The Untold Story

Enjoying the Race Wars? Thank the Media.

Yesterday, a massive brawl broke out at a St. Louis City Hall meeting that was...


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Afternoon Delight

Sanguine Nation

Sanguine Nation

Menstruation is having a moment. I don’t mean the fleshly, goopy one that vexes...

Injured Parties

Something’s Lousy at Dalhousie

Something’s Lousy at Dalhousie

I’m sure that Canada was settled by tough people, but what the hell...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Snappiest, Scrappiest, and Crappiest Headlines SHOVING ALL THAT GAY...

Late Night

Avoid Rich Foods

Avoid Rich Foods

Generally I don’t remember my dreams, and to judge by the few that I do remember...

RADIO DERB

When the Kapok Tree Blooms

When the Kapok Tree Blooms

The Reverend Al Sharpton is off on a trip to Blighty to address the Oxford Union and members of parliament. I guess Barney the purple dinosaur wasn't available.

Deep Thoughts

Superman Is Boring

Superman Is Boring

A common saying among Civil War buffs is: “Poor is the nation that has no heroes....

Derbtown

The Tyranny of the Bookish

The Tyranny of the Bookish

It is now nearly a hundred years since H.G. Wells remarked in his book The Outline...

Rude Remarks

Momus, God of Scorn

Momus, God of Scorn

I’m not interested in winning, but in thinking. I’d rather be perplexed than...

The Untold Story

Who Killed the Enlightenment?

Who Killed the Enlightenment?

There were three terrible things about 9/11. The first was the apocalyptic...

Oscar Mania

Hollywood Sniper

Hollywood Sniper

Clint Eastwood’s Iraq war drama, American Sniper, reminds me that the central...

Home Front

Selma, 50 Years On

Selma, 50 Years On

On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America? “Selma,” a...

Cultural Caviar

I Have a (Wet) Dream …

I Have a (Wet) Dream …

May a lowly white Canadian like me take a little pride in my knowledge of...