Bangkok is burning.
Kim is getting ready to nuke us.
The Somali pirates are really mad now.
They're Talibanizing Punjab.
Refuge in social networking? Twitter is infested with killer worms.
24's Tony Almeida is throwing an anti-government tea party, with bio-weapons, and I think the viewer is supposed to sympathize with him.
And at the NY Auto Show, hostile members of the audience are aggressively heckling the presenters. (What took them so long?)
Meanwhile, Disney's "Kid Whisperer" is sneaking around in the rooms of boys age 6-14 in search of the 21st century Davy Crockett meme, and finding Black Sabbath T-shirts and darker portents of apathy, technophilia, and yearnings for power in an alienated world.
Time to secede!