So, technology enables Disney to remake live versions of their animated classics. And it’s the classics that are getting remade. Don’t hold your breath waiting for a live-action version of Oliver and Company. But what does it add by doing so, beyond allowing movie makers to add some contemporary themes to the classic narratives, or …

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There’s a new show on TV (that I haven’t watched) called Shark Tank. The premise is budding inventors present their ideas to rich entrepreneurs to see if anyone wants to back them financially. Anyhoos, this weeks ad features a shark repellent. Shark. Repellent. I, of course, observed that the shark repellent has to come in …

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