The first trailer for Shazam! came out eight months ago, and it looked like a pretty good movie. Unlike certain other DC superhero movies, it looked like the Shazam! filmmakers remembered that comics were supposed to be fun.https://youtu.be/go6GEIrcvFYI managed to catch one of the sneak preview showings of Shazam! last week, and I thought it lived up to the promise of … [Read more...] about Shazam! – Review
After seeing what a professional dominatrix had to say about Trump pardoning former Mericopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, I decided to see what professional ethicist Jack Marshall had to say. I shouldn't have been surprised. Is the balance between profiling, which in such situations is a valuable law-enforcement tool, and the importance of equal treatment under the law a … [Read more...] about Ethics of the Arpaio Pardon
Here's a sentiment I've seen from some Donald Trump supporters, especially those who get to Trump by way of Bernie Sanders and hate Clinton enough to vote for Trump:https://twitter.com/Jay0253/status/761288407435784192(In case it doesn't show, it's a picture of a dumb-looking guy saying "I'm voting for the candidate who got people killed, covered [up] sexual assaults … [Read more...] about Clinton Did It, but What Would Trump Do?
So David Bowie died last night. I've been watching the word break across Twitter. Reactions from everyone -- from sex workers to Weird Al to Elon Musk.https://twitter.com/PennyRed/status/686468324981628928People have been posting some of their favorite Bowie songs. I guess my choice makes me a traditionalist. It's not the most radical of his songs, but it has some … [Read more...] about David Bowie 1947 – 2016
Kane County criminal defense lawyer Matt Haiduk has posted a response to my earlier post about the strangeness of the crime of possession, in which he address both of my scenarios and makes a few additional points.In response to my hypothetical stranger-hands-me-a-duffle-bag scenario, Matt has some legal advice: From a strictly legal standpoint, you need to drop all that … [Read more...] about Haiduk Steps Up On Possession