Weekend rant: big data is a bad joke, gimme context
As we gird our collective loins, saddle up and cram ourselves into the sardine cans also known as modern aircraft, (please excuse all these deliberately mixed metaphors – it is a rant) I am willing to bet a good amount that Big Data will be mentioned at ...
In Which We Take 'American Idol' Rolling Stones Covers Way Too Seriously
There is cleverness in the original idea — "It's the honky-tonk women gimme the honky-tonk blues." See? It's sort of like, "The kind of people you meet in blues clubs give you the blues." It's not that exactly, but there's a joke in it about the spirit ...
Scorsese’s ‘Wolf’ is a howl, and the joke isn’t pretty
Early in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” the young stock trader wannabe Jordan Belfort ... Jean Dujardin (“The Artist”) as a swank Swiss banker. The women? Oh, please, this movie is not about its women, and that’s both the point and the problem.
Gimme Five: When the National Anthem, well, sucked
For a little pre-grilling fun on this Independence Day, we gathered together our least favorite for a new edition of Gimme Five that we call: When the National Anthem, like ... It’s a stunningly wrong-headed joke and a career-defining misstep all ...
I Love You Rikkido, But Gimme a Break
Disgusted and disillusioned Spurs fans responded to the joke of a roster that management/ownership put ... owned Scola's rights they wouldn't have found a way to bring him over? Please. And all that bullshit afterward about how Scola and Duncan's styles ...