Posted on Jun 11, 2018

Dinesh D’Souza’s Big Lie

Posted in Politics, Society

Dinesh D’Souza’s recent presidential pardon was issued by a man who has not read any of his works or, for that matter, any of anyone’s works. The illegal campaign contributions—the same sort of infraction that 45 years earlier got Yankees owner George Steinbrenner banned from baseball for a couple of years and eventually pardoned by Ronald Reagan—barely raised the blood pressure of today’s voters or pundits. The real problem...

Posted on Jun 08, 2018

The World Is A Lot Less Awesome Without Anthony Bourdain

Posted in Culture, Politics, Society

Anthony Bourdain left this world in a manner that reflected his writing, his attitude and his time with us. He died on his own terms, and despite the personal demons he battled, he ended his life before it ended him. Sadly, though, it was much too early and much too jarring for everyone he left behind. Part of me was deeply saddened — a sadness I haven’t felt since...