michael phillips, entertainment writer for the chicago tribune, wins the first annual snark-tastic award from the prestigious journalistic academy of persecuted crack smokers.
there's a new british mockumentary coming out called "death of a president", dealing with the fallout of a hypothetical assassination of president bush. many of the large movie theatre chains have refused to carry the movie, and the movie is going to open at the music box, a sort of artsy movie theatre in chicago. the final paragraph of his article in the trib underscores the huge problem with the knee-jerk reactions to controversial books, articles, and movies:
"Director Gabriel Range's movie has come under fire from many conservative pundits. Some have even seen it."