Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Micky D and the dying gasps of decadence and materialism

They teamed up, you see.. McDonalds and Disney and other lesser demigods of Pop Culture. Mattel. Coca Cola… Teach the kids to embrace buying more than they can afford, destroy economies and ecology alike, celebrate greed, waste, … and the … Continue reading

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“Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Old Oak Tree” is welcome home for felons

There’s a new yellow ribbon on our block. Anymore, yellow ribbon stickers on cars designate wives of servicemen, or realtors sucking up to the military because the only real estate sales here come from Fort Carson’s ever expanding war training. … Continue reading

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Owl City writes lyrics most foul, shitty

That’s it, I’ve hit my generation gap with new music. Jonas Brothers I could abide, and Hannah, Britney, Hanson and the boy bands, because pop is fun. But holy mother of god Owl City’s lyrics are AWFUL. Generations older than … Continue reading

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Augusten Burroughs is so self-amused

I was recently subjected to a road trip audio book disgorged from an auteur who shares the eminent surname of Burroughs. But unlike Wyeth the younger who had the advantage of genes, this literal-bastard is of no relations and has … Continue reading

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