Well, fellas. Sometimes things are just so stupid that they need to get studied, analyzed, and dissected that we may learn more about stupidity. Apparently, Gillette - a company that manufactures male grooming products - has made an outright overture to the radicalized feminists of our campuses, assuming we can still call such places campuses … Continue reading In the News: Gillette Attacks Men on Behalf of Campus Feminists, and For Once Men Push Back
Welcome back. Today the Booby exposes some unspoken truths about the modern mainstream news media. It’s fitting, given that last week’s post looked at Neil Postman’s important book, Amusing Ourselves to Death. Today we'll see Mr. Postman’s observations and prophecies come alive. Where to start? Exposing the ideological filters through which the modern news media portrays … Continue reading Mainstream News Media: Pimping Reality for Your Pleasure
Every "Booby Book" is chosen for its ability to educate. Perhaps the area where most of us need to be educated is that of self-awareness, for it is one of the few things we as individuals can affect, change, or correct. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman is the author's thoughtful gift to you, … Continue reading Booby Books: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Neil Postman
Welcome back, fellas. Current events demand we pause for a talk about history, and the seemingly endless wars the US and its allies (among others) have been fighting in that place we call the Middle East. The Booby has promised to be honest with you as best he can. When it comes to matters of … Continue reading An Honest Talk About War and Empire
Merry Christmas! Yes, the Booby said "Merry Christmas"! Oh, the horror! "But, is the Booby not an agnostic?" You ask. Sure. What of it? Agnostic or not, the Booby is here to defend Christmas. "Why should a non-Christian care about Christmas?", you wonder aloud. Simple. No matter how clever, intellectual, or modern we may think … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be A Christian To Defend Christmas!