“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.” –Thomas Paine
Last weeks’ news cycle left and abundance of individuals and organizations either offended, proud, or highly impressed. This international surge of emotions was sparked by none other than RT-News Journalist Abby Martin. Martin made waves when she spoke out against Russia’s military occupation of Crimea in the closing segment of her RT-TV News show, ‘Breaking the Set.’ What made the act of her speaking out so admiral and brave, incidentally earning her much deserved praise internationally, is the fact that RT-News, formerly known as
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“Hijack: Illegally seize (an aircraft, ship, or vehicle) in transit and force it to go to a different destination or use it for one’s own purposes.”
This is precisely what the WWE Chicago fans of professional wrestling were set out to accomplish this past Monday 3/3/14.
The vehicle: WWE’s live Monday Night RAW show at the All State Arena.
- Embarrass the Brass
- Daniel Bryan in the Wrestlemania 30 title match
- Prove that CM Punk is a Wrestlemania main event Talent
- Elevate Mid Carders
Ultimately, most have deemed the events of this past Monday as Continue reading
“Dover Yai, No Prover Yai.” -Russian Proverb
in English translates to…
“Trust, but verify.” -Ronald Reagan
Former RT-News anchor Liz Wahl
Given this week’s recent events in journalism amid controversy between Ukraine, Russia, and the United States, the above quote certainly bears truth and relevance. The RT News network, formerly ‘Russia Today’, ignited quite the media frenzy on Monday 3 March 2014 when broadcast Journalist Abby Martin spoke from her heart in opposition Continue reading
“En-ter-tain-ment: Amusement or diversion provided especially by performers. Something diverting or engaging.”
“Re-a-li-ty: The true situation that exists: The real situation. Something that actually exists or happens: A real event, occurrence, situation, etc.”
If you are reading this and reside within the United States, you are likely aware of the fact that this past Sunday was “Super Bowl Sunday.” The excitement & spectacle of Super Bowl Sunday seems to have grown more and more intense each year. Personally, I haven’t sat down to watch a Super Bowl in quite some time, let alone a football game in general. Probably not since the Chicago Bears choked back in ’2006.’ Anyhow, I don’t have a strong affinity for the game. Nah…, when it comes to sports entertainment, I prefer to watch pro-wrestling more than any other sport. [Non-Spoiler Alert: I’m aware of the fact that Professional wrestling is choreographed and the matches are predetermined.]
WWE Superstar CM Punk cutting perhaps his best promo in 2011 as he blurred the lines of Reality and Entertainment. Punk received a mass level of media attention overnight for his convincing performance.
I’m chiming in on the topic of Entertainment vs Reality because Continue reading