Category Archives: Hollywood

Real Monsters

Wednesday, October 1, in Hollywood – hot and smoggy – yeah, it was near one hundred by noon, getting hotter by the minute, and the air quality was what out here they call chunky, like the peanut butter – merciless … Continue reading

Posted in Bush - Lame Duck, Couric-Palin Interview, Credit Freeze, Economic Meltdown, Financial Meltdown, Hollywood, Life in Hollywood, Mark-to-Market, McCain, McCain's Palin Gamble, Obama, Obama as the Grown-Up, Palin Speaks Nonsense, Palin Under Wraps, Palin Unqualified, Palin: Couric Interview, Regulation of the Markets, Sarah Palin, Senate Passes Bailout Bill, The 700 Billion Bailout | Leave a comment

All Campaigns Are Movies Now

Every four years it’s the same thing – a presidential election where Americans are told they have a real choice. Of course they do, even if on many matters both candidate agree – the United States is wonderful, motherhood sacred, … Continue reading

Posted in American Empire, Anti-Intellectualism, Attacks on Obama, Cartoon Politics, Celebrity, Elitism, Exploiting Resentment, Hollywood, McCain and the Press, McCain versus the Facts, McCain's Service, Obama, Obama's Celebrity Problem, Personality-Driven Politics, Political Posturing, Project for the New American Century (PNAC), Qualifications to be President, Style versus Substance, The Power of Narrative | Leave a comment