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Dispossessed Again

This is what happened. Donald Trump had a simple message. He’d be an apocalyptic president – he’d upend everything, or he’d burn it all down. That was the promise, and just enough voters in just the right places longed for … Continue reading

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Trying to Settle Things

Some things were settled on the third Sunday in January. Tom Brady did it again. The New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl, again. Jacksonville was always unlikely – the Jacksonville Jaguars are a team from the land … Continue reading

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Pervasive Unease

There’s something odd about living in Hollywood. It’s like being at the center of something, but what that thing is can be elusive. This is the place where studio heads place big bets on the culture, trying to guess what … Continue reading

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Ketchup-Doused Steak and Cheeseburgers Forever

President Trump made it to Paris. Emmanuel Macron invited him for the Bastille Day celebrations – the big military parade down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées – but there would be a lot of pomp and circumstance before that – formal ceremonies … Continue reading

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When Everything Falls Apart

The New York Times dropped their four successive bombshells and things changed in Washington. The talk of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians wasn’t fake news. It wasn’t a hoax invented by the Democrats to shift the blame … Continue reading

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The Damage Done

Old movies are a comfort. In 1954 there was Billy Wilder’s Sabrina – with Audrey Hepburn as the original manic-pixie-dream-girl. She’s the honest and authentic wide-eyed waif that blows away the cobwebs. Late in the film she tells Humphrey Bogart – as … Continue reading

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That Big Beautiful Wall

There ought to be a law! That’s what some people say when they see another young urban dude with those baggy jeans falling down and his butt hanging out – or two gay men kissing in public – or when … Continue reading

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