If you’re one of the, oh, twelve or so regular readers of this site, you may have noticed that the posts came to a screeching halt about a month ago. This is the reason why.
Our culture loves winners. Whether it’s the Super Bowl, the World Series, or the Academy Awards, people rarely remember the runners-up. It’s this obsession with rewarding excellence that has propelled the Oscars to a level of prominence in pop culture that has almost no equal. The Academy Awards are almost always the second most-watched TV … Continue reading