democratic Party is importing it’s nonwhite Democratic Party Voting Bloc LEGALLY AND illegally….this is foreign interference in US Elections….” and do a variation on a theme of White Resistance to this Policy….

    A suggestion….no actually….it’s a DIVINE EDICT!!…..Start a thread:What should Steve King have said back to the Democratic Party and New York Times?

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  58. I watched a commercial on youtube
    Selling razors from Gillette
    But when the circle thing stopped twirling
    I saw two minutes of SJW
    Shaving cream

  59. Truth says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    Apocalypse in Greek translates to “unveiling” when they start telling their plans, the end is nigh. And that appears to be happening.

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
  60. Corvinus says:

    Corporate media manipulation at its finest. As if Gillette truly gives a flying f- about this topic. People getting their knickers in a twist over what…an advertisement.

    The reality is that we men are going to raise our sons as how we see fit.

    • Replies: @Truth
  61. Truth says:
    @Corvinus

    No,I feel that if that were the case, we wouldn’t have so many issues. Men begin thinking they they will raise their sons as how they see fit, and end up raising their sons as how they see fit. Most people have no idea as to the adverse effects of 6 or 7 hours of daily television, and really no longer have a personality, or any sway over their lives…and don’t realize it.

    • Replies: @Anon
  62. @War for Blair Mountain

    Your missing Prewitt’s point……Life in America for Working Class Native Born White American Males has a Gulag feel to it these days…..Obviously, there are real-time pragmatic decisions that have to made to survive…..however, don’t underestimate the importance of thinking big…….and having a big framework…….None us fully understand just how close we are to a full-blown race war in the US……

    But I’ll tell you this:Millions of gallons of gasoline have already been poured into the basement of the US since 1965….and I will state with full confidence that we are only a few matches away from 1861….with the difference that Civil War 2020 will be along race…..and this makes the 1861…2020…a full-blown Race War….with great international consequences….

    Before it was Pewitt, it was Pruitt, or Pruett, or Prewitt, so, close enough.

    The WASP/JEW ruling class of the American Empire is evil and it must be obliterated.

    The French Yellow Vest Patriots have to get the French military and French intelligence agencies on their side.

    Electronics is the way to power now. Electronic currency; electronic propaganda; electronic command and control of nuclear weapons and conventional weapons.

    The ruling class of the Democrat Party must be crushed.

    The ruling class of the Republican Party must be crushed.

  63. The nomenklatura are afraid.

    Keep pounding. No prisoners. No mercy.

  64. @Kratoklastes

    Nice.

    I just noticed the you are on my ignore list on another device, do you happen to recall why? What did you do?

    • Replies: @Truth
    , @Kratoklastes
  65. edit: Harry’s appears to be as converged as P&G. Maybe Barbasol instead!

    I’m telling you guys, just buy a Wahl. Embrace your testosterone. Plus, as a bonus, the damn things are indestructible and have enough power to convert yourself into one of Sailer’s late onset eunuchs if manscaping is your thing..

    Just don’t grow a neck beard…

  66. Truth says:
    @Stan d Mute

    …Said something that made sense.

    • LOL: iffen
  67. anon[160] • Disclaimer says:

    Mansplaining, Afghan style.

    • Replies: @Anon
  68. Anon[204] • Disclaimer says:
    @anon

    In the West, white fathers are little more than Grooming Dads. They groom their daughters to grow up as sluts, skanks, and whores who worship Mammon and are infected with jungle fever. Thus, white wombs are Afro-Colonized.

    Both Muslim men and White men are scum of the Earth. Muslim men treat women like property, and white men offer their white girls as commodities to be owned by blacks.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Truth
    , @Anon
  69. Epicaric says:
    @Bill H

    Indeed.

    It is a culture play. I started my career closely shaven and suited. The suit went quickly by the wayside as business casual took hold. But it was still intimated that facial hair was undesired, or at the least, stubble.

    The menswear industry was decimated by the trend. They were able to stymie it to some degree, but the army of charcoal and navy was gone, and gone, too, the stiff leather shoes that pickled your feet on those long, hot workdays.

    But facial hair. The horse is well out of the barn. Maybe Gillette can do it’s part to change the culture of “toxic masculinity” where it really hurts: razor sales. But there really isn’t any going back, though. I wear my stubble well and I haven’t used a razor in years. In the company, no one says a word or even turns their head.

    I’ll be dead before I ever make it through that bulk pack of disposables I bought at Costco in 2015.

  70. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Another porn fantasy.

    • Replies: @Anon
  71. Truth says:
    @Anon

    In the West, white fathers are little more than Grooming Dads. They groom their daughters to grow up as sluts, skanks, and whores who worship Mammon and are infected with jungle fever. Thus, white wombs are Afro-Colonized.

  72. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @216

    I remember that many Christian groups boycotted Disneyland because Disneyland Anaheim was having special gay nights.

    It didn’t work at all.

    First Disneyland Anaheim is in the major gay area of S California
    Second male gays with no kids have more disposable income than any other demographic
    Third those gay nights were so popular because like every other gay male endeavor it was just an excuse for cruising and going off into the bushes with as many partners as possible Fourth gay men are rather childish so they really enjoy amusement parks unlike many heterosexual parents who only go to those places because of the kids.

    I’d hate to be the maids cleaning up the Anaheim motels the day after a gay male night

  73. Anon[204] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Pornification of culture is the current Western Culture. Who can deny this?

    • Replies: @Anon
  74. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Truth

    For a long time now the trend in middle and upper class families is to have no television all, just the screen for Netflix Hulu DVDs with parents keeping the remotes in their control Plus, the homework and school project burden for middle and upperclsss kids is so great there’s just no time to watch TV especially during the school week

    TV watching for both adults and kids is primarily a black and prole thing. You may have noticed the ADs are directed at blacks and proles of all races. Except for Turner classics, TV is now about 50 percent ADs 50 percent show.

    • Agree: Stan d Mute
  75. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    So why do you participate in it if you disapprove of it? Salivating over White dads grooming their young daughters to be skanks and sluts is a red flag that the man salivating over this is a perveted pedophile. The FBI does monitor the internet for posts like yours. Be careful.

    I don’t share your interest in porn.

  76. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Men offering their women to other men are pimps and procurers. Your porn fantasy is an insult to all White menu, especially the White men on this site.

    I hope you don’t have access to young girls. If you were a teacher and your supervisor read your porn post you’d probably be suspended pending investigation.

  77. captflee says:
    @Buck

    I have had very good luck with Dorco razors (S Korea?). Great price and no cultmarx BS. Not yet, anyway…

  78. Hibernian says:
    @WorkingClass

    I believe I read that the author was a cis gendered (not necessarily heterosexual) woman.

  79. Hibernian says:
    @Thomm

    Any relation to Lou?

    • Replies: @anon
  80. @anon

    New Coke era wrote a book explaining their reasoning, and it was completely rational: focus groups rated New Coke as tasting better than Old Coke,

    What really spurred the change is that blindfold tests consistently revealed that people found Pepsi better-tasting, so Coke felt they had to compete on taste, thus New Coke.

    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  81. @silviosilver

    blindfold tests consistently revealed that people found Pepsi better-tasting

    That was a PepsiCo marketing/advertising campaign. But to the extent that it might have been true, those would be the same cretins who mix coffee with their milk/sugar pablum.

  82. anon[199] • Disclaimer says:
    @Hibernian

    She’s from Australia.
    Could be related to former St. Kilda star Fraser_Gehrig.

  83. jrl says:
    @Buck

    I have terribly sensitive skin and have had trouble finding a non-irritating razor, but I’ve been happy with some of the better Bic models, and an 8-pack of the Flex 4 Hybrid is like $8.50 right now on Jeff Bezos’ site with a $3 coupon and the subscribe-and-save discount (just cancel the subscription if you want to get the discount without a recurring shipment). It is annoying that there is no cartridge-only option, so you have to buy a handle with each purchase, and the extra packaging is wasteful.

    If you look at the Wirecutter review for best men’s razors, it sounds like Harry’s has some design flaws (e.g. the smooth handle makes it easy to drop and some people find the hinge makes the razor yield too much, giving a sloppy slave), and the other new entrants like Dollar Shave Club are using low-quality rebranded razors from Dorco, the largest razor manufacturer in Asia.

    Just to be clear I have no affiliation with Bezos, Wirecutter, etc. Just thought this might be helpful info…

  84. @Achmed E. Newman

    My bet is they’ll launch a new line of vaginal shaving products. Stormy Daniels will be the ad campaign poster girl.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  85. @Jim Bob Lassiter

    Haha! Now that may be a commercial worth watching, if they get her as a vag-model. I want to see before/after comparisons to make sure one can get his money’s worth out of these things. Well, how old is she now, anyway? I don’t keep up.

  86. @Stan d Mute

    What did you do?

    No idea, but probably some hate speech or a thoughtcrime or some badthoughts. I try to do about a dozen of each a day.

    Blocking people has always struck me as bizarre: I mastered arrow keys in the late 1980s and nobody can make me read stuff I don’t want to read (‘sides – does it mean that good responses to blocked comments have no context? Probably).

    • Replies: @Stan d Mute
  87. @Kratoklastes

    Well, since pretty much everyone here is a thoughtcriminal (even the pet Trolls), that fits.

    And since I am pretty bizarre and have a lifelong problem with striking people that too fits.

    As for blocking or ignoring commenters, I have an absurdly low tolerance for willful blindness as I repeatedly demonstrate with my reactions to the highly conflicted Jew-lovers/Jew-haters who both worship a Jew and hate “the joos”. So anyway, I guess you’re now out of the joint and on probation. I’ll keep a close eye on you depending on which device I’m using at any given moment…

    Govern yourself accordingly.

  88. The one portrayal approaching an accurate depiction of daily suburban life is of a couple of boys, aged about eight, wrestling in the grass. Eventually, the soy-fed mangina cast as the father of one of them intervenes to say, “That’s not how we treat each other, okay?”

    Or “mmmkay”, for full soy-fed-mangina effect.

    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=mkay

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