Gillette
Social Issues

Bookworm Beat 1/15/19 — the Gillette illustrated edition

Whether the Gillette toxic masculinity ad was marketing genius or a dangerously close market shave, it successfully triggered the internet’s meme machine. Nike targeted a woke, youthful demographic with its Kaepernick ad. Between the publicity and the fact that its demographic was willing to put money behind its newfound adulation [Read More]

Bookworm Beat Mob
Politics

Bookworm Beat 12/16/18 — the best of my Twitter feed

This is the first in a multi-part Bookworm Beat downloading the articles I’ve been collecting this weekend about media lies, stupid Leftists, etc. As I’ve mentioned before, I came late to Twitter. I don’t find it a very useful vehicle for intelligent social and political discussion, but it’s a fantastic [Read More]

Veteran's Day
Elections

Bookworm Beat 11/11/18 — Veteran’s Day illustrated edition and open thread

As we give thanks this Veteran’s Day for our vets both past and present, please remember too that we on the home front must preserve what they fought for. Regarding this next, I don’t include because I’m homophobic. I simply think it’s a visually interesting example of how the lifestyles [Read More]

Illustrated Edition
Politics

Bookworm Beat 11/5/2018 — the illustrated edition and open thread

This awesome illustrated edition is filled with wit and wisdom about elections, #Blexit and #WalkAway, immigration issues, the Second Amendment and more. Today is Guy Fawkes Day, when the English celebrate the survival of a really terrible king who never bathed and the brutal torture and execution of a crazed [Read More]