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Entries from August 2013

Reality TV — describing or defining real life?

August 26th, 2013 · No Comments

I turned on the television in my kitchen for background noise as I was preparing lunch today and it happened to be on E! Channel. “Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s” was on. I have never watched that show. As I was fixing myself something to eat, I began to tune into the show’s dialog playing […]

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Tags: Authenticity · Life · media · Rants · reality TV

2013 MTV Music Awards — Onerous, Offbeat, Offensive and Objectionable

August 25th, 2013 · No Comments

  I must be getting old. I hate today’s music. The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards is an onslaught of obscene visuals, obnoxious noise and obsolescent personalities. Just one obstinate old man’s observation and opinion…

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Tags: Authenticity · Digital Media · Life · Public Relations and Communications · Rants

Sometimes Following Your Horoscope Pays Off In Unexpected Ways

August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

I was motivated by my horoscope today…Leo, Aug 23: Feed your brain today. Pick a topic you know nothing about and get educated. So I Googled “liberal politics for dummies” so I could learn more about my liberal friends and their politics. (Full disclosure — I tend to be a conservative independent on most political […]

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Attn: Viagra…MLB needs wood. Still soft on ‘roid users.

August 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Ridiculous. Baseball is still going soft on steroid users. It seems they only care and take action when there is incontrovertible evidence. ¬†And even then they hand out light punishment. Pete Rose was banned for life for gambling. Using steroids is cheating…and it’s a hell of a lot worse for the game’s reputation, stats and […]

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