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Hating Vincent Gallo A Right-Wing Ideologue in Bohemian Clothing (THE NEW HIP COOL REPUBS)
Shout Magazine ^ | June 2002 | Bruce Benderson

Posted on 06/04/2002 11:31:43 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband

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I know this is from a *gay* rag, but Vincent is someone you all should know about, especially the younger set here.
1 posted on 06/04/2002 11:31:44 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: poised woman; roachie; habs4ever; palo verde
ping
2 posted on 06/04/2002 11:35:49 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
Awright...you know the rules...

WHERE'S THE @#$%&*@ PICTURE?

3 posted on 06/04/2002 11:39:07 PM PDT by stands2reason
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To: grlfrnd
Photos?
4 posted on 06/04/2002 11:39:45 PM PDT by ppaul
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To: stands2reason
I'm LOOKING for one (pictures)!!! It's coming!!!...help find me one!!!
5 posted on 06/04/2002 11:41:53 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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6 posted on 06/04/2002 11:43:55 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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7 posted on 06/04/2002 11:45:39 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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8 posted on 06/04/2002 11:47:42 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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9 posted on 06/04/2002 11:49:04 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd

Okaaaaay....

10 posted on 06/04/2002 11:49:31 PM PDT by stands2reason
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To: grlfrnd
I guess you could say "intense" looking...
11 posted on 06/04/2002 11:50:35 PM PDT by stands2reason
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12 posted on 06/04/2002 11:50:47 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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13 posted on 06/04/2002 11:52:36 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: stands2reason
Yeah, he's incredible, he's a great actor, Buffalo 66 is a great movie...he hates pc....he is considered very famous amongst the hippest of the hip, the coolest of the cool. Many people are FREAKED OUT when they hear he's a right winger...but imho, it's the next wave. I've already been here on the right for years, abandoning the horrible left. But behind me...le deluge...bet on it. Especially on the illegal immigration issue. They're not here yet, but they're trickling in...kind of like punk rock...hope you understand what I mean...but eventually it will be super loud voice once again...
14 posted on 06/04/2002 11:56:13 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
bump
15 posted on 06/04/2002 11:56:37 PM PDT by oceanperch
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To: oceanperch
this pic is when he was modeling for Calvin Klein
16 posted on 06/05/2002 12:00:51 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
IMDB has his age @ 40yo. Not exactly a young Turk. FWIW. Interesting post. I am bookmarking it to read later.

IMDB shows Gallo was in Goodfellas in a bit part. But a bit part in one of the greatest movies of all time is still pretty good.

IMDB has Gallo in the sequel to a movie called "Freeway" (never heard of it) directed by Oliver Stone. The sequel is "Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)." "Vincent Gallo is wonderfully insane as the wicked witch," it says, a character named, "Sister Lopez." Sounds like he perhaps didn't leave his hustling, go-go dancing days behind him in Times Square entirely...Could this be another of the left's attempts at discrediting the conservatives with characters like, say this, or David Brock?

17 posted on 06/05/2002 12:04:07 AM PDT by gg188
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To: grlfrnd
'They're trickling in'--I hope so--the tide seems to be turning. Just about everyone I know well (including myself) seems to have discovered, or is beginning to suspect, that the left is intellectually and morally bankrupt.
18 posted on 06/05/2002 12:04:28 AM PDT by Calico Cat
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19 posted on 06/05/2002 12:06:11 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: gg188
You MUST see 'Freeway'. It's very violent (it is an Oliver Stone movie, after all) but is extremely funny (very, very black humor, though, I'm warning ya.) One of the funniest courtroom confrontations ever. Reese Witherspoon is a revelation as a poor-white-trash girl who is confronted by a sicko serial killer. Gallo plays her ex-con stepfather in a small, but memorable, role.
20 posted on 06/05/2002 12:07:13 AM PDT by Calico Cat
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To: gg188
Hi. No. VG has always been like this! I remember being THRILLED when I read that he was right wing! I didn't feel so alone!!! Other weird edgy right wingers were out there!! I met another weird edgy right winger another time. I never met VG, but I felt akin to his politics and loved that movie.
21 posted on 06/05/2002 12:09:22 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
I know this is from a *gay* rag, but Vincent is someone you all should know about, especially the younger set here.

Why?

22 posted on 06/05/2002 12:09:29 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Calico Cat
Whoops! I'm sorry. Gallo wasn't in the first 'Freeway'; I got him mixed up with Michael Weiss. He WAS in the sequel. I haven't seen the sequel. However, the first one comes highly recommended, if you have the stomach.
23 posted on 06/05/2002 12:10:53 AM PDT by Calico Cat
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To: grlfrnd
with Lili Taylor in Arizona Dream
24 posted on 06/05/2002 12:11:34 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: gg188
Vincent isn't gay...btw. He doesn't like gays. See the interview.
25 posted on 06/05/2002 12:14:33 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: Calico Cat
Freeway is a GREAT movie...
26 posted on 06/05/2002 12:21:08 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
Well, I'll be. I have seen that guy in a few movies. I always thought I was looking at this guy.

Joaquin Phoenix (Well, they do look a little alike.)

27 posted on 06/05/2002 12:57:13 AM PDT by scan58
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Comments: Vincent Gallo is one of the only interesting people left in this cruel, cruel world. With all of the creeps taking over the world of music, art, and film, Vincent has been real through it all. Vincent is the most underated and unappriecated artist in america and it makes me want to vomit on my brand new shoes when mainstream assholes belittle him for his actions.

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Comments: Prince Vince is a god among men. No other actor today has the emotion and powerful pull of truth as Vincent does. he is a genius. I am a film major, and after seeing his film Buffalo66, i almost died. it was the most beautiful piece of art i have ever seen. So raw and honest. It truly is as close as any of us could ever get to knowing and/or understanding Mr. Gallo. he is a man to be feared, loved and respected. I just hope other nancypants actors such as Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio and Russel Crowe can learn from the brilliance of Vincent. All actors and actresses, producers and directors should own a copy of Buffalo and should watch it before doing any work of their own. He truly is a master in his field. Bravo Gallo

28 posted on 06/05/2002 12:58:28 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: scan58
Wow! In that photo they DO look very much alike! But I think VG is much much skinnier (he is drug/alcohol/caffeine free btw). Wouldn't that be *interesting* if Joaquin became a Republican after having such crappy hippie parents who basically sold the children out, and were in The Children Of God pedophile cult? I always thought that River was molested as a child, and I think that's why he became a junkie. He did sort of say his virginity was taken from him as a little boy, so if you put two and two together...hippies, imho, made/make the WORST parents EVER. In fact any so-called bohemian sub group like gays, punks, etc. make the very worst parents.
29 posted on 06/05/2002 1:23:44 AM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
I mixed up names when I first read this and was about to post something you won't believe. But I'll post it anyway:

Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just For You

(I mixed up the character's first name with the last name of someone he claims to be in the movie My Cousin Vinnie)

30 posted on 06/05/2002 3:23:54 AM PDT by Quila
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To: grlfrnd
I really want to hate you, Vincent Gallo. You're an uncontrolled ranter who spits out right-wing ideology. You use words like spic, dyke, Jew and commie in interviews.

What is wrong to call a nationalist a nationalist? Aren't dykes proud of dyke power?

31 posted on 06/05/2002 3:28:36 AM PDT by lavaroise
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To: grlfrnd
Jeeze! The guy looks just like a highschool friend of mine, one R.T.Bogart. I wonder if RT fathered a son in some of his perigrenations. The last I saw of him, he was operating a tilt-a-whirl in a traveling carnival.
32 posted on 06/05/2002 5:53:23 AM PDT by Rifleman
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To: grlfrnd
Vincent Gallo reminds me a lot of someone I know...myself, albeit with more acting and artistic talent.
33 posted on 06/05/2002 8:34:10 AM PDT by Clemenza
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To: grlfrnd
In the 1960's, the baby boomers were rebelling against "the system" (which was perceived to be right wing in school, the media, and in politics).

Today, schools, the media, and politics are perceived to be left wing.

So what will today's teens rebel against?!

It's safe to say that it won't be "hip" to be a Leftie in five years...

34 posted on 06/05/2002 9:56:50 AM PDT by Southack
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To: grlfrnd
tks for the ping. my kinda guy.
35 posted on 06/05/2002 3:59:33 PM PDT by roachie
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To: gg188
I take his conservatism as being real as he makes Johnny Ramone's top 10 Republicans list (he has no such list of Democrats). Johnny has probably had some discussions with him at some point.

Did the author use the phrase right-wing enough times in that article or what? It's because of that I am willing to overlook the author's attempts at race-baiting.

36 posted on 06/13/2002 9:09:34 AM PDT by weegee
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To: grlfrnd
Buffalo 66 is a remarkable accomplishment as he wrote/directed/starred/scored the movie. His dad is the singer on the "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" recording. I dug it. My friends liked it but I've run across people that really didn't like this film.
37 posted on 06/13/2002 9:20:40 AM PDT by weegee
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To: grlfrnd
Rose McGowen (Brian 'Marilyn Munster' Warner's ex-fiancee) was also a member of the Children of God cult. She continues to act out to this day.
38 posted on 06/13/2002 9:24:37 AM PDT by weegee
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39 posted on 06/13/2002 9:25:04 AM PDT by Mo1
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To: grlfrnd
one of the most interesting things about buffalo 66 is the main character (gallo's) is obsessed with buffalo bills kicker scott norwood (renamed in the movie). norwood's famous missed kick at the end of superbowl xxv is the plot device for sending gallo's character to jail. he had bet heavily on the bills and couldn't pay. the bookie makes him take the rap for some other crime as payment.

(offtopic even further - don't even think of bashing norwood for missing the kick. it was 47 yards. anything less than 45, yea, he should make it. shut up. i'm not listening.)

40 posted on 06/13/2002 9:27:56 AM PDT by danelectro
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Missing the kick was NOT Norwood's fault. The Bills had blown out their opponents in every win that year, so the management and coaching staff did not feel the need to have a distance kicker on the team. Norwood was a solid kicker for them from shorter range.

No one save Giants fans thought Buffalo would have to kick a long field goal to win the Super Bowl that year. Us Giants fans knew that was the only way we could win...

41 posted on 06/13/2002 9:38:57 AM PDT by Oschisms
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Ping...
42 posted on 06/13/2002 10:53:06 AM PDT by LisaFab
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To: grlfrnd
This is got to be a joke..

I saw him in Buffalo 66 and found myself strangely attracted to him (kinda sexy in a weird way)-- so I did a search on him to find some more movies and in the process I found some interviews and he came off as a total socialist</>...

I'm going to go find that interview...

43 posted on 06/13/2002 11:00:24 AM PDT by oline
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To: oline
"This is got to be a joke"

sorry I slipped into ebonics for a moment

"This has to be a joke"
44 posted on 06/13/2002 11:03:55 AM PDT by oline
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Gallo a socialist? NEVER. He has always been a Repub, always been a right winger...he has remained constant.
45 posted on 06/13/2002 12:20:56 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: oline
Here's what he says when asked "Who do you think is the creepiest?" This is from 1997!

"Bill and Hillary Clinton and their ugly orphan-like daughter Chelsea"....(there were others on that list, like John F. Kennedy Jr.- he was still living at that point).

46 posted on 06/13/2002 12:26:24 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: oline
When asked "...are there any dead or alive folks that you like at all?"

He replied: "I'm glad you asked. Well, Richard Nixon is number one. And I really loved Andy Kauffman.I also love Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Thomas Jefferson, Pier Pasolini, Yogi Berra, Dick Armey from Texas, Robert Ryman; Rush Limbaugh; Cy Twombly; Governor Pataki; Tal Farlow; John Wayne; Charlton Heston and current favorite in the whole world, "He don't give a hoot Newt," the super bright and clever Newt Gingrich. Johnny Ramone's a good guy, too, and I still idolize Chris Squier, bass player from Yes. Also, my ex-girlfriend Vicky Clay has had moments of kindness too. But those moments come and go. And then there's the beautiful Cat Doran. Well, she's perfect. When she's not personalizing my long before I met her mental illness."

Oline...I don't think you are thinking of the correct person. Vincent has always been on the side of the Right. He hates the left with a passion. Again the quotes are from 1997.

47 posted on 06/13/2002 12:29:38 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: weegee
Johnny Ramone is one of us? Great! Where's his website?
48 posted on 06/13/2002 12:30:48 PM PDT by I_Love_My_Husband
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To: grlfrnd
Maybe I was mixing up interviews -- but I do know this guy is sexy whether he's a leftie or a rightie

But I'm glad he's on the right...
49 posted on 06/13/2002 1:44:42 PM PDT by oline
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To: grlfrnd
http://www.officialramones.com/site/johnny/johnny.html

Favorite Republicans
Ronald Reagan

Richard Nixon

Charlton Heston

Vincent Gallo

Ted Nugent

Rush Limbaugh

Sean Hannity

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Bob Barr

Tom Delay

50 posted on 06/13/2002 2:29:26 PM PDT by weegee
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