Whether you loved him or hated him, it was hard not have an opinion on Hugo Chavez. Even in death, he continues to divide people. In the hours after he lost his long bout with cancer, the streets of Caracas were filled with citizens in mourning. Their somber expressions stood in sharp contrast to Venezuelan … Continue reading
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Bye Bye Benedict
Benedict XVI has become the first pope to abdicate in nearly 600 years. In his last public address to his followers he said he was “simply a pilgrim beginning the last leg of his pilgrimage on this earth.” He seemed relieved as he turned back inside, a genuine smile on his face gave him an aura notably different than … Continue reading
The South African OJ?
This whole thing with Oscar Pistorious is just ridiculous. In case you don’t follow the news, the man we came to know as the Bladerunner during the 2012 Olympics recently shot and killed his girlfriend. He shot her through the bathroom door of his home, claiming he thought she was an intruder. The only thing working in … Continue reading
Here we go again… Django Unchained
Quentin Tarantino gets on my nerves. I like (some of) his movies, but there is something about the guy that rubs me the wrong way. Maybe it’s the way he comes across on camera. For starters, I wish he’d stop making crappy appearances in his movies. His last role in Django Unchained was particularly painful. … Continue reading