Tag Archives: Faddism

Politico Magazine: Derek Robertson- ‘How Howard Schultz Created a Personality Cult at Starbucks’

Source:The Daily Review I’m not interested in Howard Schultz’s so-called potential independent presidential run at least for this piece, but more interested in what he created not just with Starbucks, but the broader pop culture in America. Starbucks, really since … Continue reading

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TIME Magazine: Chris Bailey- ‘Why Being Lazy is Actually a Good Thing’

Source: The Daily Review Plus I see the point that Chris Bailey is making here. He’s not arguing that people should sit on their asses and do nothing all day expect to pick up their I-Phone to order pizza or other … Continue reading

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Consensus 44: Oliver Wilson- Social Media: ‘Addictive, Frustrating But Here To Stay’

Source: The New Democrat Plus “Social media: addictive, frustrating but here to stay.” I could leave it at what Oliver Wilson said in his blog post, but as a blogger myself I feel a duty to explain to my readers at … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Bob Hennelly: ‘Watching Reality Luxury TV Is Killing America’s Economic Drive & Maybe Its Soul’

Source: The New Democrat In the last 15-20 years or so with Generation X full coming of age and now with the Millennials coming of age as well, we’re seeing less religion and church going in America ( except deep … Continue reading

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AlterNet: Opinion- Liz Posner: ‘8 Things That Are Probably True About You if You Identify As Spiritual But Not Religious’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review When I hear someone tell me that they’re spiritual, but not religious, my first reaction if I’m not smirking is something generally like, “really?” Someone who is religious believes in a … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review When I first saw new Speaker of The House Paul Ryan and his new beard I guess a week ago, I thought, ‘great, here’s another political faker wannabe. Someone who … Continue reading

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CBS: The Carol Burnet Show- Dinner and a Movie: Captain Cliche Strikes Again

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Alan Alda playing Captain Cliche on The Carol Burnett Show. The man who probably watches too much TV and too many movies and unable to think for himself. Doesn’t sound that … Continue reading

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