Pre-Post Trump

Trump is the first pure entertainer candidate for President of the United States of America. Building on the lessons learned as owner and participant in World Wrestling Entertainment (National Review, Apr. 4th 2016), he zoned in on how to play the crowd and draw all of the attention to himself. In other, public and private…

Let it be “Drumpf”

So I jotted out a quick sketch of the energy Trump was giving off after the Republican debate on Thursday…and for some reason I didn’t have a name for it. That’s strange because I almost always do. Now that John Oliver has responded to Donald’s attacks formally those of us who saw his flaws finally…

Don’t Stop Writing

So much can get in the way, but for every successful writer I have witnessed one constant: A trail of countless words. Be a critic, be an editor, find your specialty, but don’t stop for a moment. Get a few words in a day, or every other day, once a week.

A word about Robin Williams.

Suicide is a choice. Depression is not a disease: It is a struggle, and we allow ourselves to be alone, we push away and blame when we choose not to face our weaknesses.

Useful Misdirection(s)

So who is that article a shill for? Is it to pacify the masses? “Well, I can’t find work today, but I’m not alone, so it’s not so bad.” Is it to soothe the employers? “Everybody’s budget is tight. I have to make money.” It sure isn’t for the unemployed.