This is a post about free speech. So if you think I’m wrong, you should totally tell me why in the comments, and I will gladly dismantle your argument on the record and in full view of the public. Or I will admit that I was wrong, if this happens to fall into the 0.000000324234% of […]
There is a pernicious evil afoot — an evil that has taken root while our “leaders” stood idly by. Those charged with protecting us from this evil have willfully allowed it to fester, either by negligently failing to enforce existing law or — worse — affirmatively instructing the very people charged with enforcing laws to […]
You are obviously under no obligation to think as I do. But, since it’s my blog, you are under an obligation to be civil in the comments you leave. DISCLAIMER RIGHT UP FRONT: I think both candidates are horrendous. I won’t vote for either. I don’t think a third-party candidate has a chance. Basically my […]
…over at The Full Bird. Here is a thing I wrote therein: We are a nation that hands out participation trophies even when you suck at tee-ball. We have told ourselves we can do no wrong for fifty years. No one even reads “Editha” by William Dean Howells anymore. And we have generated a crop […]
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are audacious and funky and groovy and loud. Except for two songs. One of those, “Under the Bridge,” was a serious hit in my youth, catapulting a relatively famous band into superstardom. But I feel an entire generation overlooked a song that is vastly superior, and not just because the […]
We’ve been discussing minds and how they change. To catch up, you may want to check out previous posts, so I’ve linked them at the bottom. We ended our last post with a plan to discuss social identity as it relates to intellectual certainty. However, we’re going to take a sidestep here in a different direction. First, […]
The nineties were amazing. It’s difficult for me to make my children fathom the breadth and variety of music that actually got played on the radio during my youth. This is not to say that music is terrible now. You can find just as much talent, variety, and depth–but it requires a lot more work […]
A song that deserves much heavier radio play than it’s ever gotten. This video from 2002 proves that Stavesacre was a phenomenal band that appears to have no idea how good they actually are.