Walt Disney Company’s profit model: talking animals and disdain of white people

I’m not white, whatever that is, exactly. If you count “European” as white, I guess I could say I’m a little bit white due to some Southern and Northern European genes in my personal genetic pool, but most Mexicans have that anyhow. Mexicans are a hodgepodge of the world’s races.  We were diverse before it…

Marjorie Taylor Greene, strong woman of (the wrong) color

It’s a lot like high school. Everything. Society, culture, this grand adult hallway of minglers and gossipers and connivers. Ostracization fetishizers gather into self-important executioner circles and banish the less cool, the unpopular, the cast-offs. Twitter is the high school hallway of adult society. You’re in, you’re cool; you’re not, you’re out. Some of us,…

Shonda Rhimes and the Victims of Luxury

I admit that when the opening sentence for a Zora article reads, “It might sound petty,” most likely nothing good will come of it.  To continue reading further promises inevitable pain, misery, chagrin and raised eyebrows. If I choose to persevere beyond, all ensuing incredulousness is my own to shoulder. Still, I blog, so I…

What the hell’s the matter with Joe Biden?

Here’s a twist on a new Biden refrain. What the hell’s the matter with them? On Friday, the Virtue Press claimed Biden excoriated Republicans. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday excoriated Republicans who refused to wear masks while huddled with other lawmakers during the Capitol riots, saying they needed “to grow up.” While speaking about his…

What about cultural responsibility for COVID-19 infection?

I’ve often said that COVID-19’s greatest danger is that it is not deadly or dramatic enough of a pestilence to create an immediate sense of danger or impending doom on the individual level. The kill rate is low and the affliction is not horrendously dramatic. I understand that suffocating to death in your own…