Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s worst use of social media

originally published 1/31/2010 Cancel CNN’s Twitter account — that’s 140 characters or less. They just don’t know when to stop. The network’s SOTU coverage included John King reading such insightful Tweets as “Go Obama, let’s do it!” and “This is painful to watch.” Indeed, CNN’s incessant pandering to technology is painful to endure. No one […]

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Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s most unwelcome political comeback

I’d like to think the majority of white Southerners are embarrassed by the Confederacy, but 2010 made me wonder. Shame on those conservatives who’ve chosen to identify with/exploit the most lamentable period in U.S. history. (And yes, I’m aware Democrat Robert Byrd was in the Klan. But he’s dead.) “It helps him with his base,” said Mark […]

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Life as a synergized commodity

This post is brought to you by Tab Clear. LeBron James turns 26 next week, but the most marketable superstar in the NBA can’t throw himself just any old birthday party.That’s why a marketing firm has put together this presentation designed to lure sponsors for this “exclusive” VIP event. The party to be held at […]

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What the fock?

I rarely overestimate the intelligence of the American people yet I’m still broke. At least I didn’t waste my spare dimes on this pig excrement: ‘Little Fockers’ tops holiday weekend box office

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Shut up already

Think twice before hanging any hopes on drama queen Julian Assange. He also said that if was extradited to the US, there was a “high chance” of him being killed “Jack Ruby-style” – a reference to the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald before he could stand trial for the murder of President John F […]

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Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s worst (best?) example of hyperbole

Perhaps Russell Simmons should have consulted one of his “fierce gatekeepers” before writing this: Keith Olbermann has given voice to the voiceless, sanity to the madness, truth where lies are now a daily part of our political discourse. He felt passionate enough to contribute innocently as an private individual to three campaigns that he cared […]

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