Why is the media touting public opinion polls about “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” when it ignores public opinion polls on other controversial cultural issues?
One of Jay Leno’s funniest bits on the Tonight Show is when he goes trolling in Hollywood for people who know nothing about America. They don’t know what country we fought to be independent from, what century the Civil War was in, etc.
MSNBC commentator Chris Matthews is a frequent Leno guest; but Thursday night, he [...]
CNET was the first to report on prospective tracking of American citizens using cell phone technology, but this week Barack Obama becomes the Dark Knight himself, seizing the opportunity to spy on every American through unfettered access to their cell phone records, physical locations and internet use.
In the movie the Dark Knight, Batman uses cell phone technology to [...]
As someone who was a working film critic for nearly 20 years—and, I’m pretty sure, the only Baptist to win 2 Catholic Press awards for movie reviews—I probably owe Chicago Sun Time film critic Roger Ebert (and his late partner Tribune critic Gene Siskel) a nod of tribute for popularizing such writing.
Siskel and Ebert were, [...]
The newspaper business is sinking rapidly, and as it goes under, editors and publishers are becoming more dependent on wire services to cheaply fill their pages. Unfortunately what seems like a life preserver is really the ballast that dragged them down in the first place; and they are holding on for dear life to the [...]