On Tuesday—on the anniversary of President Obama’s election—Republicans won significant victories in a handful of off-year elections around the country. In particular, they won both open governor seats. In Virginia, […]
Plenty has been made of the transcendent, uniting force of music, particularly in the wake of Michael Jackson’s untimely death and the subsequent celebration of his international musical legacy. But […]
With the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver mere months away, the requisite issues have come up. Particularly the issue of performance-enhancing drugs among competing athletes. But a separate drug issue […]
The Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled in Goodridge v. Department of Public Health in 2003 that state constitution required that same-sex couples be allowed to marry. State courts in California, Connecticut, […]
If you think American insurance companies have a morbid business plan, consider Hollywood estate managers. While legal maneuvering continues over the rights to Michael Jackson’s estate, the King of Pop […]
The securities industry worldwide is constructed upon the quicksand of self-delusion and socially-acceptable confabulations. These serve to hold together players and agents whose interests are both disparate and diametrically opposed. In the long run, the securities markets are zero-sum games and the only possible outcome is win-lose.
In Hollywood programming, rival brands can come together in a number of ways. There is the traditional cross-over cross-promotional episode. Think Flintstones meet the Jetsons or the Simpsons meet the […]
An Irish Sunday Tabloid recently carried the following Headline on it's front page, "Kerry: I'll die young". For those of you who don't know, the Kerry in question is not a figure in Politics, not a Humanitarian,not a film star and not a pop star, not anymore anyway.