Tag Archives: Social Commentary

Sorry to Bother You

On the surface, Sorry appears to be a standard comedy about how working-class people are getting screwed out of their homes in the San Francisco/Oakland area. Instead I was pleasantly surprised to discover how Sorry is a cousin of Idiocracy. How so? It seems in … Continue reading

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Killing Them Softly

Killing was a rather mediocre Crime movie set around the final days of the 2008 election. There’s so much yapping, you’d think David Mamet wrote this but it’s loosely based upon a book I’m not going to look up. Brad Pitt … Continue reading

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“Health” took some time off on me for the Summer

As per usual, if I’m writing, I’m feeling better and pulling it together. Part of the setback is also allergies. How I love coughing every ten minutes. Good things happened as well, namely my nephews who live in Qatar are … Continue reading

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Back to Our Future by David Sirota

Book number three completed on the iPad! Liberal/Left Wing columnist David Sirota (take your pick) makes a thoughtful introspection and analysis about how the Eighties™ continue to wield its influence over America. In short, he argues that its long-lasting impact … Continue reading

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All Families are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland

When the story opens we meet Janet Drummond waiting in her hotel room near Orlando. Her daughter Sarah is the token Canadian astronaut for the latest shuttle launch. Sarah is the pride of the family: she has technical and scientific … Continue reading

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