Category Archives: paranoia

Choose Wisely

Walls and Bridges John Lennon’s fifth studio album featured songs that he’d written, recorded and released during the 18-month separation from his wife, Yoko Ono. The title says it all. Whatever Gets You Thru The Night   Nobody Loves You … Continue reading

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Peace Symbol: Misappropriated or…

Marginalized? We’ve all seen the Peace Symbol. Did you know that it will be 61 years old on February 21 this year? It was first used by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) on a peace march from Trafalgar Square … Continue reading

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What’s the Best a Man Can Be?

Gillette: The Best a Man Can Get It’s a subtle, and yet not-so-subtle, change. They alter one word, do an advertising campaign about ‘toxic masculinity’ and let the rest of the world (via social media) do their advertising for them. … Continue reading

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Why They Won’t Impeach Trump

Vice-President and Mrs Pence The little storm in a teacup that brewed yesterday is a hint at what kind of President Mike Pence would be. The BBC News headline read: Vice-president’s wife Karen Pence to teach at anti-LGBT school Is … Continue reading

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Old Friends: not a merger, but an alliance

Ford and Volkswagen First Ford announced that they weren’t going to make any more sedan cars. Then there were rumours about a merger with Volkswagen. Finally, they announced yesterday that Ford and VW would form an ‘alliance’ to build cars … Continue reading

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AGT: Superfans? What Superfans?

America’s Got Talent: The Champions For most people, this will not be an issue, but AGT has a new voting system for this six-week special run of the show. In the first show, last week, ten ‘champion’ acts were brought … Continue reading

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Opioid Painkillers: The Hidden Warning

Fentanyl I’ve written about this before, mainly as a criticism of the overkill coverage by the mainstream news media of the overdose epidemic. What I want to do is tackle this problem from a different angle: pain management. Pain has … Continue reading

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