Not Mentioning Mass Killers Won’t Make Them Go Away

Sadly, once again, a mass killing is in the news. The horrific tragedy that took place last Friday in Santa Barbara, California, during which seven young lives, including the killer, were snuffed-out, has dominated the news this week. Killing sprees of this nature have become all too familiar and are always fodder for gun controlContinue reading “Not Mentioning Mass Killers Won’t Make Them Go Away”

Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk – Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime

This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk encouraged bloggers to incorporate video into our posts. A recent Don Lemon piece on CNN affords a great opportunity to do just that! Dear CNN, As a long time viewer I thought I’d take a moment to bring something to your attention. I understand fully that you may be wellContinue reading “Weekly Writing Challenge: Reel Talk – Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime”

Dear CNN: Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime

Dear CNN, As a long time viewer I thought I’d take a moment to bring something to your attention. I understand fully that you may be well aware of what I’m about to point out, and may even be in the process of dealing with the situation. If so please disregard this letter. I’m writingContinue reading “Dear CNN: Time for Don Lemon to move to primetime”

CNN lets it hit the fan

Shit happens on CNN in prime time. I couldn’t help but notice that CNN has recently gone outside the box, has been living on the edge, has turned the cable news watching world on its ear. How so you may well ask. Simply by allowing people to express themselves on TV as they would normally;Continue reading “CNN lets it hit the fan”

Fister’s header; Frankenstorm hype

Detroit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister is reportedly fine after taking a line drive off the head in game two of the World Series. Although some are wondering if the proper precautions are being taken. Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who sustained a skull fracture, an epidural hemorrhage and a brain contusion after being struck byContinue reading “Fister’s header; Frankenstorm hype”

Vet your charity before donating to vets or vets

You win some and you lose some; recently Montreal was listed as one of CNN’s most loved cities. But now Montreal plays a key role in a despicable charity fraud situation as exposed by Anderson Cooper. The key word here is vets, whether disabled veterans of war or veterinarians at SPCA International it seems QuadrigaContinue reading “Vet your charity before donating to vets or vets”