Dear Grandson: Returning Home to Kentucky and Next Duty Station

Dear Grandson: Returning Home to Kentucky and Next Duty Station

Stan Gerding

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes what it was like reuniting with his family again after his tour in Vietnam and his newest duty station in D.C.

I Might Be Too Old for the Club Scene Now

I Might Be Too Old for the Club Scene Now

Andrew Wicks

Returning to the club scene which previously defined me, I’m confronted with the realization that my “not too long ago” was a very long ago indeed. Has it evolved? Or have I simply moved on?

The Paris Example: Can Violent Protest Bring Change Elsewhere?

The Paris Example: Can Violent Protest Bring Change Elsewhere?

Ingeborg van Teeseling

With Macron buckling to the demands of the Paris protesters, it’s easy to assume that violent protest is the best avenue toward progress. But will it work outside of France?

We Fixed Love Actually to Fit 2018

We Fixed Love Actually to Fit 2018

TBS Newsbot

Love Actually is a holiday movie staple. However, it hasn’t aged well. No matter, as we’ve fixed it, bringing it in line with 2018’s standards. You’re welcome.

Sexual Subcultures Are Collateral Damage in Tumblr’s Ban on Adult Content

Sexual Subcultures Are Collateral Damage in Tumblr’s Ban on Adult Content

Zahra Zsuzsanna Stardust

Tumblr’s blanket ban on adult material has been truly felt in the sexual subcultures that proudly used it for exposure.

Book Review: If Any Gods Lived by Michael J. Wilson

Book Review: If Any Gods Lived by Michael J. Wilson

Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews If Any Gods Lived by Michael J. Wilson. (Stalking Horse Press)

Risen Apes: Red Rover

Risen Apes: Red Rover

S.M. Park

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Red Rover,” Park thinks about jobs he should have taken and the ones he did.

I Don’t Have Kids, but I Know the Words to Moana. Please Help.

I Don’t Have Kids, but I Know the Words to Moana. Please Help.

Andrew Wicks

I’ve made choices in my life. One of them was not having kids. Yet, disappointingly, I’m unable to escape the grip of Moana, or Frozen. My angst, it’s calling me.

The Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas’ Weird Netflix Flex

The Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas’ Weird Netflix Flex

The Lesser Column

Looking for something meaty on Netflix to devour? Sample the insanity of The Kominsky Method.

Literally Just Me Yelling At People For Their Garbage Takes On Bush’s Eulogy

Literally Just Me Yelling At People For Their Garbage Takes On Bush’s Eulogy

Caitlin Johnstone

George W. Bush’s eulogy for his father garnered a warm response for media commentators and celebrities alike. Are they kidding?

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I Might Be Too Old for the Club Scene Now

Andrew Wicks

Returning to the club scene which previously defined me, I’m confronted with the realization that my “not too long ago” was a very long ago indeed. Has it evolved? Or have I simply moved on?

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The Importance of Alternative Media in the Modern Age

John Scales Avery

In the modern age, false media is all too often promoted as a means to advance the already advanced. I suggest we redirect our technology to those who need it: those outside the official narrative.

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We Fixed Love Actually to Fit 2018

TBS Newsbot

Love Actually is a holiday movie staple. However, it hasn’t aged well. No matter, as we’ve fixed it, bringing it in line with 2018’s standards. You’re welcome.

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2018: The Year Fact and Fiction Swapped Places

Persephone Fraser

We’re all living it, but the idea of a compelling fiction has long overtaken the concept of dour fact. The only way out is stepping further into the circles of Hell.

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