Kings Of Leon’s “Use Somebody” Sung By The Cast Of Sing-Off Season 2 Episode 2

“Use Somebody” King of Leon’s song “Use Somebody” was sung by the cast of The Sing-Off in the introductory number for Season 2 Episode 2.  If you’d like to watch and listen to this extraordinary performance, it can be seen here: http://www.nbc.com/sing-off/video/night-2/1264137/ This version can be purchased on iTunes and probably other places. The older…

Harper Lee – Pride (One More In The Name Of Love)

Harper Lee with Gregory Peck (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) The following post is intended to be provocative satire.  Please read it with your own critical evaluation. – – – Harper Lee – Pride (One More In The Name Of Love) ~ by OneMoreOption Do you think the…

C’Mon People Now

I didn’t want to write about this topic today. Like anyone else, I have so many better things to do than to make a public declaration opposing the actions of a few American fools.  But there are times when people should express their opposition publicly and in writing. As you’ve probably heard, there’s a pastor…

Criticism, Toy Story 3, And Why The Dinosaurs Really Went Extinct

- – – – Criticism, Toy Story 3, And Why The Dinosaurs Really Went Extinct   ~ by OneMoreOption I have a philosophy about criticism: Don’t criticize unless you clearly think some clear and convincing benefit can come from the criticism. I guess I’m tired of unnecessary criticism and excessive criticism. Take the recent film release…

Pick Fucking Fights Where The Result Of The Fight Is That Most Of The Time More People Than You Win

Pick Fucking Fights Where The Result Of The Fight Is That Most Of The Time More People Than You Win   ~ by OneMoreOption Peace is not the answer.  It’s not even remotely close. You can’t “peace” your way out of a problem and into a solution. Peace is not a verb.  It’s not an…

Jim Carrey’s Wide Sweeping And Foolish Remarks About Tiger Woods And His Wife

So, if you haven’t heard this yet, for whatever reasons, Jim Carrey, has decided to make some broad sweeping comments about Tiger Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren through his Twitter account.  Here are some of his comments so far, in chronological order over the last 24 hours: Apr 9th 10:06 AM- “Tiger Woods owes nothing…

The 2010 Oscars For The Year 2009 – Praise For So Many Of “The Losers”

  Mélanie Laurent as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” – – – – Tonight is the Oscars.  I love watching the show.  I really care about who wins and what those choices say about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Science community of members and popular culture. I’m no expert at picking…

Cindy McCain, Meghan McCain & Many Others – We Have Seen The Enemy And The Enemy Is . . . Lovely. An Open Letter To John McCain

The above artwork by Adam Bouska is of Cindy McCain, John McCain’s wife. – – – –  Senator John McCain, We have seen your enemy and your “enemy” is . . . people within our own families and communities. You still currently don’t support equal rights for homosexuals in marriage or in the military. Life is not a monologue. …

“Knowing” The Future And Encouraging Doubt

The above artworks are by Laura Taylor. (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) The above images are details of the original images. © All rights reserved by Laura Taylor. – – – – “Knowing” The Future And Encouraging Doubt    ~ by OneMoreOption What if you knew something bad would…

Gertrude Stein – How Do You Like What You Have? Portraits By Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein, And You

Above is a portrait of Gertrude Stein by Pablo Picasso (detail). Gertrude Stein on Wikipedia “Portraits And Repetition”    ~ by Gertrude Stein How do you like what you have. This is a question that anybody can ask anybody. Ask it. In asking it I began to make portraits of anybody. How do you like what…

Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Choses secretes (aka Secret Things) (2002), and Les anges exterminateurs (aka Exterminating Angels) (2006)

Stanley Kubricks “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999), Jean-Claude Brisseau’s “Secret Things” (2002), and Jean-Claude Brisseau’s “Exterminating Angels” (2006) make up a perplexing trilogy.  Probably no one else has called these 3 films a trilogy, and they were not created or intended to be a trilogy.  But when we don’t like things, we tend to group things…

A Year Of Living Sexually – If I Could Show You Just 10 Photos From 2009 . . .

I set out to create a post of the top 10 photos I wanted to show from 2009, from artists I follow on Flickr.  But as “Top 10″ lists tend to do, 10 often proves to be an inadequate number, so shoot me because I chose 22.  I did not want to miss out on giving…

Tiger Woods Rumors Are Swirling, Meredith Baxter Comes Out, And The World Acts Surprised Once Again

I was talking with my sister a couple weeks back, and I said, “I’m just ready for the world to grow up.” What I meant was:  I’m tired of people having trouble with people’s sexual practices and preferences as they relate to other consenting adults.  I’m tired of everybody thinking other people should conform to…