Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category

The Warren Miller Documentary

“Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story”: There may not be any skiing this year, they’ve already closed down the ski areas in Austria, France and Italy, as for social distancing, I link you to these pics: Sure, you can stay apart on the slopes, but in line…never mind the village, restaurants, hotels and..? […]

The Trial Of The Chicago 7

It’s not exactly how I remember it. Then again, I lived through it, and most of America did not. So they’ve got no idea what the sixties were really like, everything was up for grabs, even the country itself. And the funny thing is just like fifty years ago, the oldsters are completely out of […]

Ignorance Is Bliss

You don’t analyze the past to see how the future will be disrupted. The music business was the canary in the coal mine for digital disruption. First the industry didn’t believe it, then it said it didn’t make sense, then it tried to stop it and finally, after nearly a decade, it accepted it. And […]

We’re The Stars Now

That’s right, the hoi polloi, the supposed flyover people, the peanut gallery…WE RULE! And we have contempt for you if you step out of your lane. We may even have contempt for you if you stay in your lane! That’s what the billionaire backlash is all about. Stoking the starmaker machinery Behind the popular song […]