Jaime O’Neill: Lewis Black was freaking out before freaking out became the norm. He’s the living embodiment of exasperation, the personification of what a sane person looks like when driven ’round the bend by the madness we all live with.
H. Scott Prosterman: Anyone who has read Faulkner or Tennessee Williams knows that Memphis has ALWAYS been the cultural and spiritual capital of the Magnolia State, so let’s go ahead and make it official.
Walter Brasch: “Have you now or have you ever led anything and did you ever have any opinions?” asked the committee chair, Sen. Porkbelly Pineapple.
Michael Sigman: Nowadays, you can’t watch cable news for 10 minutes without hearing a talking head hold forth with a “having said that,” a “game changer” a “double down” or a “walk back.”
Walter Brasch: It’s Father’s Day, and that means the Great White Republican Hierarchy in Washington smells burnt charcoal and is ready to barbeque some Democrats.
he NRA enemies list posted here has become a hot media topic as the organization and its executive director Wayne LaPierre leap from self-parody into the realm of the truly demented. The right-wing Murdoch-owned New York Post called LaPierre a “loon” on its front page after one of his rants; the centrist Daily News went with “The Craziest Man On Earth”; and […]
Rev. Square: For readers not already acquainted with them, the Laws of Robotics are a 20th century fabulist’s attempt to formulate a logically consistent, morally adequate, and reasonably enduring moral code for imaginary, yet-to-be-inventable robots.
Jerry Drucker: Mitt apparently now wishes to HARVEST THE UNITED STATES, as he would for a food crop. So in the spirit of Romney’s interests in cooked books, here are some recipes:
Rich Broderick: In the wake of megastorm Sandy, Bain Capital, which was co-founded by Mitt Romney and where he served as CEO until he resigned in 1999 but didn’t actually resign until 2002 when he really meant it, is planning to make a leveraged buyout of the entire Northeast.
Rick Broderick: In the case of Mitt Romney, we believe that the candidate has gone a bridge too far in appropriating the Bob Dobbs personality and stylistic attributes,