Kanye West is not very smart

I’ve never understood the media’s default acceptance off Kanye West: genius. The evidence says otherwise. 1.) He married a Kardashian. 2.) He says things like this (while defending his 45-minute toast to himself): And what I talked about in it was the idea of celebrity, and celebrities being treated like blacks were in the ’60s, … Continue reading Kanye West is not very smart

Christian hypocrites

Hobby Lobby is taking a stand on Obamacare for its contraception mandate because, according to its president, “We’re Christians, and we run our business on Christian principles.” S0 how does he rationalize carrying products from China, where forced abortions are just part of that country’s horrendous human rights record?  

Self-loathing much?

Allegedly gay Texas Gov. Rick Perry went to San Francisco today to argue that homosexuality, like alcoholism, is just another lifestyle choice. “Whether or not you feel compelled to follow a particular lifestyle or not, you have the ability to decide not to do that,” Perry said during an appearance at the Commonwealth Club of … Continue reading Self-loathing much?

It begins

Oh, how I’ve dreaded this day, among the most holy on the hipster calendar.  It’s Christmas morning for Europhiles, who, as I write this, are summoning every ounce of faux passion within their eager-to-please-the-right-people beings in preparation for Day 1 of the World Cup. They’ll act like they’ve been waiting their whole lives for this … Continue reading It begins

Starfucking du jour

From Grantland’s conversation about “Edge of Tomorrow”: We needed this movie from Tom Cruise. And Tom Cruise desperately needed to give it to us. … Not like it’s a new feeling, but there’s always something a little disorienting about Cruise box-office disappointment. Other actors haveinfluence in American culture. Tom Cruise essentially is his influence in American culture. He’s … Continue reading Starfucking du jour

The GOP war on science, Exodus edition

Via Politico: Under the new plank, the Texas GOP recognizes “the legitimacy and efficacy of counseling, which offers reparative therapy and treatment for those patients seeking healing and wholeness from their homosexual lifestyle.” The American Psychological Association and other major health organizations have condemned such counseling, which generally try to change a person’s sexual orientation … Continue reading The GOP war on science, Exodus edition

H20 has feelings, too

Just got my Goop newsletter, featuring more fascinating musings by Gwyneth “War is Hell” Paltrow: I am fascinated by the growing science behind the energy of consciousness and its effects on matter. I have long had Dr. Emoto’s coffee table book on how negativity changes the structure of water, how the molecules behave differently depending … Continue reading H20 has feelings, too