I want to buy a gun. As a kid, I loved westerns — those with Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, and John Wayne. They were heroes — good guys in white […]
How can we sleep?
by Patrick Vecchio I watched President Obama’s emotional remarks Friday in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. I was glad I had a box of tissues nearby. I suspect […]
Anderson Cooper and Rachel Maddow: forecast calls for a deluge of teabagger human kindness. Or not.
By Patrick Vecchio I am waiting to see if—no, make it how—the Tea party and other way-right-leaning Republicans react to this week’s barely-qualifies-as-news that TV journalist/personality Anderson Cooper admitted he is gay. […]
We keep going. Until we stop.
We can’t stop. We have to keep going. He have to keep going. Don’t we? Watch this. Right now. Then bookmark it, because I want you to come back and watch it […]
Worst. Year. Ever.
What the hell is up with 2010? And will it ever end? This has been the worst year of my life. I guess those who were there to see the trainwreck that […]
Balance and Writing (part one): "Balance" by Jennifer McConnell
photo credit: Jill Moore Earlier this summer, the Clockhouse Writers Conference (CWC) at Goddard College hosted a keynote session on balance and writing. S&R is pleased to pass along, over the next […]
Drive-by: San Francisco passes imbecilic cellphone radiation law
No, really, read it for yourself. So, the largest global study detailing research into radiation and mobile phones plainly shows that there is no clear link between mobile phones and cancer. The […]
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #104: Large Marge Sent Me
“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #98: A More Glorious Dawn Awaits
“The man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled […]