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Hillusions of grandeur
April 23, 2008 – 1:16 PM | 89 Comments

From John Helton's PA-primary postmortem on "Look for Clinton to head into upcoming contests with the message that Obama can't win in the big states like Pennsylvania and Ohio that Democrats will need to …

Tears in my ears
January 7, 2008 – 7:29 PM | 46 Comments
Tears in my ears

(Anyone else remember that song? "I've got tears in my ears, from lying on my back, crying over you"?)
I don't care for Hillary Clinton. I don't feel as strongly about it as I used to, …

AIDSWalk Mutual Admiration Society
April 30, 2007 – 11:53 AM | No Comment

I'm proud to say that I've joined Team SuperSnack for the AIDSWalk this year; it's a great bunch of people, and the team has a benefit reading coming up at (I think) Galapagos Art Space, …

Freedom Of [Bleep]
November 15, 2004 – 9:26 AM | No Comment

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – The Federal Communications Commission has confirmed it received complaints about the uncensored broadcast of Oscar-winning war movie "Saving Private Ryan" on ABC-affiliated stations last week.An FCC official said several complaints …

Vote, You Crazy Diamonds
October 18, 2004 – 9:23 AM | One Comment

So, I've avoided writing about the upcoming election, because I don't know that I have anything all that compelling to add to what you've probably read elsewhere, and also, Ctrl-V-ing the word "arrrrrrgh" sixty-six thousand …

The Facts
March 31, 2003 – 2:30 PM | One Comment

So, yes. The war. The…war.
I…okay. I need another Corona first. Okay, let me just…with the lime, here…okay. The war. I will now discuss the war.
I would prefer not to discuss the war.

Just Mirrors
January 13, 2003 – 2:21 PM | No Comment

I guess it's time for me to write about the smoking ban in New York City. Yeah. "Yay." I haven't addressed it before — or, to tell the truth, paid much attention to the press …

This American Life
August 20, 2001 – 12:41 PM | No Comment

I came into the world a United States citizen, a daughter and granddaughter and great-granddaughter of United States citizens. I remain a United States citizen, and for the most part, I enjoy my United States …

Say Anything
February 20, 2001 – 12:08 PM | No Comment

How common is it to hear a person say, I myself do not object to this style of composition, or this or that expression, but, to such and such classes of people it will appear …

War Is Not The Answer
January 19, 2001 – 2:52 PM | No Comment

It's Martin Luther King Day today. I suspect that, when it rolls around each year, most of us don't spend the day ruminating on Reverend King's contributions to society or anything. We just look at …