An annotated conversation about war, adapted from Facebook: (click on links for annotations) Alice: We are bombing over Syria! Right now. We are bombing. Oh, my heart hurts. Russ: Hate Alice: The thing is this … there are children. Women. Men who want only to provide for their little families. There are doggies and kitties, goats maybe. […]Read More A Conversation About War
Electricity has made angels of us all… Unlike print, TV doesn’t transport bits of classified information. Instead it transports the viewer. It takes his spirit on a trip, an instant trip. On live shows, it takes his spirit to real events in progress. But here a contradiction occurs: though TV may make the viewer’s spirit […]Read More Angels of Jihad, Angels of Apathy
Get Your Twisted Values Out of My Country! Many years ago I went on a demonstration organized by a trade union, with the purpose of disrupting a convention of the ruling political party. Since we couldn’t get through the police lines to approach the building, we settled for burning down one of the wooden poles […]Read More Hey, Get Your Demonstration Off My Street!