Category Archive: Media

On Word And Onward

The above artwork is by Patric Shaw . © All rights reserved by Patric Shaw. As normal, the above photo and artist have little or no correlation to my expressed thoughts below.  It’s… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

It’s That Time Of Year . . .

The above artwork is by Carol Woolgar . Carol Woolgar’s Blog: (Click on the image if you wish to view  it individually.) © All rights reserved by Carol Woolgar. – – – It’s… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

What If We Amplified You?

The above artwork is by Elizabeth Henry. (Click on the image if you wish to view it larger or individually.) © All rights reserved by Elizabeth Henry. – – – - What… Continue reading

Perceptions And Observations On This Beautiful Day Of May 8, 2010

1)  Iron Man 2 may be perceived as a super-hero action flick, and that it is, but more importantly, it’s hilarious.  I can’t remember the last film where I consistently laughed so much. … Continue reading

Do Women Enjoy Watching Porn?

The above artwork is by Lou O’ Bedlam. © All rights reserved by Luciano Noble II. – – – - Do Women Enjoy Watching Porn? I had someone ask me today whether women, on… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Understanding “The American Dream”

Understanding “The American Dream”   ~ by OneMoreOption If you have lived in the U.S., you’ve often heard the phrase “American Dream.”  The term means different things to different people. The American Dream… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

“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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

All For Love – Serena Ryder

Slipping through a hole where the moon don’t shine, Spent too long tryin’ to make you mine, Kept on running, but I fell behind Butterfly, better fly away this time Lost my place in… Continue reading

Alive Together

  The above artwork, titled “Brazilectro,” is by the artist Michael G. Magin. © All rights reserved by Michael G. Magin. – – – - The following poem is by the Pulitzer Prize… Continue reading

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,… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

The Buck

Michael Buckley posted a thoughtful, funny, and good video this week: – – – - Most Recent Artworks   All the Artists’ Artworks Index   my43things

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… Continue reading

Was Newsweek’s Sarah Palin Cover “Sexist” As Sarah Palin Claimed?

“How do you solve a problem like Maria? How do you catch a cloud and pin it down? How do you find a word that means Maria? A flibbertijibbet! A will-o’-the wisp! A… Continue reading

Human Suffering

The above self-portrait is by Lauren Peralta. (Click on the image if you wish to view it individually.) © All rights reserved by Lauren Peralta. – – – -  It’s not that suffering is… Continue reading