GOP Establishment’s New Grief Stage: Bargaining

Current Stage: Denial, Anger, BARGAINING, Depression, Acceptance As we predicted here and here, the GOP Establishment (Definition: Anyone who makes a living off GOP politics, whether we win or lose) is slowly but surely coming to the realization that the end is nigh... According to The New York Times, former [...]

2016-02-10T16:22:25+00:00January 22nd, 2016|The Daily Stir|1 Comment

MOVIE REVIEW: 13 Hours (2016)

Michael Bay's recreation of the terrorist attack on U.S. personnel in Benghazi is very similar in style and tone to Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down about American soldiers ambushed in Somalia in 1993. Bay is not as deft a touch and uses too much musical scoring when he should just trust that the events already contain [...]

2016-01-19T17:47:45+00:00January 18th, 2016|The Daily Stir|0 Comments

Thoughts on the 2016 FBN Debate

We haven't written much on the presidential race recently because we predicted last year everything that is happening now and nothing has changed. The debate tonight was lively but did not change the race in any way. No one said anything different from what they've been saying for months. We [...]

2016-02-10T16:29:29+00:00January 14th, 2016|The Daily Stir|0 Comments

A Tribute to the Films of Alan Rickman

British Actor Alan Rickman didn’t make it big in Hollywood until he was in his 40s. However, he was quite a talent and delivered a number of memorable cinematic performances (most of them supporting) throughout his career. Frankly, he always shined in his role, even when the movie didn’t deliver [...]

2016-01-14T12:03:21+00:00January 14th, 2016|The Daily Stir|1 Comment

MOVIE REVIEW: The Revenant (2015)

This is why we go to the movie theater. Alejandro Iñárritu’s western revenge story is spectacular in its scope, well-written, and superbly acted by leads Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. A film about fathers and sons, trappers and Indians, man and nature, this movie is also very cold. Set during [...]

2016-01-08T21:05:37+00:00January 8th, 2016|The Daily Stir|0 Comments

Ten Best TV Dramas You Can Binge Watch

As a result of cable raising their standards (and Hollywood dropping theirs) television programming improved remarkably in this century. So, we divide all TV programs by those that started before 1999, and those after...what we would call “Binge TV.” What follows is our list of the ten best television shows that [...]

2017-04-11T13:08:35+00:00January 6th, 2016|The Daily Stir|0 Comments