I begin this post with a confession, or maybe it’s just an admission. But it’s controversial and I’m taking the chance that some readers might be pissed off at me. But in the interests of
Last week Trump announced his promise to give another $19 billion in support to the farmers who have been economically injured by his trade war with China. That gift, of course, is likely
Or, how I (accidentally) prevented the People’s Republic of China from ripping off my “intellectual property”.
We all know that among the complaints that the US likes to lodge against
One aspect of the rationale for Donald Trump’s ramped up the trade war with the PRC is that the Chinese are deceitful thieves (see, it takes one to know one) it is time to reconsider
I watched dumbfounded as Texas Senator Ted Cruz (always dumbfounding to watch) gave a passionate defense of President Donald Trump from the Senate floor las week. I could not help reflecting back
There have been several Quasimodos, even a cute Disney animated version. The best known were played by Lon Chaney Charles Laughton, Anthony Quinn, and Anthony Hopkins. The movie lore is that
Since we are on this subject . . .
I can still hear Sal’s hoarse voice as we stood side by side at urinals at a rest stop on the Italian Autostrada: “Makeh pisshata, makeh pisshata,”
Remember that old saying about “the sun never sets on the British Empire”? It was true once. But it hasn’t been for a long time and the apt saying today is that the sun has set on the
Since I first wrote this essay it has obviously done nothing to reduce the scourge of fantasy films. They continue to pour out of Hollywood and elsewhere to thrill video gamers and anyone