Jennifer Lawrence

MOVIE REVIEW: The Hunger Games Part Two: Catching Fire

It’s becoming increasingly obvious that we’re approaching the kind of TV pictured in Robocop or Kornbluth’s The Marching Morons. Whether it’s “I’d buy that for a dollar” or “Would you buy that for a quarter?” there’s a level of “entertainment” in movies and television which I and a bunch of others—I hope you’re one of them, too—don’t find particularly entertaining.

Bieber to go to Space! Who should be Next?

I was struck by two news items this week.  The first was that Justin Bieber has signed up for a trip into space.  He’d like to do a concert from there. Whether or not you care for Bieber, you have to agree that a concert from space would be cool, and the guy has a […]