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November 11, 2012

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I can't believe you'll only get paid pocket change for this in-depth and insightful film analysis that brilliantly ties in sociological, psychological, and culutral observations of the film. I can't believe you actually had the urge to spend your time and energy to even write it without some dangling carrot like a good grade or lots of money. Good job.

[HS: It's an example of value transference that I am so talented yet so unpaid. I get zero money for this blog unless someone uses the "Donate" button, and I was thinking of getting rid of that anyway.]

Never been to Staten Island, but no way is it "the most low-class place in the entire country". Let's disregard hell-holes like Camden and Detroit. Are you telling me SI is more low-class than, for example, pretty much any town or city in east Tennessee?

[HS: I mean Staten Island has the lowest class of whites. And yes, I've been through Tennessee, the whites of Staten Island are lower class than that. Didn't you watch the Jersey Shore yet?]

Greta Gerwig is very attractive in a somewhat non-sexual way.

I love the early Stillman films, but have thus far been defeated by this one. Such stilted dialogue! What are these women talking about?

While we're on the subject of movie reviews ...

The scene linked below (definitely NSFW) from the recent movie "Take This Waltz" is surely one of the best nude scenes in recent memory. No dim lighting, strategically draped bedsheets, possible use of body doubles, none of that. It shows Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman, and the chubby but cute Jennifer Podemski (half Israeli and half Ojibway) in a gym shower, as naked as they days they were born. You can see _everything_. Yes, there are some older women showering in the background, but you can deal with that.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xr4vaj_sarah-silverman-michelle-williams-naked-take-this-waltz_shortfilms

I do not believe that Megalyn Whatever is half African. One-quarter, more likely. Even possibly one-eighth. But not half.

[HS: And how many half-black people to you know whose African parent was Igbo nobility? Not very many I bet. And there are also photos of her where she appears more black.]

I live across the street from Snug Harbor. I wondered what all those movie trucks were doing there. Snug Harbor has also been used as a backdrop for "Elementary" and "Boardwalk Empire." But I must take issue with your claim that Staten Island is the lowest class place on earth-- how can that be if I've got two artsy gay guys living up the street! And yep Snug Harbor is always empty. I guess the natives don't have much use for botany or Greek Revival architecture.

[HS: The part of Staten Island near the ferry terminal is the kind of neighborhood that gays like to colonize. It's predominately non-Asian minority, but has a lot of nice old Victorian houses (plus two housing projects). People have been talking about the Staten Island renaissance for a long time, but so far it hasn't happened. It just takes too long to get to Manhattan.]

Re: the linked clip from "Take This Waltz", the Sarah and Jennifer characters do something I cannot STAND to see women do in communal showers: shave. Jesus, one nick and someone's blood is now floating around, spreading bacteria. That is an AT HOME activity, ladies.

"And how many half-black people to you know whose African parent was Igbo nobility? Not very many I bet. And there are also photos of her where she appears more black."

Irrelevant. A member of the "Igbo nobility" isn't going to look any less African than a run-of-the-mill Nigerian, there being no evidence that the Igbo, nobles or otherwise, have any European or Arab mixture. One thing we do know is that the Igbo *are* by and large going to be significant darker and more Negroid-looking than African-Americans, most of whom actually do have some Caucasoid ancestry.

As Megalyn is noticeably lighter and more Caucasoid-looking* that the typical half-white, half-African American mulatto, it's almost inconceivable that her father could have been pure Igbo. My best guess is that Dad was himself half Igbo and half white.

* = yes, I've looked at other pictures of her, nowhere does she look as dark and Negroid as a typical U.S. mulatto

According to wikipedia and several other sources, Megalyn is half white. That should be obvious from her smaller, narrower facial features and good hair.

If a black chick is even reasonably attractive it's usually due to significant white heritage.

Going to read this post after watching the movie, as I suspect spoilers will be either in the post or in the comments.

No discussion of maximum combo of cuteness, hotness, and African genes should overlook Irene Cara touring early 80s depression New York in the music video for the theme song from the movie "Fame"

The neighborhoods directly around the ferry are pretty nasty. I don't see how they could ever have a renaissance. Have you read about the outlet malls being proposed for the area? There are a few pockets of mostly white neighborhoods starting at Snug Harbor around St. Peter's High School, then down in Silver Lake, Grymes Hill, and Todt Hill. I wouldn't say there are many gays on SI and the few SWPLs here flee once their kids are school age, since the only options are parochial school with the prole kids or public school with the projects kids. The south shore is a little different, as you know, at least in terms of their lack of projects.

Don't take that Igbo (Ibo?) nobility stuff seriously. Every Nigerian who lands in America floats it to his gullible new American friends. The first time I saw it was with a Nigerian in my first year law class in SF in the '80's. Two years later he "borrowed" $700 from Jewish CPA in our class, and of course was never heard from again.

Is there a chick flick you haven't watched?

But seriously, I do think there is value in the sort of analysis you do to these garbage films. They are worth looking at because they show what their elite creators think/want to impress upon the world, and what ideas the riffraff are taking in through film and the media.

I still don't know what this movie is actually about. All I know is it is filmed in Staten Island and it has an attractive negress in it. (From the above photo, I'm not all that impressed with any of the women.)

"I also get the impression that Hollywood doesn’t necessarily select the prettiest white girls to become actresses. Maybe they think that women who are too pretty can be a turn-off to female viewers?"

I've always argued A-list Hollywood actresses, or those with the potential to become A-list, are not as attractive as B-list actresses or, indeed, most attractive white girls on college campuses.

I believe A-list actresses are less attractive than average because of evo-psychological reasons.

Getting to be a top actress involves some business acumen to market yourself, male like aggression to beat more attractive competitors who can sleep their way to the top, and male like ambition to be the best in the world at your job.

Most very attractive women are ill suited for such a competitive environment because very pretty women are also psychologically the most feminine and lack the male like brutality to fight more testosterone heavy actresses fighting for the top. It's much easier for very beautiful women to just marry a wealthy man than war it out in the tabloids with more ambitious and higher T actresses.

African nobility... bah, humbug.

"As Megalyn is noticeably lighter and more Caucasoid-looking* that the typical half-white, half-African American mulatto,"

A small number of African women have Caucasoid features. Apparently when man came out of Africa, the early African origin men who became Europeans selected the more Caucasoid appearing early African women for mates. Over time, this early Caucasoid facial trait become predominant in Europeans but it still exists at much lower frequencies in African women, even those with no recent Caucasoid women.

"It shows Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman, and the chubby but cute Jennifer Podemski"

None of them are attractive enough to be in movies.

And Silverman is not funny. Chelsea Handler is much the superior comedian than her.

"Paul Blart: Mall Cop"

A cinematic classic.

it's surprising that you, a fellow native staten islander, had no words regarding the fact that the place was hammered by sandy and suffered quite a few casualties.

having said all that, i cringed when islanders were interviewed by the msm and complained, however justifiably, about their predicament in, let's face it, our preposterously silly accent('fr. cappadano blvd. is DECAPITATED!!!'). holy crap, i went to high school with those people. but they were fundamentally decent types whose instinct is to do the right thing.

yeah...they're prole, but the salt of the earth as well. i ask you who you'd rather have as neighbors? i'd rather be an unlucky resident of new dorp beach than one of the rockaways.

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one thing that should never have been done is allow the low lying area below hylan blvd to be developed with anything but seasonal bungalows whose loss would be no big deal. when i was a kid, many of them were winterized as low cost housing in areas where a heavy rain only was required to make it flood. you didn't even need a hurricane in those poorly sewered areas. later more substantial housing was permitted because hey!nothing bad happened. whose palms were greased in the bd. of estimate to permit it? not hard to guess in what with the heavily sicilian staten island demographic.

my 2 cents.


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"Furthermore, the values of the students appear to be more appropriate to the 1950s than to the present. There’s no hint that anyone in the movie actually had any sex!"

Teen sexual activity and hard drug use has been declining since it's peak in the 1980s. Ironically, Hollywood produced more wholesome, family oriented entertainment in the 80s when teen degeneracy was its peak than the poorly written and directed garbage they are putting out today when early sexual activity has fallen off.

And you'd be surprised how many attractive white girls in their early 20s are still virgins.

"It's an example of value transference that I am so talented yet so unpaid. I get zero money for this blog unless someone uses the "Donate" button, and I was thinking of getting rid of that anyway."

The only major newspapers and magazines that have good writers are the WSJ, the Economist, Forbes and British newspaper/magazine writers. Aside from those and putting political ideology aside, I'm surprised at how poorly written and uninformative even the "best" writers at other American newspapers are. I can name countless bloggers who can write better than any editorialist at the New York Times.

Interestingly, I've found the best bloggers are not normally employed as journalists. Usually the best bloggers are businessmen or work in a STEM field.

"Don't take that Igbo (Ibo?) nobility stuff seriously. Every Nigerian who lands in America floats it to his gullible new American friends."

And then of course there are all the e-mails we get from "Nigerian princes" offering terrific business opportunities.

"Re: the linked clip from "Take This Waltz", the Sarah and Jennifer characters do something I cannot STAND to see women do in communal showers: shave. Jesus, one nick and someone's blood is now floating around, spreading bacteria. That is an AT HOME activity, ladies."

At least they're only shaving their _legs_.
In an interview with Howard Stern, Sarah Silverman said that the, ahem, grooming that she and Michelle Williams displayed in the scene is their actual, real-life state. In other words there was no deliberate regrowth. Silverman actually said that she did some trimming in advance of the scene, and told Howard that she might have trimmed more than she wanted.

That picture is hilarious. Three girls appear surprised at something and the short girl is apparently oblivious.

"Teen sexual activity has been declining since it's peak." - TUJ


I don't believe it. If it's down at all it's because most guys are incel unlike the 80's. In the past girls had to make do with whatever guys were in their proximity but now with facebook, cell phones, and easy communication, they can access high status males anytime they want which means most guys lose.

From that picture I'm not overly-impressed by Megalyn. It may just be the dress, but she doesn't seem to have any hips at all. Also her shoulders, arms and hands are too mannish. The short one is the best looking of the four.

I'm going to unfairly completely ignore the movie and discuss Staten Island instead.

One thing that is hard to realize is that even though Staten Island is within the boundaries of New York City, its far away from the rest of the city. Tottenville, on the southern end, is about fifteen miles from City Hall, about the same distance as Summit, NJ, or Scarsdale. Snug Harbor is half that distance away, equivalent to the distance from City Hall to Newark, NJ, or Harlem.

In the rest of the country this would not be a big deal, but it takes a long time to drive anywhere in New York, and with Staten Island all the traffic winds up funneled over the Narrows Bridge. In terms of public transportation, there are express busses that also run over the bridge, and a slow and not that frequent ferry. The other places I mentioned, outside the city boundaries, you can take a commuter train to from Midtown Manhattan and get to them within an hour.

That is why Staten Island is "the forgotten borough". I've been meaning to take my family to Snug Harbor myself, but because of the transportation issues its basically an all-day project. Even if people in the other boroughs have heard of it (they haven't), its a pain to get to and apparently Staten Islanders don't care.

I agree with the comment above. The writing in American newspapers is just not that good. I'm finding them increasingly painful to read.

"If a black chick is even reasonably attractive it's usually due to significant white heritage".

There's isn't anything remotely Caucasoid about Megalyn Echikunwoke. Just another NAM woman who looks a tad better than the usual garden variety, that most men don't find attractive besides their own and prole guys of the lower order.

There are some attractive mulatto women like Alicia Keys, and that's because of her White ancestry.

"...because Staten Islanders aren’t very into culture, and there are few SWPLs from Brooklyn or Manhattan who would care to visit Staten Island for any reason".

Besides Manhattan, a few pocket areas of Brooklyn and Astoria, Queens, NYC is proleland.

Jewish, Irish and Italian Proles dominated the Manhattan scene before the Pre-Giuliani days. Ironically, it was a Republican mayor who brought SWPLism into NYC's forefront.

But SWPLs may not last their dominion. Another group who might displace them in Manhattan like they did with the proles are the wealthy Europeans/rich foreigners. Some of the most stunning and well dressed White women walking down the streets of Manhattan are not home grown.

I've seen all of the Whit Stillman trilogy to date (and I can name them too: Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco--so there!)

Was Chris Eigeman in this one?

Also, did you see "Staten Island" with Vincent D'Onofrio of Law and Order fame? I think I can say with certainty that one was filmed entirely there too.

By the way, I have been to Snug Harbor, but it would be a 2800 mile trip to visit from my present location. Don't assume all your readers still live in the NY area.

That movie is a pretentious crap. I couldn't even finish watching it. It's only value is in very many very obvious "witticisms". Typical SWPL mediocrity that passes for art in the mind of other SWPLs.

Only a tiny few well-connected and extremely lucky people get to make money from writing. This is in an example of how the level of one's talent isn't directly proportional to their earning potential. We need to knock down the barriers such as copyrights and trademarks that stifle completion and concentrate wealth into few hands. Why should someone have exclusive rights to anything? Anyone should have the right to copy and create whatever they want, but rebuplicans and even liberarians are staunch believers in laws that seek to prevent theft of intellectual property. I thought they wanted free markets?

Leaving aside the fact that they just got flooded, Staten Island is hardly the lowest-class white neighborhood in the entire country. They're regular working class, not white underclass like parts of Boston or many parts of West Virginia or parts of Phoenix. Most of them have jobs and don't spend all their time waiting for that next welfare check.

The whole country isn't NYC.

The short brunette is the most attractive by far. If the movie is playing up the tall brunette as "the pretty one" it's surely doing so to humiliate her / the viewer. She is the least attractive of the bunch.

SFG is correct. I've lived in white areas of the country with Appalachia level poverty. Those places make SI look like Buckingham Palace in comparison. At least here people take showers and change their clothes more than once a year. Staten Island IS the only NYC borough with a trailer park though =].

Not a word on the short girl?

Staten Island probably benefits from its somewhat inaccessible location. More NAMs would probably infest the cheaper housing there if SI had a direct subway link to the rest of NYC.

[HS: That was true thirty years ago. But now, things are going in the opposite direction. The NAM population is increasing in Staten Island and decreasing in Manhattan and Brooklyn.]

"SFG is correct."

I was correct before he was (see the second comment in the thread).

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OT -- I would be interested in the HS take on Fred Reed's piece on Mexican IQ.

http://www.fredoneverything.net/MexicanIQ.shtml

The "high yella" gal is indeed the most attractive of this bunch. If this crew was at a bar she would be the only one I approach.

You are right that movies/TV shows are starting to cut out very attractive girls. Look at "Girls" for an example of ugly or somewhat ugly women being cast as lead female characters.

Tipton is not in that photograph attractive, but she is definitely nice-looking. You can confirm this on GIS.

I agree with those that are defending Staten Island. The whites who live on Staten island are race realists, that puts them way ahead of the people who live in Manhattan

the Manhattan liberal whites that I know seem to have plenty of contact with a broad selection of NAMs. For example, most liberal whites in NYC ride the subway. They get up close and personal with NAMs and obviously vote democratic anyway

Another example... Amy Biehl's parents are founding stock Americans ... probably even colonial stock Americans... their daughter was murdered by NAMs in the most brutal and violent way you can imagine, and yet they continue to vote for Obama and encourage others to vote for Obama. If Amy Biehl's parents were typical Staten Islanders they would not have reacted to their daughter's murder in that way.

One more example, Matt Yglesias was beaten by NAMs in a racially motivated polar bear hunt attack. But Yglesias famously remains liberal. Is Yglesias really smarter than the people who live on Staten Island

It used to be true that "a conservative is a liberal that has been mugged" but that is no longer true. Evidence is that today in America, liberals who are attacked violently by NAMs remain liberals

Long live staten island!

The two white brunettes are equal in beauty. The tall one looks like she was born and raised in Southern Europe in the photo. She looks very wholesome and classy and wouldn't fall for much PUA nonsense. She looks she has the most brains, beauty, sense and class of the 4. The shorter brunette looks a bit feisty, adventurous and cheeky. She seems less refined and mature than the taller brunette. She's the type to fall for PUAs, but the more nuanced and less aggressive ones. The bleached blonde is less attractive than the 2 brunettes but still attractive. She looks a little butchy with a hipster/alt type of demeanor about her. I like how all their body frames are small. I prefer petite delicate women over big boned stocky women, who look more masculine and unattractive.

Speaking of Brunettes, what are your thoughts on Anne Hathaway?

What percentage of white guys would you estimate are attracted to 100% sub saharan African women?

I would love to see a study done on that subject. I bet you the number would be way higher than people in the HBDsphere suspect.

just speculating:"There's isn't anything remotely Caucasoid about Megalyn Echikunwoke. Just another NAM woman who looks a tad better than the usual garden variety, that most men don't find attractive besides their own and prole guys of the lower order."

You really need to look at more pure West African Negroids; Megalyn is very Caucasoid in appearance.

Is it possible that Staten Island turn into a SWPL playground like Manhattan?

Yes, the secret is out. Just establish leftist universities in abandoned areas and this will attract them like honey to bees. Then the corporate establishment such as Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Starbucks will come in to serve their needs. With this frame in mind, then comes the local bars, bookstores, restaurants and other cafes. In no time, real estate becomes pricey and the nearby proles will either leave or their children will assimilate to the SWPL collective.

[HS: Staten Island actually has its own private liberal arts school, Wagner College.]

Staten Island is NOT more low class than rural Appalachia.

I mean, those Irish and Italians have jobs -- maintenance workers, garbage truck drivers, cops, etc., but you go to places like McDowell County, WV or Knox County, KY and you have generational white poverty, where no one in the family has had a legitimate job in three generations and fraud, drug dealing, prostitution, etc. are considered acceptable ways of earning a living.

The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia is a pretty good look at this.

Granted, they do know how to party.

I also imagine certain areas in South Boston are worse.

"Manhattan condos are cheaper than many of the other popular cities in the world like London and Paris. Manhattan real estate is also especially attractive to European apartment buyers because of the stability of the market".

Europeans and other wealthy foreigners are buying up real estate in Manhattan giving many SWPLs a run for their money. Maybe it's time for them to push the proles out of Staten Island so they can claim stake.

http://newconstructionmanhattan.com/blog/nyc-real-estate-blog/2010/theyre-coming-to-luxury-condos-in-america-international-buyers-still-

http://newconstructionmanhattan.com/blog/2012/10/manhattan-real-estate-strengthens-nyc-s-global-image

Snug Harbor is a bar in New Orleans. Maybe one day I will see what Snug Harbor is in Staten Island.

Otis the Sweaty:"What percentage of white guys would you estimate are attracted to 100% sub saharan African women?

I would love to see a study done on that subject. I bet you the number would be way higher than people in the HBDsphere suspect."

Well, given that men have an believably low attractiveness bar when it comes to simple copulation, I would guess that 99% are attracted to Negroid women. The more useful point of comparison, however, is how attracted are Caucasoid men to Negroid women when Caucasoid and Mongoloid women are available. I.e., how many Caucasoid men would, when confronted with the option of banging a Caucasoid or Mongoloid girl, choose the Negroid option?

Fun tidbit in re the movie: the DU club at Harvard was the final club to which many of the football players belonged.

"You really need to look at more pure West African Negroids; Megalyn is very Caucasoid in appearance".

What's Caucasoid about her or Obama for that matter?

You want to see some Mongoloid celebrities who resemble Caucasoids much more than any of those Black/White mongrels we mentioned. And none of these indviduals have any Caucasian ancestry.

http://radiomangablog.blogspot.com/2009/01/ken-hirai-videos.html

http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=339

http://www.brns.com/pages3/cheriepc2.html

Hat tip to JP (who beat me to it).

When you talk about 'prole', you have to distinguish the working class--janitors, bus drivers, construction workers, garbage men, etc.--and the underclass--people without regular work who live off welfare checks, etc. The working class perform important vital work for society. The underclass are essentially parasites (though an honest working class person may be turned into one through a long stretch of joblessness, and this is something working class people hate and fear). Fussell in fact distinguishes between the two, classing proles into high, middle, and low, and the underclass into the destitute and the bottom-out-of-sight (prisoners, mental patients, etc.). Marx distinguished between the proletariat and the lumpenproletariat, and conservatives will divide the poor into deserving and undeserving. Staten Island is very working class, but has a much smaller underclass population than many other places, including other boroughs of NYC.

just speculating:"What's Caucasoid about her"

Her face.

just speculating:"You want to see some Mongoloid celebrities who resemble Caucasoids much more than any of those Black/White mongrels we mentioned. And none of these indviduals have any Caucasian ancestry.

http://radiomangablog.blogspot.com/2009/01/ken-hirai-videos.html

http://www.hkcinemagic.com/en/people.asp?id=339

http://www.brns.com/pages3/cheriepc2.html"

Megalyn looks far more Caucasoid....Which is to be expected, seeing as how she is 50% Caucasoid.But, hey, you obviously like tilting at windmills.

Posted by: Just Speculating | November 12, 2012 at 12:24 PM

There is now a Trader Joe's in Clifton, NJ. The home of some great working class whites as well as some fine drinking establishments.

""What percentage of white guys would you estimate are attracted to 100% sub saharan African women?"

I would say 0.3%.

That is the number of "white husband, black wife" interracial couples in the USA in 2010.

I've been watch old "24" episodes with my daughter and whose name appeared on the screen but Megalyn Echikunwoke. She plays President Palmer's daughter. Palmer is said to be a democrat in the show, but there is a brief scene in season one where he lectures a gangbanger on the importance of personal responsibility and not expecting handouts.

"The "high yella" gal is indeed the most attractive of this bunch. If this crew was at a bar she would be the only one I approach."

Megalyn is nowhere near high yellow in complexion. She's brown, and might not even pass the paper bag test.

For am example of high yellow see Harold Ford, Jr.:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/Harold_Ford,_Congressional_photo_portrait.jpg

I personally am not attracted to 100% sub saharan women but I wonder if it's biological or cultural. Do you guys think a Nigerian tribesman would find Nigerian women more attractive than white or asian women?

Snug Harbor is not empty. Staten Island Childrens Museum is always superbusy, to the point that it's sometimes hard to find parking on that side of the part. The botanic garden is reasonably peopled if the weather is good. Chinese Scholars Garden is very popular as well, even though you have to pay extra to get in. (BTW, I highly recommend the last one. It's a unique place. They say it's the only garden of its sort in North America, or perhaps anywhere outside of East Asia.) On the other hand, those big Greek Revival buildings are usually empty -- but that's because no one understands what they are for.

By the way, a Trader Joe's opened on Staten Island this year. It opened in the place of a closed Ford dealership. This probably tells us something or other.

@ Syon

"Megalyn looks far more Caucasoid"

How is she far more Caucasoid when many Black American women aren't all the different from her in looks?

Because African traits are very dominant even in mulattos, she has nappy hair, which is straightened out with many Black women and her thick Negroid lips don't make her Caucasoid in any shape or form.

Only a delusional guy like you would classify her and NAM women as pseudo Caucasoids.

"There is now a Trader Joe's in Clifton, NJ. The home of some great working class whites as well as some fine drinking establishments".

I'm not saying Trader Joe's signify SWPL territory. I'm sure proles would shop at Trader Joe's just like bagel and pizza shops aren't exclusively for one group or the other, although they were originally meant for proles.

But by having a Trader Joe's in a neighborhood is attractive enough for gentrification, when SWPLs displace Proles and NAMs from their turf. This only happens when they are priced out from their own neighborhoods and move somewhere else congenial to them, especially to a Prole neighborhood with good amenities. Brooklyn has several pockets of SWPL neighborhoods that were formely prole territory.

"Staten Island actually has its own private liberal arts school, Wagner College".

Staten Island wouldn't be able to attract a large number of SWPLs even if there is a liberal arts college like Wagner. Reasons having to do with prestige and urbanization. If a leftist institution isn't prestigious enough, many SWPLs do not want to attend and the school cannot expand. Expansion is key and that's how SWPLs push Proles out of their neighborhoods. Wagner is also a suburban type school and SWPLs heading to NYC are usually urbanites.

@ Syon

Here is an American Caucasoid/Mongoloid actress who has dominant Caucasoid traits and can pass as such.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1601397/

Find me a mulatto woman who is in the same category.

just speculating:"How is she far more Caucasoid when many Black American women aren't all the different from her in looks?"

Most Black American women don't look anything like Megalyn. The Average Black American is only approx. 20% Caucasoid; Megalyn is 50% Caucasoid. That's a big difference.

just speculating:"Because African traits are very dominant even in mulattos,"

Untrue. Americans think that Negroid traits are dominant because they are conditioned to look for them. The only really dominant Negroid trait is kinky hair.


just speculating:"she has nappy hair, which is straightened out with many Black women and her thick Negroid lips don't make her Caucasoid in any shape or form."

Yes, her hair is probably kinky. As for her lips, they don't look much thicker than Kim Basinger's or Angelina Jolie's.

just speculating:"Only a delusional guy like you would classify her and NAM women as pseudo Caucasoids."

Don't recall calling her "pseudo-Caucasoid." I merely said that she is quite Caucasoid looking. That does not mean that she looks completely Caucasoid. She has some Negroid characteristics (cf her hair), but her appearance, on the whole, is far more Caucasoid than Negroid.

RE: being delusional,

Well, you are the one who can't see the physical evidence of Megalyn's mixed race phenotype....

@ Syon

"Most Black American women don't look anything like Megalyn. The Average Black American is only approx. 20% Caucasoid; Megalyn is 50% Caucasoid. That's a big difference".

Just look at her face again.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mcoi0ra6Fp1qzyko4o1_500.jpg

There's plenty of NAM women here in NYC who live in the housing projects who look like her. Not only does her phenotype is limited to Black women, it applies to many Hispanic Mulattos from the Dominican Republic and even Puerto Rico.

just speculating:"Here is an American Caucasoid/Mongoloid actress who has dominant Caucasoid traits and can pass as such."

Yeah, Olivia Munn is a Half-mongoloid/Half-Caucasoid woman who is very Caucasoid looking. Of course,speaking of Mongoloid-Caucasoid mixes,I would argue that the Tilly sisters (Jennifer and Meg) are a bit more Caucasoid looking than Munn. Neither of them, for example, has ever played an East Asian character on film.

just speculating:"Find me a mulatto woman who is in the same category."

As I previously noted, Americans are conditioned to spot the slightest hint of Negroid ancestry. Hence, American observers are not quite the ideal subjects for a racial perceptions test. Indeed, your own inability to see Megalyn's Caucasoid characteristics is eloquent evidence of that fact.So, unless we can find a neutral observer, I fail to see how this proposed contest would work.

Syon

Syon


@ Syon

There's no contest. Negroid genes dominate when it comes mixed Black individuals. I don't see anything distinctively Caucasian in Megalyn. She neither have colored eyes, other than the generic brown found in Black people, a high bridge nose or thin lips that are characteristics of Caucasoids.

To be fair, Alicia Keyes and Halle Berry are both mulatto women with distinctive Caucasoid features. But none of them could be in the category of Olivia Munn where a slight makeover could allow them pass off as White. Again, Negroid characteristics are usually very dominant, especially the nappy hair and thick lips.

Missed me baby???

Siggy, just be honest with yourself, you wanted to place your porcelain poker in Megalyn's coca cave. Why take yourself thru the she is mixed with high caste African and xyz. You saw an attractive woman and your body responded end of discussion.

I've seen plenty of Black women who look like this, Meglynn is not an anomaly. If you can remember when I used my own photo as my gravitar, you know I sort of look like this.

@peter- saw an interview in Nylon magazine(edgy hipster high priced vintage looking new clothes magazine), all of the ladies from this movie said they (ironically )have thick natural pelts like 70's era floor rugs :)

I ordered this film from Netflix upon your recommendation. I enjoyed it, although Lily was the only one of the damsels I found to be a believable character. I also agree about Analeigh Tipton's looks. In Crazy, Stupid, Love I thought that her facial features were too large for her face. Depending on the camera angle, sometimes she looks cute and sometimes odd.

Megalyn was the most beautiful and Carrie the cutest. There is something about Greta that I felt compelled to look at her. I thought that she was adorable when line-dancing, which was a scene that caught me totally by surprise.

A Google Images search on Megalyn revealed that she has been topless in at least one movie.

I doubt you have much experience with Staten Island. There have been about 50 films shot here in the past 25 years and that's not counting dozens of TV shows. There's a thriving small theatrical scene in St George and in the 80's/90's a great underground music scene as well that rivaled the East Village club scene. There's plenty of the Joisey Shore type as well but us pre-Verranzano Narrows bridge era residents saw and experienced this place differently

"A Google Images search on Megalyn revealed that she has been topless in at least one movie"

http://www.celebritymoviearchive.com/tour/name.php/7133

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