Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Imagery and Implication

As a student of damned near everything including psychology, child development, mass communications and so forth, a single phrase in a newspaper article jumped right out at me. The article is about a coming solar eclipse and includes the following … Continue reading

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A Foot In The Door

Putting “a foot in the door” harks back to the days of cold call door-to-door salesmen. Salesmen would knock on residential doors or, if you were wealthy enough to have one, ring the door bell. The housewife would open the … Continue reading

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Pop Culture

Pop Culture? Holy Saturday Batman!

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The Nation That Prays Together . . . .

Two attractive young women entered the restaurant, placed their food orders and sat down at a table. They simutaneously pulled out their smartphones, bowed their heads and silently said “Grace”. “That’s nice”, thought I.   I could be wrong tho … Continue reading

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Spider-Man II

So there I was poking about the aisles at the local Walgreens. I rarely if ever buy anything there – I just drive my older brother. When you go to Walgreens you can generally tell what the up-coming holiday is … Continue reading

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The Hiatus

Among other things, my stint in the army was also a three-year hiatus from television. Three years is a very long time. A schoolmate rushed into marriage and left a young widow. (That’s why I broke up with a girl … Continue reading

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What Happens When Spider-Man Blows A Fart

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