Posts tagged "pop culture"

A Joan Rivers Week Celebration! (#1) - Steven's Book Reviews: Last Girl Before Freeway by Leslie Bennetts (Little Brown, November 2016)

A Joan Rivers Week Celebration! (#1) - Steven's Book Reviews: Last Girl Before Freeway by Leslie Bennetts (Little Brown, November 2016)
Since my week-long sojourn into the life of character actress Mary Wickes was such an overwhelming success, I’ve decided to make famed comedienne Joan Rivers my next subject! Since Joan absolutely adored Thanksgiving, I decided to christen this week JOAN RIVERS WEEK on my blog! November 21st through 25th we’ll be exploring five surprise facets... Read more »

Law & Order Syndrome: When too much of a good thing becomes "fatal"

Law & Order Syndrome: When too much of a good thing becomes "fatal"
Law and Order: 457 episodes Law and Order Special Victim’s Unit: 411 episodes (and counting) Law and Order Criminal Intent: 195 episodes Law and Order Trial by Jury: 13 episodes Law and Order Los Angeles: 22 episodes Law and Order UK: 53 episodes (and counting) (Source: IMDB) The above are just the raw facts of... Read more »

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"
This week from the files of I Forgot This Person Existed: everybody’s least-favorite redhead Lindsay Lohan returns for a new entry into the sideshow! The 30-year-old (can I say former?) actress was boating on Sunday morning and, according to People Magazine, lost half of her finger. Lohan posted a picture of her bandaged finger to Snapchat,... Read more »
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The Façade Over The Substance: An Educated Rant

The Façade Over The Substance: An Educated Rant
An issue has been gestating in my mind for quite some time: When did we become a culture where the facade mattered more than the substance? Now, I almost hear you shout in protest, “That statement is too vague!” To that I urge patience, my dear readers. An example: Have you ever been to a... Read more »