If you think political talk radio is a brutal place, you should try sports talk radio. In the world of news talk, you have a biased hosed with a political agenda attempting to spin current events to make you see them his way. In the world of sports talk, you largely have a field of minds so jammed with statistics and dates that they are unable to form a point of view on anything other than a simple Vegas line, let alone manage to try to find a way to spin the event for the mindless masses who tune it. This can make listening to channels like Mad Dog Radio on Sirius and XM Radio an exercise in frustration. Yet it is an exercise that I perform almost daily, and occasionally I call in to try to straighten some of these guys out. My latest beef? The New York Knicks.
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Americans keep on getting dumber.
Now I understand that sometimes one idiot does something stupid and makes the rest of us look bad, and I wish that I could find a way to make that case here. I can't. My fellow Americans, we are stupid. And we have gotten about as much mileage out of warning labels as we possibly can. There is a certain denominator that is so low that a warning label can no longer save that, and I fear that the number representing that low water mark has recently surpassed our national IQ. Now I am sure that this could be a worldwide problem, but I am stuck in one place and can only report what I see here, and the future looks pretty dim.
Chick Fil A enters the world of Conspiracy Theories with it's American Idol upset.
Just how far can one organization go on a chicken sandwich and a full tank of hate? According to some gay groups, pretty damned far. It appears that they can even overcome the will of the general public and change the outcome of elections. They can vote multiple times, and keep the best man from winning. They can turn a singer who is barely qualified to sing at the Grand Opening of a Shopping Center into an American Idol. How? Read on, readers.