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Is Levi Johnston outplaying Sarah Palin?

Sarah Palin’s greatest gift to popular culture (among many) might just well be Levi Johnston.  His cause celebre has been taken up by D-List genius Kathy Griffin.  For such a comedian the spectacle of a rube among the Hollywood elite, unprepared as he remains...

Rachel Marsden: On the warpath again!

If I had a category on my blog called “cautionary tales for bachelors”, this would be the headliner story. It informs the wisdom of an increasingly common practise, whereby when you meet some reasonably attractive yet complex member of the opposite sex,...

Buying The War..

Anyone who was on my old FOIB list knows that I was an outspoken opponent of America’s two excursions in Iraq. Bill Moyers recently produced a documentary called “Buying the War” which should be mandatory viewing for hawks and doves alike. In it,...

Fiction and The New Journalism…

The print media seems to be eating itself alive. In the drive for more sensationalism, more gripping headlines, more compelling stories, and most importantly more readership, editors are being effectively romanced by ambitious young writers seeking to make names for...

News Flash: War in Iraq Is About Oil?

Okay, I’ll admit to skimming this, however this might explain why EU resistance to this action in Iraq was so fierce.. and is yet another perspective on the overly-simplistic “War is about oil” mantra. -Ian....