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Deleted Scenes: Anthony Weiner For Mayor

Really? No, not really. It’s a joke headline. Further, I don’t really give a shit about the NYC mayoral race. It’s a hack job. Everyone knows the banks and the police union run that town. And poorly. Althoug...
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Deleted Scenes: Bombing The Reef

“U.S. fighter jets dropped four bombs on the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's coast during a training exercise that went wrong, it has emerged. The two planes jettisoned four bombs—two inert and two unarmed—i...
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Deleted Scenes: Yes, Really

I know The Narrative (blessings and peace be upon it) says that once America elected a (half) black president, the race problem vanished forever, but you’ll have to pardon my assertion that we all knew that...
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Dio Disciples: Spreading The Gospel

Three years on from the metal megalegend’s passing, the work of Ronnie James Dio lives on in Dio Disciples. Comprised of members of the Dio band like guitarist Craig Goldy, drummer Simon Wright and keyboardist ...
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Deleted Scenes: Why We Watch

Two very different stories from around the world gained a lot of attention this past week. On the one hand, the democratic revolution in Egypt that started in Tahrir Square as part of the Arab Spring of 2011 to...
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Deleted Scenes: Lovin’ On Freech

Since tomorrow is Independence Day, I thought I’d take a moment out to honor my favorite of all the oft-touted American freedoms: The first one—Freedom of Speech. Think of it, short of yelling “Fire!” in a c...
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Deleted Scenes: Waiting For Snowden

…To die. Sorry, that headline should read “Waiting For Snowden To Die.” I guess there wasn’t room to finish it in the header. Because, call me crazy, but doesn’t it seem like ever since NSA-contracted employ...
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Deleted Scenes: What The NSA Knows

As if it hadn’t been happening for over a decade, a big stink was made this past week when whistleblower Edward Snowden (ex-CIA and working for private NSA subcontractors Booz Allen Hamilton) let it leak that t...
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Deleted Scenes: Okay Then

Right now, it’s shortly before noon on a Monday morning. My second cup of coffee rests to the right on my desk, my laptop is open in front of me, my desktop is on to my left, email piling up within and the new ...