Oprah the Omnipotent

The recent controversy over the fraudulent memoir A Million Little Pieces, and Oprah Winfrey’s initial defense and then public pillorying of its author, has laid bare the reality behind the cultural phenomenon that is Oprah. Oprah is an overwhelming political force in America, the unopposed emotional autocrat of a broad section of American womanhood, andContinue reading “Oprah the Omnipotent”

Memories of Youth’s Idyll, Part II

(Second in a series begun here)Who were my allies in this insurgency?There is a type of humor; bland, base, darkly vulgar, which is common among white males of the criminal subculture. These are people who are often referred to as white trash. They usually have done some time in prison; their time outside of anContinue reading “Memories of Youth’s Idyll, Part II”

Memories of Youth’s Idyll

A typically interesting post on Steve Sailer’s blog about, among other things, the criminality emanating from Compton, California as a highly marketed product taking the form of rap, movies, and television, has brought to mind my own halcyon days of youth growing up in nearby Norwalk. Norwalk is a working class suburb in southeast L.A.Continue reading “Memories of Youth’s Idyll”

Untethered, First Quarter Results

(Tentative)For the fiscal quarter ending 30 Nov. 05 In this report, “Untethered”, “Company”, “Dennis Dale”, and “Dennis” refer to the weblog Untethered and its sole owner and proprietor Dennis Dale. Owing to the psychological reorganization completed on 31 August 2005, the two are to be considered a single entity, unless specificity is required in describingContinue reading “Untethered, First Quarter Results”