“If film aspires to be part of culture, it should do the things great literature, music and art do: elevate the spirit, help us understand ourselves and the world around us and give people the feeling they are not alone.”
(Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish film director of The Decalogue)
It’s nice to know that in a contemporary art world filled with posers, pretense and brazen commodification, one can still come across works of genuine beauty and power.
Do you really need a $40,000 85-inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV?
Damn right you do. Way more than, say, your second daughter. Happy comments on Amazon say it all.
Protect the Kids When Driving to the Mall.
Are you look for a moral and patriotic book for a child in your life? Of course you are! Look no further than the heartwarming children’s book My Parents Open Carry.
The family that shoots together stays together!
“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it with religious conviction.”
(Mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal from his Pensees (Thoughts), 1670)
Meat Knows Best.
Obsessed with the quest for cash and material? Crave superiority? A visit to this site reminds you of where you stand compared to other humans on the globe.
Sure, terrible things go on in this world, but look at the bright side — 3.5 billion people live in poverty! Capitalist and all around idiot Kevin O’Leary leads the cheers.
“At the bottom of all philosophy, of all science and of all thinking, you will find the one all-inclusive question: How is man to tell truth from error? The ignorant man solves this problem in a very simple manner: he holds that whatever he believes, he knows; and that whatever he knows is true. This is the attitude of all amateur and professional theologians, politicians and other numbskulls of that sort.”
(H.L. Mencken, Journalist and Social Critic)
So often artists don’t care about the world. But once in a great while, someone special arises that transfixes us with their art, their heart and their soaring vision.
That someone is Kid Rock. Brilliant writer, singer, patriot, poet, his latest masterwork is for the American National Guard. It may quite possible be the most powerful work of art in all history.
Just watch the video. When he sings, “If you ain’t gonna fight, get out of the way. Cause freedom ain’t so free, when you breathe red, white and blue,” it’s impossible not to get chills.