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Ways to Help Ferguson

If you are unsettled by what you have seen this past week, take action. Here are some ways to do it.

When “Stuff” Outweighs Stuffing

A thought for your Thanksgiving.

The Physics of Modern Media and Politics

In political inertia, "a body at rest stays at rest until the voters decide to act."

Black Friday: Spend It With Your Family

The stores will be there all weekend. They will be just fine without you, but your family will not.

Funerals and Beauty Parlors: the Work of Alison Bechdel

Indie comics artist makes good with a MacArthur Genius Award.

Friends, Britons, Countrymen: Lend “King Charles III” Your Ear

Will the inevitable King Charles III rewrite the unwritten British constitution?

Intersectionality Is a Practice, Not an Identity

How do you actively work against racism, white supremacy, sexism, patriarchy, misogyny, and class oppression?

Ron Paul: Washington’s Peacenik Nemesis

As Obama and Congress mire us deeper into endless war, Ron Paul and his cohorts will keep shouting.

Hey, Hey, Hey: How the Mighty Have Fallen!

All these woman can’t be lying, can they?

In Remembrance of the Great Mike Nichols

Endless reasons to mourn the superb director-actor-comedian.

A Bright Clearing in the Forest of Arden

"People go to see a play. Whereas Hamlet says, 'We’ll hear a play tomorrow.'"
Zimmerman

Sexpionage with Martin Zimmerman

Digging into history for a play about sexuality, censorship and mass communication.

Critical I: Misha Berson, Seattle Times

"It takes a special person (or masochist) to self-select this job..."

Your Nationality? Monsanto

Governments shrink and weaken while corporations grow in size and power.

Crossing Over: Marketing to Non-Traditional Audiences

It’s not the push of selling a ticket, it’s the pull of engagement.
Now you know.

If You Give a Toddler a Time Machine…

The quantum mechanics of parenthood and fractal foreskins.

Why Is the ADL Wasting Its Time with Nicki Minaj?

I'm pretty sure Minaj isn't hell bent on exterminating the Jews.

Who in Congress Causes Our $17+ Trillion Debt?

Elections may be over, but elections will come again. Your vote can affect our national debt.

The Dramaturgy of Television News

If TV news looks believable, sounds accurate and feels objective, that doesn’t mean it is.

Geniuses Jungr and Epperson at Work and Play

Barb Jungr and John Epperson (separately) display their extraordinary talent.