Here’s the sort of stuff that you NEVER see on Monomuckass… here’s HH at the big Dixie Fry this summer at Christ the Saviour in Moscow… note well that the Blunder (Hannes Jacobses’ heart-throb) is missing from this image from ITAR-TASS, but Varsonofy Sudakov and Yuvenaly Poyarkov are in the picture. That is, the Blunder is a bloviating POS with little (if any) real power (Panteleimon Shatov has more OOMPH with HH, believe it or not)… and Yuvenaly and Varsonofy are the true heavy hitters (an MP priest told me, “HH and Varsonofy are so close that you can’t slip a piece of paper between them”). This is the sort of stuff that you see here and what Michalopoulos (a posturing nyekulturny ignoramus) can’t give you… for he doesn’t know it (he doesn’t know much, does he?).
A Cabinet member sent me this. Scroll up and read some of the other comments. No, it’s not satirical… these blozos expect to be taken seriously, no joke. Who Will Preach To Nineveh… what arrant nonsense. Firstly, none of these toddlers mentions Fathausen’s over-a-decade-long dalliance with Gleb Podmoshensky (most of it AFTER GP’s deposition from the clergy for nasty doings), nor do they mention El Gordo’s work on GP’s nutty squirrel Russky Palomnik project. I remember seeing ads for that in Platina’s rag in the 90s… GP needed money for it… I’ll bet you any amount that El Gordo’s corporate daddy put up the gelt for it. Nope, no mention of that either. There was no mention of Fathausen’s lies about his stay at Valaam… he was NOT a member of the brotherhood… he was the equivalent of Lyova the Fool at Jordanville… a barely-tolerated guest who had money that the cash-strapped brotherhood needed badly (it was the Nasty Nineties, after all). Nor was there any mention of the fact that Jimmy Boy was made an “abbot” only one year after tonsure. In short, GIGO all around.
I read the Russian press daily. I can assure you that no one, anywhere, is talking about this idiot. NO ONE. NO WHERE. NO HOW. There’s no buzz at the Centre about this. As far as the Centre’s concerned, it would’ve preferred that Herman should’ve stayed on, albeit with restrictions from the Holy Synod. It didn’t care for Jimmy and it’s not enthused over Tikhon. The only two individuals at the Centre who’re pleading Fathausen’s case are the Blunder and Shevkunov. They have ties to the oligarchs, which may hinder them in the present climate. I’ve heard that Vsevolod Chaplin is very lukewarm about it all, as is Mark Golovkov. The deal that I heard that El Gordo got from ROCOR is that they’d take him in as a retired bishop, with no powers, and he’d have to live in a monastery. In short, nothing in the Monomuckass post is true. NONE OF IT. It’s all bullshit, from stem to stern.
My recommendation is that you avoid this site at all costs. Don’t go to it… don’t get involved in their juvenile “discussions”… don’t buy into their crank konvertsy agenda. They’re a bunch of wankers off in the corner engaging in mutual masturbation. Let them be. If you ignore them long enough, they’ll go away. After all, we’re not good enough for them. That’s the way of it in the real world. You can listen to people who obviously have no clue or you can listen to informed and hip people… I read the Orthosphere media, I have contacts in the Orthosphere, and I know the culture and history of the Orthosphere. None of these demented toddlers have any of that. It’s up to you to decide whom to listen to. It’s your choice.
By the way… “Who will preach to Nineveh?” HH will… every Christmas and Easter after services, he’s out visiting sick kids… and he runs the niftiest yolka at the Centre (and sees to it that orphans and poor kids get first nibs). He’s demanded the end of the American blockade against Cuba and he’s on record as stating that the Free Market‘s a fraud from top to bottom (“Who will pay for it all? The poor working man, who’ll be crushed under the weight of all this”). You can have HH or you can have Fathausen. Make mine HH… and I think that I’m NOT alone in thinking that way.
Friday 11 January 2012