Angry Joe smells like a bean burrito with extra guacamole. And Geoff Keighley smells like a shitty douche that has been up a fat chick ass for 2 yrs. They both suck and I have no respect for either of them.
Geoff Keighley Rips on Interviewer
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" God, this video is hilarious. I don't even hate Angry Joe or anything but this video is so pathetic and whiny it's a joy to watch. "The best part was when Joe was stating how he 'got to Geoff, he caught him unprepared, really got under his skin' ect... I mean, during this 20 minute long rant about how much hurt Geoff's metaphorical nipple twister gave him. Irony has never been so delicious.
" @DaManGB said:Joe was sent an invitation to the VGA's by email, so apparently he said that they exchanged a couple of emails about an interview." Geoff did promise him 15 minutes, and he could have also showed a little respect and not ignore Joe while he was asking him a question. Although Joe is acting like a whiny bitch. "Did Geoff promise him? like who was he msging.
" @Jeffsekai said:Well, if he wanted a sit down interview he should have sat down with him not called him over like a prick right before the show started." @DaManGB said:Joe was sent an invitation to the VGA's by email, so apparently he said that they exchanged a couple of emails about an interview. "" Geoff did promise him 15 minutes, and he could have also showed a little respect and not ignore Joe while he was asking him a question. Although Joe is acting like a whiny bitch. "Did Geoff promise him? like who was he msging.
I just want to know what the hell he was on...subsequently I want to know what you wanted...
Did you want us all to rally together for a poor interviewer? He seriously wanted them to pay for their crimes in the past shows? Why? Who cares?
" @DaManGB said:Yea, thats true." @Jeffsekai said:Well, if he wanted a sit down interview he should have sat down with him not called him over like a prick right before the show started. "" @DaManGB said:Joe was sent an invitation to the VGA's by email, so apparently he said that they exchanged a couple of emails about an interview. "" Geoff did promise him 15 minutes, and he could have also showed a little respect and not ignore Joe while he was asking him a question. Although Joe is acting like a whiny bitch. "Did Geoff promise him? like who was he msging.
" @Tearhead said:Sure, but that doesn't warrant a 24 minute video where he just bitches about the guy. Youtube already has me covered on that shit, and their limit is like 10 minutes." Just seems like a situation where two people were forced to talk in an environment they didn't want to be in. Joe wanted a more formal interview and Geoff didn't want to use his time talking to Joe when he has the show to run. They both kind of came off as dicks, but that was inevitable given the situation. Also, Joe is pissing me off more, however, because he just made a video bitching about another person but not really talking about anything (I didn't watch the whole video, so maybe after I stopped watching Joe began to discuss something relevant, I will never know). "Well, the reason Joe made this video is that he really, REALLY hates the VGA's and this gave him more of a reason to hate them. "
A lot of Geoff's answers were legit, but Joe comes off as a douche. Even though the VGAs arn't really for "gamers" I still do agree that they should try to be less Bro'd out and more about the games and the creators.
Also less My Chemical Romance is always a good thing.
Dude, Angry Joe has 'this but this' game reviewing down to a fucking science. But on the point, Angry Joe tries to burn Geoff before seeing the show and Geoff was all like "fuck that and fuck you". Probably what I would've done. Fuck that guy. And to the point of Geoff being in a rush, dude is always in a rush even on his own show. Maybe he does cocaine, I hear its a trade secret.
wow, couldn't even finish this video. What a prick, yes I mean the internet nobody "Angry Joe." Its hard for him to make any point about this interview when he keeps foaming at the mouth not to mention his total lack of basic video game knowledge. As an interviewer he is expected to known something about the industry and he can't even list off a few mmo's. He needs to do his homework and write down the questions. Seriously "Angry Joe," we have wikipedia now and you didn't know about the selection process for the awards, come on man.
side note, don't much care for the show since it started and skipped this one. Geoff Keighley isn't exactly a dick in my books just a busy man, why interview during the awards and not after, at least then he'd know what the show is.
Ehh, I like Joe.
His reviews are funny, but... all these questions he's asking in this interview just comes out mis-informed and stuff.
Geoff , however, shouldn't have agreed to be interviewed by a YouTuber... maybe he did it to prove a point. "Gamers dunno shit".
The real issue here is that he went into this thing as "Angry Joe, the character from my internet review show" rather than "Joe the Games Journalist." A fictional character that gets mad at video games might make for entertaining show, but it sure as heck won't get you very far in the real life business. Even if you agree with him that the VGAs suck, which I personally do, you still have to be professional about it. People aren't going to do interviews with a guy who says their game/event sucks to their face, no matter how true it may be.
That said, I don't think he's a bad guy or anything. He just needs to get a handle on when it's appropriate to be "in character" and when to be professional.
I think you guys are slamming angry joe when he shows us the people we think we can trust for games and show the really them. A spike tv executive producer, not a real journalist. Thats what I see geoff keiley as and ive lost my respect for him seeing how he conducts business like that. Hes part of a major corporation he knows how to conduct interviews and how they work. Not this last minute bullshit he pulled on angry joe
If body language is everything, Joe's speaks volumes about him. He comes off as a total prick.
Guess what, people who "have a problem with the VGAs" don't fucking care to even watch the VGAs.
This guy seems to have his heart in the right place, but came completely unprepared, in 'attack' mode and didn't expect Geoff to fight back.
" I think you guys are slamming angry joe when he shows us the people we think we can trust for games and show the really them. A spike tv executive producer, not a real journalist. Thats what I see geoff keiley as and ive lost my respect for him seeing how he conducts business like that. Hes part of a major corporation he knows how to conduct interviews and how they work. Not this last minute bullshit he pulled on angry joe "Angry Joe could have gotten one after the show...but he decided he NEEDED to do it BEFORE he even saw this year's show...on top of that he let the interview happen on the carpet outside.
Joe was an amateur out of the gate and then he immediately came at Geoff like he was the only one representing gamer's interest attack mode, dude deserved the every bit of that reaction from geoff
" Not really a fan of either of the dudes, but if someone acted like this to me in an interview, I would probably be a dick back. Geoff really didn't over-react in my opinion. Joe was being an ass and had a holier-than-thou attitude the whole time. "
Even if Joe to some extent deserved that response, for Geoff to conduct an interview in that way speaks volumes. He was in a position of power and abused it in order to shut down criticism that many gamers share in regards to the VGAs, namely how shitty and disgraceful they are.
After watching the video a bit more it's also clear that Joe has no fucking clue what he's talking about at all (and furthermore in his 'analysis' he isn't even aware that he was clueless during the interview). What. A fucking. Dipshit. He thinks he's speaking for hardcore gamers? I hope he at least knows what irony is.
" It definiley seemed like Geoff had something stuck up his ass... Lost some respect for him. He acted like he was better then Angry Joe. "Honestly though... He is. From a career standpoint, from a professional standpoint, from a talent standpoint...
Obviously Geoff isn't perfect - no one is. And while I'm familiar with the work he does, I rarely pay attention to it (I don't watch any G4, I didn't watch the VGAs, etc.), so I'm far from a Keighley fanboy... But I have to take his side on this one.
Which would you rather see the VGAs run by geoff keiley or the giant bomb staff? I think thats an easy enough answer there.
@Jeffsekai: Yes he stated in the beginning that he was promised to get a proper interview by gametrailers/spike (same company) when A large company makes such promises its not expected that an interview be conducted in a hap hazard ametuerish way. Based on watching the whole video he was promised a proper interview, but instead had to hunt down geoff to get anything. When the company geoff works for promises and interview with geoff, that is the equivilant of geoff promising an interview
I agree with Joe's viewpoint but he does seem a little over dramatic. He's supposed to be angry, I get it. That was a pretty bad interview though and I don't think anyone should get mad over it. Nothing was really talked about and Joe gets angry over nothing.
I feel like Geoff Keighley handled the whole thing intelligently. He knew the guy was gonna try to attack him on all these points, so right out of the gate, he tried to take control of the situation. "HE PUT ME ON THE BACKFOOT RIGHT AWAY" So? Good on him. Then Geoff is somehow an asshole for pointing out how ill-informed and ill-prepared Joe is on all these points? Look how much Joe gets wrong in their 2 minutes together. Imagine if he did get a fifteen minute sit down interview, it would have been way more embarrassing for him.
Then to cut it in to a half hour rant makes him look even more sad. He was shown up big time by Keighley and acts like a child about the whole thing. The way he thinks he's this ambassador for the intelligent gamer is strange too.
OP, you weren't really looking for opinions on this, you were just looking for people to agree HEY YEAH! FUCK KEIGHLEY! Joe was there to start some shit, Keighley was having none of it and good on him for the way he handled it.
Now the I've finished the video my respect for Geoff Keighley has actually increased for him a) putting up with Joe's retarded bullshit and b) knowledgeably addressing each and every one Joe's dumbass questions that could've also been answered with a Google search. I don't like the VGAs more than anyone else but I wouldn't ask questions like "who chooses the games?" since the info has been public knowledge since practically the show's inception.
Are you sure Angry Joe isn't a "parody" character? I can't imagine a public figure actually being that intensely stupid and oblivious while still holding a fanbase. Not in gaming anyway.
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