Who’s Behind The Curtain

So any guesses? Come on? Know any famous Asians these days? Who? Hu? Who?!? No. Not Hu. It’s Xi. Xi Jinping. Xi who will soon be obeyed… (it’s pronounced like ‘she’ if you’re wondering). OK, that was a terrible joke. So after all the excitement and collective exhalation, not to mention the relief, of Barry’s … Continue reading

The Thing About Facts

So I was watching The Newsroom this summer. It’s good entertaining tv. Particularly if you agree with everything it pretty much goes on about (but that’s not why I like it); it’s a bit preachy. It’s very preachy. But it’s tv. It’s American tv, which usually has some bent on it. Anyway. This isn’t an … Continue reading