Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Madonna together performed the anti-homophobic bigotry song "Same Love" live at the Grammys on Sunday.
After Hillary Clinton announced she will buy two minutes of air time on every evening newscast in Iowa, Barack Obama wants to go even further with either a two- or five-minute live campaign commercial, to be aired simultaneously on all the networks. The stunt, which "West Wing" viewers will recognize from the show's last season, has station managers scratching their heads.
The arguments for banning the cooking of live lobsters may have their merits, but by making lobster meat just another shrink-wrapped commodity we further disconnect ourselves from the food chain that sustains us.
Just before the start of a theater show in the East Village of New York, a woman on stage extols the virtues of London honeymoons. It's an advertisment that is itself advertised as the first live theatrical commercial. Are those the four horsemen of the apocalypse I see yonder?