Comment by Stephen Walski on August 16, 2011 at 4:23pm

I disagree. Demeanor is the difference between tuning in or tuning out. Communication is an active thing that requires attention of your audience to be fully realized.  He could be reading the declaration of independence in his "style" and i would have trouble distinguishing between that and his reading of a poem from a truck stop bathroom wall.

Comment by kris feenstra on August 16, 2011 at 4:38pm

...and i would have trouble distinguishing between that and his reading of a poem from a truck stop bathroom wall.

 

Not everything is geared toward your tastes.  Don't mistake your personal preferences as the standard for what is or is not intelligent communication.  It seems to me that Rusty is deliberately hamming up the crass delivery to inject a bit of levity into the subject matter.  No one talks like that where I live, so, personally, I found the change of pace entertaining.

Comment by Rick on August 16, 2011 at 4:40pm

@Stephen: And that’s fine. I understand your perspective. I used to share your view. I just stopped worrying about superficial things and focused on the message. It’s like getting hung up on Janis Joplin’s or Billie Holiday’s voice and appearance and ignoring their ability to convey a message. If demeanor is really a major hang up, you'll miss out on many worthy things... but I dont expect anyone to change their outlook. To each his own.

Comment by Amy L. Cook on August 16, 2011 at 6:52pm

Can't watch the video right now because I am at work, but I just want to say that I can't see how it's possible to 'hate' something that does not exsist.  

Comment by Ghost The Smoker on August 16, 2011 at 9:26pm

I definitively sending a email blast.

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