Tag Archives: Romance

In God We Trust by Eduardo Galeano

Presidents of the United States tend to speak in God’s name, although none of them has let on if He communicates by letter, fax, telephone or telepathy. With or without His approval, in 2006 God was proclaimed chairman of the … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of bad romance gone over to soft core BDSM porn? Just what is the pheromone being sniffed here?

With 20,000,000 copies sold, with almost every single buyer being a woman, what is the secret pheromone behind the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy? And just what is the message to women that makes these newest examples of bad current … Continue reading

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Yer in the Army Now….

So much has been happening lately I’m afraid this will be a big confused mess, but what th’ hey, right?   The world is in a Meltdown. Hell that’s the reason I have time for this crap, ya know? This … Continue reading

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Jeanne Assam, rogue private security shooter, friend of George W Bush, to be honored in Colo. Springs for being gay

That’s it, my romance with the local GLBT community is over. Yes I had some qualms when my fey friends leaned hard on Gay Marriage when it was made a wedge issue in the election of 2004. Yes I rebuffed … Continue reading

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Photos from DC antiwar actions

WASHINGTON DC- First citation issued to Camp Out Now, unloading Funk The War sound gear on northwest quadrangle of National Mall. My PEACE NOW design for the SDS Funk The War BAD ROMANCE march on Friday. Conclusion of Saturday A.N.S.W.E.R. … Continue reading

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Artist Stephen Morath eyes Second Base

The painting drew our eyes as we ate in the Eastside Del Taco. Among many gaily colored prints by the same artist was this pop-ish depiction of what could only be the Spanish Peaks. Southwest-scapes are ubiquitous enough to seem … Continue reading

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Twilight- Go see the movie!

As a reward this week for having to put up with the disgusting job CS School District 11 is doing in supposedly teaching her, I took my daughter out to see the movie she wanted to see, which was Twilight. … Continue reading

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TWILIGHT vampires resemble predators of the less mystical sexual variety

TWILIGHT- For those parents who have unwittingly encouraged their daughters to delve into Twilight, where our episodic fascination with Dracula lore is adapted for the young adult romance genre, be forewarned that author Stephenie Meyer may have fogged her rose-colored … Continue reading

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Military fiction, publishing as product takes us further downhill to total cultural illiteracy

When Americans step inside the big chain publishers’ bookstores, Barnes and Noble and Borders, they are almost always under the delusion that they are inside real bookstores containing real books. Nothing could be farther from the truth though. We instead … Continue reading

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Tim Robbins is an activist god

Maybe it’s the start of baseball season — I’m watching the 22nd inning of the Rockies-Padres game! — that has me remembering the first time I saw the movie Bull Durham. It was a movie that had everything I love … Continue reading

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She’s a real doll

  Over the weekend I saw Lars and the Real Girl, a strange but funny movie about a mentally-ill introvert who, much to his concerned family’s delight, finds a “girlfriend” on the internet. The girlfriend, Bianca, it turns out, is … Continue reading

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Borders & Ignoble

I found myself inside one of these boxes again, waiting for my wife to finish up some mall shopping I had tried to talk her out of. These 2 chains of supposed bookstores are like the Democrats and Republicans almost. … Continue reading

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America’s Pirates

No, this is not about ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, but about Microsoft and WalMart instead. Every year Forbes Magazine does its glowing presentation about the super-rich who rule us that really should be better called ‘Pirates of The United States … Continue reading

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