American Psychosis

We’re halfway through 2020 and breathing is now a luxury. We’re living in a tinderbox, from the infernal flames that have scorched large swaths of the Pacific coast to Covid-19 fever dreams, seething rage against police brutality and city skylines engulfed in smoke. It has already become conventional wisdom that we’re in the throes of…

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Saturn’s Revenge : Political Therapy

“In all the time that we’ve spent trying to figure out who the villain would be in the final act, not once did we consider the possibility that the greatest threat to our civilization could be us.”

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Perception in the Age of Truth-iness

truthiness [trooth-ee-ness] – believing something that feels true, even if it isn’t supported by fact … “The entertainment industry and mainstream media perpetuate bias through the stories they tell and the images they omit.”

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Girls in the Years of Living Dangerously

“Why don’t you place just one crumb of basic human compassion on this fat free muffin of sociopathic detachment, see how it tastes.”  Ever since the auspicious debut of the HBO show “Girls,” I have been trying to figure out why I continue to watch something that actually makes me physically uncomfortable. Is it the…

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