Monday, April 22, 2013

The Hand of Gaul by @InisNuaTheatre in #Philly this week! #football #soccer #theatre

If you are a football (soccer) fan and you're someone who even occasionally enjoys theatre, and you live anywhere even remotely close to Philadelphia (whatever distance that means to you), you will LOVE this new, original, hilarious play written by Jared Michael Delaney about 3 crazy Irish fans who plot to assassinate Thierry Henry after his infamous handball in the 2009 World Cup Qualifier for the French against Ireland:

Review of Best of Friday Flash Volume 2 by Various Authors

I loved this collection, here's my review:

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/590354358

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Article on Why Medicare Must Be Able to Negotiate With Big Pharma

Here's an article by Ethan Rome that I liked. For all of their bluster about letting free markets work themselves out, I don't understand how the GOP could live with legislation that prohibits negotiation. The system as it stands today essentially allows price fixing and price gouging. It's an outrage and must be reformed to allow for leveraging of Medicare's buying power:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethan-rome/big-pharma-pockets-711-bi_b_3034525.html