Life is comprised of a series of choices; we all make them everyday — whether relatively mundane, like what to eat for lunch, or something more pressing, such as “should I run this red light (and risk getting a ticket or causing a wreck) or just get to work late and take my lumps?” Of course, far more serious situations than the aforementioned examples will pop up throughout life, but the point is that regardless of the gravity of the situation, decisions have to be made on a daily basis. Some would argue that there are times when we can choose not to choose, but the logical and philosophical complexities involved with that are beyond the scope of this blog entry. We have to live with the decisions we make, which is why it’s important to make good ones. “Good,” however, is a subjective term; all choices are subject to scrutiny and are potentially controversial. What 5 people approve of might be completely unacceptable to 15 others. But when you’re satisfied with the decision you made and you feel comfortable saying you’d make the same decision if you had it to do all over again, then you can direct everybody else’s attention to that very famous Cee-Lo Green song.
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So Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot now has its main cast officially set. Henry Cavill will play the Man of Steel himself, while Diane Lane and Kevin Costner will play his Earthly parents. These pieces to the puzzle have been in place for some time now, but everyone with even a passing interest in Superman wanted desperately to know who would portray Lois Lane in the film, set for a 2012 release.
Earlier this year, MSN’s Parallel Universe offered up a selection of candidates that they felt would be suitable for the role. Among the “nominees” were Emily Blunt, Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, and Rosario Dawson.
Somebody asked me recently, “Who would win in a fight between Storm and Wonder Woman?”
I snorted at the question at first, but within a matter of seconds I was deep in contemplation over the matter presented to me and I determined that Storm would win. I admit to being somewhat biased on Storm’s behalf, but geekier minds than my own have mined plenty of evidence to support my conclusion:
Britney Spears and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson need to be together. Think about it for a minute and you’ll find they have quite a bit in common:
So what happens when an almost 36-year-old running back who retired in 2007 decides to return to the NFL?
Not much. At least not yet.
Sure, Tiki Barber’s impending un-retirement has got people talking but nobody’s saying much of anything positive.
Tiki claims that hanging out with his twin brother Ronde — a defensive back with the Tampa Bay Bucs — rekindled his competitive spirit, so he started working out again and realized he could still perform at a high level.
Hey, did you know Barack Obama hates America? Thanks to Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly (who, until a couple of months ago, didn’t know what causes ocean tides) you probably did know that bit of information already. But do you know why Obama hates America? Well, according to Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas and current Fox News Channel talking head, “Barack Obama’s childhood in Kenya during the Mau Mau Revolution made him hate America.” Huckabee further explained that the average (white) American “grew up going to Boy Scout meetings” and lived in communities “filled with Rotary Clubs, not madrassas.” Given the fact that Huckabee intends to be a relevant figure in the 2012 election, I expect this sort of politics-as-usual mudslinging. It’s never too early to start taking shots at your enemies in Washington, right? But what did Natalie Portman ever do or say to Mike Huckabee to get on his bad side?