Norman Mailer on the "Unsatisfactory Lives" of Fascists
In the wake of Charlottesville and Donald Trump's spectacular failure to denounce white supremacy and Neo-Nazism, conscientious Americans are justifiably concerned about fascism going mainstream in their country. I stumbled upon a painfully astute quote from Norman Mailer that ...read more
Godwin's Law Creator: "Compare These Sh*theads to Nazis"
Godwin's law (or Godwin's rule of Hitler analogies) is an Internet adage that asserts that "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1."—that is, if an online discussion (regardless of topic or scope) goes on long ...read more
Profiles in Self-Pity: Disgraced Former Mizzou Professor Melissa Click Says She Was Fired Because She's White
It's shocking that we're still talking about Melissa Click nearly six months after the incident that made her infamous. It should've gone like this: she intimidated and threatened violence against a student reporter at Mizzou; she got appropriately shit-canned from her position ...read more
Watching Mizzou Faculty and Students Rough Up Journalists Will Make Your Blood Boil
Update Below Monday was a day of seismic events at the University of Missouri. Both the president of the school and its chancellor resigned in an effort to satisfy student and faculty protests that have rocked Mizzou recently. At issue is the school administration's lack of ...read more