Tag Archives: current-events

American Mythos

On the Bill Press show this morning (WCPT in Chicago), the commentators were having fun with a Washington Post movie critic’s attempt to weigh in on the recent mass shooting in Isla Vista. Anne Hornaday’s target was the “frat-boy comedy,” … Continue reading

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It’s A Chick Thing

So now “lady mayor” is a thing. Thank you, Haley Barbour, fount of real-‘Murican wisdom, for setting us straight on that one in your reference to Mayor Dawn Zimmer of Hoboken, NJ. She can’t just be plain old “mayor,” because … Continue reading

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Food (Stamps) for Thought

It’s Friday, and it’s been three weeks since the last time I made bread, which means it’s challah time (challah-day?) again. So I spent a chunk of this morning in my kitchen, happily mixing up my usual batch of challah … Continue reading

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Shelley, We Hardly Knew Ye

I know why she did it. I know why Michele Bachmann won’t run for re-election in 2014. It isn’t the uphill battle she reportedly faced against Democratic candidate Jim Graves, who damned near beat the (on-fire) pants off her last … Continue reading

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