House of Corruption

TV shows are not real life. Everybody knows this but that doesn’t stop us from being affected by them. From our sense of what is “cool” or “normal” to our beliefs about the way things work, or the way things ought to work. As I highlight in my film, Conspiracy Theorists Lie (2015), we are … Continue reading House of Corruption


JFK at 100

I wrote this piece a long time ago and didn't end up using it for anything but when I found out that Tuesday, May 23, 2017 was #JFK100 Social Media Day, I thought it was the perfect time to dust this off and give it a home. I know it's really long for a blog post … Continue reading JFK at 100

Homeland’s Alt-Right Season

SPOILER ALERT: If you plan on watching the latest season of Homeland (2011-) and don't want to know anything about what happened, don't read this. Homeland just finished its sixth season and has already be renewed for a seventh and eighth, with a planned end to the storyline there. When the show began it was sold as … Continue reading Homeland’s Alt-Right Season