October 19, 2021

New Verb, Politicos: ‘Trumping’

July 10, 2015 Alibi Pierce 2

Posturing, straight-talking, pandering, stooping: We use a lot of action words to describe the foibles of politicians on the campaign trail, and today David Plotz, CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the always-insightful Slate

The Proper Way To Be Angry

April 28, 2015 JJ Hardy 0

How does one who sits from afar tell a group of angry people they know nothing about the proper way to be angry? Baltimore is a special city indeed: The “Charm City” is known for its

the human experience

April 9, 2015 Oskar Thompson 0

when i was about 10 (for context, about 1987, in west tx) my parents wanted to go on a proper vacation. we chose cali. we did the whole thing, saw some family, went to the

today is our reality

November 25, 2014 Oskar Thompson 0

today america, we see who we really are. we look in the mirror and see our two black swollen eyes, the mark of the abused. we examine our swollen hands, the mark of the abuser.

invest in america (RE: Veterans Day)

November 13, 2014 Oskar Thompson 0

my family–on both sides–has a strong military tradition. tho, i don’t think any of us individually joined out of ‘tradition’, we were just making the best decisions we could relative to our contexts. i happened

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