The Whole World is Watching
But is anyone listening?
Plans are under discussion to subsidize a ticket to the SuperBowl for an articulate homeless person to attend and hopefully become the spokesperson for homeless advocacy. It is imperative to get the real story instead of the government agenda.
If you are attending the SuperBowl and you see someone who is not as well dressed as you are, ask them: "Are you the homeless guy who got the free SuperBowl Homeless Person ticket?"
The discussion became livelier when the suggestion to take low power radio into the parking lot and do interviews on "Tail-gater radio" for the parking lot FM radios and streaming from a wireless hotspot to the internet. Ustream, you stream we all stream "
The whole world is watching but are they laughing? No, everyone forgot the hippies had fun. Today the movements are fragmented and so serious that humor is no longer a viable element of political debate.
If you can't see the humor in the human condition how can you begin to be serious about what is really serious. The weather or Syria? Fukushima or the Kardashians? Muslims or Latinos sneaking into the USA?
Punditry from the Bay Area has become inundated with so many strong topic possibilities we can only hit the highlights and hope for the best in our sporadic attempts to observe, analyze and comment.
DJ, please cue up "Street Fighting Man" , "Volunteers of America" , "Peace Frog" and "Won't get fooled again".
Have a "Broadway Joe" type of SuperBowl weekend.