rockmarooned
Jesse Hassenger
rockmarooned
Contributor, The A.V. Club. I also write fiction, edit textbooks, and help run SportsAlcohol.com, a pop culture blog and podcast. Star Wars prequels forever!
May 7
2

That was a really long-winded way of saying “I disagree.” Didn’t really need to write a paragraph for that. 

May 7
1

Whenever Tesla comes to my campus to solicit students, the main selling point isn’t hours, benefits, future prospects. Read more

May 7
9

because they typically come from people who own at least one Apple product”

May 6
29

This is one of my favorite movies of all time. Part of it was the fact that I’m Indian, and I’ve ridden a train like that for an extended period of time, but the cinematography was incredible and the soundtrack as well.

May 5
4

Dammit, Jesse, where’s your article on the Mad TV ep that was hosted by the ghost of Steve Jobs?

May 5
2

JFC the Musk-apologists came out in *force.*

If 1/10th of that energy could be directed to something constructive instead of stanning for a pasty, borderline sociopathic billionaire, imagine how better the world could be.

May 5
11

If....you are comparing the audience of SNL to the number of people who will read this piece (let alone be influenced by it), then you have made a tragic miscalculation along the way, friend. Read more

May 5
3

Anything else that isn't happening you're all worked up about Nostrodumbass?

May 5
11

Don’t know who needs to hear it, but I’m a lit major. I have been gainfully employed since leaving college, barring a 1.5 month period during the last recession. I make a solid wage, have no debt, and am actually saving money. Read more

May 5
4

yeah, it’s not surprising that a lot of children of celebs turn out to be great artists as well — just like it’s not surprising that Steph Curry turned out to be a great basketball player. turns out growing up immersed in that environment will let you develop skills with a degree of seriousness from a really, really Read more

May 5
5

love the flex of making a totally brutal burn that literally five people on the planet will understand without google

May 5
5

HEY MAN- I think you shouldn’t be trying to oppose anyone as exalted and based as Elon Musk, especially for your biased viewpoint as a *checks with Mormon Nailer* corporate media conglomerate-employed, fledgling union worker chasing keyword controversies for clicks. It doesn’t matter that either accusation’s negative Read more

May 5
4

But even positing the idea that hosting Musk is “Dangerous” is preposterous. Would you claim he’s as dangerous as Al Sharpton? Maxine Waters? Nancy Pelosi? AOC+Squad? BLM and Antifa?

May 5
6

Well, you found at least one Musk fan who’s going to be incredibly perplexed by Saturday Night Live.

May 5
7

“He’s also kind of a tool but that doesn’t mean he’s a super-villian because he has not ceded control of his businesses to a workers collective.” Considering the dismal OSHA records for Musk’s businesses, his noted practice of firing people just for kicks, and for bullying/marginalizing anyone who opposes him in his Read more