why is obama defending zelaya?

On principle, he asserts, but why say anything? The ousted Honduran president is allied with Chavez and Castro, and his departure should be quietly welcomed by the U.S. administration. Hell, Zelaya’s own political party wonders if he’s mentally fit to remain in office. I understand opposing military coups. I don’t understand speaking out when one […]

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memo to future superstars: don’t try to look like diana ross, and don’t share a bed with macaulay culkin

A tragic, pathetic figure? Yes. A victim? No. “He shouldn’t have died so young. It’s so sad. I’m just hysterical,” said Deborah Canton as she sobbed inconsolably near the late 50-year-old pop singer’s star. Canton, 46, grew up in Jackson’s home state of Indiana and listened to him since he was a child star in […]

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sign of the apocalypse du jour

A movie directed by Michael Bay sets a new box office record. The vision: Producer Don Murphy was planning a G.I. Joe film adaptation, but when the United States took part in the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, Hasbro suggested adapting the Transformers franchise instead. Tom DeSanto joined Murphy because he was a fan […]

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