PERCEPTION OF “NIGHTMARE” CHANGING IN THE U.S.
Passengers aboard a stranded Continental airlines flight are a testament to the continual improvement of American life after one passenger referred to the ordeal as a “nightmare.” The comment speaks volumes about the state of the American people’s disposition after such a term has historically been reserved for the utmost terror a helpless sleeping soul could endure. If the worst possible scenario an American’s subconscious can create is a 6-hour, seated stint aboard an airplane, it could be concluded that life in the United States has changed for the better. [click here for silver lining: “Nightmare” As 47 Stuck On Tarmac 6 Hours ]
The undisputed star power of Hannah Montana actress Miley Cyrus was further confirmed last week following more unsolicited attention from the adult male demographic. The attention, personified in this case by 53-year-old Appling, GA resident Mark McLeod, enforces Cyrus’s ability to captivate adult fans outside of the program’s intended children’s audience. Cyrus’s proven marketability along with the prospect of a long and successful career could continue to keep studio executives and fans like McLeod coming back again and again. [click here for silver lining: “Accused Miley Cyrus Stalker Charged In Ga.”]
Cameron Douglas, son of acclaimed film star Michael Douglas, has successfully broken free on his own despite the notoriety of his famous acting father. Just as Michael Douglas established himself from his famous father Kirk Douglas, Cameron is carrying on the tradition of Douglas headline makers with his much publicized entrance into the world of business. Though it appears that Cameron was his own driving force carrying his efforts into the spotlight, speculation continues to grow regarding Michael’s roll as a supporter. [click here for silver lining: “Michael Douglas’s Son Could Get Life In Prison”]