Category Entertainment

Violence Is the American Way

A few quick knife thrusts to the chest and lungs to elicit information. Being pummeled to an inch of death. Glorified one-liners and catchphrases meant to intimidate one’s foe. Threats of punishment, prison or, day I say it, Guantanamo to strike fear into the hearts of anyone that defies American exceptionalism and military might. What […]

Instead of $53 million to Kanye how about $56 million to WHO to combat the Zika Virus

Mind the rant people but it had to be said. Kanye’s “woe is me tale” is shameless pandering for a public bailout and increased album sales. $53 million dollars. That’s the number that has sent the internet into a feeding frenzy this past week. In typical fashion, Kanye West dropped his new album while simultaneously […]

Why do we laugh, even when it’s not funny?

Last night I went to the opening of the The Metromaniacs at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. It was amazing. A perfect combination of mischief, mistaken identities, misplaced infatuation, and true love triumphs in early Enlightenment Paris; The Metromaniacs is a non-stop verbal rhyming treat for the ears. Set against the backdrop of […]

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