Being a writer, and now a novelist, for so many years, the SONY hacking raises many unanswered questions for me. First of all, why do so many
I would suggest to all both West Coast and
In 1938, Orson Wells performed a radio version of H. G. Wells’ classic novel “The War of the Worlds”. It was done so realistically that thousands believed the Earth was actually being invaded by Martians. Mercury Theater on the Air went down in history for a classic, unintended, hoax.
In 1996, an actual intended corporate hoax was played out by Taco Bell. The Company announced, through such major newspapers as the New York Times,
It was also rumored by the White House Press Secretary that the Ford Motor Company would refurbish the Lincoln Memorial thus to be called the Lincoln Mercury Memorial. National outrage was the order of the day.
April Fools all!
However, with six National ads, Taco Bell received hundreds of millions of dollars worth of publicity.
SONY has a bad movie that was expected to bomb internationally-where the real money is made. The company is in trouble, financially, reflecting decades of Japanese governmental mismanagement. In addition,
My final unanswered question more like a statement is where is the outrage when we freely admit to hacking both our adversaries and our allies information banks, tapping Angela Merkel and friends phones, collecting in-depth data on every American citizen, practicing cyber war for years and then being surprised that it is happening to a foreign corporation with roots in Hollywood.
Captain Renault (President Obama) in
“Your winnings (information) sir!”
Just a few random unanswered questions that should cause everyone to think.