Since we're squeezed between two political conventions this weekend, I thought I'd post HealtH, a Robert Altman satire from 1980 that has yet to get a proper home-video release. The film is about the backroom machinations at a health-food convention, where a group called "Happiness, Energy, and Longevity Through Health" is selecting a new president. It's uneven but enjoyable in that sprawling Altman way—or at least I think it's enjoyable. Ronald Reagan once called it "the world's worst movie."
Hysterical reactions greet the White House's modest changes to federal clean water rules.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
"It's a disservice to undergrads," said one student.