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The One With All The Misconceptions

The One With All The Misconceptions

Here begins the first of what I hope will be a series of reaction posts to this week’s elections. I’ll just go out there and say that I thought the mainstream media (for reference, my definition of “mainstream” does NOT [...]

November 9, 2010 Soapbox Blog, Uncategorized

A Grave Dug in 2008

He promised us the sheer fantasy of basically everything we dream for from government; he appropriated our deepest, innermost hopes and dreams in the service of his election. [...]

October 20, 2010 National, Uncategorized
Lit Theory, Dishsoap, and the Electric Car

Lit Theory, Dishsoap, and the Electric Car

So I was sitting at home, smoking shisha, listening to some Baaba Maal, reading Barthes’ Mythologies, when I came to an amazing realization. I found a similarity between Dawn, the happy bubbling dishsoap, and GM’s new Leaf. In Mythologies, Barthes [...]

October 9, 2010 Culture and Campus Issues, Soapbox Blog, Uncategorized
The New Afghanistan

The New Afghanistan

Today, the New York Times published a review of the counter insurgency strategy that has sprung up in Afghanistan. In many remote villages throughout the region, Afghani chiefs are getting together to fight against the Taliban warlords. There is a [...]

November 23, 2009 Uncategorized