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Rebuilding our broken air system, Part III: Abolishing the “hub and spoke” model.

This is Part III in my series on reforming the commercial air travel system in the United States. Part I, primarily about seat sizes and basic comfort for passengers, is … Continue reading

September 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The hard part of democracy: Respecting a result you don’t like.

Yesterday, Scotland’s long-awaited referendum on potential independence for the United Kingdom ended with a No vote. The result was fairly decisive, confounding expectations from polls taken just a few days … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rebuilding our broken air system, Part II: Staving off starvation.

This is Part II in  my series of thoughts–however Quixotic–on how to improve the grossly dysfunctional air travel system that we currently have in the United States. Part I, imploring … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rebuilding our broken air travel system, part I: Stop monetizing the misery of passengers!

I traveled a lot this summer. Between two research trips and a jaunt to the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany, I calculated that I flew 16,832 miles this summer. … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

My DVD wallet: Comfort movies for an extended trip.

As many of you may know, I have just returned from a month-long trip to Boston to do research for my dissertation project, Ten Years of Winter. If you read my … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Researching “Ten Years of Winter”: A day in my life as a historian.

Most of you know that I’ve been spending the last several weeks in Boston, on a research fellowship to gather historical materials for my Ph.D. dissertation (and hopefully a book, … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 5 Comments

Blog closed…gone to Wacken.

My blog will be on a temporary hiatus this coming week. I will be attending the Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival in Germany, the largest gathering of metalheads on … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Going both ways in Mexico: Y Tu Mamá También and bisexuality.

Not long ago I re-watched Y Tu Mamá También, the wonderful 2001 film by landmark Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón. This film has always been one of my favorites since the first time I … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Summer vacation: a July hiatus.

You may have noticed the pace of articles on Seanmunger.com has been a little less of late. Having returned from my research trip, I’m now deep into family time and … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is wrong–as a matter of faith.

I don’t often comment on news or current events on this blog, though I have done so a few times. This blog is primarily about history, writing, and things that … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 4 Comments
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