Do what you love and do what you do best. This sounds like a joke but Larry Flynt, the notorious pornographer, offered now former congressional representative, a job paying 20% more than what he was making as a lawmaker.
I will blog about the outrageous Larry Flynt sometime in the future but on this blog, I will concentrate on Anthony Weiner. Mr. Weiner and his wife of 11 months are seriously worried about their financial future. I asked my wife what employer would hire a man like this and my wife quipped kiddingly that he could get a job in the pornography industry. I laughed heartily and no sooner did I hang up the phone than a news story on Yahoo appears about Larry Flynt, the founder and creator of the hardcore magazine - Hustler, offered the once very important lawmaker a position with his company with full benefits. Wow, I immediately called my wife and gave her a new nickname – Carnac the Magnificent. We had a good laugh and then it just struck me that this on one level, yes – is hysterical but the truth of the matter is this so stupid on Weiner’s part and unspeakably sad for his wife, Huma Abein.
Ms. Abein married a very respectable and rising star in the world of politics and now he is the laughing stock of the late night talk shows, your local shopping center, and just everywhere. Moreover, just to add salt to the wounds the name Weiner just magnifies the stupidity and humor of this story. I am serious, this story has legs, and I assume it will go away in a week or so but it most certainly was the talk of the town for the past month.
What makes this story so – I wouldn’t say tragic but deplorable is the inane act. It would be less offensive if he took a picture of himself completely nude (not much though) instead of just a snapshot of his reproductive organs. This is something a little boy or a teenager would do; my goodness” I’ll show you my privates if you show me yours.” I understand that human sexuality is a very complex phenomenon and different acts affect people differently and it’s a private matter between two consenting adults. However we are discussing a supposedly serious, important, and responsible legislator who does something that even if one were a sanitation worker is despicable. (No offense to garbage men, I think they are hard-working men doing what nobody wants to do but must be done).
I may be onto something here when I say an important man behaving so inappropriately is probably aphrodisiacal to Anthony Weiner. Well, I’m not going to armchair psychoanalyze Weiner so I will just wrap up by declaring that I am in agreement with everyone who asked for his resignation. If he had an affair or an off color fetish that was kept private then that is one thing and none of our business, however he crossed the line by if I may use a phrase “fornicating in public” and that is an act for which the public ought not to stand.
So now it is your turn – WHADAWETHINK ? Should we give Anthony Weiner another chance or do you agree with me that he went too far? There is a lot to discuss, let’s have fun with this one.
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Do what you love and do what you do best. This sounds like a joke but Larry Flynt, the notorious pornographer, offered now former congressional representative, a job paying 20% more than what he was making as a lawmaker.
Now more than ever, because people DON’T read as much as they used to, there is a prodigious trove of great literature that goes unread.
Last year I received as a gift – a hefty book – one of those “1001 things you must do before you die”series that are so popular today but this was entitled ‘1001 Books you must Read Before you Die”. To my great surprise this was a collection of truly magnificent literature from Aesop’s Fables to Moby Dick to Don Delillo’s Underworld, Ian McEwan, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Paul Auster and so much more. I was expecting to see Harry Potter , Danielle Steele, Tom Clancy, Deen Koontz, John Grisham, James Patterson, Mary Higgins Clark, Anne Rice, Harold Robbins, and Stephan King (poor Mr. King, I heard that he doesn’t like the fact that the literary critics don’t see him as a gentleman of letters. Too bad, he just must accept his limitations and count his money; one cannot even find SK in the fiction section, let alone literature. He’s in the horror section right next to adult animation – comic books) No this was the real thing. When you looked at the 3 dozen or so contributors, you could see that they were all literary critics with Ph.Ds.
Every one of my favorites was in here but there were so many geniuses I’ve never read like E.L. Doctorow, T. Coraghessan Boyle and 100s more. I suddenly thought of myself of one who rather instead of being well-read but well quite frankly – ignorant. Everyone knows that great literature is so much more important than non-fiction. Literature like great classical music lasts forever and their words will forever be etched into our collective consciousness to be handed down from generations to come until the end of time. In terms of what art form leaves the longest, strongest, most influential, most resonant, and most powerful legacy – the power of great literature is the best. Artists and composers may differ with me but I say the written word if it is true, will remain true forever and the eternal truths it teaches us can and must only be conveyed via fiction.
So that you get the right book, it’s – 1001 books You Must Read Before You Die, edited by Peter Boxall and the text is written by scores of literary critics. I read a lot and I used to read more (yes I read when I’m driving – at lights or when there’s traffic.) Now if I’m awake – I’m reading, writing or watching film. I also have been watching a lot of C-SPAN – 1,2 and 3. I used to only watch C-SPAN 2 for Book TV but all 3 channels are great. They have intellectual talk shows with no commercials everyday – not just congress in action (even I get bored with that).
The point is there is so much great literature and great information (and sadly a whole lot of s**t but you can just ignore that stuff) out there that one can’t get to it all, especially if you have kids. I’m a book worm and I feel that I need another 50 years to get through this amazing list. Plus I do read non-fiction, the paper, and The New Yorker every day.
It saddens me that a majority of these amazing books are going to go unread; but it does make me feel good that the great will be around for future generations. Greatness lasts forever. Sure Deen Koontz and the like are best sellers now but they will be gone in 100 YEARS AND David Foster Wallace will still be with us RIP.
I’ve said this a million times and I will say it again- ‘Life is short and art is long’ I am poor in terms of money but I’m the richest man on the planet when I allow Marcel Proust into my life.
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The Huffington Post usually ranks # 1 in terms of making money. However, they have millions of dollars to invest and over 7000 writers. Because they have the resources and manpower they have the capability of making lots of money.
To sum up very quickly on how to run a successful blog:
- Have a specific niche.
- Hire a Web Designer and create a beautifully designed site.
- Add new material everyday.
- There is no such thing as making money from nothing. I won’t get into it here but there are reams of information on the different types of advertising programs e.g. Adwords, Adsense, SEO Marketing, the social networks and lastly good content on stuff people are interested in.
Did you know that Rick Springfield has published a book about his life? You never heard of him? Come on, the multi-talented Rick Springfield who played a doctor on the soap opera ‘General Hospital’ and who also was a pop rock star with the big hit – “Jessie’s Girl”. The kid who calls his “shredded” abdomens the “situation” from the Jersey Shore has a book out too (I’m sure it was ghost-written, I don’t think the kid can read or write.)Tina Fey from SNL also has a book out, though it is absurd to have an actual biography written up, she at least is a comedic talent. She can deliver and maybe she writes her own jokes but she does not know how to write beyond a 6th grade level.
I used to go to Barnes & Noble or Borders to purchase literature and sometimes I would perhaps buy something autobiographical (not biography unless the individual was a writer himself or herself.) Another observation of mine is these biographies come out while he or she is still alive and more likely than not still in one’s prime. One should really be dead for a while before a legacy is formed.
Let me just cut to the chase. I will not spill much ink on this because this topic need only be mentioned; there’s nothing important that Sarah Silverman has to say except that she used to be a bedwetter (also name of her book) into her teens – earth-shattering news (and I like Sarah Silverman. I think she’s talented and funny.) Though the books are poorly-written, a waste of trees (well now with the kindle maybe a tree can be salvaged) and it’s nothing more than self- promotion. Also you can expect to find the same old stuff in these poorly-written biographies Every one of these biographies is basically the same. Rags to riches, their struggles despite being related to Francis Ford Coppola, how they were abused (usually sexually – sells more) as a child, how they were exploited earlier in his or her career and finally the big one – ADDICTION PROBLEMS!
Nothing sells more than when a celebrity talks about being addicted to cocaine, heroin, or alcohol. I am sorry but I find this stuff monumentally boring but obviously, they sell; if the books didn’t sell they wouldn’t be there.
That is about it for me on the subject and I hope I do not sound like a snob. I certainly am not opposed to buying a book about Paul Newman or Katherine Hepburn written by a professional writer. However, I have no interest whatsoever about whether or not Howard Stern has a small penis and the fact that he was rejected by the opposite sex when he was growing up (who wasn’t ?)
Now it’s your turn. Do you buy celebrity biographies ? Don’t you think it’s a little arrogant to think that their life is worthy of a book ? A magazine piece about a celebrity who may be hot at any given time is enough. That’s what magazines are for – not books. Please open this up. Pounce on me if you disagree with me. In the interim I’m going to the bookstore to pick-up baba – booey’s new biography.
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If you are a man and one of your biggest concerns and problems is that you are going bald, I would have to say God bless you – Life is good and enjoy your worry-free life while it lasts. Besides, baldness for men seems to be in vogue these days; my assessment is that men can look good with or without hair. Some men with a full head of hair actually shave their head maybe because they like the way they look with no hair or perhaps they find that without this dead matter atop one’s cranium to be without hassle. Georges St. Pierre (GSP) does this and looks better without hair, the welterweight MMA champion is viewed as one of the “coolest” looking people on the planet.
I am writing about this because I saw an ad today and 1. It’s Friday and I do not want to think about the real problems in the world and 2. It does evoke many memories of the times in which I grew up and my thoughts about the medical condition (really?), male pattern baldness.
If the only medical condition you have (and are male – female pattern baldness is a tough one if you are a woman) is hair loss then you are lucky. I am 47 years old and I can think of a whole set of more serious problems than going bald. However, my courting days were in the late 1970s and 1980s and having hair was an enormous asset. A bald or balding man was just a big fat negative in terms of attracting the opposite sex in a physical way.
Nobody with a naked dome was “hip “except for Telly Savalas -(marginally cool I might add – “Who loves ya, baby?’) No rock stars, film stars, etc. I recently watched a few episodes of ‘twin Peaks’ (Yes I was a fan – with mixed feelings. The show was outstanding at times and God awful at the end. I love David Lynch- most of the time) and I was astounded by how much hair everyone had. I did not know it then but it is obvious that most of the men on the show were wearing wigs.
Watch the movie ‘Lethal Weapon’ (I know it is insufferable) and look at Mel Gibson. He was supposed to be a hardened and tough detective. He looks like a girl with that hair – it is hilarious. Couldn’t the director suggest that they mess up his layered, cascading tresses; it is hard to take Gibson seriously as a tough person when he has “girlie” hair.
Right after college (late 80’s) I lived with two roommates. Both were musicians and both were prodigiously concerned with their hair. (It is true, take a look at old music videos from that period, before grunge, and bald musicians did not exist.) One of whom used to come out of the shower holding a handful of hair, which his follicles no longer held, and he would literally weep. I too worried about losing my hair because had it happened my thoughts mistakenly back then were that I would never have an attractive girlfriend. How stupid we were back then.
In addition, the other roommate actually spent $5,000 to get a weave and along with that exorbitant sum he had to maintain it which was also costly. Another acquaintance went the transplant route and yet another tried Rogaine – “nice peach fuzz”, that’s appealing and money well spent. Moreover, we are talking about something that is not even alive. Just like your fingernails, your hair is DEAD. Admittedly, hair can make a huge difference in terms of how attractive a woman is but we are still talking about something that is indeed dead.
I have written over 600 words and I can go on. I haven’t even delved into hair infomercials, documentaries about how close we’re getting to finding a cure(I’m sorry cure is such an inappropriate word but it was used) but going bald is no big deal anymore but if you are losing your dead hair don’t swoop your hair just cut it or shave it. Nothing looks more foolish than a man who is trying to cover his baldness by growing what is still not follically challenged way too long and swooping it over the bald area. Listen you are not fooling anyone – you are bald. Furthermore, you look silly.
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On the 25th of February, 2011 I blogged about my hating Facebook, though I did clarify and rectify some of my initial assertions in the comment section, I now feel compelled to write a complete blog about my thoughts on FB.
To begin with I must admit I was a bit hasty with my assessment of FB, though I had been a member, I rarely used it; if someone asked to be friends I would usually say yes and then simply just continue on with what I may had been doing at the time.
What I knew about FB was probably as much as any other informed person who knew of Facebook but never used it –i.e. that a young intellectually gifted college kid from Harvard had created a social networking site not unlike MySpace but much better and perhaps more invasive. The site had grown so expeditiously and prodigiously that there was already a hugely profitable movie distributed by the giant Columbia pictures; and directed by a respectable, good, and mainstream director (David Fincher). Mark Zuckerberg, the site’s founder and creator, had been leveled with charges against him regarding the stealing of other, at the time, working colleague’s ideas relative to the site, and other questionable, complicit and unscrupulous conduct.
Furthermore, when I happened to passively glance at the site, it usually was not much more than pictures of family members or friends from their most recent vacation or some other uninteresting gathering (how boring is that?) In addition, what I also saw were college-aged kids partying or on the other hand parents showing off his or her snot-nosed kid (oops this was supposed to be an apology of sort, but I can’t help it) throwing a baseball or cheerleading their schoolmates to victory. It seemed like that same old rivalry of whose kid is cuter than mine is. Sure, if you happened to be related to someone, it’s somewhat obligatory to look at their kids pictures when you visit them, but does it have to plastered all over the web for the world to see ?
Well let me elaborate here on my (I would not say change of opinion) but perhaps new perspective I have about Facebook. Unlike Classsmates.com (which is a rip-off), one can look up old schoolmates free. You can also look up anyone for that matter with whom you have lost contact. It is absolutely the best in this regard and I cannot express the unadulterated joy it has provided for me. Reaching out and connecting with old friends – it elicits a bitter-sweet, happy/sad and warm and nostalgic (at least for me it does) impression that yes time is passing by ever so quickly but how wonderful and kind so many people have flourished into.
Having stated the aforementioned Facebook CAN (the optimum word is can) be exploitative and if not careful, especially with youngsters, one may purposefully or inadvertently reveal very private and too much information.
The major peeve and concern I have with FB and all the other social networking sites is the prodigious invasion of privacy. There are other sites which are a whole lot worse than FB in terms of privacy issues but I won’t bother to mention these distasteful sites.
Now it’s your turn WHADAWETHINK? Do we have to be connected to everyone at all times? Will FB and the like supplant nostalgic yearning or perhaps enhance it? Are you a fan of Facebook or were you like me before? Open this up – Facebook, whether we like it or not is something one just can’t dismiss. To date there are a ½ billion regular members – that’s a lot of people.
What can be more exasperating than bureaucracy and red tape ? Anyone who has had to deal with a bank, DMV, a phone company and now cell phones and Internet provider services knows precisely what I am talking about. Sadly, bureaucracy seems to be insidiously creeping into every aspect of one’s waking life; improved technology is supposed to make life easier and better and it does in one regard but it reduces efficiency from a different perspective when one considers the prodigious red tape involved with same.
Franz Kafka was a very unhappy young man despite having the precious gift of superb writing skills ( just to note scholars today regard him as one of the world’s greatest stylist and his works as nothing short of masterful. I highly recommend everyone who hasn’t read him to do so, even though the work is grim, Kafka describes with laserbeam precision the very unpleasant bureaucracy with which every human being will inevitably have to at one time or another deal. The eponym Kafkaesque was appropriately posthumously given to Franz) and I sometimes even wonder if he, himself, ever contemplated just how monstrously omnipresent kafkaesque bureaucracy has become.
On the front page of the NY Times the terrible story of the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated Northern Japan is extensively covered and I am in no way suggesting that kafkaeque bureaucracy is in any way shape or form as awful as this, because red tape after all is not a tragedy – it’s a senseless, frustrating and quite often disorienting annoyance.
As I write this, I am also waiting for Verizon and an IPS to arrive so they can rectify and finish the the shoddy workmanship they have thus far wreaked (it’s been a week of hell to date), and there is nothing but Murphy and I (Murphy’s Law – ‘If anything can go wrong it will’) can conceivably do but wait, hope and pray that some competent individual will successfully do and complete his or her job and perhaps even disregard red tape in order to facilitate matters. (this Phone and internet set-up could have been completed days ago had the technician had the authorization # which I painstakingly procurred and which they ineptly never received from the “proper” channels.)
So there you go, the technician was expected to be here 8 am and it is now 5;30 pm – let ‘s hope kafkaesque bureaucracy leaves me alone ! I suffered a week already and I know everyone must go throught it – but why? Life is too short!
Now it’s your turn WHADAWETHINK ? I’m not even going to ask whether or not you’ve experienced any of the aforementioned because if you’re and adult and if you have any of life’s modern convieniences (that’s an oxymoron) or if you even possess a checking account or maybe just stepped outside – red tape will be there to greet you. Please tell us your stories – I found that by writing about this, I feel less frustated – writing or talking about it has a cathartic effect.
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Partisanship Must Stop! The United States is In a State of Decline and if Partisanship continues there will be Dire Consequences!March 10th, 2011 by Michael Tabor
Vivian Schiller, the President and CEO of NPR news was asked to step down yesterday simply because of a video (conservative activist James O’Keefe cleverly posted a hidden-camera) of fellow NPR executive shown and being heard spouting his convictions that tea party Republicans are racist and xenophobic.
This is an absolute outrage! I don’t know about you folks reading this but I have personally attended a tea party convention here on Long Island and this executive was speaking truthfully; I barely got out of there alive. I am serious! I am center-left and thought at the time, I was lucky enough to be afforded a chance to speak on stage (what a mistake); people rushed the platform and were physically attacking me simply for voicing my support for President Obama and elaborating and addressing the very difficult task of what should be done with illegal Mexican immigrants (I merely stated that these immigrants want life, liberty and pursuit of happiness just like everyone else; furthermore sending in the National Guard to patrol the borders and demanding that immigrants wait at least a decade for a visa, while their children have nothing to eat is not the answer.)
We are deadlocked, and if we as a country want to remain the greatest country in the world in terms of the economy, our way of life, and the multitude of freedoms we enjoy, then we have to stop caring so much about whether or not our politicians have an (R) or a (D) in front of his or her name.
We are all Americans and if one just happens to watch the Sunday morning political talk shows, we can sadly see how prodigiously partisan this nation has become; You have to scratch your head and wonder, how does any legislation go through ? This is clearly not what our founding fathers had in mind when they wrote about the necessary checks and balances so beautifully and eloquently written in our constitution – 1787.
People are out of work, the economy is still in the dumps, we are enmeshed in two wars and we’re also trying to fight the war on terror.
So Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter on the right and Al Franken and Barney Frank on the left – and all you other loudmouth partisan blowhards – Pipe down! America is in trouble and we have a lot of work ahead of us. Let President Obama, the Senate and the House of Representatives do their job and fix the seemingly unfixable; I can guarantee you this – it’s unfixable if we don’t cooperate and remain deadlocked. Enough already! No more partisanship; let’s save our beautiful country. God bless America.
Now it’s your turn WHADAWETHINK ? Are you a Republican or a Democrat? Are you a member of the Tea party? If you are, I hope you’re not an extremist. Do you have any solutions to our terrible problems? Please contribute.
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I love writing! I love reading and I love learning – my whole life centers around higher education. The blogger’s dilemma is that I must be concise so people will take the time out of his or her busy day to read what I write.
If I had my druthers, I would spill more ink – MUCH more ink on any given topic; but if I wrote a 10,000 word blog I guarantee nobody except for perhaps a few scholars (and then I would have to cite my sources, footnotes, etc and hence it would no longer be a blog) who had the time to read it and who happened to be interested in or in the process of researching the very subject I’m writing about. Incidentally, I put my heart and soul into every word I write and a tremendous amount of research is conducted in order to be factual and correct. I.e. if I were writing about stem cell research I would diligently and systematically gather as much pertinent information so that even though I’m a layperson, a scientist just may get something out of what I write. Every writer will tell you that they learn just as much and probably more than the reader does (because of all the research that is involved.)
Believe it or not some people (thankfully the minority) think my blogs are too long. Too long? My blog is typically between 750 and 1000 words per article; the average blog is 350 and 550 words – including the #1 blog in the world Huffington post. I tend to think that my blog is more of an online op-ed (FYI, most people believe that op-ed means opinion – editorial when in fact the abbreviation merely stands for opposite the editorial – I was just informed of this today; which illustrates my point that writers learn when they write.) and surely one can pigeonhole my blog as opinion journalism but that simply means I’m maintaining my objectivity, providing useful information as well as giving my opinion and asking for yours WHADAWETHINK ?
My blog (or online op-ed – I think I’m going with this because my articles are not going to be abridged; I will not compromise integrity as a writer.) is very open and covers a lot of ground; it actually covers everything !(as you regular readers know , we even have poetry and cartoons. It should be no secret that we love New Yorker Magazine and we would like to see ourselves as miniature New Yorker online – & we are going to continue to grow.) If it’s interesting, thought provoking, trending and newsworthy we will write about it.
Just to re-iterate our mission statement– “If it’s worth spilling ink, then it’s whada We Think” We know people are busy (sadly too busy) and no one is reading Tolstoy’s – ‘War and Peace’ anymore so we attempt to provide reams of information along with subtle commentary that’s fun, thought-provoking, sometimes controversial and educational. We want to make learning SEXY!
Update: Our long term goal is to have at least one writer covering each category cited on the home page (not unlike Huffington Post but of course better) we are also adding 2 new niche websites which will be linked to this online op-ed. The first site will cover grammar and the site domain is www.grammarmarks.com and out our 2nd site will be an online Encyclopedia (not unlike Wikipedia) called www.wethinkpedia.com. We are planning to launch these two sites in late March, early April.
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Facebook is nothing more than the premium version of MySpace – it’s faster, more invasive and has more features. As a matter of fact, the guru himself, Mark Zuckerberg (who looks like he’s in the middle of puberty – imagine that boy a billionaire) even alluded to this in the movie about Facebook – ‘The Social Network’. (Whether or not Zuckerberg actually said this, is another matter – after all it was just a movie.)
Here’s a coincidence; Zuckerberg was born in 1984 – George Orwell’s classic book is entitled ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ which is a work of literature about surveillance and invasion of privacy which is exactly what Facebook is – spooky!
There is nothing wrong with networking and perhaps connecting up with long lost friends but Facebook is nothing short of EXPLOITATION and invasion of privacy! And how shallow is this site? Let’s face it; the people who regularly go on Facebook (who are over 25) are dumber than a box of rocks. Again, I understand if grandma wants to see a picture of her granddaughter then that’s fine, but as for me personally I don’t want to see pictures of someone else’s kids. It’s tantamount to going over some friend’s house and having to sit through a video of his or her last vacation. I don’t want to see your dopey kid standing next to Donald Duck at Disneyland.
I’m just now using Facebook to promote my blog (hey I’m honest) and as a matter of fact, in the course of doing so I managed to connect with a few old friends; I just got off the phone with him and it was an absolute pleasure to hear from him after 25 years. But please – I’m begging you keep the photos away – Name and contact information is enough (and when I say contact information I mean name and e-mail only – no pictures!)
The only legitimate social networking site is Linked-in, and I must say I have been prodigiously remiss in terms of utilizing the incredible networking potential of this site. Linked-in is for intelligent, mature individuals who are interested in interacting with other bright folks.
So if you are here and reading this now that’s good. My goal is to get all 500 million of you Facebook people over here (and clicking on the Amazon widget and purchasing something – anything at all would help WHADAWETHINK – LoL) I think by doing this I would be providing a service – collectively raising the intelligence of the American Public.
Update: I know that oppressed people in the Middle East (Libya and Egypt) have been using Facebook to organize protests against despotic regimes; Muammar Gaddafi and Hosni Mubarak have to go. They have been ruling over their people for 42 and 30 years respectively.
So now it’s your turn. WHADAWETHINK ? I know I have ruffled a few feathers by criticizing you FaceBook-loving people but I am just telling you the truth. Let me know your thoughts.
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