Never surrender to Orwell's nightmare

by Jim Fletcher -- Frankly, there is widespread dread in this country. Nothing feels the same anymore. Much of this has to do with the current occupant of the White House. Surveillance, more…

Artists go to war in Ukraine

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_871431" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Arten Voloktin with his "Irreversible Beauty""][/caption] As Ukraine cools toward a simmering point, its artists are still stirring the cultural stew and hoping to more…

'Godzilla' not as 'green' as advertised

by Drew Zahn -- Don't believe everything you read about the new "Godzilla" movie. Commentators on both sides of the political spectrum have tried to make director Gareth Edwards' comments about the more…

Libs beware: Racial violence not what you think

by Jim Fletcher -- One of many myths surging through American culture today is that whites are rampaging racists, but minorities are simply peace-loving folks who never engage in violence. This canard more…

Lewinsky paving the way for President Hillary?

by Kathy Shaidle -- [caption id="attachment_834701" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Former Bill Clinton mistress Monica Lewinsky"][/caption] Rush Limbaugh Limbaugh became famous in part by serving as Bill Clinton's nemesis during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. more…

'Spider-Man' takes on 'hope and change'

by Drew Zahn -- In 2008, the words "hope" and "change" became indelibly linked to Barack Obama, the would-be president of perpetual campaigning. But perhaps they're not quite so "indelible." Might it more…

If the NSA had an art exhibit

by Marisa Martin -- If the NSA had an art exhibit it might look like one of these ... A hushed lover's spat in a corner of the New York Public Library more…