Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category


The Kissing Booth

Used to be it was records that percolated in the marketplace and steadily grew off the radar, now it’s television shows, specifically “The Kissing Booth” on Netflix. Heard of it? I HADN’T!! I get this e-mail from this Wall Street analyst Rich Greenfield, he’s younger than his picture depicts, and today he’s going on about […]

Kanye

He’s playing by the Trump rulebook, in an attention economy, he who says the most outrageous things wins. That’s right, the media covers your every move and everybody knows what you do and despite so many despising you, others are drawn to you, and you don’t need many acolytes to win in this country of […]

Hogg/Ingraham

“Facing boycott, Laura Ingraham apologizes for taunting Parkland teen over college rejections” The corporation is not your friend. It’s an inanimate entity that depends upon you for survival. You tell it what to do, not vice versa. The veneration of companies, especially those in tech, came in the wake of the capitulation to corporations by […]

More Facebook

It’s the business model, STUPID! It’s not about third parties utilizing your data to surreptitiously influence your beliefs, it’s about you coughing up your life story so Facebook itself can slice and dice this data and sell it to advertisers so you can be equally influenced. Sure, we need to question Cambridge Analytica, but even […]