Books, Movies, Music

No Sty for the Pigs

Debunking, uncovering, and just plain mocking the Occupier movement could be a full-time job, but some things just stand out: Occupy Wall Street protesters stay at $700-a-night hotel The $700-per-night W Hotel Downtown last week hosted both Peter Dutro, one of a select few OWS members on the powerful finance committee, and Brad Spitzer, a […]

Intruder and Corsair Attack Drones

Just re-watched The Final Countdown again and, as usual, enjoyed the footage of the carrier air wing days that included A-6 Intruders, A-7 Corsairs, S-3 Vikings, and, of course, F-14 Tomcats. Even an RF-8 Crusader showed up. Those were the days. Though the plot isn’t exactly top-notch, it’s above average and a good watch. Even […]

Huck That Spit

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on Twitter: If censoring Huck Finn will help get a great book back on h.s. reading lists, isn’t that worth it? If pasting FoxNews transcripts into the NYT will help get people to read it, isn’t that worth it? Hell, even if it DOESN’T get people to read the […]