Fifty Shades of Starbucks: They Did It Again
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Fifty Shades of Starbucks: They Did It Again

They did it again! They refers to the USA and France, and “It” to a formidable “pas de deux” in cultural deception. The USA stole an inherently French concept, dumbed it down, repackaged it and sent it back for a large fee. And France… well, France still bought it! Think of it, it’s the equivalent of your neighbors borrowing your car, trashing it, then having you pay them to … Continue reading

uPad and iDon’t
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uPad and iDon’t

Won’t you donate 500 bucks so I too can get a freaggin’ iPad? Am I worthy of your generosity? Yes. And I have a 9 point argument to prove it. 1. Yes, I am iWilling to iStart every iWord iSay with a lowercase i. Frequency of letter i is to surpass the frequency of letter e in the English language by August 8, 2012, 11:15 am (rough … Continue reading

France Elected New Leader. Time To Go.
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France Elected New Leader. Time To Go.

In all fairness, we used to have quite a few alternatives to the tantalizing American lifestyle. Paris was once the greatest place on Earth (say, up until seventy years ago). Our thinkers and scientists were underwriting the future of civilization every morning for breakfast (up until a century ago) and our women defined style, wit … Continue reading

The Ultimate American is a Porn Star
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The Ultimate American is a Porn Star

The ultimate American is a porn star who takes corporate standards to their highest possible level of achievement. A lean and mean being, obsessed with fitness and health, the porn star turns even pleasure into a moneymaking business. In the life of a porn star, the personal and professional beings are finally united, overlapping perfectly as they … Continue reading