Donald Trump swept the Republican primaries last night... and all I could think of was Hedley Lamarr, and the evillll for which he stands. Yes, the Trump campaign makes me think of BLAZING SADDLES. Lots and lots of similarities. Links: Donald Trump Declare...
I could once veer effortlessly from reggae to country to punk to old Rogers & Hammerstein to RED DETACHMENT OF WOMEN (which was especially fun to listen to, if you consider the fact that Richard Nixon was forced to sit through it and even applaud afterwards...
I used to love the internet. I used to spend hours and hours... it was the most magical place to me. Around about 2007, I joined some email lists that started as political but ended up (in the space of a couple of years) as entirely too personal. My experi...
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Nevin McCown knows he works a job most guys would envy, so as head brewer at Empirical Brewing, he never minded staying late to close up sho
The greatest danger in talking about privilege instead of rights
I'm thinking again about privilege because I got into a discussion on Facebook that, no surprise, went nowhere. A friend said, "Every Africa
How cultists read: gun nuts and the Constitution, SJWs and the Letter fr...
For new readers: I often criticize extremists whose goals I share for the same reason George Orwell, a democratic socialist, criticized auth
Lotus - Surviving a Dark Time: 222.7 - The pursuit of profit is the base...
The pursuit of profit is the baseline cause of economic injustices. And yes, that pursuit of profit distorts our economy and our society. Th
The gentrification of “Sesame Street”: Cashing out, once and for all, fr...
"Sesame Street" hasn't only been sponsored by the letter "Z" for a while, but here's why the shift to HBO matters
French Couple Dies While Hiking Amid Triple-Digit Heat in New Mexico; So...
A French couple died while hiking in New Mexico last week during oppressive heat while their 9-year-old son, who was hiking with them, survi
A beginner's guide to "Social Justice Warriors" in the F&a...
I don't like "social justice warrior" as a name, but that's what the internet calls the angry identitarians who love to mob, threaten, and d
For Mary Robinette Kowal and other "anti-racists" who insist a person in...
This is in response to How to tell when MRK is angry, which is in response to a discussion in the comments at Please stop with the death thr
Mitch McConnell's Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company
After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.
Martin Scorsese is Producing a Documentary on The Grateful Dead
Martin Scorsese will co-executive produce an authorized feature documentary on the Grateful Dead in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. De