I was delighted to find out that Twin Peaks, a favorite show of mine, was returning after twenty-five years. And then this occurred to me……….
I’ve made a conscious decision to pretty much move on from the silliness of Trump towers, erections, pants tents and other Trump-centric commentary after having fully wallowed in it last week and incorporated it into NFTRH 421, which is a serious piece of work that also worked in these themes. I am actually very concerned that we have put an unqualified spectacle in the White House; a product of American TV and leveraged ‘capitalism’. A media star.
Here is a screen shot of page 41. It’s the Society of the Spectacle.
What is it? The MEDIA BUBBLE!
Seriously, who has time to check out all available sources of news these days? And, where do you start? Who do you trust for fair and accurate information?
Middle-class working folks are too busy trying to earn a living and create a healthy and balanced life for their families to worry about who is saying what and try to figure out who’s relaying true facts.
I was tidying up some things in my home office today, and I noticed a couple of binders that I hadn’t looked at in years. They were labeled “Tim’s Trading Tome” volumes one and two. In them were hundreds of pages and charts I had collected in late 2008, 2009, and 2010, Early 2009 of course, was the bottom of the market, and we began a multi-hundred-percent climb (in the case of some stocks, multi-thousand-percent) climb.
Naturally, though, on the heels of the financial crisis, there were plenty of popular publications that were saying it was the start of something much bigger. Here’s a snippet from one we all know:
It’s been out for a few years, but I only discovered this show a couple of weeks ago. It’s genius.
Just a quick mention that I watched the documentary For the Love of Spock on the plane back to the Bay Area, and I absolutely loved it. I highly recommend it, particularly to those, like me, who are Original Series fans. God bless you and rest in peace, Leonard Nimoy!