I have a complicated relationship with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (As complicated as something as ultimately frivolous as a movie franchise can be). I have more often than not critiqued them rather than praised them. I thought Infinity War was, to put it elegantly, a piece of shit. Yet, I have seen almost every Marvel […]Read more "What Avengers: Endgame Taught Me About Movie Theatres"
“The Special Counsel states that ‘while the report does not conclude that the President has committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.’” ~ Attorney General William Barr’s letter summarizing the Mueller Report’s findings to congress. If we can draw no conclusions on Trump’s “alleged” crimes of obstruction of justice, then what was the fucking […]Read more "The Mueller Report – Don’t Trust the System"
New evidence has come out strongly suggesting that Johnny Depp is not the domestic abuser society had labeled him as just a few years prior. Further, this evidence – which allegedly includes 87 surveillance camera videos, 17 depositions of witnesses, and photos of significant injuries inflicted by Amber Heard on Johnny Depp – strongly suggest […]Read more "Johnny Depp Tells Us #MeToo Needs a Course Correction"
Reality Bites is a 1994 film where Winona Ryder plays an aspiring documentary film maker caught in a love triangle between Ethan Hawke and Ben Stiller, but really, it’s about the assumed binary of picking between maximizing one’s earning potential in a capitalist society or maintaining one’s moral and artistic integrity at great financial cost. […]Read more "How Zion Williamson Defines a Generation"
Remember when Oprah was running for president? This guy, who famously called him a billionare asshole a few weeks ago while he was doing an event, apparently does not remember. (Although I’m all for calling billionares assholes and it was impressive how well you can hear him, so props to my guy anyway!) The media […]Read more "Liberals Need To Calm the Heck Down About Howard Schultz"
“Money can’t buy happiness,” is a common lesson to many American morality tales, whether it’s Charles Dickens’s classic “A Christmas Carole,” a fall from criminal grace story like “The Godfather,” or the modern reincarnation – the stock broker gets what’s coming to him story like “The Wolf of Wallstreet” or the TV show “Secession.” This […]Read more "What We Can Learn from Millionare Athletes"
“Welcome to Whose Line is it Anyway where everything is made up and the points don’t matter.” Drew Carry was talking about the famous improv show that he hosted, but he might as well have been talking about the U.S macro-economy. It is, to put it eloquently, imaginary bullshit. Every country on Earth is somehow […]Read more "The Federal Shutdown Belongs to Mitch McConnell – Trump’s Just a Symptom"