Wednesday, May 05, 2021

So, About that Woke CIA Ad...

Of course everyone with half a brain hates the CIA's ridiculous woke recruitment ad. They're supposed to. 

Because what we have here is a textbook case of Knowles' First Law ("Whenever a controversy over symbolism erupts in the media, it's usually disguising a completely different symbolic message altogether" ) unfolding in real time.

Sunday, May 02, 2021

SynchroCinema Seminar: Midnight Special (2016)

Being the age I am and having consumed as much pop culture junk as I have, I’ve come to a point in which I have near-zero interest in "escapist" entertainment. 

Of course, there’s less and less of that to be found as the entertainment industry reaches its terminal point of ideologically-aided mass suicide (a process kicked off in the C-suites following the panic instilled by the Occupy movements) but that’s a story for another time.