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Is True Capitalist fake or real, because going over some trope pages, I can't tell whether it's an act or if this guy is insane. If the latter is correct, don't we have rules saying no character pages for real people?
Alex Jones, yet again. Radio
I know he is undisputedly vile and imbecilic, but while I do agree with the rationale against any articles about him as I'm not a fan of him and his crazy screeds either, my question is would it be rather biased considering we have articles for people far worse than him, or other contentious topics for that matter? It shouldn't hurt to make a rather level-headed page about him similar to Jesse Ventura (that alone made me write this question in the first place), and lock it as needed to keep any Flame Wars and agendas from being written.
What trope(s) would apply here? Radio
There's this popular series of French-Canadian humoristic sketches on the radio called "Les 2 Minutes du Peuple" (the People's 2 Minutes). In one sketch NASA scientists receive photos of Mars taken by a rover and they casually and nonchalantly discuss how the photos are poorly done, since a Martian has red eyes on one of the pictures (as if the flash reflected in his eyes). It takes a few seconds before they realize they actually have a picture of a Martian and that there's life on Mars and they freak out.
Then they call another scientist to announce him there's life on Mars, and the scientist looks completely unfazed and says something like "well they already found life on Earth and look where that got us".
Radio / True Capitalist probably should be purged like the Alex Jones page Radio
First of all, what he does is not a persona. He really means what he says. Second of all, he has been banned from Gab for hate speech, specifically death threats. He will tell you himself that that was the reason. https://web.archive.org/web/20190121192457/https://ghost.report/2018/12/13/message-from-ghost-is-it-the-last/Edited by Oflameo
True Capitalist Radio
I found the page True Capitalist during a wiki walk and I have a couple questions:
- Should True Capitalist be moved to Podcast.TrueCapitalistRadio? It appears to be a podcast, and I'm not sure why "Radio" isn't in the page title when it's part of the show's title.
- Is the talk show fictional or nonfictional? I'm legitimately not sure based off of the page and I just wanted to ask in case anything was NRLEP.
Should We Have This? The subject of the page is a blatant enough racist to have a gab.ai account, and the page itself can't seem to decide whether it's a bizarre parody, an ED/KF-ish hit piece on a "lolcow", or an actual, proper work page.Edited by lee4hmz
Can we just cut every news page? Radio
The Alex Jones page was cut because it had blatant ROCEJ and NRLEP violations on it. https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/query.php?parent_id=67073&type=att
I can't find any page that pertains to news and radio that doesn't have the same violations, so can we just go ahead and purge them all?
Alex Jones dead links Radio
Alex Jones has been recently removed from Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts. I just wanted to let everyone know about this in case there are any Dead Links on that page that need fixing (I haven't read the page fully).
Edit: I can confirm that there are in fact a few dead links on that page and its subpages that should be fixed.Edited by Mickoonsley19
i dunno where to put this Radio
so there was this radio ad I only heard once on KISS 102.3 a couple weeks ago and it was an It Can Wait thing. i didn't hear all of it but it went along the lines of this: this is disguised as a funny country song where some guy writes tool instead of pool and becomes the typo fool or something. they then (presumably) keep texting and run into an oncoming train. the music drops and a guy says "car accidents aren't funny. it can wait." and i was fucking terrified.
Radio trope question Radio
Has there been any discussion or definition of a "Mysterious Radio Broadcast" or "Ghost Radio" Trope. I mean this as a broadcast from a non existent station or from a given channel from an unknown source. This could cover things like Radio Free Death from the White Wolf game Orpheus, the random alien (?) broadcasts in the podcasts Wolf 359 and Archive 81, or an urban legend about a short lived transmission that can only be heard at a certain time of night? This could stretch to TV broadcasts as well, such tings like seeing ghosts in the static of an (now old, non-digital) TV screen at midnight.
True Capitalist description Radio
The description is a full-length novel and almost entirely about audience reactions and trolling the guy. Anyone familiar with it up for cleaning?
I've never heard of the show but I am wondering if the page needs a lock after cleaning — I'm getting an Anne Coulter/CWC vibe here.Edited by DracMonster
adaptation for radio Radio
How can you adapt a nursery rhyme for radio while using all elements of radio? For example, say, Jack and Jill.
No Title Radio
Errr... (red face). I think I understand why the article on Michael Bentine was closed and locked. I was more intent on getting some sort of article there on this seminal comedian and Goon Show founder, if only so that all four Goons could be represented here and all the other articles referencing Bentine could have something about the man to link to. To my shame and justifiably busted for it, I leant far too heavily on the existing Wikipedia article with only minimal changes and additions. (Although it doesn't officially say anything on the Locked Pages list, and nothing was said to me at the time advising me the page had been pulled and I was in breach of the site rules.) If I promise to make it far more original this time, could I be allowed to have another go, if the page could be unlocked?Edited by Fighteer
No Title Radio
Some pages have an Audio (audio plays etc.) folder, some have Radio. Because there's a lot of overlap between them - Big Finish is almost always Audio Plays, but some of its stuff premièred on radio - I'd like to standardise it as Radio & Audio or perhaps Audio & Radio. Does that seem okay?
(Very tiny thing, I know. But I'm terribly finicky and I don't want to hurt the feelings of the other five audio fans.)
No Title Radio
Need to have AudioPlay.Star Wars Radio Dramas cut. I started the work page in that namespace but I'm told it belongs under the Radio namespace instead.
I already moved the work and am repointing the indexes.Edited by StarSword
No Title Radio
I think I have the right place to ask this. I thought about "Trope Talk" in the forums but that's about the tropes themselves, the alternatives given here don't match either, and there's no activity in the Discussion page for one of the two works (the other doesn't have a trope page/discussion at all). If I'm wrong I'll take it where it should go. Anywho:
Trying to figure out which trope a particular situation comes under. I originally added it in Never Learned to Read but now wonder if it's better suited to AcCENT upon the Wrong SylLABle.
The example refers to a character used in sketches on the Mark & Brian Radio Program / The Brian & Jill Show. The character is an out-of-work voice over artist where the gag is that, while he otherwise speaks fine, once he starts reading the scripts he mispronounces the hell out of everything. An example, quoted in Never Learned to Read, is below.
- This month, we're proud to offer the 1960 Oscar winning film Spar-tackus. Spar-tackus, from leggendary director Stanley Kubbrick, is the story of a glad-ai-ator who leads a violent revolt against the Romulan empire. Starring Kirk Deglaze, Laurence Oliviary, and Tony Curtis. It will make you stand up and say "I am Spar-tack-us."
Never Learned to Read, given the premise, seems the better fit. But the guy can read. He just stinks at it (found a version of the sketch that lampsahdes this in fact). Accent seems to fit, but at the same time seems to be about mispronouncing the word by just stressing the wrong syllable, which this character cranks up to absurd levels.
Wondering about a possible 2nd opinion.
No Title Radio
I created a new page for the "Elvis Duran Morning Show" and now I need to know how to create a character page.
Also, where are all the morning show fans?! If anyone out here is a fan of Elvis, Skeery, Danielle and the rest, welcome yourself to help editing the page! If there are any tropes or examples I've forgotten to add, fell free to add them! Notify others that the Morning Show has its own page! In the words of a great president: "Spread the word. Get on the line to every squadron around the world."
Question about Video Examples: Radio
Can they be made for Podcasts (i.e with a static image of the cover with a clip of the podcast)? One might argue that a simple quote would do, but in the case of tropes that have to do with voice inflection or specific dialogue quirks, I feel like they could be useful.