The Weekly Review: July 2 – 8

 The Interview


Seems obvious that if we wind up in a nuclear war with North Korea, Hollywood will be to blame. There is precedent for this kind of thing. Chaplin

 The Great Dictator


Back in 1940, Charlie Chaplin released a satire about Adolf Hitler called The Great Dictator, and a few years later we were engaged in a world war with the mustachioed madman. In 2014, Seth Rogen and James Franco released a comedy about Kim Jong-un called The Interview, and then …

Nutzoid dictators don’t take kindly to Hollywood spoofs.




Quote of the Week:


There are new hamsters in the Big Brother house, so we should have no shortage of memorable quotes this summer.


 Cody and his gal-pal


Cody: “I’ve done everything stupid that I possibly can.”

Cody’s Girlfriend: “That’s true.”


Also per tradition, the houseguests this year are quite camera-shy:


***** models


Maybe the new Shakespeare series on TNT will be one of the greatest shows in television history. But when I see ads in which the Bard of Avon is portrayed by yet another male-model type, well ….


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