Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category

The Middlebury Fracas

It’s the best thing that ever happened to the college! This is what the mainstream media does not understand, that it’s hard to get attention, nearly impossible. We all labor in backwaters, waiting for the sun to shine upon us, while those holdovers from the old school believe they still matter and can impart truth […]

The Oscars

Who cares? How did America’s go-to awards show, the creme de la creme, lose touch with its audience? Let’s start with the movies themselves. Not only is the human touch that built Hollywood purveyed now on television, but the fantasy/superhero flicks that are made to play around the world are not honored by the Academy. […]

Milo Yiannopoulos

Don’t fly too close to the sun. Milo Yiannopoulos was playing the fame game. And in that world, what you say is unimportant as long as they spell your name right. And to the media’s credit they did. He’s now famous, and toast. This is what happens when your desire to be known exceeds the […]

The Super Bowl

You’re sitting on the couch thinking how much you hate the New England Patriots. How the whole event seems long in the tooth. The commercials are not funny and Gaga is boring and you’re just letting it play out, because with Brady and Belichick you just never know. And then they started to come back. […]