We Are All Sinners There
One night earlier this week, I was sitting in a Las Vegas hotel bar with some business colleagues. A co-worker alerted me that there was a “couch full of prostitutes” behind me. When I turned to look at the group of young women, it struck me: How could you tell?
Taking the Culture War to DEFCON 3
Back in January, when Stephen Colbert, host of the satiric program The Colbert Report, suggested that D’Souza was supporting radical extremists in the Muslim world, it seemed quite amusing – a comic exaggeration made more amusing by the idea that conservatives – that’s the flag-waving crowd right – would endorse the ideals of our harshest critics and enemies…. He criticizes Hillary Clinton for supporting “a V-chip” to control violent programming, since she “has never called for an S-chip to enable parents to monitor sexually explicit programming;” he seems unaware that the V-chip and other parental control options block content in a variety of ways that include both violent and sexual content.
Seeking Tragic Answers in the Aisles of Best Buy
Our ritual is firmly in place. Watching the news coverage this week of the shootings at Virginia Tech, I could see the pop culture blame game playing out.