Category Archives: Reviews & Commentary

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Walmart, Pence, and Politics As Usual

Say what you will against Walmart—and there’s lots of negative—but on June 29, 2020, USA Today’s Charisse Jones reported:  “Walmart will stop the sale of ‘All Lives Matter’ merchandise on its website, noting that it is putting its emphasis on … Continue reading

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OFW’s: Anthony Bourdain’s “Manila”

The VIDEO below stiches together about 10 minutes of clips available on YouTube from one of the best episodes the late Anthony Bourdain ever did: his show on Manila, the first episode of Season Seven of his Parts Unknown series.  … Continue reading

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Our “Green Book” fantasy, plus other Oscar winners that don’t hold up

This was front page, Arts & Entertainment section, of the February 3, 2019, Chicago Tribune.  Though the Christopher Borelli article focused on other things, my direct answer to the question about Green Book—which won 2018’s Oscar for Best Picture—is this: … Continue reading

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