Midnight In Paris is the ramblings of the unreal.

January 10, 2012
Pre-publicity for 'Midnight in Paris' has focused on the supermodel-turned-singer's big screen debut.
The former supermodel is said to have a 'small' but 'respectable' part in the forthcoming 'Midnight In Paris'.
‘Massive buzz’: Pre-publicity for ‘Midnight in Paris’ has focused on Carla Bruni’s big screen debut. The former supermodel is said to have a ‘small’ but ‘respectable’ part in Woody Allen’s new comedy

…A “demented lunatic” could be a Republican. Allen thinks this is a big laugh line. He’s right! The tiny audience that will see this movie will laugh. They know exactly what to expect from an Allen movie and they come to have their prejudices reinforced. Almost like they’re ….closed-minded reactionaries.

ALVY: Boy, those guys in the French Resistance were really brave….
ANNIE: I don’t know, sometimes I ask myself how I’d stand up under torture.
ALVY: You? You kiddin’? If the Gestapo would take away your Bloomingdale’s charge card, you’d tell ’em everything.”
–Woody Allen, “Annie Hall”

(Barry Rubin)Unfortunately, most of the Western elite today — including Woody Allen himself — has failed what might be called the Bloomingdale’s credit card test. They are good at fantasizing heroism but not very good at doing much in real life. Their specialty is posturing against non-existent or ludicrous threats against which everyone they know is also arrayed. I can’t prove it but I sort of think they would not only have rejected joining the French Resistance, they would have been on the other side in order to keep their jobs and prestige. (How I Learned About Courage From an Arab Marxist and About Cowardice From Western Phony “Liberals”)

While the audience is forced to suspend disbelief for a time travel movie, it is the movies alleged present which seemed completely unrealistic. Allen seems to think a cockblocking Republican father in law is the biggest threat to his existence, when most of us are trying to defend our women these days from an international elite that would gladly harem our sisters, mothers and wives.


Scientists Discover Why Smokers Tend To Be Thinner

June 13, 2011

smokingIT’S TOBACCO. IT’S ONE OF THE HEALTHIEST THINGS FOR YOUR BODY. NOW GO AHEAD. via Sleeper by Woody Allen ….. …… … . .. . ….. .. ….Sun is bad for you. Everything our parents said was good is bad. Sun, milk, red meat… college. via Annie Hall by Woody Allen

U.S. scientists have figured out exactly how nicotine acts as an appetite suppressant in the brain, a finding that could one day help in the fight against obesity, researchers said Thursday.
Smokers tend to be thinner than people who don’t smoke, and the study led by Yale University and published in the journal Science describes how nicotine activates certain neurons in a part of the brain called the hypothalamus.
Those neurons tell the body when it’s had enough to eat, according to senior author Marina Picciotto, a professor of neurobiology and pharmacology at Yale.
“Many people say they won’t quit smoking because they’ll gain weight. Ultimately, we would like to help people maintain their body weight when they kick the habit and perhaps help non-smokers who are struggling with obesity.”
Researchers made the discovery by studying mice, but are hopeful that similar receptors can be isolated in humans, too.
A research scientist in Picciotto’s lab was studying nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, which are on the surface of neurons, to see if an experimental drug to treat depression would have any effect.
“He noticed that mice given the drug ate less than those not on the medication,” said the study, which led to a wider investigation with researchers at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and the University of Hawaii.
A series of experiments showed that the drug could turn on a certain nicotine receptor which then told a subset of neurons in the hypothalamus — called pro-opiomelanocortin or POMC cells — that dinner time was over.
The receptor was also independent of the ones that trigger the craving for nicotine in smokers.
“This suggests it is possible to get the effect of appetite suppression without also triggering the brain’s reward centers,” Picciotto said.
“Identifying this receptor is important for the understanding of the mechanisms related to addiction, weight and smoking.”
{Newsmax Health/Matzav.com Newscenter}

via matzav.com
I also saw another study that said that smokers were less likely to get Alzheimer’s Disease.  The health fascists are just another form of social engineers… no better then feminists.