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Subject: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 07/25/10 at 4:30 pm

While on the net, I couldn't help but noticing the hate pouring for Michael Cera, as of late.

Why?

Here is one of the examples...

"He can't act. His face makes me want to vomit."

So, the question is, can you be avarage looking and still be talanted, or do you have to be in the words of Derek Zoolander,
be "really´╗┐ really really ridiculously good-looking" to be talented?

???

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: gibbo on 07/25/10 at 5:59 pm

In the acting medium...Al Pacino and Dustin Hoffman were no beauties but made it to the top.

Billy Joel and Andrew Lloyd Weber made it big in music and they were not even cute!  ;D

Although...today, unless you are in comedy...you appear to need to look good. There is a huge emphasis placed on the superficial... :-\\

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 07/25/10 at 8:08 pm

True, there's Paul Giamatti, he's not that great looking, and neither is Steve Buscemi, both are really talanted.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 07/26/10 at 12:58 am




Billy Joel and Andrew Lloyd Weber made it big in music and they were not even cute!  ;D



Music: Andrew Lloyd Weber
Libretto: Billy Joel

or vice-versa
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Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: whistledog on 07/26/10 at 7:25 pm

Lyle Lovett was married to Julia Roberts.

I REST MY CASE!

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: gibbo on 07/26/10 at 7:43 pm


Lyle Lovett was married to Julia Roberts.

I REST MY CASE!


I second that rested case!

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 07/26/10 at 9:17 pm


I second that rested case!


I'll see your Lovette-Roberts and raise you a Paul Simon and Edie Brickell
:D

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: gibbo on 07/27/10 at 2:23 am


I'll see your Lovette-Roberts and raise you a Paul Simon and Edie Brickell
:D


Now I'll have to google Edie Brickwell... :-\\


Conclusively though...the looks to talent argument is enhanced by myself.

I am both good looking AND talented!!!  8)  (and humble and modest...never tell a lie etc etc).  ::)

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 07/27/10 at 12:37 pm

I always thought to be a REAL rocker you had to be butt ugly like Mick Jagger, Steve Tyler, George Thorogood & a few others.



Cat

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 07/27/10 at 1:24 pm

Ric Ocasek.

Game, set, match, and check mate!

;D

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 07/27/10 at 9:26 pm


Ric Ocasek.

Game, set, match, and check mate!

;D


If you're talking Ric Ocasek, you're talking Czech mate!
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Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 07/29/10 at 10:46 am


If you're talking Ric Ocasek, you're talking Czech mate!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/10/urcool.gif


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QApvw2c8NQ

;D  :D

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: 80sfan on 08/07/10 at 11:01 pm

Ha ha, looks!  ;D

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/18/10 at 4:42 pm


Ric Ocasek.

Game, set, match, and check mate!

;D
I'll see your Ric Ocasek and raise you Charles Bronson.

http://imagecache6.allposters.com/LRG/27/2768/D4JTD00Z.jpg

Sure he was badass, but that dude was FUGLY!  :o :o :o

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/18/10 at 7:31 pm



Sure he was badass, but that dude was FUGLY!  :o :o :o



Bronson could kick your ass!

:D


Your friend and mine: Danny Devito

http://its-always-sunny-in-philadelphia.edogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/danny-devito.jpg

He's very talented.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: whistledog on 08/19/10 at 2:58 pm

I see all those, and raise you the grand champion ...

Anne Ramsey

http://forum.net.hr/cfs-file.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Discussions.Components.Files/37/6505.anne-ramsey.png

Known for her role as Mama Fratelli in 'The Goonies' and her Academy Award nominated role as Momma in 'Throw Momma From the Train.

Academy Award Nominee.  That says it all!

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/19/10 at 7:47 pm


I see all those, and raise you the grand champion ...

Anne Ramsey

http://forum.net.hr/cfs-file.ashx/__key/CommunityServer.Discussions.Components.Files/37/6505.anne-ramsey.png

Known for her role as Mama Fratelli in 'The Goonies' and her Academy Award nominated role as Momma in 'Throw Momma From the Train.

Academy Award Nominee.  That says it all!


Speaking of Academy Award nominations...

http://missindiestyle.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/orangebritishacademyfilmawardsnomineessjccvypgojbl.jpg?w=396&h=594

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: ADH13 on 08/19/10 at 8:17 pm




You mean the textbook definition of good looking, like Drew Carey?

No, I don't think you HAVE to be. ;D


I think you need to have some sort of appeal/charm, regardless of what you look like.  So many people choose movies by the cast members and not by the plot.  Good example was William Peterson (Grissom) on CSI.  I wouldn't call him great looking... but I stopped watching after he left the show... it just isn't right without him.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/20/10 at 12:21 am

Drew Carey looks like Dilbert!

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQNKj_OgcgZODhiyW2KDEzaeDqMi3RxmTRdS8EehS6Bb7Xy_ZM&t=1&usg=__LGA9Gwv-xBsZeCsPObMuj_y-X-0=

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/20/10 at 12:25 am


I see all those, and raise you the grand champion ...

Anne Ramsey



Large Marge

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Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/21/10 at 12:24 am

http://www.uglymales.com/wc/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/marty-feldman1.jpg

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: Bobby on 08/22/10 at 3:45 pm

You probably don't need to be great looking but it gets your foot in the door and especially helps with social networking if the skills match the appearance.

What I do find interesting is the not so attractive people are usually stuck in comedy roles.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/24/10 at 10:00 pm


http://www.uglymales.com/wc/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/marty-feldman1.jpg


Damn your eyes!
Too late!


http://motorsportboys.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/shane_macgowan.jpg

Shane MacGowan, say no more!

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 08/25/10 at 6:05 pm


Damn your eyes!
Too late!


http://motorsportboys.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/shane_macgowan.jpg

Shane MacGowan, say no more!
I didn't know who Shane MacGowan was, I had to Google him.

He's got some nasty choppers all right... :P

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/25/10 at 10:01 pm


I didn't know who Shane MacGowan was, I had to Google him.

He's got some nasty choppers all right... :P


Fookin'
You didn't know who fookin' Shane MacGwan is?  Band called the Pogues.
You ain't from fookin' Southie then ah yah!

(Sorry, it's a Boston thing)

The Pogues are from Ireland. The guys in South Boston are from Ireland via great-great-gran'pa Sneaealiayaeuhd O'Briaghan'an 160 years ago!
:D

Anyway, here is Shane and the Pgoues in Shane's more coherent days:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q99dJeA0PaI

He always had screwy teeth.  That was the Pogues' trademark in the U.S. market. 1985

few years later alcoholism had totally ravaged Shane Macgowan.  He pickled his body and he pan-seared his brain with the stuff.  It got so he would have to take a lyrics sheet out on stage and try to read it, but he'd still just yell incoherently.  So, they had to kick him out of the band. 

Joe Strummer was filling in by the time I got to see the Pogues in 1991.  We had a throng of rowdy drunks in Boston screaming "We want Shane! We want Shane!"  Yeah, well he's in a French rehab clinic with tubes in eight parts of his body!  Anyway, Joe Strummer gave us a much better show.  He'd worked with band for years.  Knew all the songs.  If you asked me whether Joe or Shane would be dead in ten years...
::)

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/25/10 at 10:15 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxPZh4AnWyk

Well, you asked the question!

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: tv on 11/02/10 at 12:12 pm

I don't think Ke$ha is that great looking.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: JamieMcBain on 11/04/10 at 9:41 am

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR1cPg9ZsccSCVE7RTW65Ie6cv4QXe8KYdYZhSbLd6s14_5GNo&t=1&usg=__m0MNq9EmvIOLs3WfI4bQwrPALAM=

I give you, Zach Galifianakis.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: lorac61469 on 11/04/10 at 9:50 am


I don't think Ke$ha is that great looking.


And I don't think she's that talented.  ;D

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: tv on 11/07/10 at 8:19 am


And I don't think she's that talented.  ;D
I don't either.

Subject: Re: Do you really need to be great looking, to be talented?

Written By: whistledog on 11/07/10 at 3:35 pm


I don't think Ke$ha is that great looking.


Nice body she has though, which leads me to this final thought ...

"Thank you to the inventor of the paper bag"

:D

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