I went to the A Rally of Writers conference over the weekend, not quite knowing what to expect beyond the printed workshop itinerary. The first surprise was the mid-April weather: […]
The musical genre of Rock and Roll has long been known for its elements of social protest. A lot of protest rock was triggered by the Viet Nam war and […]
Any candidate who starts attacking gets their mic turned off by the moderator. There will be a big red button on the table next to the moderator – maybe Staples will sponsor? – and when that button is pushed, the sound feed is killed to the house and the TV truck. All the attendees and viewers will see is a politician moving their lips with no intelligible sound coming out. The cynic in me wonders if anyone will notice the difference.
That was the first time our son had ever rearranged his schedule for network TV, so that was a bit odd for him. He does not understand how spoiled he is by video on demand.
No, not the Super Bowl. Although, it is big, and a game. I am referring to the 2016 Presidential contest in general, and the last Republican debate on Fox News […]
Every now and again, I will see something in my world wide web wanderings that pulls me up short. Not “Ooh, I gotta get one of those” short, but more […]
I saw a post last week which said there would be eight – yes eight – superhero movies coming out in 2016. I am old enough to remember when the […]
I saw a couple of things this past weekend that gave me cause for pause. The first was the comments section attached to a New York Times story about a […]
My father always called New Year’s Eve “amateur night” because of all the the drunk driving incidents that would appear in the newspaper the next day. (This was back in […]
My 13-yr-old daughter called herself a “Black Friday Woman” yesterday while surfing the web for makeup deals, which inspired me to write the following, sung to the tune of “Black […]