Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globe Monologue Was Bittersweet

By now many of you may have seen or read about the smack down conducted by comedian Ricky Gervais at last night’s 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Taken by itself, what Gervais said was terrific and really gave Hollywood elites the scolding they deserved. People resent being preached to by Hollywood celebrities that they pay…

“The Blacklist” Episode Involves Mad Eco-Scientist

NBC‘s action series The Blacklist recently broadcast an episode entitled Guillermo Rizal. It involves children being involved being abducted under similar circumstances only for Elizabeth Keen and her associates in the FBI to uncover a wider plot involving a mad scientist who bases his experiment on environmentalism. The Blacklist is a well-made, action packed TV…

How HBO Got It Wrong On Chernobyl

James Conca, Forbes I just knew it! I was hoping I’d be wrong, that HBO would have the courage and integrity to do their homework and consult even one actual nuclear scientist or radiobiologist. Or even just read the United Nations Chernobyl Forum Report, the best source of information on the disaster for non-nuclear people.…

“The Blacklist” Episode Involves Crazed Eco-Terrorist

NBC’s action television action show The Blacklist recently broadcast an episode in which the villain is a crazed anti-pesticide terrorist who uses genetically modified insects to kill his victims. The show stars James Spader whose character Raymond “Red” Reddington was an international criminal who turned himself in to the FBI. “Red” enjoys a somewhat limited…