The Re-Branding of America: Real World Cancun

MTV is at it again like Timbaland & Magoo with “The Real World: Cancun” To me, this is the perfect locale for The Real World right now. Cancun brings the fun, sun, drama, flash, pizzaz, fantasy island-esque feel that “The MTV Generation” is notorious for gobbling up with an insatiable greed. I still remember being…

The Re-Branding of America: Boys will be Border Patrol …

America: we are paranoid, underfunded, overpopulated, our southern border states tend to be a bit xenophobic, and we are xenophobically paranoid about overpopulation. What to do … what to do? Turn boy scouts into border patrol. How did we get so paranoid, to the point where we breed children for battle, you ask.

Kesey, get on the bus: Oh yeah!

Get on the bus kids, and don’t forget the orange juice This pop-politics cultural pendulum was getting a bit predictable — and socialist: Obama/JFK, Woodstock/Woodstock, Rasmussen stats, etc. Drug culture though — it’s hard to see that pendulum going back to a peaceful place — think less Merry more Barry, less Pranksters more gangsters, less…