commercialism

$ign of the times

January 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

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Texas Stadium will come down this spring in a “Cheddar Explosion.” That’s the name that Kraft Foods has given to its promotional campaign for the implosion of the iconic structure. In its last act of 2009, the Irving City Council [...]

you can’t spell obsequious without IOU

June 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Deep in the bowels of the Reagan White House, the future chief justice of the Supreme Court argued against co-opting the dignity of the office. It’s refreshing to see a public official stand up against corporate interests — seriously. [...]

a new low for king kin

April 17, 2009 // 1 Comment

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A few years back they sold their father’s words and image to a communications company — “I have a dream … that everyone will use Cingular wirless service.” This is worse: The family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. [...]

mtv is evil, cont’d

November 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Sullen emo (goth with less mascara and more fluid sexuality) girl and her Barbie doll mother don’t get along. Fake-tittied mom can’t understand; she’s just trying to look young so she can hang with her daughter. Besides, [...]

they say this cat shaft is a bad mutha …

May 19, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Not long ago Pete Wentz told me one’s ringtone says a lot about who they are. He even wrote a song about it. I was inspired. Finally, last week, I found my identity. “Who’s the black private dick that’s a sex machine to all [...]

pete wentz must die!

May 19, 2008 // 5 Comments

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Radar Online’s Robert Lanham makes a strong case against millennials, who apparently think they’re as special as everyone tells them they are. Though the writer indulges in too many lame generalizations, I share his frustration with [...]
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