Category Archives: Mitt Romney

When It’s Over

Southern California is where you go when it’s over – the place is full of those midlife crises guys, who after the divorce and all the rationalizations about what went wrong – finally deciding it really couldn’t have been anything … Continue reading

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Transitions

It’s that time of year when America doesn’t know what to do with itself – Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is yet to come. It’s a cultural pause. Stores are beginning to fill with Christmas stuff, but no one wants … Continue reading

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Something in the Air

Here’s something you can look back on with a bemused smile – what was being said the day before the presidential election, when there was no more to say. In a long item at the solidly conservative National Review Online, … Continue reading

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The Oddest Week

Strike the Halloween set! Here in Hollywood, and everywhere else, that’s over, and it’s a quiet Friday night one block up from the Sunset Strip. All the wild stuff happened Wednesday night – Halloween – with tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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Product Endorsements

Endorsements don’t mean much. Highly-talented overpaid mutant basketball players endorse extraordinarily expensive shoes, or have their own new model each year, and only foolish teenagers buy those, or whine until their parents do. Charles Barkley was once one of those … Continue reading

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Mind Tricks

The last day in October, capped off by Halloween night and the massive surreal parade just down the street in West Hollywood, the largest gay community south of San Francisco. That’s always a hoot, but not the only news. The … Continue reading

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The Limits of Crass and Unthinking Exploitation

Out here in Hollywood, the seventies were the golden age of the schlock disaster movies. There were movies where a giant rogue wave barrels in out of nowhere and capsizes the big fancy cruise ship, turning it upside down so … Continue reading

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