It's been a month now since American pop culture witnessed three consecutive bursts of public anger. Serena Williams, wielding her racquet as a weapon at the U.S. Open, kick-started a week in which Kanye West stole the microphone from young, doll-faced Taylor Swift at the MTV Awards, and ended with Congressman Joe Wilson shouting down the President of the United States like a British heckler.
The Mets have shaken up their coaching staff. And in a startling upset, the entire training staff will return, but they'll change some "medical protocols." Like what, how to actually do medical training?
What is an Intentional Conversation? Stated simply: It is a structured conversation with no purpose other than the conversation itself.
We give weight to the idea of race being negative by considering it taboo. The more we avoid the topic, the discussion, the word, the more power we lend it.
It would be easy to go off on a rant about the disrespectful Congressman, the angry athlete or the scene-stealing rapper, but these people are not acting in a cultural vacuum.
Throughout the Harry Potter series, by J.K. Rowling, there's an abundant reference to 'You-know-who,' a very scary 'Dark Side of the Force', (as it was known in the, "Star Wars" epic).
I feel a twinge of sadness that Lenny Dykstra is putting his 1986 Mets World Series ring on the auction block. Of course he's the one who plunged head-first into his financial mess, but ...
The efforts of the media to conflate "black people behaving badly" alongside "tea baggers on the march" should be soundly rejected.
Serena Williams just tilted the reputation scale toward insane this week when she threatened to kill the line judge.
As far as the stock market goes: Don't fall in love with supposedly sure things because the wrong sure thing can kill you.
Hosny publicly said that he would burn all the books in Alexandria's library that had anything to do with Israel. He also called Israeli culture "racist."
So the kids are officially back in school, and like most parents, I'm delighted to know that my daughters have returned to their familiar routine, a...
Several groups are angry with something said by someone in front of some people somewhere. Someone then appeared in a highly visible public forum where he or she apologized publicly.
Ever since Barack Obama arrived on the scene, the race card has become magical for conservatives.
There is nothing in life more meaningless than an apology, yet it's become a panacea for just about any behavior, no matter how inappropriate, how vile, classless or sickening. It's down right fashionable!
I'm not convinced it's the end of the line for Federer, but just like boxing, tennis players can age in a hurry. There are always younger Turks like del Potro coming along to claim the throne.