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Ray Winstone: “Jerusalem” (William Blake Biopic In Limbo)

Ah, Ray Winstone (and, yup, still my “Number One Bear”).  I’ve been following the news of him playing the role of poet William Blake since 2004.  It appears that he won’t be starring in it (if it ever gets produced) as he stated, “I’m getting a bit old to play it now.”

What a shame.  I’ve been eagerly checking out that news, since William Blake’s works were forcefully fed to me by my woofy college professor.  If it wasn’t for my professor, I would have discounted Blake’s works (I originally found them to be simple and devoid of meaning).  Perhaps my views changed because my woofy professor loved Blake?  I’m not sure.  What I do know is that he made me realize that one of Blake’s works was a masterpiece: “Songs of Innocence and Experience.”

And for some reason, when I was reading Bearotic‘s post about the twisted, demented, and very sick online comic strip, The Other Family (a completely whacked out version of Bill Keane’s Family Circus), I can’t help but think of William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience.”

I’ve divided the comic strips into three parts.  So if there’s anybody out there who’s doing a report on William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and Experience,” just read through these modern comics and you’ll get the main gist of Blake’s ideas…

The Birth Of Innocence and Ignorance

The Death Of Innocence and Birth Of Experience

Songs Of Innocence and Experience

Yes, in spite of and because of the comic strip’s absurdity, it actually perfectly portrays the juxtaposition of the innocent, pastoral world of childhood against an adult world of corruption and repression (thank you, Spark Notes!).  I wish this comic strip was around back then so that I could have gotten an A+.  ^_^

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Bearotic.com: “Your Daily Dose Of Fuzz”

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Greetings bears, cubs, otters and all manner of furry beasts!

Bearotic.com is not your average bear blog.  It is updated daily and safe for work.  We cover all kinds of bearish content about all kinds of bears.  This site is created by bears, for bears, in an effort to broadcast the best bear content available.

As you can tell from the continually changing faces of the community in our header logo, we aim to represent all of the bear community. We’d love to get your opinion and input on our content. What do you like? What do you want more of?

–NetBear & BignFuzzy

Bearotic.com has been one of my favorite bear-related blogs to date (and Chubarama.net for my daily chubby fix!).  The authors of those sites share the same philosophy as I do when it comes to providing bear/chub content.  The only difference is that these guys are pros with what they do.  I’m just a queer fellow who simply likes to babble on about bearish celebrities, athletes, and other husky media personalities.

Anyway, as far as important news for me, I have been part of a “Crossover Blog”!  You know, it’s like the latest issue of “The New Mutants” comic book having a “Secret Wars II” crossover story about The Beyonder and the zombified mutants and…

Lol.  Yeah, I’m geeking out.  I’m just excited to have been given the opportunity to be a small part of Bearotic.com.  When I was invited to contribute, I knew exactly who I wanted to talk about.  It was about a big bear of a man that truly defined the term, “Bearotic”:

Wrestling Legend John “Big John Studd” Minton

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