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DEATH AT 19: NEEDLESS, TRAGIC, BUT WE CANNOT MOURN

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ——–000——– CONCERT OF THE YEAR! TONIGHT, 8pm, BCC Theater. “BEATLESQUE with Special Guest Steve Holley.” A stunning full evening of BEATLES’ music, performed live note-for-note by the country’s pre-eminent Fab Four tribute band. BEATLESQE is led by Mick Valenti, formerly of QUARRY, QUICK FOX, and Woodstock fame. […]

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TRUMP BUDGET WORKS FOR TAXPAYERS, CUTS 19 PROGRAMS AND SAVES $3.1 BILLION

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY JULY 19, 2017) — One of the initial aims of President Donald Trump has been met. On the campaign trail, Trump talked about taking the first steps, small though they may be, in trying to get Big Government off of citizens’ backs and out […]

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WRITTEN ON THE BATHROOM WALLS: BEQUEATHALS FROM COPYCATS OF THE CLULESS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JULY 17, 2017) —  Graffiti may be to post-modern life what cave paintings were to French caves, but why would any allegedly intelligent, carnivorous biped want to leave his imbecilic mark on the wall of a public bathroom? Can the yen for immortality […]

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FINALLY, EXCITING NEWS FOR PEDA: ‘THE HOTEL ON THE TOXIC SLOPE (HOTS)’

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION, JULY 14-16, 2017) — THE PLANET has learned of a private investor, the Galloping Ghost, who has a great idea for the ghost-town PEDA property. He wants to put a ski resort built around Hill 78. That’s the monstrous mountain of the worst […]

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FAKOWEE MADNESS … plus … THE BB & THE SCOOP OF THE CENTURY (WOULD YOU BELIEVE, SCOOP OF THE MILISECOND?)

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY JULY 12, 2017) — “You make me Dizzy Miss Lizzie, when you do the stroll.” SHOWING UP THE FAKOWEES — John Lennon wrote that prophetic line 50 years ago, and at Berkshire Community College over the weekend, it came true once more. Dizzy […]

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WANT TO SOLVE ALL PITSFIELD’S PROBLEMS? TWO WORDS: ‘NORTH KOREA’

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JULY 10, 2018) — Still no word from anyone in official Pittsfield about the weekend’s shootings and murder. The Boring Broadsheet did, however, break in with a page one above-the-fold banner story about a … about a … stolen kitten. Glad to see […]

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