Previously on this blog, I spoke positively of the actions of Spirit Day. On Spirit Day, many major league organizations stood up for anti-bullying, especially with regards to LGBT Youth. America’s most popular league, the NFL, failed to embrace it whole-heartedly. Today, former punter Chris Kluwe went in to depth about the problems he experienced as a gay right’s advocate in the NFL.
As the year end winds down, movie studios amp up their output of features designed to delight the awards crowd. One of those pictures is American Hustle, David O. Russell‘s fictionalization of the “ABSCAM” operation in the late seventies.
We’ve reached the end of the year, and the annual collection of retrospective lists in the media. I’d be remiss not to add one myself. Instead of a typical “Top 10”, here are a few songs I had some thoughts about.
December means a few things in the world of music and movies. Most notably, it’s when publications list their favorite records and studios flood theaters with their Oscar bait. The much-maligned Grammys tried to grab some spotlight with a concert about a week ago. In today’s post, we’ll examine a few categories and who should win, who will win, and notable snubs.