Tag: news

August 16, 2014 /

You all know about the young Russians who snagged 1.2 billion usernames and passwords… I say: Privet dorogaya (hello darling!) if you want to curate and write my blog—have at it. I will supply a list of Hollywood luminaries from several generations before you were born, and caution you to…

July 28, 2014 /
January 18, 2014 /

Paramount just announced they are going to stop distributing film as film, they are going all digital, as of… NOW. The first studio to jettison an art form of a hundred years standing. I weep. And not because I have hideous allergies that require two forms of eye drops and…

November 27, 2013 /
October 3, 2013 /

Sorry, things don’t seem very “beguiling” right now, courtesy of the lunatic fringe and the government shutdown: Headlines around the world reflect bafflement and ridicule. Countries we have sanctions against can tank up on American dollars and expand their nuclear programs… Because that office is closed. There’s a hurricane bearing…

October 2, 2013 /

Today, two hundred patients were turned away from the NIH, thirty of them children. Most of whom, because of the severity and difficulty of the disease they faced, had been sent to this research facility as a last resort. Veterans applying for disability benefits could not be helped today. In…

October 1, 2013 /

If you’re expecting a refund from the I.R.S. you’ll have to wait until Congress decides to uphold the good faith and credit of the American People. “I enjoy this country. I like the parks and the highways and the good schools and everything that this government does. After all, every…

October 1, 2013 /