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And I Thought, ‘Something Just Broke’
Systemic change will be difficult until we cut out and complete irradiate the Trumpist cancer from our diseased body politic. So we fight.
The Era of the Epic Failson
On the eve of impeachment, the emergence of a new and horrific sociological trend will make you even sadder for America and the world than you were before.
My Christmas Gift: The 12 Days of Impeaching Trump-Mess
Here's to enjoying the spirit of the (impeachment) season.
Weighty Matters, Light Verse: John Lithgow Inks ‘Dumpty’
One day, reaching for this book will be a good way to revisit the escapades of the Trump presidency -- and to be glad that they're over.
Impeachment: What It Is — and Why He Deserves It
Step one is underway. Step two will mean the whole game.
Impeachment! A Very Special Podcast Episode
Maybe Trump can finally be hauled to the federal hoosegow where the lifelong criminal belongs.
Mr. Rogers Is Not the Man You Are Looking For
We have to talk about masculinity, but not how we change it. We need to talk about how to channel it.
We Believe You, Michael Cohen! We Believe You!
On our new podcast, we also cover the burgeoning Democratic field and that over-entitled shrew, Ivanka Trump.
Mr. Trump, Tear Down This Wall
Notes from the latest government shutdown, now at Day 100.
Sorry, Globes: Patricia Arquette Was a ‘Dannemora’ Dud
Three words: director Ben Stiller. Oh, and maybe there's a fourth word: misogyny.
Ready, Set, Upchuck: Here’s Your Trump Year in Review
How our traitor-in-chief damaged America for a second year.
Jamal Khashoggi and the Death of American Decency
Action with dark or selfish intent is troubling. Indifference in the face of injustice is evil.
Childish Gambino and the Music of the Marginalized
Singing tales of all-too-common threads.
How I Found a Flicker of Art in the Artless Soul...
"Transparent Falsehood" is a satire full of “outtakes of humanity” for a man who has none.
The Kids Aren’t All Right, They’re Extraordinary. We’re Not.
Our failures robbed them of the youth to which they were entitled.
On TV, It’s Raining Men: An Alienist and a Versace
Two recent shows were grim and stomach-turning. Why am I bored and ambivalent?
South Korean Novelist Plays America (Nods to Camus and Homer)
Eventually, J.M. Lee may or may not write the Great South Korean Novel.
2017 Politics Got You Down? Let William Dean Howells Be Your...
Nationalistic rhetoric, fear of immigrants, police killings of citizens? How the Haymarket case reflects 2017 politics.
Martín Zimmerman on “Ozark” and How Money Lures Us to Crime
A podcast with the playwright and story editor for Netflix's Ozark
Can a Play About Rape Serve as Satire? Ask Grace.
Bobby and Jeff get Grace drunk, then sick, unconscious and allegedly raped. Not funny.
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