Stagehands Extort Hundreds of Thousands From Theater Goers


Some stagehands in New York theater make upwards to $422,000 a year in salary — and that doesn’t include benefits. Why the absurdly outsized pay scale? Threats of strikes shutting down Broadway and its multi-million dollar industry is why.

Hollywood Lunatics and Other Stories


It’s a holiday and some might say we should be charitable to the unfortunate. By unfortunate usually they mean those that don’t have as much as you and I. But one might construe “unfortunate” to mean being gut wrenchingly stupid, too. And when one thinks of the gut wrenchingly stupid one often thinks of the [...]

L.A. Sports Stadium Project More Important Than Libraries, Police, Firemen?


Cross-posted from Right Wing News. ***** The 2010 elections are now history. If there was any lesson from this Republican tidal wave that swept across the country it is that the vast majority of Americans are furious at the overspending and flawed leadership of our politicians. Voters are no longer so easily fooled by claims [...]