Showing posts from January, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong: Do you like your monster gorilla rare or well done?

Like the rest of the world, I saw the newly released Godzilla Vs. Kong trailer this past week. If you missed it, you can check it out below:  From the snippets and hints dropped in the two minute and thirty-two second preview, it seems Godzilla has gone rogue as he and King Kong are finishing some kind of ancient monster war. After watching it, I shared the same reaction as the rest of the world: this movie had better end with char-broiled gorilla flambe. At least, I assume that was the rest of the world’s reaction. I didn’t actually ask them. But come on. I recognize that I have not seen the movie, but as a good American who loves the 1 st Amendment I am compelled to forcefully argue about something I know little about. It’s my right, Vlad. Look it up. Scene from Godzilla vs. Kong, where Godzilla is playing with his food. (Warner Bros) The movie looks to be simply brimming with simian domination fantasy*, wherein King Kong (who, in his defense, has big canine teeth) somehow kee

The last actions of the Trump Administration

 The last days of any presidential administration are hectic, and Trump's is no exception. Here's a list of a few last minutes loose-ends.

Forgive and forget: who among us has not attempted to violently overthrow a democratically elected government?

 Interesting Times Harold Editorial Page Exclusive  I would like to get something off my chest, and not just the bruise from the FBI agent who crashed through my door last night and threw me into jail for exercising my First Amendment right to kick in a window at the Capitol Building. I understand that, from a certain point of view, the Save America Rally last week may have appeared to have gotten out of hand, what with the death and destruction and the defilement of the cradle of American democracy. But to that I say, who among you is ready to cast the first stone? NOT SO FAST! It’s easy for you to point out the speck of violent insurrection in my eye, but are you ready to remove the beam of driving 10mph over the speed limit from your eye? I’ve got you, haven’t I? You see, we’re not so different, you and I. We each are imperfect citizens of this Republic. You round up your deductions when calculating your taxes, and I stole property from a US Congressman and sold it to a guy wit