The Regime Of 'Reality'

rsnbrshwThere are some academic conservative authors on politics and society who feel that discussions of the popular culture are beneath the dignity of their calling. But if their calling is to properly diagnose the condition of the society in which they live, and to identify all of […]

Meet the Bill Maher From the Right Who is Changing Entertainment

Evan SayetConservatives frequently complain there are not enough of us in show business, but that may be because they are overlooking some of their top talent. Evan Sayet, a former mainstream stand-up comic and writer for comedians like Bill Maher, has hosted The Right to Laugh for years, […]

A Proposition for a New Conservative Party to Liberate America From the Shackles of Political-Correctness

Thomas Paine (1737-1808)

In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote in his iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet The American Crisis the following:

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of […]

The Profounder Meaning of the Sound of Music than Pure Entertainment

sndofmscThe stars of the Sound of Music were reunited in Hollywood at the end of March to celebrate the 50th anniversary milestone of the 1965 musical that has become an enduring classic. Kicking off the TCM Festival and featuring a screening at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood,. […]

Woman and TV Shows: Arquette Have They Gone Too Far. Is it Time to Turn the Channel!

ptrcarqutI have a bit of a problem with the new CIS show and a couple of other TV shows. Mom, Scandal and 2 Broke Girls. I can safely say that I stopped watching these shows. And the problem is if we don’t stop watching these shows the liberals […]

The Academy Awards 2015; or How to Waste Four Hours on a Sunday Evening

ptrcarqtI tried to watch the Academy Awards with my wife on Sunday night, February 22nd,but I could not get through the entire event. It has been several years since I watched an entire Academy Awards presentation and I now know why.

The organization behind this self-congratulatory left wing […]

Old Fashioned The Movie: an Intriguing Attempt at Counter Marketing

A movie entitled “Old Fashioned” hits theaters this weekend. It is a romantic movie about an old fashioned (go figure) courtship. It is produced in part by the same company that produced “God’s Not Dead,” although judging by their website they don’t exclusively produce “faith based” films. An interesting aspect of the marketing of this […]

The Occult Wars Of Kim Jong-un, Smaug, Paul Krugman And Gold

theintrvwPyongyang, evidence shows, effected a spectacular data breach of Sony Pictures to express its wrath over Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogan’s The Interview, a movie about an attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Neither the United States Secret Service nor the North Korean authorities take portrayals of the […]

Intellectual Dishonesty – The Case of the Fan Club of Che Guevara

chgvrRobert Redford produced a movie about Che Guevara called “The Motorcycle Diaries.” It was based on Che’s real diaries, no doubt modified by the Cuban government, but what disappoints me greatly about Redford is that he wasn’t honest enough to include some very revealing passages from that […]

Interview With Hollywood’s Rugged Rebel Michael Rooker on Guns, Politics and More

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Reprinted from the May 2014 print edition of Western Shooting Journal

Veteran character actor Michael Rooker is long known as a go-to guy in Hollywood for playing it tough and gruff. Most recently, the 59-year-old Rooker has proven to be a reliable TV star, wreaking havoc […]

Brad Pitt, Second Amendment Supporter, Has New WWII Movie Opening Tomorrow;

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With the upcoming cinematic release of FURY tomorrow, October 17, the war movie genre finally has a realistic, historically accurate, film focusing on tank crews and armored combat in World War II. It comes […]

The Rise of the Professional Slut

lena dunham“There was a time when you knew who the bad girls were,” someone close to me once said. “Now you know who the good girls are.”

And I hear that all three of them are beside themselves over today’s state of affairs.

“Lena Dunham: I Was […]

Ray Rice will Cure all the Household Violence

ryrcI am having a real difficult time with this one. Should this be like religion and politics and considered off limits. First off domestic violence is getting a bit off the Richter scale. Let’s start with the definition. It now includes physical and emotional damage. Is there […]

MY OWN ENTERTAINMENT REPORT

TODAYS FILM CHOICE

“All the Real Girls” …featuring “New Girl’s” Zooey Deschenal in first starring role

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Filmed way back in 2008, it’s about young love gone very wrong

But its maudlin story-line is redeemed by superb camera work; a tear-soaked naturalism; & its haunting musical score.

From my perspective, it’s certainly worth […]

FOR YOUR READING DISPLEASURE

AN INTERESTING VIEW OF THE IGNORAMUS HOSTS OF “THE VIEW”

CHARLES WHATSHISHAMMER A MYSTERY TO ‘THE VIEW’ HOSTS — “WHO IS THIS GUY?” ASKS SOME LADY WHO WANDERED ONTO THE SET

Ben Shaprio’s “Truth Revolt”, September 17 2014

[To access this insightful “Truth Revolt” commentary — by Ben Shapiro — please click on the Web […]

What Dark Secrets Do Discovery/History Channel Crockumentaries Conceal?

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“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet.

The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the survival of a free society.

The grainy, crepuscular quality of the photo above is deliberate. The image was […]

Why Do We Blame Guns For Our Problems

vlntvdgmsElliot Rodger, 22, son of Hunger Games director Peter Rodger, killed 7 people, including himself on May 23rd, 2014. He stabbed 3 people first, then shot 4, struck two cyclists, and wounded several others in his rampage before killing himself. He was addicted to graphically violent video […]

What Does the Popularity of Superhero Movies Say About Americans?

On the occasion of the opening of the new Spiderman movie and the official beginning of the summer block-buster season, I have a confession to make that will surely lose me all my geek cred. I have not seen any of the Transformers movies. I haven’t seen any of the Iron Man movies. I didn’t […]

Don’t Ban Bossy, Ban Beyonce

byncSheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has a line in her book that states “I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills.” As you have probably heard by now, her Lean […]

Hollywood’s Real Heroes

jhnwynGoing unnoticed amid this week’s entertainment news—the various selfies and jokes of jester-in-chief Barack Obama—came news that, according to a Harris poll, John Wayne is currently the seventh most favorite actor in America. Yes, you read that right. And while it’s true he was mostly the pick […]

View from the Couch

jhnywrHaving been forced into a prone position following surgery two weeks ago, I was necessarily bound to recumbent furniture and was therefore a captive audience of the Boob Tube for nearly ten days; which for me, consisted mostly of Turner Classic Movies, old sitcoms on TV Land […]

Met The Beatles Again

btls-drgsOn Sunday February 9th, 1964, I sat in my small rocking chair in the living room of my family home. An older sister was there, as were my parents, who stopped what they were doing in the kitchen to watch the next performers from the Ed Sullivan […]

Two Fallen Idols – Pete Seeger and Woody Allen

wdyalnptsgrShakespeare had Mark Antony comment in his funeral oration for Caesar that “the Evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” – a wistful remark on the propensity of the Roman mob […]

Zombies, the Apocalypse, and the Decline of the Republic

apclpsApocalypticism has exploded in popularity and, while nuclear war and pandemics have always been a starting point, the concept of the Zombie Apocalypse trumps them all. The appeal and wild popularity of shows like The Walking Dead, movies like World War Z, and the slew of apocalyptic, […]

Pete ‘Potemkin’ Seeger: Stalin’s Little Minstrel

Pete Potemkin Seeger“One of the things I’m most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.”

“I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches […]










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