Ricky Gervais hits a China nerve at Golden Globes

Image from @rickygervais on Twitter
Image from @rickygervais on Twitter

Awards shows for US royalty aren’t my thing, but media have gone wild over the Golden Globes hosted by Ricky Gervais last night. Most outlets are focusing on his insults to the tinselati who attended the gala.

Most are ignoring his comments about “woke” companies and their chummy relationship with China, a relationship that by necessity includes the communist party in that authoritarian country. Continue reading “Ricky Gervais hits a China nerve at Golden Globes”

Golden Globes to US royalty: No meat for you!

Italian parsley image Indie Art South
Italian Parsley image by Indie Art South.

A wire service story is being memed by numerous media about the upcoming Golden Globes “ceremony”. That’s the annual gala where US royalty converge to see who the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association hold in high esteem when it comes to TV and film. This year’s affair will have a twist—no meat courses will be served to attendees.

It’s all about honoring the planet, right? Wrong. Continue reading “Golden Globes to US royalty: No meat for you!”