Great Movies Revisited: “The Truman Show” is One of My Favorites

On the 20th Anniversary of “The Truman Show,” I explain why it’s one of the best movies of the 90’s and one of my personal favorites of all time. A powerful religious allegory, a razor-sharp media satire, and a drama for the ages all wrapped into one movie; it’s the best film ever made that… Read More »

Samantha Bee (and Most Liberals) Went After Ivanka Trump for the Wrong Reason

The worst thing about Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “cunt” isn’t the word itself—unlike our British cousins (who say it as much as “shit” or “damn”), Americans have always been rather churlish about an insult that, really, is much less offensive than “bitch” if you really think about it. The worst thing is why she was… Read More »

Reviewing AND Ranking All “The Americans” Seasons

It was a long, torturous journey for me as “The Americans” went from one of my favorite shows in season one to my most unlikely hate watch by season 5. Luckily, the sixth and final season was the best since season one, but I wasn’t entirely sold on the series finale. Ultimately, if you missed… Read More »

Listing the Worst Traits of All Past Presidents, and How Trump Has ALL of Them

If you went into a mad scientist’s lab and tried to concoct a worse President than Donald J. Trump, I’m not sure you could do it with 50 Igors and several decades to experiment. Although Trump displays little in common with most former Presidents (especially the good ones), if they do have a flaw, you… Read More »

Movie Reviews: “Book Club” Vs. “Deadpool 2,” Vs. “I Feel Pretty” Vs. “Avengers 3”

For no real reason other than I was kind-of bored, I decided to just review all four of these movies against each other. Who will come out on top? It’s surprisingly difficult since they’re all pretty close in quality… Book Club…Judging by “50 Shades Freed,” a movie about 70-year-old women reading “50 Shades of Grey”… Read More »

What “The Terror” Taught Me About Leadership: Franklin (Bush), Hickey (Trump), Little (Paul Ryan), and Crozier (Gore/Clinton)

For an in-depth review/recap of the finale, check out the article immediately below this one, but if you’re interested in learning how to apply the lessons of “The Terror” to your own life, this is the right place. Because while the show may seem entirely foreign to your everyday life, including your workplace–arctic setting, period setting, British… Read More »