A repeat of a favorite: Monty Python’s John Cleese opines against the suppression of speech, specifically humor. The original segment runs almost five minutes, including an interview of John Cleese by [...]
The cartoon above ran in August of 2016. Essays return next week.
Insults have a place in our government, but not in the White House. Insults serve a purpose in the military, as part of the discipline imposed by drill sergeants. In today’s video, I plucked my three [...]
If you’re a native born American feeling cynical about your country, watch this. It’s going to slap some sense into you. Craig Ferguson, born in Glasgow, Scotland, is former punk rocker, a stand-up comedian, a late night talk show host, and the smartest [...]
Over the weekend, a person using Donald J. Trump’s Twitter account decided that too many hours had passed without all of the world’s attention aimed at a person named Donald J. Trump. Kellyanne Conway, [...]
Remember the more innocent days of Kermit the Frog singing his hit song Rainbow Connection? Yeah, not my favorite either. But, if you combine that music with some pensive and melancholic images of our [...]
The worst mass shooter in American history fired out of a 32nd-floor window of a hotel room in Las Vegas, killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 more, all of whom came to hear country music on [...]
I found an interesting video on the internet by an outfit called REIGARW Comparisons which compares the sizes of the largest hurricanes on Earth with the largest hurricane on Saturn. I added a feature [...]
Our 45th president loves to look back on his election, as if it the Earth changed its rotation that day. Well, I looked back at an analysis from January of this year by author Colin Woodard, also the [...]
Hillary Clinton talks a lot about herself and calls that a conversation. Please watch this from 2008. Spoiler: Barack Obama won that race.
Today’s column will eventually get around to the theme that both of our two dominant political parties are cracking up. Political parties are always cracking up, except during short bursts of patching [...]