Monthly Archives: August 2011

Gay Star Trek

There are plans for a new Star Trek TV series. Among the tidbits, two gay leads. Is there a problem with this plan? Sure. As William Goldman noted, in Hollywood “nobody knows anything.” But … in Bar Rescue, a reality … Continue reading

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What the Help Says About America and Obama

The movie “the Help” has of this writing (Friday, Aug 26, 2011) made approximately $82 million at the box office, against a production budget of only $25 million and a publicity budget quite likely of $30 million. The movie is … Continue reading

Posted in culture, men, more, movies, politics, women | 18 Comments

Steve Jobs And The End of Apple

Steve Jobs announced his resignation from Apple Computer. Is this the beginning of the end for Apple? Previously , I wrote that Apple is “trapped” in China. Without Jobs, that trap is likely to be sprung, making Apple just another … Continue reading

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Can We Have a Law … to Ban Rap Videos?

Recently, University of Alabama Sorority Girls posted a recruitment video on Youtube, singing a Chris Brown rap song (with different lyrics) and Rebecca Black’s “Friday.” Give boys a video camera and they’re re-enact Jackass endlessly. Give girls a video camera, … Continue reading

Posted in alabama, more, music, rap, segregation | 21 Comments

Business Gives Up on Obama

The Orange County Register has an interesting piece about business leaders blasting Obama. Of course. Most Business leaders have given up on Obama. They are poised to discreetly fund a Republican challenger. Oh, not all business people have given up … Continue reading

Posted in business, incentives, more, obama | 28 Comments

England Falls

England has fallen. Quicker than I would have thought. Home Secretary Theresa May rules out use of the Army, Water Cannons. The situation is spiraling out of control. High Street areas, the ritzy places of Kensington, Notting Hill, and other … Continue reading

Posted in diversity, england, fall, more, multiculturalism, pc | 54 Comments

It Won’t Be a Taxi Driver Summer

One of the seminal films of the 20th Century was Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver.” A story of a troubled man (a Vietnam Vet) quite literally driven insane by the insane city around him. The current unrest of a “Long Hot … Continue reading

Posted in culture, economics, more, movies, politics, taxi driver | 16 Comments