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

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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

Believe Me

I was going to do my next post about President Bush's new book, Portraits of Courage, or the wonderful new PBS miniseries I watch this week, Africa's Great Civilizations, hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. And I wasn't even thinking I'd write anything today but then I woke up to the latest craziness from our so-called … Continue reading Believe Me

Autopsy of a Farewell

https://youtu.be/Z1gpZR6vBn8 As we quickly approach the period that future generations will refer to as, "The Dark Time," and we imagine the phrase, "Disgraced Former President Trump," will enter the lexicon quickly, we could all do for a little hope and positivity. President Obama's Farewell Address the other night was a great speech. Thoughtful, inspiring, emotional, heartfelt. … Continue reading Autopsy of a Farewell

It ain’t just a river in Africa

There was a tweet I saw a couple months ago when Trump won the Republican nomination that made me laugh but now haunts me. If you've seen the Netflix show, Stranger Things, you'll understand. "This is the Upside Down and We Are Barbara. We Are Barbara!" If you don't get it, think of it this … Continue reading It ain’t just a river in Africa