Borat – Orientalist Satire for Make Glorious Debate Western Intelligentsiya

“Dzienkuje” Sacha Baron Cohen! We were waiting for Godot, but you sensed what we really needed and instead sent us Borat! And Borat is if nothing else a moveable feast and a gift that keeps on giving. You managed simultaneously to offend Kazakhs, frighten Jewish anti-defamation groups, outrage the orientalism monitors, tee off hypocritically thin-skinned … Continue reading “Borat – Orientalist Satire for Make Glorious Debate Western Intelligentsiya”

Pet Names – Cool Names For Your Dog, Cat, Hamster Or Other Pet

So you’ve adopted or purchased a new pet — a dog, cat, hamster, fish, snake, parakeet or maybe a hermit crab. What’s next? Of course you’ll need to provide a good home — cage, aquarium, etc., and all the necessary supplies. But there’s still something missing — your pet will need a good name. Maybe … Continue reading “Pet Names – Cool Names For Your Dog, Cat, Hamster Or Other Pet”

Leadership Found in the Few and the Small

Introduction Envision an army of ants, multitudes of them carrying food and piling the food on a large rock. These ants are performing their task in uniformity and in a sequential order. The leadership is responsible for delivering the goods in order to maintain the survival of the ant colony. On the human side, imagine … Continue reading “Leadership Found in the Few and the Small”

History Vs Hollywood – Black Hawk Down & Great Raid

In history, the United States military has made many coordinated Special Force rescue and assault operations resulting in major successes or catastrophes with significant life loss. The most triumphant and successful rescue operation in the United States Military history, portrayed in The Great Raid, or the most near-disastrous mission involving the entrapment of US Army … Continue reading “History Vs Hollywood – Black Hawk Down & Great Raid”

The Not So Famous Brothers and Sisters of Hollywood Stars

Not surprisingly, there are a lot of brothers and sisters in Hollywood as the acting bug tends to spread among families. Which movie stars of today have a brother or sister, or even several in the same business? Have they ever shared the big screen together? Here are a few answers that perhaps you didn’t … Continue reading “The Not So Famous Brothers and Sisters of Hollywood Stars”

One Band, One Sound – The Essence of Teamwork

I was geeked! As I sat in the darkened theater sipping my Coca-Cola and munching on my buttered popcorn, I felt the excitement flowing through me as I awaited the showing of the 20th Century Fox movie “Drumline”. I sat back in my seat and became swept away by the sounds, moves and competition in … Continue reading “One Band, One Sound – The Essence of Teamwork”