As I'm sure media (and social media) will tell you repeatedly, today is Earth Day. As my blog deals often with history, including environmental history, [...]
Why do we, the public, feel as if we have some right to understand the intensely personal and private act that was Kurt Cobain's suicide?
It's Friday evening and I've got another philosophical post for you. Yesterday I was browsing some of the political news sites I frequent--of which there [...]
80s teen movies are not about 80s teens. They're about 60s teens--the Baby Boomers.
I get a little philosophical on Fridays--hey, it's the Sabbath approaching--and I've been thinking a lot lately about something that is not as valued as [...]
Last night I watched Star Trek: Generations. The seventh feature film in the Star Trek franchise, it's the first movie to feature the cast from Star Trek: [...]
It's the last day of November and right now there's a lot of high-fiving and congratulations going on among those writers who, as of today, [...]
This morning, the day before Thanksgiving, I awoke to news reports of storms on the East Coast causing havoc on the heaviest air travel day [...]
So, it's almost November, and I'm already starting to see blog posts, tweets and emails about NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you are even [...]