Jan 28, 2021
Bob Dylan betrayed us for a buck. What does an artist owe an audience? Faithfulness? Predictability? The assumption of kindness? Bob Dylan sold his songs for a fortune, and in the process, lost the world. Now let's use his own words against him.
Jan 21, 2021
Washington, DC is, and always must remain, a golden city. Here's my story of landing, fresh-faced from Nebraska, in our nation's capital during the summer of 1987 -- and how life there is now irrevocably changed by the January 6, 2021 insurrection.
Jan 14, 2021
Sometimes simple is not so smart. Americans tend to prefer the dumb over the keen -- just because one is easier to understand, and share, than the other. That lackadaisical mendacity must not be allowed to be a substitute for greatness. Reject Boaty McBoatface. Rejoice in the genius of others!
Jan 7, 2021
We spend our lives apologizing. We express regret for thoughts and feelings we cannot repress. Not every thought need be shared or spoken. Even when we know better, we still take a step too far, we still arrive at peace too late, we are still unable to stop the inevitable spew of hurt in reclamation.