There's a wonderful piece of sanctimonious hokum at the end of Dan Roan's BBC interview with Lance Armstrong that perfectly captures the idiocy of our outrage at the former cyclist's admission of doping. "What's wrong with that," Roan asks, ... Huffington Post UK, 3 days ago
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The Hobbit review: Peter Jackson's overstretched Tolkien classic blends hokum and extravagent spectacle
In the past, I've defended writer-director Peter Jackson's decision to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's compact children's novel The Hobbit into an epic trilogy to rival his previous The Lord Of the Rings adaptation. But as we reach the end of this long, long ...Sydney Morning Herald, 1 month ago The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WA Today, 1 month ago
A new Queens development is expected to get the City Council's final blessing today. The question now is: Even with the council's approval, can the builder afford to build it? Earlier this month, after the mayor's team reached an agreement for the ...New York Post, 2 months ago
Jan 28, 2015 by MATTHEW HENNESSEY The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission continues to tread on parents rights. Hand it to the members of Connecticut's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission: they won't admit that they had it wrong.Education News, 2 days ago Connecticuts Homeschool Hokum City Journal, 3 days ago
January 13, 2015 10:17 pm by MARLEN V. RONQUILLO POPE Francis, our pastor, has said so many important, life-changing things in his papacy. But this one stands out: Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that ...Manila Times, 2 weeks ago
Image Courtesy of Screenrant.com December is a time for year-ends. Best ofs. Worst ofs. Forgotten Gems. Overhyped hokum. If you can list them, publications will unleash them, recognizing clear clickbait when the bottom line dictates. In that ...Technology Tell, 1 month ago
I hope that one of the tasks you are making time for during the holidays is some binge TV watching. One friend is just now catching up with Breaking Bad. (By the way, if you haven't seen this series, which is, arguably, the best series ever on TV, ...TV Week, 1 month ago
A better than expected hi-def outing for this vintage slice of British sci-fi hokum Trawl through the list of supporting features for double-bill programmes, the staple diet for UK cinemagoers up until the early 1970s, and youll be surprised ...Home Cinema Choice, 1 month ago
No wonder they are kissing. My letter from two corporations is the sort of letter that now dominates the postie's sack. Where once lay envelopes with handwritten addresses and SWALK across the back, there now lie mass-produced mendacities like ...Dominion Post, 2 months ago
By Louis Bayard, The B-Side The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song By Ben Yagoda Riverhead. 310 pp. $27.95 In case youve never heard it, the Patti Page tune (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window? is indeed ...Washington Post, 2 hours ago The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song Washington Post, 3 hours ago
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