02/07/2012 03:49 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017


The world has always been infested with opinions but in the past 15 years, everyone has a platform for their views. Or a hundred seventy-five million platforms. Whereas opinions used to come in handy mainly for cocktail parties, we now need our views fully weaponized for a walk on the beach. It's all so dizzying, stressful, constant and exhausting. We know we will never get a break from it, but...

... Blank is the story of Eugene Brusca, a man who had absolutely no opinions on anything, yet became an overnight sensation as a columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Commenting on his curious case are Malcolm Gladwell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Henry Waxman, Ted Koppel and Arianna Huffington.