The story behind Being There’s final scene is every bit as endearing as the movie itself (only “The Third Man” has a better denouement): The script for Being There ends as both Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine take walks in the wood. They run into each other. She says “I was looking for you, Chance.” He […]Read more "The making of a classic ending"
Musings from a real-life Doyle Harcavy (retired columnist for the Arlen Bystander): I suppose the people around your pools in Arizona have the same kind of discussions these days! The folks who go to Florida love the water. And those who choose Arizona like the dry desert air.Read more "‘They say children are a blessing but mine are holy terrors’"
Rihanna’s father, who recently told his daughter she was looking fat, gives his blessing to her doomed reunion with domestic abuser Chris Brown. He told Heat magazine: ”Chris is a nice guy and everybody’s entitled to make mistakes in their life – God knows how many I’ve made.” I’m so sick of people pardoning Brown […]Read more "Is there a man in Rihanna’s life who is not a damn fool?"
NC man drinks gasoline from jar, lights up, dies How long before a Public Service Announcement on the dangers of drinking gasoline and smoking is produced?Read more "Sucks when that happens"
Just saw Peter Orszag, Obama’s former OMB director, claim the White House abandoned the Simpson-Bowles plan because it had no chance of passing Congress. That may be, but that’s a bullshit answer. There was, believe it or not, growing bipartisan consensus about the Simpson-Bowles plan that, while imperfect, it was a sober and constructive road […]Read more "The WH’s false narrative on Simpson-Bowles"