Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category


The “Washington Post” says the Russians interacted with fourteen of Trump’s team and the Fox News site leads with Hillary Clinton. We live in silos, reinforced by our media consumption, but one thing’s for sure, if you’re not watching Fox, the world is in turmoil. Huawei, Brexit, the stock market and… Kevin Hart. He was […]

Capturing The Zeitgeist

You had to watch SNL, because it reflected our generation, it was the only place you could go to experience television that had the viewpoint of the boomers, where music was a staple building block and irreverence was baked-in. You felt alone until 11:30 Saturday night. And the time slot was reflective of the dividing […]

Bohemian Chanukah

Six13 – Bohemian Chanukah (a Queen adaptation) This is so last decade. But it’s got over a million streams in under a week on YouTube. Now, is Article 13 gonna prevent these parodies? Beware of what you wish for. Rappers stole samples and then when rightsholders refused to license on reasonable terms, it became all […]

Kid Rock/Joy Behar

Live by the sword, die by the sword. As for Kid Rock’s use of the b-word, isn’t there a Rolling Stones song entitled that? Oh, that’s right, that was the seventies, no wonder rock is in the dumper, you just can’t be sexist anymore. And I don’t want to get into a long discussion of […]