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The Future Of (Food) ‘Reality’ TV

In a fit of insomniac insanity, I found myself watching the new Spike TV series “Bar Rescue“, and it got me thinking. That series, and “Restaurant Impossible“, “Kitchen Nightmares“, “Hotel Impossible“, “Mystery Diners“, and the others all

Way To Go, Government!

Today we have not one but two “WTF Were You Thinking?” (for those of you keen on acronyms, the proper pronunciation is “WHIT-FWHIT”) Awards to give out today. The first award goes to the Governor and Legislature

Happy Valentines Day

To all fortunate enough to have a significant other: Don’t you DARE forget them, neglect them, or mistreat them … EVER. But, if you can’t manage “ever”, at least TRY for one day. It seems small, but

The (Apocalyptic) Future is … Now?

Science fiction writers have, historically, been very accurate seers into mankind’s future, both near and distant.  When Jules Verne penned “From the Earth to the Moon” in 1865, he envisioned an event so strikingly similar to the

“That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”

So says Juliet (Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2). If you look back through history at various mystical or metaphysical belief systems (Pagan, Wiccan, Druid, etc.) you find an interesting common belief:  all things, visible and