Tag Archives: Republican Convention

Another Opening, Another Show

It’s a quiet evening here in Hollywood – no police helicopters overhead at the moment – and in the other room, on the television, the opening night of the Republican National Convention is unspooling – in silence. Some things are … Continue reading

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Party Planning

The Republicans are about to hold their Republican National Convention in Cleveland, but it won’t be a nominating convention. The primaries settled things long ago, no matter how unhappy the party establishment is. They wouldn’t dare tell the party base … Continue reading

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No Luck at All

The culture wars are nothing new. From 1969 to 1971 CBS had a big hit with Hee-Haw – which was a riposte Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In – the irreverent hit show for the hip antiestablishment counterculture. Not that Laugh-In spoke … Continue reading

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Early Weirdness

It wasn’t supposed to get this weird this soon – it’s only the middle of August and neither party has had its convention. After each convention, where what everyone knows what will happen does happen – this year the Republicans … Continue reading

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