Megan Fox has witnessed a lot in the nearly twenty years she has been involved in conservative politics, and one of them is the damage that conservatives have done to the country by handing over Hollywood and culture to the left-wing fanatics who are now the leaders of all of America. He talks about the intersection of culture and politics, including cultural endeavors, in an exclusive interview with Bounding into Comics.
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More than a year ago, Fox interviewed the author of this Q&A for her podcast, Rimand we discussed various things, including Generation X and my short story, “Thor vs. Valkyries.”
So after reading this, make sure you check out your subscription base Rim and please also check out “Thor vs. Valkyries.” It’s a great way to help both of us.
Limits to Comics: Conservatives know you from PJ Media and write articles on politics and news. But you write about cultural topics as well—even art and entertainment. And you provide some of your YouTube channels. How do you see culture and politics intersecting?
Megan Fox: The great Andrew Breitbart always said that politics is downstream of culture. The left must know that, which is why they took Hollywood first. After taking over there, the messages in the film seeped into the minds of the public and the politicians then pushed the same ideas to the ballot box. It’s masterful brainwashing and the right will not even try to play the game. They gave up the entertainment industry without a fight.
One of the loudest critics of the Hollywood takeover was Ayn Rand. He works in the film industry and loudly criticizes subversive storylines that constantly turn business people into villains. It’s as simple as a single trope that will be repeated over and over again that sinks into the minds of low-information voters. “Capitalism, bad. Socialism, good.” It’s so important that we truly engage with our culture and create content that champions our values. For people like me, I like to constantly point out the brainwashing that infects our entertainment. It is important to break the program by pointing out the people behind the curtain so that the audience can stop being deceived by propaganda. The first step to breaking the hold is to look.
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BiC: We are both Gen Xers and recent news reports that Gen Xers are the generation that supports Republicans the most. Do you think this is true and that cultural influences on Gen X are partly responsible for this?
MF: I think it’s true. And unfortunately for us, we are a small generation dwarfed on both sides by the Boomers, who will not give up their power and insist on managing until the eighties, and on the other hand by the spoiled Millennials whose parents force them to get trophies for everything. . They are the most entitled generation there is and we will all pay when they take over.
Gen X grew up independent. We are the last generation left alone, to find out the hard way. We are given freedom as children and we value it and we cannot try to lock it down or tell it what to do. It is a very Gen X approach to rebel against any attempt to control us. We are the “make me” generation and that makes me proud to be a part of it. Gen X is also the last generation that didn’t have the influence of social media in our formative years. We are good at entertaining ourselves without the help of Big Tech. While we can use it and enjoy it, we can do without it.
I worry for my kids that they will never know what it means to be fully human, even though I’ve done a great job with my oldest who rejects social media and rarely spends time on his phone. He’s an outdoor kid and he sees lies. I work with two younger ones, but the pull of Big Tech is strong even in children who do not have access to social media (as mine does).
Bottom line, as a Gen Xer, I appreciate video games. Nintendo and Atari were amazing when I was a kid and that’s why I don’t feel the need to keep my kids away from their favorite video games and apps. But I worry that they will never know how boring it is. Boredom is good for you. I have a summer rule in my house that no electronics are allowed until sunset. That helps. The world is a wonderful place and even the sky is full of wonder. I want my children to discover the thrill of toad hunting instead of playing Crossy Road. For the most part, I’ve been successful but I’m worried.
BiC: We talked before and you said you had an idea to set the novel in the 1980s. How is that progressing and what can we tell you about the plot?
MF: Not good. I started writing and I wrote about five chapters and haven’t touched it in a while. I’ve never written fiction, so I’m afraid I’ll do something wrong. Even though the idea is good and I’ve been playing it around in my head, the process is terrifying for someone like me who is a non-fiction writer. What I don’t like about the popular fiction I read is the preachiness it injects. I think this is what we have to fight as content creators trying to influence the culture. We have to do it in a better way than the left who beat readers with their “message.” I have this idea, I’m trying to illustrate that eminent domain, a process where the government can only take your land for purposes and enrichment, it’s a terrible attack on freedom and independence, and it’s difficult to walk. I don’t know if I’ll ever finish. I hope I will.
When I moved to Western New York, one of the things that struck me here was the Native American influence. It is very palpable here. It’s in the air. There is a hike you can do here that takes you back 1,000 years and you can almost see the soldiers on the trail. It is a magical place with waterfalls and natural beauty. Sad history and legends abound. It all plays into my story which I hope to tell one day. This is a story of government betrayal, oppression, historical trauma, and justice told through a living legend in a terrifying way. The story is based on true events that happened to the Seneca people in New York.
It’s an interesting task for conservatives to write stories like this because we’re always accused of being “racist” or indifferent to the plight of indigenous people, but I don’t think that’s true. I always believe that the government is the problem, not the people, and that we can come together as a people who respect our freedom and our way of life, despite our differences and push back against our enemies and I want this story to be told. to describe it in a fun and important way. Maybe it will happen. I hope so.
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BiC: Do you have any ideas or plans to move away from politics and more into culture? Any plans for a podcast or anything else that focuses on arts and entertainment, or culture?
MF: I hope it works. I want every day, to tell the truth. I hate politics. I hate what has been done to my neighbors and friends. I have a line of merchandise that says “Make Americans Friends Again” and I mean it. I believe that America can unite against the real threat to freedom – the freedom we all want – if we can just sit down and hear each other and maybe share a beer and talk like neighbors. We must return to compromise with each other. But the left is marching to force their ideology on everyone and we have to say no! We need to respect each other’s differences more. A people can not live together when one group is set to impose views on another.
A perfect example is the crazy leftists who put porn books in elementary and middle schools. A decent person can agree that porn is not for children! We cannot let this continue. I cover these stories almost exclusively now because they are a threat to the right of parents of children to do what they want. It is an attack on all religious and rational people that these books are given to children that depict sexual acts. It’s illegal! However, the left is getting away with it and this is something that will turn into a violent clash if people with common sense don’t stop. So, when I want to do more entertainment and culture, everything always comes back to the political agenda below. And I can’t stop pointing. One day, when I retire, I hope to spend my time on more positive things.
Right now, I’m focused on growing the Rumble channel because YouTube has become an oppressive and hostile workplace for people who value freedom of speech. Rumble is an evolving platform that has no censors of great ideas and experiences. My live shows are usually three to four hours long and I really enjoy the audience. We laugh a lot and we try to mix heavy topics with light ones and keep laughing. Laughter is necessary to defeat the left. He really hates being made fun of but humor is a powerful weapon and I use it freely.
BiC: How can people support you and your work?
MF: Subscribe to Rumble here and follow me on Locals, another censorship-defying platform. A PJ Media VIP subscription where I have a weekly podcast and write an exclusive column is another great way to support my work.
I’d love to have more people in our greedy chat at Rumble, though. I concentrated on building it. We had a great time there so check it out!
I also wrote a book a few years ago that is even more relevant today with the attacks on parents who attend board meetings to address improvements in schools and problems with the curriculum. I have the same problem with the public library in Chicago and the book I wrote about it is a great guide to teach parents how to fight against government agents who violate their rights. Wait! The Public Library’s Misguided War Against the First Amendment is a necessity for parents who want to fight against a corrupt school, library, or city council. Pick it up!
So, if you’re looking for a place to take on politics while also having fun, be sure to check out Fox’s work on PJ Media, Amazon, and YouTube and Rumble.
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