The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a secret to me no more, having now seen the 2013 remake starring Ben Stiller. Eh. The highpoint for me was seeing Sean Penn’s character (coincidentally named Sean), the high-living, world-traveling badass photographer. … Continue reading
With last night’s victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto’s Mark Buehrle improved his record to 9-1 on the season. I started looking more closely at Buehrle’s career stats and have concluded he may indeed be the pitcher of the … Continue reading
As goes my usual custom, I’m spending this Memorial Day in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, with real Americans celebrating a real American holiday. Small towns, real people, and respect. That’s Memorial Day.
http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/22/technology/innovation/fast-food-robot/index.html?iid=HP_LN An article from CNN’s Money section today reveals plans for robots to one day replace human workers in restaurants, bars, and the service sector in general. Argh! Now they’re even stealing the bad jobs! … Continue reading
Mainstream media’s been lookin’ to write this one for years. And every so often they do, warranted or not. Gotta love how these guys suddenly become fans of establishment Republicans when it becomes convenient for them to do so. More … Continue reading
The music of Frank Sinatra finally made it to Mad Men last night. Of course true Sinatraphiles hate the song “My Way” and true Mad Men aficionados hate this season… but nobody’s perfect.
Such controversy abounds regarding the First Lady and others, of whether a Twitter hashtag “is enough” to aid in the effort of bringing home the kidnapped girls of Nigeria. Please, Seinfeld did this bit 19 years ago. Anyone remember Kramer at … Continue reading
What segment of the New York area call themselves both Mets fans and Rangers fans? Six people in Williamsburg who just like the colors. Those people are happy today.
Now there are the Washington Wizards I know! … Continue reading
Clever? Calculating? A willing pawn of the Clintons? An agent of the vast right-wing conspiracy? What do I think of Monica Lewinsky in 2014? I’m reminded of the words of my good friend, Howard Roark… I don’t think of her. Case … Continue reading