If you cannot see that Trump has more in common, character-wise, with Biff Tannen than not, you’re not trying. That’s what makes everyone else think you’re really, simply just lying to them. […]
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
At the time Rose was executed in the street by unaccountable violent police state power, the crime in which he was in commission was the crime of…fleeing. He was fleeing. I really […]
This probably isn’t the best way to counter claims of #fakenews Heads up, Dear Reader. This is one of my weird process posts. If that’s your thing, won’t you join me as […]
Once again, I find myself out of step on the hot-button issue of the day #hostile Tearing families apart at the border? I’m out of step with this administration’s policies in that […]
They are what happens when [Default] takes top spot when someone else loses I’ve been beating this drum since news of the ruling and dropping strongly worded corrections in every media comments […]
Journo pros and profs, your feedback would be valuable There, is that disclaimer enough, right in the title? I’ve been following IVN on Facebook since I became aware of them shortly after […]
In this installment, a traditional(?) Bedouin, Druze, and Aramean sampler And have I mentioned dance? When possible, I try to find videos that include dance because that adds even more to appreciate.
In this installment: traditional(?) Kurdish music The usual caveats apply. I’m no expert, so it’s possible I might occasionally pick something that’s actually not traditional. I wouldn’t know. I’m trusting in YouTube […]
There’s a library of feminist theses waiting to be written about this recent episode of earned opprobrium. At the moment, while the world is hanging on the c-word, I’m just wondering one […]
Or should I say “traditional” “Assyrian?” I don’t know. I didn’t bother with a clever playlist name for this set of videos. It’s just an identifying label to help me find it […]