Live the Party Life

11/16/2016
I wasn’t planning on commenting on this election at all. I promise. Yet, thanks to social media, I just keep seeing tweet after tweet, and story after story of “What I’m going to tell my girls about ...
11/13/2016
Honestly, the reaction to this election is one of the most un-American and disturbing things I ever have seen. Hillary Clinton lost. Donald Trump won. As I have made full disclosure on many times, I w...
11/12/2016
It’s a good idea to vet someone before you make him part of your clandestine security organization, give him access to secrets, and allow him the ability to inflict damage on you and everyone else. Bu...
11/11/2016
I am hoping to reach younger voters with this post, but can almost guarantee many of them did not read past the title before rolling their eyes. That's unfortunate. If you know one, please try and sha...
11/10/2016
It always seems that the government is providing solutions to problems that don't exist. They work hard to convince you that you have a problem you aren't even aware of and then work to regulate and l...
11/10/2016
Marvel's Doctor Strange helped Walt Disney Studios print more money over the weekend, dominating the box offices with an estimated intake of $85 in North America alone. This adds to the film's grossin...
11/10/2016
Men catcalling jogging women is a social problem. Or so we’re told. This doesn’t surprise me (the catcalling or the deeming of it as a social problem). But catcalling isn’t as bad as some people make ...
11/8/2016
6:30 Pm Central At 6pm several states closed their polls, and a few had obvious winners. Indiana, and Kentucky went hard for Donald J, Trump, while Vermont fell for Hillary Rodham Clinton. At current...
11/8/2016
Could you be one of the many sufferers of election stress disorder? According to the professionals, it’s a real problem for many, one that signals an intense concern about the outcome of this election...
11/7/2016
It's an all too frequent sound, this and every election, people (including myself) moaning "I don't understand why we keep getting such sorry choices for candidates!" We wonder where our inspiring lea...
11/6/2016
So it looks like Peter Thiel may be the newest victim of the Silicon Valley Thought Police. The long time Libertarian who looked to build autonomous city-states in the ocean has become an increasingly...
11/4/2016

The day after Halloween, my 6-year-old son and I went to early vote then headed to the grocery store. I was in a mellow mood so when he asked could he have my Iphone, I said "sure, why not." We grabbe...

11/4/2016
It was really bad enough when Democratic primary candidate Bernie Sanders decided I had too many options in the underarm odor control aisle. Apparently me wanting an array of options to ensure I smell...
11/3/2016
Today the trailer for Wonder Woman was released to much fanfare and speculation. Her origin story has been being remodeled since approximately 2011 to integrate some wide ranging, sometimes contradict...
11/3/2016
For National Sandwich Day, I'm gonna make you a sandwich, even though I know the concept of a woman making sandwiches is detestable.  I've seen the patriarchal memes which are supposed to belittle me....
11/3/2016
So apparently there was some baseball game on last night. The “World Series” or something, even though it doesn’t involve 99.9% of the rest of the world. It was also Game 7. The penultimate final game...
11/3/2016
The 2016 Presidential campaign has been dominated by talk of the economy, jobs and making America 1955 again or something. Despite Democrats trying to tell us climate change is the biggest issue of ou...
10/31/2016
I don’t know where a they all come from, every Halloween, but the handful of kids I see in our neighborhood throughout the year multiply exponentially into hundreds of trick-or-treaters. In the proce...
10/31/2016
FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH... I'm a security professional, and I have over a decade of law enforcement experience as well, so this Hillary e-mail thing, you could say, is up my alley. I don't know more than...
10/31/2016
Born on June 4, 1937, an underappreciated star was born. This was the day Sylvan N. Goldman first put the grocery store shopping cart into use. It's original design was small, and it's use was sporadi...
10/28/2016
It’s not okay for you to murder me with your dog. If you think it’s absurd for me to say this—as if it is something that goes without saying—you’d be wrong. I regularly deal with people who send their...
10/27/2016
Many years ago serialized stories were common. They introduced the world to tales that eventually became famous novels. So what happened to them? They didn’t necessarily disappear but they have become...
10/27/2016
It’s only four more days until the creepy costumes are unleashed and the candy highs begin. Everyone loves Halloween, well everyone except for the perpetually offended who love to criticize certain co...
10/26/2016
As a young child, you loved to play soccer. As a teenager you liked soccer, but moved on to baseball, football, basketball, or even lacrosse. As an adult you tuned out on soccer altogether except for ...
10/25/2016
Greetings, sports fans! A bit of introduction as I throw out my first piece on the Loftus Party – my name is Ignatius J. Reilly. You may know me better as the title character of the extraordinary boo...
10/25/2016
For children, Halloween ranks right up there with Christmas as the best time of year. For you, the informed adult concerned about the coming Zombie Apocalypse, Halloween can be a gut check. Neverthele...
10/25/2016
I remember Ricky Gervais compared Twitter to the world’s largest bathroom wall, and comic actor Albert Brooks called it "The Devil's Playground." I have to agree with both of these men: it can get pre...
10/24/2016
While San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick dominates headlines for refusing to stand during the traditional playing of the national anthem in protest of his perceived wrongs done to black...
10/24/2016
While many use social media to promote Black Lives Matter (BLM) and push the narrative that the police have an inherent bias toward black people, one Georgia policeman, Lt. Tim McMillan, is using his ...
10/24/2016
Action heroes remain a staple of American cinema. They can be quite entertaining. Nevertheless, an interesting question to ask is: What would happen if someone tried to be an action hero in real life?...
10/24/2016
Season 7, Episode 1 - The Day Will Come When You Won't Be. It started off like any other The Walking Dead season premiere - some tragedy had befallen the cast of characters in some way, shape or form...
10/24/2016
I'm taxed! There are a lot of opinons on taxing working adults. Many believe if we don't tax the income of the wealthy enough, and if we don't tax their inheritances enough, the will eventually have s...
10/22/2016
Batman v Superman apparently divided audiences as to whether it was a good movie or not. I haven’t seen it; don’t know if I ever will. So I don’t have an opinion on it. But if I was assigned to write ...
10/22/2016
Walmart, the low cost retailer based in Bentonville Arkansas, is often credited with forcing smaller local businesses to close when they roll into town. and sending thousands of jobs to China. Some of...
10/21/2016
"Psst." "Hey baby." "HEY!" "Nice butt. You workout?" "Your eyes, they're SO exotic." "Uhm, sure, I'll move." I have just committed every sin imaginable on their harassment scorecard. So says the Femin...
10/20/2016
Wolverine, X-Men, and Hugh Jackman fans will be excited with the arrival of the first trailer for Logan, the final (supposedly) appearance of Hugh Jackman as mutant Wolverine. Set to Johnny Cash’s co...
10/20/2016
Boobies. Ta-tas. Hooters. Knockers. Melons. Boulders. Fun bags. Jugs. Sweater puppies. Headlights. Lady lumps. Mosquito Bites. Bazookas. The girls. The twins. Second base.......Do I have your attentio...
10/18/2016
Violence, incivility, and vulgarity can be good things—and everyone knows it. Reality proves it. And so does what we rightfully recognize as the best examples of our culture. “People sleep peaceably ...
10/18/2016
I’m as deep into politics as anyone. My family no longer shops at Target, we drink our coffee at home instead of at Starbucks, and I’ve eschewed Marvel superhero movies for DC Superman films. (That la...
10/18/2016
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOOs-ft7S2c[/embed] Earlier this year, when running for president, Marco Rubio famously got baited into repeating almost the exact same lines four times in a ...
10/17/2016
I’m not one of those easily-triggered types who think every time a man says something chauvinistic he is automatically a misogynist. He might be an ignorant “pig,” with no sense of refinement. He migh...
10/17/2016

Poor Rachel. The reviews are in and the cinematic version of her horrible, no-good life as a drunk and jilted divorcee are not exactly glowing: From The Atlantic: “Tate Taylor’s new adaptation of Th...

10/16/2016
I don't pretend to understand the ins and outs of #GamerGate or exactly why folks involved in that issue call Dr. Christina H. Sommers #BasedMom. What I do clearly understand is that when it comes to ...
10/16/2016

In a contentious election cycle with less than a month remaining until voters decide the balance of power in Washington, senators up for reelection are stumping day and night to fend off challengers. ...

10/15/2016
America has been at war over 15 years. And if a motivated filmmaker wants to make a unique movie about the Global War on Terrorism, he has the opportunity to do so by telling a story about the signifi...
10/15/2016
People are often carried away by emotion, allowing it to override logic, and objectivity. This is all too frequently obvious in the realm of politics. When Republican Senator Smith gets busted for tak...
10/14/2016
It used to be called “Mr. President.” Now it’s simply labeled “The Professional.” It’s a cupcake, one that has an Oreo cookie baked inside white cake and frosted with cookies n’ cream icing. In our h...
10/14/2016
I see you there taking that first sip of a pumpkin-spice latte. I know all about you thanks to a peer-reviewed, “scientific” study by Lisa Powell and Elizabeth Engelhardt. These ladies have studied “T...
10/14/2016
"The University of Oxford did a study..." So many bad stories start out this way. But this is a GOOD story, with a happy ending. A nice, big, round, happy ending. Sure, we can analyze the specifics of...
10/14/2016
Chinese actress Li Bingbing is filming a science fiction movie called, Meg. And while on the surface the most interesting part of this film might be its plot involving a prehistoric shark terrorizing ...