Category Archives: The Smoke-Filled Room with Burford R Gerrymander

You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid…

It’s been a little over a week since the tragedy at Sandy Hook, and our nation has spent most of that time searching. Searching for answers. Searching for hope. Searching…

The FEMA of the Species

Well, it’s been almost a week since the biggest national disaster of 2012…and no, I’m not talking about Disney’s corporate takeover of Lucasfilm. Last weekend, Hurricane Sandy churned through the…

Debate and Switch

  Now that the dust as settled from the first two rounds of the 2012 presidential debates between Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, there seem to…

Hiding the Elephant

What’s the difference between the Republican Party and a bad magic act? One is a shoddily-orchestrated spectacle with little entertainment value featuring loud, white dudes who have spent far too…

Innocence Lost

A lot has been said the past few days about the “film” Innocence of Muslims, its creators, and its relevancy to the “Arab Winter” erupting across the Middle East and…