Monthly Archives: October 2017

TRUMPENSTEIN

TRUMPENSTEIN; or, the Post-Modern Profanity    Thunder cracked in the heavens, while lightning lit up the sky and the earth below. Yes, a dark and stormy night. In a laboratory at a secluded mansion, political scientists worked feverishly. They called themselves … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Junk Food Planet

Junk Food Planet     As if we needed more bad news about the environment, two new developments show that things are even worse than we thought. You know how climate deniers like to say that the more CO2 in the atmosphere, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Agent of Chaos

Agent of Chaos     To say the first eight months of the Trump presidency has been a little chaotic, is like saying Hurricane Harvey dropped a little water on Houston. It’s been fairly obvious. Last August CNBC polled some 13,000 business … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Reimagining Great American Literature

Reimagining Great American Literature [Note: Plays are generally considered literature, as they can be read. Film scripts are not, because their primary purpose is a directive for a single filming. That may seem like a distinction without a difference, but … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Freedom of Speech: What It Is, and Isn’t

Freedom of Speech: What It Is, and Isn’t     There’s been a lot of talk lately about freedom of speech, and some confusion about what that really means. To begin with, let’s look at that relevant portion of the First Amendment: … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments