I am hoping for a lull in the television news of the past few weeks. All we have heard about, it seems, are the Chiefs, the impeachment trial, the “Megxit” of Harry and Meghan from the royal family and the spread of the coronavirus.
The first romantic movie to hit theaters the week of Valentine’s Day was the 1927 silent film “IT” starring Clara Bow, who was known, thereafter, as the “It Girl.”
It's not just that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo chewed out NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly after she dared to ask him questions he didn't like. Nor is it so objectionable that his tirade was saturated with F-bombs. And it certainly is not because she's a woman. When it comes to reporters, P…
Groups and individuals often engage in scapegoating minority groups as a means of social control and easing their own consciences when working to cope with a challenge or solve a problem.
Four countries. One drink. How different could it be? Vietnam, Italy, Turkey and the United States. Each has a unique iteration on this beverage to which I’ve become so hopelessly addicted.
Let's discuss the fantasy that so many desperate Democrats are having. In their minds, they're asking, "Is it too late for Adam Schiff to run for president?" Actually, since his dynamite performance as lead House of Representatives counsel advocating in the Senate for the conviction of Donal…
European-American advocates of slavery and racist northerners enlisted science to justify slavery in the South and racial discrimination and segregation in the North before the Civil War.
The pre-show dinner at this year’s Golden Globes may have featured a “plant-based feast,” but it came with a side of red meat for those who believe the people who grow and raise our food are a driving force in climate change. As with most things in Hollywood, truth was sacrificed for the story.
For the kiddies, it'll be necessary to start this rant by explaining that there was an immensely popular TV show called "Dallas" that ran from 1978 through 1991. It traced the escapades of a grossly dysfunctional Texas family dynasty. Now we have the soap opera about a grossly dysfunctional …
Slaveholders and European-American northerners in the antebellum and post Civil War era worked to establish and maintain social, political and economic dominance over African-Americans by barring their access to even basic education.