I’m bored today, so I am revisiting a story I wrote ages ago. And I am reorganizing it into a new synopsis. And I am going to pitch it to Netflix as a series. I’m told they will throw money at any project that has strong market potential. So, are you listening, Netflix? Of course,Continue reading “A Pitch for Netflix”
Like many of you, I am enjoying the news these days covering the Trump meltdown and the GOP preparing to throw that orange sack of sh*t under the nearest bus. But there is a larger picture here that we mustn’t lose sight of, and it dates back to the early twentieth century.
It strikes me as curious that as a species, we have developed a massive industry centered around keeping ourselves entertained. When you think of times and places where you would feel a need to be entertained, it’s usually someplace where you would be otherwise bored, for example, waiting at the doctor’s office, waiting in lineContinue reading “The Industry of Entertainment and Distraction”