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Nov 28 '12

Director of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”: UGH

You can go over to the Mary Sue and read more but here’s the short version. Over the last 24 hours a post the James Gunn, the director helming the next Marvel movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” created about “The 50 Superheroes You want to have sex with” was dug up.

And what a post it is! Filled with the kind of language I am sure the management of Disney who own Marvel will be thrilled to see!

Beware this is pretty awful slut shaming language with a extra dose of disgusting homophobia.

It goes on. 

And on.

And like many of these polls (such as one run by a “humor” site whose name I will not repeat as to not have their followers come back and harass me after I called them out and ended their fun.) it’s not funny. 

Of course, when the word starting spreading and the shit hit the fan the writer, director James Gunn, did what many people do when caught doing something that perhaps they regret - he deleted it.

Sadly, as smart a dude as he may be, he wasn’t aware of Google Cache.

So what to do? 

Well you could plan on boycotting the movie. But that won’t be out until 2014.

So in the short term perhaps a note to Disney and let them know your concerns. I would think this gentleman might be a good person to send a polite letter:

c/o The Walt Disney Studios500 South Buena Vista St.Burbank, CA 91521-7376

  1. ebonrune reblogged this from nishinokimis and added:
    Wow. No issue here though, considering I had no intention of seeing it even before this. Wow….
  2. massmarvel reblogged this from suddenmassiveexistencefailure and added:
    wow. that’s disheartening.
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    In one of his other blog entries he talks about...stuffed rabbit museum
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    Relevant: Petition to remove James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy movie James Gunn apologized for the article, and...
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    should consider things you post before you hit
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    I have been following James Gunn’s various blogs since MySpace. I’ve read a lot of things that he has written, and I...
  16. fenix-boden reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    This makes me terribly sad because movie has characters that never been viewed as A-Listers and then we have this dude...
  17. theperpetualdoommachine reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    Dude needs to read more Batwoman… or you know, explain himself instead of just deleting his fucked up comments. Satire...
  18. oddchelonian reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    This is pretty fucking upsetting.
  19. sword-ofthe-jedi reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    This guy is just disgusting.
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    I have seen this a lot now but I really do not know how to think because the guy does not seem like a misogynist pig but...
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