Category Archives: culture

both high brow and crap

miscasting in the dark tower

One of the latest casting controversies is the new Stephen King book adaptation, The Dark Tower.  This is because Idris Elba was cast as The Gunslinger.  Why does that matter?  Well he’s black but the The Gunslinger looks like this and … Continue reading

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reactions from the comment section on the london attacks (language warning)

Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Ends in Explosion, Panic and Death Another tragedy in Europe perpetrated by a Muslim.  We don’t actually know at this time for certain if it was a Muslim, but let me put it this way: I … Continue reading

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breakthrough: trying to find love while also being obsessed with physical looks will always be a disaster

According to this rather insightful article, LDS singles  (and I’ll extend it to non-Mormons, too) are too caught up into whether or not their partners are physically attractive. They think that they won’t have as enjoyable of sex or that … Continue reading

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CNN fight: toby keith v. beyonce

CNN is so on-point these days.  Does defending Toby Keith count as “fake news?”  You decide! I am HOLLERING at the faces everyone pulls when she says Toby Keith is way better than Beyonce pic.twitter.com/NeZd1yoUbS — Julian (@jululps) January 17, … Continue reading

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googling my opinions in quotes, raymond carver edition

Sometimes to see how many people agree with me, I Google my opinions in quotes and see what shows up.  Today, it was “Raymond Carver sucks.”  This search yielded a wonderful exchange on some website. dueserpenti: “Someday I will convince … Continue reading

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