Month: February 2021

The Real Great Escape

Even the most avid war movie fans roll their eyes when the Christmas TV fare is announced. As predictable as sprouts there will be The Great Escape and The Sound of Music. Both movies, as we might expect, are deeply flawed.

Free Media isn’t Free

Imagine you’re running a restaurant that struggles to stay open. People come and go; they sit at its terrace tables and read your newspapers. On leaving they congratulate you on your business and some leave a dime on the coffee cup’s saucer.

Artist Spends 15 Months Constructing Ghostly Pirate Ship With Ordinary Found Materials

Tattooist Jason Stieva has been creating assemblage art for almost 20 years, extending his creativity beyond the flesh and into three-dimensional space. For the past nine years, he’s been working on his Gothic Times series, which began when he acquired a portion of an old clockmakers estate. Mixing cases and mechanisms with other found materials, his sculptures are wildly surreal and filled with detail.

Europe’s richest nation bans AstraZeneca Vaccine

In a major blow to big pharma and multiple speculators and investors in the artificial Covid crisis, Switzerland, home of Europe’s wealthiest people has banned the use of Britain’s hapless AstraZeneca vaccine. How ironic if the problem-laden company joined millions of other businesses forced into bankruptcy by the wholly opportunist response by government.

The Last Waltz for Europe

It was the last waltz for Europe and the last dance for humanity. Had one of Europe’s oldest, most successful and popular royal houses not been destroyed and consumed by New York-based banking houses the world would likely have been a far better place today.