Millennials Don’t Suck (OR Why Millennials Aren’t Spoiled)

I explain why millennial-hatred is no different than how baby boomers were hated by the greatest generation, and how we might eventually hate the next generation’s habits. Then, I coin the phrase “The Degeneration Generation” to explain how millennials are actually less wealthy, less educated, underpaid, and not expected to live as long as their… Read More »

How Citizens United Changed the Democratic Party Too

AL explains how the Citizens United decision changed not just the Republican Party (more dominant and corporate-beholden than ever) but is responsible for the Democratic Party’s hard swerve towards social issues. At a time when Democrats vowed to get serious about economic issues, they’re mostly discussing Dreamers, transrights, Confederate Statues, gun control, and Me Too–an… Read More »

A Kamala Harris & Mark Warner Ticket Would Win in 2020

Why Kamala Harris is the perfect candidate to take on Trump (who doesn’t handle criticism from black women well) in 2020, noting similar winning Democrats age, experience, and ambiguity. Also, her best strategy to win the nomination and why Mark Warner is the best VP to win the general election.

TV Reviews: Did “Crashing” Get Better in Season Two?

That’s a deceptively simple question since in many ways “Crashing”‘s season two was a more satisfying, more consistent experience with an interesting arc (perpetual lost puppy Pete Holmes meets a razor-sharp, competitive female comic in a very realistic and twisty version of “Boy Meets Girl”), but I also found myself mysteriously sluggish in watching the… Read More »

Unpopular Vote: Trump is From New York

Laying out the case that Queens is not some Confederate Atlantis that broke off from Mississippi and is most definitely part of NYC, despite New Yorkers reluctance to claim him. Note: I filmed this video in Gulf Shores BUT the wind messed up the sound, so that’s why I layered the first video over the… Read More »

TV Reviews: “UnReal,” “McMafia,” “Final Space”

Three very different series premiered this week, and the only returning show of the bunch (“UnReal”) may have waited a little too long to come back after a weak season 2… UnReal, Season 3…The show had a terrible second season, but–to me–it doesn’t look like they fully understand what the problem is: stagnant, obnoxious characters… Read More »

Review: “The Polka King” is the Best Film of Early 2018

We live in a world of unbelievable things. In an unusually strong January/February period stacked with Natalie Portman mindblowers like “Annihilation,” charming family films like “Early Man” or “Paddington 2,” and Marvel’s best film in a decade, “Black Panther,” the film I found myself most drawn to is an obscure Netflix original starring Jack Black… Read More »