Monthly Archives: November 2017

Presidential Impunity

There’s Papal Infallibility – the dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error “when, in the exercise of his office as shepherd … Continue reading

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At the Edge of Madness

Something is wrong, and a few months ago, Chauncey DeVega laid it out: In the age of television and now the internet, there are hundreds of thousands of hours of video and audio footage of every president widely available. There are … Continue reading

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Project Veritas Fails

Those up on their Harry Potter lore might remember when the smiling and nasty Professor Dolores Umbridge catches Harry and his friends in the act of trying to contact the exiled Professor Dumbledore. She thinks they’re part of a conspiracy … Continue reading

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Digressing Into Madness

Duke University – 1973 – the sticky sweet smell of magnolia in the thick and heavy air – graduate school – working on the PhD in Eighteenth Century British Literature – something to do with semiotic theory and the minor … Continue reading

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The Thanksgiving Pause

Thanksgiving – off to San Diego for the big family thing – and back to Hollywood late Friday night. There will be nothing new here until Sunday evening. Carry on, on your own.

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Ungrateful Fools

Social conservatives say they hate Hollywood, but Hollywood isn’t a smug liberal conspiracy to undermine all that is good and right in America. The major studios simply want to make money, lots of it, so they give America what America … Continue reading

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The Trump Transformation

Ronald Reagan was a transformational president. He made cutthroat conservatism sunny and acceptable. The government isn’t going to do a damned thing for you. No one is going to do a damned thing for you, and you don’t have to … Continue reading

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