Bill Maher’s blind spot is white people’s blind spot: When – haha – white people operate out of the place he did tonight on his long-running Real Time show on HBO, they do so out of a privilege that is misunderstood. Maher could not fathom, let alone concede that there are concessions that we – […]
No one knows you better than a stranger.
Truth time: We are gonna wanna hurry back to the multiplex for this one. What can I tell ya, they made a fan outta me, so I look forward to see the long-running Fast Saga roar back into movie theaters this summer, with its ninth blockbuster entry, F9. Reason enough to get win the program […]
Call me a fool, but I know I’m not: That felt like a proper heat wave the last couple o’ days.
A year and 11 days after we hunkered down for a quick two-week quarantine to ride out the global COVID-19 pandemic, I received the first of my two doses of the Pfizer vaccine. And then, I had pizza and apple pie. I could not be more grateful, a la vida que me ha dado tanto. […]
Why is common decency always missing from the conversation around every other crisis at hand or controversy du jour? For serious, why? Everybody now: Because there is more money in crisis. Most of our issues worldwide nowadays would be solved, if only we simply could apply a little compassion to any of our pressing matters […]
Everything is relative to when and where you are…. And methinks that if, a whole looong year of global COVID-19 pandemic later (which our myriad privileges may have allowed us to feel…or not), if after all o’ that, and then some, more of us aren’t more “we” people than before, then we have not been […]
A year-ish, give or take…depending on where you are, since the global COVID-19 pandemic thrust humanity into a long season of self-isolation and systems-shocking quarantine, America has lost more than 500,000 people to the novel coronavirus. More than half a million humans gone, only in the United States of America. The global death toll is […]
Rosamund Pike – with whom, I admit, I haven’t revisited since she oh-so-memorably Gone Girld her way to her first Academy Award nomination (I ought to check out A Private War and Radioactive, in which she portrays Marie Curie) – well, she’s back, playing hell-on-heels power caretaker/swindler or the elderly, Marla Grayson, in writer-director J […]
We have considered the 13TH; now, today, let’s learn about the Fourteenth Amendment of 1868. Hosted by One Strange Rock host with the most (and executive producer) Will Smith, Amend: The Fight for America is a new Netflix docu-series that zeroes in on the long slog, ever evolving…often lethal…, toward equal rights in the United […]