Today, I have a new article at The Daily Beast about the closing of La Lunchonette , a small restaurant in Chelsea. It's a great little place that I pass every day on my way to work. As they are closing up shop this weekend and cleaning up, I went by the pl...
by Mary Beard
I have come to think that the issues raised by Cicero's conflict with Catiline in 63 BCE are not likely to go away for some time to come...
by Cutcha Risling Baldy
Now, some people may be surprised to learn that when I talk about genocide...
Deep into the Lemonade syllabus . Chapter 11, is on Theatre, Film & Documentary. Listed there is the multi-Academy Award winning 1954 classic Carmen Jones . This movie has everything. Dorothy Dandridge . Harry Belafonte . Pearl Bailey . Olga James . Diahann...
Bougie Dilemma "BOUGIE DILEMMA" a web series about a deluded optimist with a serious case of Bougie Dilemma. The series follows the ups and downs of a deluded optimist in Hollywood whose "reach for the stars" tastes struggle against her "down to earth" bud...
With Pope Francis getting a warm welcome in the US and no end in sight to church's sex crimes, presented here is a parody of a New York Times Story in which most references to the religion that shall not be named have been replaced with more accurate termin...
by Dr. T. P. Wilkinson
By the time I had reached high school I was convinced that the Soviet threat was an absurdity—although I had not yet realized the enormity of the NATO threat...
by Dr. Amie "Breeze" Harper
Let’s face it. Over the last five years, the Berkeley area has become ridiculously over-priced...
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