The Underclass

Who is really to blame for where we find ourselves – those who chose to kick dust in the eyes of the prevailing powers that be – the status quo, as it were, or those who sat by and let it all play out in the most disastrous way possible?


Thanksgiving 2016: Time for an Unconventional Playbook

If 2016 has taught us anything, it’s to screw conventional wisdom. I mean, the Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, so that pretty much sums it up. And here we are, as 2016 winds down, contemplating Thanksgiving. We can’t help but think of all the things for which we…

The Rabbit Hole of Our Times

From the dawn of time…ok, maybe that’s a little too early. From man’s earliest days…ok, still a bit shy of the mark. From the beginning of recorded history onward…ok, that’s better, the practice of writing has elevated humankind. Throughout the ages, it has allowed us to pass on information to others without even seeing or…