Opinionated News

The mainstream media.  Guardians of free speech and reportage of facts?  What a terribly disappointing troop of screaming baboons… I’ve long held the view that the mainstream media (MSM) is operating at the behest of forces cohesive and powerful, rather than ‘in the public interest’ (no shock there – old news, I know).  In recent times this has become more glaringly obvious, while simultaneously there has been a rise in the perceived worth of ‘opinion’ in the press.  In fact, there are now ‘journalists’ whose entire body of work is nothing more than their opinions on a range of topics … Continue reading Opinionated News

‘Celebrity’ Cash-Grab

“Washed-out Foreign ‘Celebrities’ Inundating Australia!” Fading stars who have rarely, if ever, given a toss about their Australian ‘fanbase’ have descended upon us.  This ongoing phenomenon, coinciding with a buoyant (relatively speaking) Australian economy which offers a tantalisingly attractive exchange rate for 2nd-tier descending celebrities from depressed economies elsewhere in the world, exposes the true colours of these so-called celebrity mouth-pieces.  They have no respect for their admirers and are nought more than shallow, greedy coin-chasers.  And I don’t like any of them. This is pop culture shit that I should probably ignore, but I’ve drafted a little list of these economic … Continue reading ‘Celebrity’ Cash-Grab