KRLA's premiere newsletter included four hand-crafted pages of pop music updates.A small squib on page four asked: "Would you like to see something like it every week? Beat reporters were already well connected with Beatles sources, evidenced by their lead article revealing that Ringo would be entering the hospital later that autumn for a tonsillectomy.We’re still not sure we’d recommend watching the film though, since that’s about the limit of the humour in the entire thing.96 minutes JCVD is an arthouse film about a day in the life of a semi-fictional Jean-Claude Van Damme.Here are some of the best examples, including a few that you may not have seen…– was so self-indulgent its title sounded dangerously like a prophecy.In the months since the election, Trump’s behavior as President Elect and then as President suggests that we are indeed going to pay a “heavy price” for not addressing earlier our nation’s “unsuspected weaknesses” in regard to the allure of dangerous demagogues among angry and discontented elements in our population.Although Trump does not seem to manifest the “totalitarian” form of demagoguery that I referred to in the quote above, he does display unprecedented tendencies for a White House occupant plus an inability to exercise self-control in speech or tweet, or in his decision making.
He is without a doubt the most prominent celebrity to call the Twin Cities home.
Hearing Arnie say “I’ll be back…”, before chuckling at his own cleverness and following up with, “Ha! ” should have been the final word in action cinema, the ginormobiceped equivalent of the celluloid melting in Persona, except it was all plenty daft and fun enough to make it slightly more than a ruinously expensive curio.
But it’s when the ‘real’ Arnie shows up at the film’s premiere and starts talking about Planet Hollywood – much to his wife’s embarrassment – that things get weird.
I experienced deja vu while watching Maddow’s show, for I had written 27 years ago in the final paragraph of : The lessons of La Rouche’s rise and apparent fall are important.
Rachel Maddow discussed this pattern on MSNBC in May 2016 and, among other things, compared briefly the parallels between the rise of Trump and the near-rise of (or five-year period of substantial support for) Lyndon La Rouche and his followers in the 1980s.