The land to the left of the HOLLYWOOD sign is for sale:
An investment group that owns 138 sage-covered acres above and to the left of the 45-foot-high, steel-and-concrete H put the land up for sale last month for $22 million.
This is obviously a golden opportunity for someone to, you know, add a few more letters [...]
I’ve been ignoring the Hollywood writer’s strike since, frankly, it’s not at all important. However, I did have the following thought: since movie tickets already cost far too much, and since 99.4% of all Hollywood output is complete and utter crap, why should these people receive more money? If anything, they should receive less money [...]
Last month saw a significant drop in casualties in Iraq (reflecting a downward trend since the summer). Obviously, this is very good news. Yet, you wouldn’t know it by the mainstream media’s reporting. Of course, they’ll report any uptick in casualties on the front pages without hesitation. But the mainstream press is “unbiased”, right? They [...]
Lately, the History Channel seems to have forgotten about history. Maybe their daytime programming is still history-oriented, but their prime-time programming has become quite skewed away from historical documentaries, and has embraced the Discovery Channel model: interesting shows, but not necessarily about history.
What happened to the historical programming? The History Channel used to show enough [...]
Apparently there’s a new show on FX called “Over There”, about a small unit in Iraq. It is getting less than rave reviews from those who have actually been over there:
The grizzled leader of our heroes, Sgt. ‘Scream’, complains that they are stuck there holding the cordon so some stupid general 75 miles away can [...]