Archive for 2018/09


Kanye West’s pro-Trump remarks prompt boos in SNL studio What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where a black musician takes the white viewpoint and gets traction? One in which there’s no white musician of stature to stand up to him. Except, of course, maybe a country musician. Then again, Eric Church […]

Distribution Is King Redux

Last night we watched “Active Measures” on Hulu. You didn’t see it. It’s had little impact. Because Hulu has few subscribers. To tell you the truth, I wouldn’t have seen it either, except the outlet gave me a three month subscription to view another of their shows. Last weekend Michael Moore opened his new movie […]

Marty Balin

I had a taste of the real world (just a drop of it) When I went down on you girl That’s what passed for salaciousness back in ’75, when the Jefferson Airplane, reconstituted as Jefferson Starship, sans Jorma and Jack, came out of nowhere to dominate the charts once again. Actually, there was a prelude, […]

The Power Of Protest

These people feel inviolate. You cannot reach them and they don’t want to be reachable. That’s why they live behind gates, fly private and vacation in locations you’ve never heard of. There are a lot of bad actors these days, but now they’re being called out. Like Purdue Pharma. Individuals run that company, and they’ve […]