Starcade caused occasional drama in Usenet newsgroup rec.music.artists.debbie-gibson after becoming irate at Gibson's nonchaste behavior; less than two weeks before his arrest in May 1998, he posted the following rape-related comment.
[email protected] wrote: > Perhaps Deborah *NEEDS* the rapist to nail her to be forced to grow up and > actually confront what the sexuality does to people.
From: [email protected] (Michael Falkner) Newsgroups: rec.music.artists.debbie-gibson Subject: [NEWS] Deborah to play Velma in "Chicago" Oct 29-Nov 17 Date: 16 May 2002 12:29:41 -0700 Message-ID: <[email protected]> Thanks to my "friends" *spit* [whom I will address in a moment] over at Talkin' Broadway, we have learned that Deborah Gibson will be playing the role of Velma in a regional production of "Chicago" Oct. 29-Nov.17 in the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Massachusetts. No, I will not be attending, but I am very happy for her, and, IMHO [since you all know my fetish kinda matches Bob Fosse's choereography anyway], she does have the look for it. A promo splash for the play has Deb in her "Shock Your Mama" dominatrix look with the caption "Good Girl Gone Bad!" ----------------- OK... Now that I have dispensed with the news, and since the people over at talkinbroadway.com read my posts, I wish to publicly tell them I do the same for them, knowing that any mention of Deborah over there will quickly be followed by a mention of myself. They didn't fail to disappoint. If we want to talk about scary, let's understand, ladies and gentlemen like Ann [the one over at talkinbroadway.com, not Ms. Skirvin -- and I'm using the term "ladies and gentlemen" quite gingerly], the facts that I have presented here. Paul all but admitted I was correct in stating that murder before suicide had been the belief for many many months, and a mid-nineties post you can find on Google directly references that one person actually openly stated murder before suicide -- several _years_ before your sorry asses ever got involved. That [murder before suicide] will not happen. _HOWEVER_, I do caution you one thing: Unless you plan to take action for the sake of yourselves, Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball. In 1998, I at least felt I had some sanity left. Now I embrace all options -- including those once felt unthinkable -- with the only exception that I will not harm Deborah again. I believe we live in a world where our President has sold us out to energy lobbies and openly killed thousands of Americans in New York City and beyond in an effort to decapitate this country to consolidate power. I died that night. I live [in bodily form] now against my will. I don't know if I should ever be allowed to set foot in NYC again. Trust me, I am not long for this world. Whether that is 5 minutes or 5 years, I do not know. But I am now open to a _MUCH_ larger scope of belief than I was back in 1998. I don't know if I could legally set foot in another Broadway theatre, and better, frankly, that that be handled in the courts too.
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