Hatemail: Response to Steve Irwin Post (From a Larry Fan!)

The Hate

It sucks that the guy died, but what the hell is up with the biblical comparisons? He died because he screwed up, period. You are a hypocrite, you try telling people that you could care less whether they think you are funny or not, yet you made it a mission to ape Larry the cable guy’s act and try to expose his “real” identity. We know that he’s a made up character, we know that he’s really some dude from Nebraska. The good thing about him is that he is a physical manifestation of the part of all of us that likes crude humor. That is what makes him funny, everyone can relate to him. I am not very familiar with your act, but from what I’ve seen on youtube and on your page, you are nothing but a cynical, leftist pig.

Get-R-Done asshole!

My Response

You not only missed the joke, you missed the next post where I explained it was a joke.

For a guy who knows everything, you’re not that bright.

Your favorite leftist pig,
-Steve

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Hatemail: Response to Steve Irwin Post (18)

The Hate

so u want to joke about sept 11th as u say death is funny.. like u did about steve???? u wouldnt would u

My Response

Just how ignorant are you? I DID NOT EVER SAY DEATH WAS FUNNY. Do you need me to write that another time? Are you with me yet?

I said that being able to make jokes in the face of death is a very mature thing to do – and yes, there have been some very well constructed jokes concerning September 11th. As long as they’re tasteful and the punchline is not a shot at the victims. Humor is the heathiest response to pain you can have.

You’d know that if you actually read what you responded to. But that might be asking too much.
-Steve

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Embarrassingly Old Work: Poetry: Souvenir – From 2006

I’ve never loved Los Angeles
But then again I’ve never been in love
And while the world around me
Dreams and hopes and fears and plays
You’re the only thing I’m thinking of

I would curse the Angelinos
Who surrounded me with metal
With the traffic moving backward on the 5
Now my life is moving forward
Thought the car I’m driving isn’t
Seems just now I discovered I’m alive

New York may have it’s Empire
And St. Louis has it’s arch
And San Diego has itself a zoo
Seattle has a needle
And DC has a house
But LA went and found itself a you

Some say that LA values
Aren’t valuable at all
That people here
Are shallow, fake and twisted
Now I don’t know of anyone
Who pigeons in that hole
To judge I’d have to know
Those folks existed

I’ve never seen the Lakers
Never been to Venice Beach
Never seen a film or even watched TV
There’s no hills, no sign, no pier, no walk
No Grove, no sun, no stars
When I’m with you
There is nothing else to see

Many men are jealous of my home
They want it to be theirs
To afford a town like this, I must be lucky
But let Mr. Thomas keep his guide
I’ll navigate myself
With you, I would be happy in Kentucky

I’ve never loved Los Angeles
With it’s million tales of woe
But just one season
But now I can’t imagine
Loving any other place
I love it here
And you’re the only reason

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