Archive for the 'Life and Life Only' Category

The Power Of One

John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman and then Anderson Cooper confronts Roy Moore’s spokeswoman about his misdeeds. This is a sea change. The press has removed itself from the debate. Trying to be neutral. Allowing heinous behavior and incorrect views to skate. But not anymore. We’re influenced by the news. You think you’re an independent thinker […]


Should I stay or should I go? That’s what went through my head after I gained consciousness. Felice was shaking me, I’d been up so late, I’d ultimately taken a Zyrtec tablet for the itching. Why was she waking me up so early? Betsy called. She gets up early. There was a fire. That makes […]

The Modern World

You have your own set of facts. There’s always a site on the internet that confirms your bias. You work the refs. You believe if you reply every time, the other side will think twice before speaking again. The right is especially expert at this. You think you know more than you do. The older […]

Trump vs. Talking Heads

Art is an attitude. Art is a viewpoint. Art is subversive. Art is a burst of creativity and energy. Punk rock eviscerated prog rock and corporate rock when those became too contemplated, when they were made for a market instead of the art itself. Your goal is to make people think. To confront them with […]