McCain’s Meme

September 2, 2018 by  
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The message from John McCain’s funeral.

After the Asshole Apocalypse

August 27, 2018 by  
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How to keep thinking during and after the Apocalypse. Dan Gawthrop has a few practical suggestions.

Who in Hell Writes This Crap, Anyway?

August 9, 2018 by  
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Brian Fawcett reads the jacket copy of a science fiction novel

Writing Old Age

August 7, 2018 by  
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Old Age and Writing are disturbed by thought. Three George Stanley poems.

Ageing G-r-r-acefully

May 18, 2018 by  
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I’m mad as hell and…

Words Falling on Disabled Ears

May 3, 2018 by  
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Trump is deciding whether to pull out of the Iran deal. French president Emmanuel Macron had some friendly advice.

Monday, Monday in Europe… You Gave Me No Warning

March 8, 2018 by  
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In Italy, La Dolce Vita turns sour; in Germany, “stability” is still in fashion; in Switzerland, yodel-oh.

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy (Part MMXVIII)

February 15, 2018 by  
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Some mornings, we sit by the waters of Babylon and scroll down.

Vancouver: I’m Not Proud of This

December 11, 2017 by  
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The Vancouver Pride Society wants to ban uniformed police from the annual Pride parade. Is this something we should take pride in?

Berlin notebook: Antifa, “Fascists,” and the Real Thing in the Streets of Warsaw

November 13, 2017 by  
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Straight from the front lines of Facebook to your ear (and God’s, and the CIA’s).

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