Chapter VII: It was mid-January and I had returned to familiar territory: jobless and scrambling to put together enough income to make it another month.
This week, we lost one of the greatest film critics to ever live. Roger Ebert was a legend in the world of cinephiles, and even casual movie fans know the iconic 'Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down' review that he and the late Gene Siskel made famous on their seminal review show, "At The Movies." The man who … Continue reading Roger Ebert and the Beauty of Art Criticism
In walks this girl and she sits next to me. For whatever reason, I decided to chat her up. I blame the whiskey.
False Equivalents There has been an interesting (albeit, predictable) reaction to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's recent rally: A lot of people accusing the Rally of creating a 'false equivalency' between the two opposing sides of the political spectrum. Never mind that the Rally's point was to shed light on the frequent false equivalencies spouted … Continue reading Neutrality (or, You’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you)