Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1992

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK2UyCfJDYQ "Scared Silent" is 1st non news program to be seen on 3 networks simultaneously. (CBS, NBC & PBS), about child abuse hosted by Oprah. 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman. Mae Jemison is the 1st African American woman to go into space (aboard Endeavour STS-47). George Soros' Quantum Fund begins selling large amounts … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1992

Why Film Must be Viewed Responsibly

From the Greek tragedies of Euripides to the bawdy comedies of Shakespeare, both ancient and classical writers suffered no shame in telling a good story with the intention of proving a point or illustrating how they believed we ought to live in this world. Storytelling from its inception was expected to be more than entertainment.Brian … Continue reading Why Film Must be Viewed Responsibly

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1992

USA/USSR Around World Air Race begins at Santa Monica. The 4 officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, acquitted on charges of beating Rodney King, are indicted on civil rights charges. The US track team sweeps the medals in the long jump at the Barcelona Olympics as Carl Lewis wins gold (28 feet, 5 1/2 inches), Mike Powell … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Electrodeless Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced. Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support. NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time. NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trail Blazers, 97-93 in Game 6 for back-to-back titles; MVP: Michael Jordan for second straight year. Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior. Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating. US Army and Marine Corps forces arrive in Los Angeles to end rioting following the acquittal of four police officers over the beating of Rodney King. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

NHL players begin first strike in 75-year history; 10 day action earns large playoff bonus increase, more control over licensing of their likenesses and changes to free agency system. Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman. Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas. World's 7 wealthiest nations agree … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

US President George H. W. Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to. The Michelangelo computer virus begins to take affect. FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12). Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington. Music Honorable Mentions: Chic: Chic-ism. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges

People always getting offended on behalf of someone else. Someone makes a black joke, including dressing up as a black person (blackface included), some white chick/prick (or chick with a prick, like most politicians) will act offended on behalf of black people. Someone makes a Mexican joke or dresses up as one, some white douchebag … Continue reading Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges

Critiquing Critics #1: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

Also known as Criticizing Critics, or Judging the Judges, or in some cases just being a dick. I miss being able to comment on other's comments, because they get too butthurt over it, and aren't willing to stand their ground and defend their position ('cause they know they're foundations are shaky, and if they didn't … Continue reading Critiquing Critics #1: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)