Monthly Archives: June 2012

Succinct and incisive: “American Extremists”

Today I thought I’d feature a few more examples of an excellent cartoon series I’ve discovered called “American Extremists”.  I’ve created a little panel featuring some of my favorites from recent weeks (see below), which I hope you will enjoy as I … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

EXECUTION BY PROFILING coming to a theater near you…

Posted in General | Leave a comment

What I do when I’m not composing impassioned, verbose blogs…

This year I’ve taken on a couple of sizeable reading commitments — Tolstoy’s War And Peace and Ovid’s Metamorphoses (one with a small group of friends, the other for a seminar) — in addition to my normal non-fiction (news/current events) … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment

And now for my Colombo impression — “Just one more thing…”

Having recently concluded my five-part series on identity politics (“Black Face/Identity Politics Is for Suckers”), I admit I’ve been feeling the tiniest bit pleased with myself.  With this effort, I have offered the most detailed, measured (I think) accounting yet … Continue reading

Posted in General | Leave a comment