Monthly Archive: May 2014


Season 2, Episode 17: “Knives”

Leaguefest Update!

Important news for those that will or may attend Leaguefest this weekend.


So… what are you reading and/or watching?


Musical Marxism.

The Song Remains the Same

There was a shooting at UCSB today. Seven people were killed including the gunman. The gunmen left a video saying the killing was done over romantic rejection and he would know prove himself to...

The Santa Barbara Shooting

A horrific event at Burt Likko’s alma mater leaves him meditating on whether the modern age has somehow magnified and distorted the difficult-enough trials of youthful sexual frustration.


This Tuesday, Watch Dogs comes out.


Songs about drinkin’.


So we stood looking at the ceiling fan and wondered whether it’d be easier to change the lightbulbs or sell the house.

Democracy and Coercion

“So you get angry at being portrayed as a caricature, and your notion of dispelling that image is to say “Democracy is coercion”?

OK, let’s explore that.

Mount Rushmore – Children’s Author Editions

Hey!  Something I know about!  Which means I’ll probably get twice as many hate-comments.  Don’t worry… I haven’t yet realized my dream of turning the “Fast and Furious” movies into a series of pop-up...

Bucking Trends

Young people aren’t liberal on all issues, namely the death penalty. Why?