Netflix releases steamy Epstein series, but mystery remains about heirs, intel links

Netflix just premiered a new series about Jeffrey Epstein, providing a number of the millionaire’s accusers a public forum his death deprived them of. The trailers suggest a dicey, steamy saga of sexcapades and even assaults. The series will raise as many questions as it answers. Mysteries remain, and they involve more than his sexual deeds. Continue reading “Netflix releases steamy Epstein series, but mystery remains about heirs, intel links”

New book on fashionista realm exposes dirt, but why should ‘little houses’ care?

There’s a new book out about the world of high fashion, a realm as foreign to most of us as planet Saturn.  André Leon Talley’s book The Chiffon Trenches is different, though. For one thing, it reportedly dishes dirt on Anna Wintour, a woman who made her way to the top of the world in large part because she edits Vogue, a magazine best described as a picture book for grownups. Continue reading “New book on fashionista realm exposes dirt, but why should ‘little houses’ care?”

Range of humor, some very disturbing, in responses to Coronavirus

Various memes and videos poking humor and satire at the Coronavirus or COVID-19 impact are not surprising. Americans often find comfort in humor. Several videos caught my eye, and reasons vary. One in particular is more disturbing after the fact. Another has a personal connection to me. Continue reading “Range of humor, some very disturbing, in responses to Coronavirus”

Drama of love and war in my own backyard

Ask anyone who knows me where my favorite place is, and the answer would be my backyard. There’s a whole world of wonder there, an ongoing drama of war, love (of sorts), and joy. War, you may ask? In a back yard? Yep. Continue reading “Drama of love and war in my own backyard”

Why do national dinosaur media handle the CPC with kid gloves?

Will indie media be our saving grace?

We were talking about many news outlets’ fondness for the CPC, the way they handle it with kid gloves,  when my friend asked me what news I “watch”.

My answer was easy.

“Little to none.” Continue reading “Why do national dinosaur media handle the CPC with kid gloves?”