A Conversation About War

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.  […]

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Angels of Jihad, Angels of Apathy

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 […]

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