The other day I found myself in a very awkward social situation.
Human history is the history of brilliant ideas with disastrous, unintended consequences.
“Your vote matters” — three words that form the cornerstone of our democracy, or at least of “get out the vote” campaigns. But has your vote always mattered?
Look at that half smiling man in the photo above.
In an election year littered with strange weeks, this one might have been the strangest.
Do you believe everything you read, or do you read everything you believe?
Why does the noisiest person get the right of way?
Much too often I catch myself imagining current events through a pop culture prism; well, maybe more of a long pop culture lens.
I am caught between obligation and dread. Muhammad Ali is dead, and I feel like I’m supposed to write something profound about his passing, but I don’t want to.
To enter an Apple store is to descend into a chipper circle of Hell.