According to Jake Gyllenhaaal, "All films are political, no matter what."
I agree, Jake. I mean, think about the underlying political message of "3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain."
Why, yes, I am immature; and I can't stop laughing at this.
Last night the child bride and I were watching the Olympics, and the NBC commentators made a reference to "speedskating-mad the Netherlands," and again I found myself wondering just how truthful the commentators were being. They are always claiming that these sports that we find to be obscure are, in fact, freaking huge in other countries. Do Norwegians really go completely insane for a bit of cross-country skiing? Is that Czech ski jumper really as wildly popular as they claim?
To my knowledge, there are no Czechs or Norwegians reading my blog, but perhaps Astrid could answer my question about speedskating.
The critical side of me feels that the story of Lindsey Jacobelis is a metaphor for modern America.
Here's a random -- and probably overly simplistic -- thought: if the reason Muslims are protesting a cartoon stems from the fact that it is against the rules to depict a holy prophet, why is it OK for Christians to have pictures of Jesus, who is also accepted as a prophet?