Category Archives: Glamour

The Golden Globe deflection

Deflection as a media strategy has become an art form. Its purpose is to avoid answering a charge by misdirecting it and confusing the issue. It’s often used during crisis. There are classics of the genre. After Princess Diana died … Continue reading

Posted in Damn rackets, Film, Glamour, History, Journalism

Thanksgiving 2017

No politics. No sex. No snark. One parable, if that’s what you care to make of it. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Anodynes & Nostrums, Christianity generally, Glamour, Miscellany, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Poetry, Rhetorical fallacies, Sweetness'n'Light | Tagged , ,

Saturday of an eventful week

This may set a record for categories and tags. I thought of splitting it, but it’s somewhat through-composed. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Bread & Circuses, Consumerism, Dignitary harm, Gaying away the Pray, Glamour, History, Internet, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Marriage (real), Patriotic Correctness, Pinch of Incense, Political correctness, Religious freedom, Sexualia, Speech & Press, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged , , , , , ,

Saturday, 9/30/17

  Pope Francis’ high-wire act Catholic kid anecdote Air Force Academy kerfuffle Police shooting data, not anecdote He said what?!?! Tending the soul, polishing the brand The incredible shrinking soft-spot

Posted in Glamour, Journalism, Legalia, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Sundry flakes

Total Eclipse 2017

Here comes President Honey Boo Boo and a couple of trifles. You’d not miss much if you skipped it. Continue reading

Posted in Glamour, Humor, Journalism, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Virtue signaling

Potpourri, 7/25/17 (evening)

Is the denoument near? O.J., historic figure; religion & rationality; ranking existential threats; more … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Arts and Music, Calvinism, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Family, Glamour, Health care, History, Journalism, Political correctness, Russia, Sexualia | Tagged , ,

Mélange 7/18/17

Sentimental reactions Bernard of Clairveaux’s Jihad Invoking intersectionality A quicky on depression Living in a pratfall paradise Gaining soul, losing world

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Corporatism, Faith & Ideology, Gaying away the Pray, Glamour, History, Islam, Legalia, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Sexualia, terrorism, war

The reins of our brains

Nothing whatever about you-know-who leaves time for something from the heart. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Consumerism, Glamour, Salvation, Sexualia, Sport, Transvaluation of Values, Virtue signaling | Tagged

A Day That Will Live in Infamy 2016

What the Gypsy woman said, the intro to a very fine internet essay. Race in the election just past. General Mattis. Speech, constrained in France, compelled in USA; The Great Hair Salon freakout. Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Affairs, Glamour, Humor, Political Matters, Scientism, Speech & Press, war

Monday 11/7/16

Relatively absolute; The aspirin of our era; Assessing a candidate with no government track record; America First? Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Ideology, Glamour, Health Care, History, Intrigued, Journalism, Political Matters, Science | 1 Comment