You Have the Right to Remain Silent

One of my favourite journalists Matt Taibbi finally articulated a core concept I’ve been circling but haven’t fully been able to express. He’s writing about journalism…in newspapers and on tv and he says in his book Hate Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another (on page 137):

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#SetTheVCR: December 29, 2019-January 4, 2020

A New Year; Some Old TV. What are your TV resolutions for 2020?

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#SetTheVCR: Crave in January

Yo…#SetTheVCR with Crave this January!

Canada’s Crave is like the PC brand Netflix…heh but it’s got some decent stuff! (No Frills for real…)

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The End of The Clash

Searching my email for something else and this raw email from 2002 was included in the search results. On Monday December 23, 2002 I learned about Joe Strummer’s so I reached out to a fellow Clash fan.

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New Book Alert: December 2-6, 2019

My weekly collection of new and notable books for your pop culture pleasure and edification: #ReadMoreTweetLess.

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Trial By Trailer: Including…Mel Brooks: Unwrapped

Is this good?
Will this be good?
Every movie trailer answers or challenges those 2 questions. The ham-fisted rebuttal comes swiftly, however: no you don’t need to always see a movie to know it’s tank.

Do you really need to sit through a Michael Bay Transformers movie to know for sure? Tank is Tank. And Fresh…well Fresh is always Fresh. I’m down like I’m Brown for that.

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