The Weekly Review: March 24 – 30

What’s that old adage — “Never meet your heroes,” because you’re bound to be disappointed?

I think I’d update that for 2019:  “Never read your heroes’ Tweets.”


It was … interesting … the way certain very vocal celebrities suddenly wanted to change the subject away from politics when the long-awaited Mueller report was turned in:






Speaking of Twitter, I still don’t completely understand the etiquette, or rules, or whatever the hell it is we’re supposed to do. Take, for example, this Tweet:



Now, does this mean that 52 people are quite pleased that Larry Cohen is dead? Confusing.




I could be wrong about this. I hope I’m wrong about this. But I suspect that we’ve gone past “peak TV” and are now sliding downhill.

There are more shows than ever, but I can’t find a single new series that really grabs me.




It’s nigh impossible to find a columnist who can write about politics these days and actually be funny. I think this guy pulled it off.


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  1. Forex Watchers April 2, 2019 5:57 am  Reply

    Still, it might be entertaining to poke fun at the image of Spokane being populated by grouchy old fist-waving coots. You know, something that suggests we can take a joke.

    • grouchyeditor April 2, 2019 6:34 pm  Reply

      Good point. Not sure what the hell you’re referring to, but it seems like a good point.

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