The football team wasalready embarrassing the university, but threatened economic damage as well. The operating budget for the school in 2014 2015 anticipates $1.19 billion in revenue and $1.16 billion in costs. The $84 million generated by all of the schools’ sports programs is 7 percent of that revenue total and it’s safe to say that football is a lot of that $84 million..
I am quite happy to investigate.To my mind, the biggest omission on this year’s short list is Plastic Beach by Gorillaz, a brilliant collection of experimental pop. But the cartoon band created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett rejected a Mercury nom back in 2001 (for their self titled debut), saying it was “like carrying a dead albatross round your neck for eternity.” Harsh, and largely uncalled for.In any event, here’s one of my favourite tracks from the non Mercury nominated Gorillaz album Plastic Beach:Hey music fans: What do you think of this year’s Mercury short list?FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age.
Now, I do get the appeal of Hamilton. He is the 0.1%. His talent level is “freak of nature” good. Unions had a good purpose at one point in our history. The origanal reason for the formation of unions had great merit. Fighting child labor, poor and unsafe working conditions, retirement packages, saving senority workers from loosing their jobs just before retirement so companies did not have to pay the benifits, collective bargaining.
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Here’s hoping Phoenix has some answers this time around. Or even just a few more words.FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age.