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What’s Happened to SNL?

Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been a staple of late-night television comedy since 1975. Structured around an ensemble cast, and featuring weekly hosts and musical guests, it has become a presence in most of our lives for decades. That ensemble…

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Thinking About January 6th, 2021

Looking back over the last year, it’s clear that any hope that the 1/6/21 riot at the US Capitol would have resulted in positive change was never going to be realized. Both political parties who could have, and should have,…

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Random Musings

With so much going on around us,  I decided to use a single post to gather my thoughts. First, the elephant in the room is the collapse of the American empire in Afghanistan. This was always going to happen, as…

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Confronting the Abyss

  “On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” – H.L. Mencken The next “election for America’s soul”…

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