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FREE MOVIE, ‘THE HAUNTING,’ and YOU’RE INVITED … PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION: PLANET SHARES IMAGES SENT IN TO THE FORTRESS … or … EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY

 By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014) — First, for all you movie buffs, tonight at 5:30 p.m., K-111, on the campus of Berkshire Community College, Prof. Valenti shall be screening The Haunting. The 1963 classic, directed by Robert Wise, is being shown as part of ENG 102, [...]

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FAILURE OF MAINSTREAM PRESS LEAVES THE UNDERBELLY OF NARH CLOSING UNTOLD … THE PLANET UNCOVERS MORE DOTS TO THE STORY OF HOSPITAL CLOSING … A PICTURE BEGiNS TO EMERGE

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014) — Yesterday’s exclusive, wherein THE PLANET exposed the nature of troubled times ahead for The Boring Broadsheet, hinted at the newspaper’s only solution to remain viable. Get real and begin practicing journalism. It’s only hope is to wake up and [...]

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IS ‘THE BORING BROADSHEET’ ABOUT TO CLOSE? NEWSROOM ABUZZ AFTER CORPORATE PARENT, DIGITAL FIRST, ANNOUNCES DEATH SENTENCE FOR ITS NEWSPAPER HOLDINGS

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014) — THE PLANET‘s sources within The Boring Broadsheet tell us that executives recently gathered to discuss the future of the newspaper in light of “an all-hands meeting” Wednesday afternoon in New York City at the headquarters of Digital First Media, The [...]

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Part 3: FAILED POLICY RESULTS IN PERSISTENT RACIAL INEQUALITY

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary SATURDAY NOTICE: CHECK OUT THE PLANET ON MONDAY. WE HAVE A STORY ON WHAT’S GOING ON AT “THE BORING BROADSHEET?” THERE ARE OMINOUS SIGNS. IS THE END NEAR? IS THE BB READY TO FOLD ITS NEWSPAPER? ONLY THE PLANET HAS THIS STORY. (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, FRIDAY, APRIL [...]

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Part 2: EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DOES NOT MEAN GUARANTEEING ‘EQUAL’ OUTCOMES

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014) — “Equal opportunity for all” stands as the unreachable goal in America. The goal bespeaks of the high ideals set forth by the Founding Fathers. Yes, as an aside, we may in hindsight criticize the Founders for allowing slavery to [...]

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FIRST OF THREE PARTS: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION — A MASSIVE LIBERAL FAILURE … THE WRONG POLICY AT THE WRONG TIME IN PITTSFIELD … Part 1

By DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI News and Commentary First of Three Parts (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014) — Will Singleton says Pittsfield needs a new affirmative action policy. Will Singleton, well intended as he may be, is wrong. The city doesn’t need affirmative action. The simple reason is that affirmative action doesn’t work. [...]

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