Tag Archives: FEMA

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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Storm Warnings

The last Monday in October and there’s no massive hurricane that morphed into a nine-hundred-mile-wide winter cyclone here in Southern California – just another day of full sunshine, in the mid-eighties with palm trees and all that. We’re the ones … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Awful Monday

Everybody hates Mondays, but now and then one of them turns out to be not that bad. Monday, September 26 – after one of the most dismal weeks in the history of the stock market, the Dow rises slowly during … Continue reading

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