Today’s social media serves as a common platform where heated virtual arguments can run amok. Wherever one stands in the political realm, a comment thread can be seen frequently and leisurely, and such threads may stir up a debate. Recently, … Continue reading Viggo Mortensen Expresses Distaste Over Far-Right Party’s Aragorn Tweet
The altering of the American economy from one depending primarily on competition with the economies of other nationalities to one depending chiefly on cooperation with others took place in the middle of the 20th century. The result was an “information … Continue reading Becoming an Information Economy Dominated by Media and Its Results
Satire has enjoyed a rich history in the United States, popularized through the medium of television. In January of the tumultuous year 1968, the sketch comedy series Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In premiered on TV. The show would continue its run … Continue reading Targeted Jabs in TV Entertainment: Does Satire Need a Filter?
Upton Sinclair was born 140 years ago this very day, on September 20th, 1878. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the man’s death. An author, activist, and politician himself, Sinclair and his many works have made a profound … Continue reading Remembering Upton Sinclair and His Battle Against Fake News
Recently, the renowned character actor Chris Pratt won the 2018 MTV Generation Award. This great honor carries a significant responsibility with it, and Pratt realizes this. He took this amazing opportunity, grabbed it by the horns, and used it as … Continue reading Chris Pratt Openly Discusses God, Morals, and Virtues at 2018 MTV Generation Award Speech
Robert Harron was born April 12,1893 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York to John Harron, Sr. and Anne Arnold. He was the second of nine children in a poor Irish Catholic family. Robert who was known as … Continue reading Robert Harron, Devout Catholic actor of the Silent Era
J. R. R. Tolkien was born John Ronald Reuel Tolkien on January 3,1892 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (now part of South Africa) to Arthur Reuel Tolkien and Mabel Suffield. He had a brother Hilary Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1894-1976). In … Continue reading J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)