Soapbox Saturday: Banned Swimsuit Scandals!

The swimsuit remains a political hot-button in Florida, nearly one hundred years after the “scandalous” one-piece suits in my new musical Sunshine City. Thongs are banned on many beaches in Florida, and the perps are fingerprinted like any other criminal!  (Shouldn’t they be butt printed instead?)

Even People Magazine took note: When Todd Keefe went to catch a few rays on West Florida’s Lido Beach one May 17 not long ago, it turned out to be him who got caught.… Read the rest


Thirsty Thursday: Sunshine City, Free Reading Monday!

A reading of SUNSHINE CITY, book/lyrics by Dewey Davis-Thompson and lyrics/music by Tom Sivak will be held at the Palladium Theatre on September 21 at 7:00 pm. Supported by a grant from the St. Peterburg Arts Alliance, Sunshine City, The Musical will be sung and read by at The Palladium Side Door, which has donated space for the readings.… Read the rest

Wild Friday: Virtual Reality Manipulation

Today we share “An examination of various video manipulation technologies and the predictive programming embedded in major motion pictures that demonstrate the effectiveness of such technologies for use in psychological warfare and establishment propaganda.
Press reports warn that newly-developed digital data manipulation software which automate the creation of fake pictures, videos, or audio recordings could be used for political deception or military advantage.… Read the rest

Wild Friday: The Scarey Truth About Aspartame

Just in case you need a reminder … the greedy corporate machine wants to sweeten you up for the kill with aspartame.   This artificial chemical may taste good to you but aspartame sickness is real, dangerous and may actually make you fatter, despite dietary claims of the products that use it. … Read the rest


Wild Friday: Spies Conduct Mass Thought and Emotion Control Through Social Media

With never-before-seen documents accompanied by reporting,  The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald and Andrew Fishman are offering a more in-depth look than ever into how a secretive unit of the UK’s GCHQ surveillance agency used a host of psychological methods and online subterfuge in order to manipulate the behavior of individuals and groups through the internet and other digital forms of communication.

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Worldwide Wednesday: Christo’s Middle Finger

See “the Wonderful City” from Christ’s point of view in today’s amazing video.  The monument Cristo Redentor is having a few repairs to the middle finger, and a camera crew went up with the workers to share the stunning vista from atop those arms spreading across 28 meters, way far high above Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. … Read the rest

Techie Tuesday: Pneumatic Tube Trains

Will people fly through pneumatic tubes at a thousand miles per hour?  The dream of Elon Musk’s hyperloop may be here sooner than you’d think.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a California company that’s actually building Musk’s futuristic transportation system, said that it expects to break ground on the project sometime in 2016.

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