Hollywood gets it…

Samuel L. Jackson caused a bit of a buzz recently for his complaint about British actors being cast in roles written for American characters, partly because, he believes, British actors are cheaper hires.     So, essentially what I am hearing is... Jackson has the same gripe as every other American whose job has been … Continue reading Hollywood gets it…

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For Fidgety Folks Fixin’ for a Fidgety Fix

Read an interesting CNBC article how a young kid (twenty-four is still a kid to an old dud of a fart like me) was able to make mucho dinero by stalking the fundraising sites, identifying which products are drawing in the investors, and then beating the fundraisers to market with knock-offs of what they are … Continue reading For Fidgety Folks Fixin’ for a Fidgety Fix

The Face of an Authoritarian

Hit Him Where It Hurts

Well, you can hit him there too if you have a good shot, but I'm talking about hitting Trump where it would hurt him the most -- in his pocket book. Are you aware of that wonderful anti-Trump movement called #GRABYOURWALLET that lists all the companies that either sell Trump products or support him or … Continue reading Hit Him Where It Hurts

Need Help Publishing Your Book?

  Inspired by a love of literature in specific and "The Arts" in general, as well as our very own Indie Author Book Selection & Review (IABS&R), it is my pleasure to introduce you to a long in planning yet new venture of mine, a venture of which is in possession of the entrepreneurial name … Continue reading Need Help Publishing Your Book?

I sure hope you don’t mind, but…

I've just been accepted into WordPress's WordAds program. I know, I know... But, hey, I am an American of the US and you know how we like to market and consume and to consume and market. Besides, you're talking to (well, not really but you know what I mean) a guy on disability who needs … Continue reading I sure hope you don’t mind, but…

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

Furthering the music discussion from a few posts down... So now the New York Times is reporting that Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is releasing his latest solo project, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes,” via BitTorrent for a mere six bucks. BitTorrent will take 10% off the top and Yorke pockets the rest. That's right, the same band … Continue reading If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

Freemium Outrage

Okay, wait a minute...I thought we were permanently ensconced -- imprisoned? -- in the Age of Free, in an era where either you give it away or it will be illegally downloaded from you...or ignored completely. What gives then, Millennials, with all the outrage over Apple's gift - gift meaning free, the word that has … Continue reading Freemium Outrage