The name Elle Furlong probably does not mean much to you. She is a resident of Florida (that alone speaks volumes) and recently gained my ire when she linked to a headline stating that courts “quietly” ruled that vaccines or a vaccine preservative called MMR is the cause of autism. Yes, this is going to get very ugly. Continue Reading
I have seen pictures of… what is it called? The VMA performance? Or something. Truly, I do not care what eMpTyV thinks award-worthy, and I will demonstrate why in good time. No, what I want to talk about is the performer known as Miley Cyrus, and some far more disturbing things that her recent antics tap into. Continue Reading
Even though I was “encouraged” to read in ways that made reading seem more like a laborious chore than something one does for pleasure (a common failing of modern education systems, sadly), sometimes I do enjoy a good read. And Vincent Bugliosi, if nothing else, makes a good author for the most part. He occasionally gets carried away and repeats himself a few too many times for his own good, but that is not exactly a failing in the subject he is writing about. Continue Reading
Very recently, it came to my attention that some very big, brave person delivered an anonymous letter to the mother of an autistic child. This letter spared no effort in stating to said mother that the author wanted her to either move or euthanise her child. Continue Reading
Recently, I saw a news article on Fudgebook stating that a judge had ordered a mother to think of a different name for her son than “Messiah”. I say that it is about time. Did I mention that this judge and mother were Americans? Continue Reading
I am angry. No, let me start over with the right wording to express what I feel at this very moment. I am absolutely livid to the point of being genocidal. You might think of this as nothing new. In a way, you are probably right. I get angry easily. The extent to which some people anger me merely by existing is enormous. But people are never born this way. Continue Reading
I still mourn the loss of Roger Ebert from our world. Oh sure, it had to happen sooner or later, and the last invasion of cancer in his body likely had him believing it would be rather soon. But there are deaths in the world where even people who only know the deceased through their work feel it for years after the fact. Roger Ebert‘s ability to impart facts about the workings of the film industry and inform the audience in poetic terms about what they can expect from a film were second to none.