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.

You Can’t Bea Serious

So last week was chock full of goodness … but alas, life isn’t conducive to blogging right now. Didn’t get a chance to blog a recap of the week but you can’t spell blog without the letter b and that letter is a halfway-homonym to Bea … Bea Arthur. Long story short, I had to…

Daily News in the Digital Domain

Welcome to the corner-wide web If your local newspaper shuts down, what will take the place of its coverage? Perhaps a package of information about your neighborhood, or even your block, assembled by a computer. A number of Web start-up companies are creating so-called hyperlocal news sites that let people zoom in on what is…

America: Now, slightly Socialist-leaning

According to a new Rasmussen Reports survey, only 53% of American adults believe capitalism is better than socialism In related news: 44% of American adults actually know what socialism is, and 3% would like you to use it in a sentence please Watch this space: and “Right America, Feeling Wronged” on HBO