A web site called Media Matters, apparently dedicated to the proposition that all right-wing spokesmen should be silenced, is now targeting sponsors of Dr. Laura Schlesinger's call-in radio program over allegedly racist comments the pop psychologist made over the air in an August 10 broadcast.

Eat Pray Love posterDirected by Ryan Murphy, Eat Pray Love is a movie adaptation of the New York Times bestseller Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia, �written by Elizabeth Gilbert. Based on Gilbert’s real-life experiences, the memoir focuses on Gilbert’s struggles with her divorce, from which she attained closure through her journeys across the world. Unfortunately, both the novel and the film appeal to a very specific audience, leaving all others in a coma-like state throughout the reading/viewing experience.

Ralph ReilandRemember those stories about Nero playing the fiddle while Rome burned? Actually, if he was really playing, it was probably a lyre, a small harp-like stringed instrument. Fiddles weren’t around yet.

The Expendables posterThe cast of The Expendables is a veritable pantheon of action stars — Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Micky Rourke, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Eric Roberts, Dolph Lundgren, and the list goes on. The film's cast might not be a complete canon, but it comes pretty darn close.

After two years of economic turmoil it seems that the message that governments are spending too much money is finally getting out. In fact, the crisis today is solely caused by government spending far too much, and doing so while pretending, Keynesian style, that the spending will actually fix the economy.