Posts in category "Pop Culture"

Does Steve Mnuchin remind you of this lawman?

  At Mnuchin the Dems took potshots With  Republicans friendly  robots. Does  his jittery  face Have much more than a trace Of the deputy played by Don Knotts?

A King's reach into Trumpworld

  “Boxing legend Don King stood beside President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to discuss the relationship between Israel and the United States. ‘You all know Don King? Who doesn’t know Don King,’ the President-elect asked reporters at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.”  [cnn.com]   President Trump will meet leaders of state Some of them... Read more »

Trump: the triumph of fake news

  There are Rush, Alex Jones, Breitbart, Fox Who have fed pseudo-news to their flocks. And these misguided sheep In the dark took a leap And elected a head full of rocks.
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Thoughts on the popularity of the Living Dead

  The zombies are spreading  from LA to Boston They even are haunting the world of Jane Austen. Despite so unpleasant They are omnipresent And more stories than not they are tossed in.      

How the two presidential campaigns essentially differ

  Some say the race for president Is filled with asymmetrics. While Hillary talks policy, The Donald does his pet tricks.

Oprah's Bread

“Weight Watchers stock soars 19.51 percent after Winfrey plugs carb-friendly program We all love bread — but Oprah Winfrey is the only one who can make $13.8 million in a day talking about it. On Tuesday, the new-ish Weight Watchers minority owner posted and pinned a tweet claiming that she’s lost 26 pounds on the... Read more »
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In the A & E section of the Trib, does celebrity trump decency?

  In my eyes the Tribune’s slipped a notch; On its reputation there’s a blotch. I’m not perfectly chaste But it’s not in good taste To be showing Lamar touch his crotch.

Jeb and the selfie

  “Bush addressed the selfie question with the characteristic wonkishness that many of his supporters once thought would help him nab the GOP nomination. ‘It’s cooler to do it diagonally rather than straight up, remember that,” said Bush. “And it is better to do it higher than lower because you look skinnier.'” [msnbc.com/msnbc/jeb-bush-selfie]   How to... Read more »

Steve Harvey's beauty of a blunder

  Steve Harvey was really amiss When he named the victorious Miss. On the live TV set He  was filled with regret And apologized for his reMiss.      
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Why lawyers have bad street cred

  [The following verse owes its conception to “Hate Lawyers??? Don’t worry it’s getting harder to be one” which appeared today in Michael Helfand’s “Chicago’s Real Law Blog”]   It’s in Shakespeare: “Kill all lawyers” Like those infesting Courthouse foyers. Our hate for them may be prodigious Due to the fact they are litigious. Ambulance... Read more »