Category Archives: Republicans Regroup

That Curious Existential Despair and Dread

One of the most depressing scenes in Groundhog Day – the best comedy exploring existential despair and dread that Hollywood ever produced, or maybe the only comedy exploring existential despair and dread Hollywood ever produced – is the Jeopardy game. … Continue reading

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Growing Into the Inevitable

The folks at Facebook are worried. The key demographic that drives all American commerce – teenagers, and those who wish they were still teenagers, and those who think they somehow still are teenagers – has decided Facebook is for old … Continue reading

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Regarding That Impossible Dream

France has given us centuries of brilliant thinkers, and Italy gave us all those wonderful operas, and Germany gave us Nazis and Wagner, but Spain never did toss in all that much. Picasso moved to Paris as fast as he … Continue reading

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Where the Future Happens First

Back in the seventies you used to get points for saying what a few big thinkers were saying about how things were going in the world – social and political and economic trends showed that the whole world was going … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Get Better

It gets better – you’ve seen those public service spots from the organization formed in response to the bullying that led to the suicide of one gay school kid after another. The message is simple. Hang in there. You can … Continue reading

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The Never-Ending Train Wreck

Out here in Hollywood we do disaster – because it sells. Things should blow up or burn up or collapse or run into each other. Here’s a quick snapshot of Hollywood Boulevard just down the street here on a weekday … Continue reading

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Being Exceedingly Clever

Inauguration Day is over and yes, Beyoncé lip-synched the Star Spangled Banner – or she didn’t – because the Marine Band said Beyoncé did not actually sing during the inaugural and then backpedaled – so there’s some dispute, as if … Continue reading

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