‘Emerald City’ Is a Dark and Edgy Version of ‘The Wizard of Oz’

‘Emerald City’ Is a Dark and Edgy Version of ‘The Wizard of Oz’

“Emerald City” premiered on Jan. 6, 2017 on NBC.  The American fantasy television series is based on the “Land of Oz” book series, written by L. Frank Baum. The program was created by Matthew Arnold, who gives viewers a dark, edgy version of “The Wizard of Oz.” The series was slated for release in 2015, […]

Big Business, Small Government and Political Freedom

Big Business, Small Government and Political Freedom

“The best government is the least government.” For decades, this maxim touted as a path toward individual freedom and choice has served as a guidepost for the Right, informing policies in all areas and especially, business. By no coincidence, Big Tobacco and Big Oil are among the industries that have benefited. While it is true […]

Exchange or Sell Gift Cards Pros, Cons

Exchange or Sell Gift Cards Pros, Cons

Odds are someone reading this article received a gift card this holiday season. But, what if the card is for a store, restaurant or vendor rarely frequented or nothing appeals to the cardholder? There is always regifting, opting to “purchase” something unlikely to be used, or letting the card languish in a drawer. Now, however, […]