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Re-JT at the Super Bowl

His performance has been universally panned by the press. I point you to: “The Washington Post”: “This Is How Justin Timberlake lost the Super Bowl” “The Los Angeles Times”: “Justin Timberlake had nothing to say at the Super Bowl and wouldn’t stop saying it” TMZ: “Justin Timberlake’s Halftime Show A Deaf-ing Disaster” So the question […]

Jay Z/Trump

What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where a rapper has more gravitas and self-control than the President of the United States? One in which the culture is driven by African-Americans and elder white people want to jet back to a past that never even existed in the first place. Donald Trump […]

Change Happens Slowly

That’s what Obama said on WTF, when Marc Maron asked him about health care, single-payer, Barack said it would take decades to get to the destination, just like it did with gay marriage and legal pot, and I added those last two, but I never thought they’d happen in my lifetime, but they did. One […]

The Power Of One

John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman and then Anderson Cooper confronts Roy Moore’s spokeswoman about his misdeeds. This is a sea change. The press has removed itself from the debate. Trying to be neutral. Allowing heinous behavior and incorrect views to skate. But not anymore. We’re influenced by the news. You think you’re an independent thinker […]