Tagged: Hollywood

A Black Life That Matters

I am not a collectivist. Nor am I in the least bit inclined, either by philosophic temperament or by close observation of current civilizational trends, to believe that there are very many lives today — black, white, yellow, or mauve — that “matter” in the big scheme of things. In any case, those lives which do matter will always be the lives of...

Oprah Promises the Days of Oprah-like Hypocrisy are Over

Sunday night, during the Golden Globules of Self-Righteousness Awards ceremony, Oprah Winfrey received this year’s Clooney Prize, for rousing the emotions, and even presidential fantasies, of hundreds of her fellow Hollywood enablers, thousands of her fellow public purveyors of pop-pornography, and millions of people around the world who always conveniently assume their overflowing toilet must have been clogged by someone else. Winfrey’s speech...