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The Faint Scent of Authoritarianism

Everyone knows that Hollywood is full of bleeding-heart liberals. They whine about this and that and lecture about this and that, as if their opinions mattered, and they sneer at Real Americans – the gun-toting God and guts and NASCAR … Continue reading

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He Saw His Shadow

The week ended fittingly enough. Punxsutawney Phil – that groundhog in northeastern Pennsylvania – saw his shadow – so there will be six more weeks of winter – or not. Modern meteorology uses computer modeling. That has nothing to do … Continue reading

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Waiting for the End

Living in Hollywood is like waiting for the end of the world. This is where things go crazy, but perhaps living in America is like waiting for the end of the world. Donald Trump is an apocalyptic president – he’ll … Continue reading

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Trash in the Air

In the late seventies, at that prep school in upstate New York, part of the job was to teach an elective in creative writing – which can’t be taught. There’s no set of rules on how to be creative. Creativity … Continue reading

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Capturing the Flag

Kids used to play “Capture the Flag” – two teams each have a flag and the idea is to capture the other team’s flag. Make your way into the opposing team’s territory, grab their flag, and return with it to … Continue reading

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