monthly commentary and interviews about popular culture, tv, movies, new new media, space travel, good food, music, art, the works... and readings from science fiction stories
Why the US Gov Going after Google is Not a Good Idea
Why the U. S. government pursuing anti-trust action against Google is not a good idea. Reasons range from media evolution, which responds to human needs, taking care of information monopolies as it did regarding Microsoft's near-monopoly in the 1990s, to Trump's real motives for going after Google.
Running Scared: Trump Withdraws from Second Presidential Debate
Discussion of Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2nd 2020 Presidential debate because it was virtual (online not in person) which allow him to be easily "cut off".
Utopia: More Fun than the Real World
Review of Utopia (2020).
Review of Raised by Wolves 6-10
Review of Raised by Wolves, episodes 6-10: Frankenstein, Motherhood, and the Serpent
Trump Ban of TikTok Violates the First Amendment
I offer a lecture I gave just last night -- the night before Trump's ban on TikTok was announced -- about why that ban violates the First Amendment. I discuss such issues as why the public's right to know protects non-American media in the United States, why entertainment is and has long been protected under the First Amendment, and Trump's real reasons for the ban.
Review of Amazing Stories (2020) on Apple+ TV 1-5
Review of all five episodes of Amazing Stories (2020) now on Apple+ TV