Tag: Hunter S. Thompson

  • Red, White, and Blue

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ____ I was almost eight years old when the American Bicentennial Hit, and I remember it well. It was all over children’s television and especially, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and Schoolhouse Rock. The latter devoted an entire season to American history and government for the bicentennial, with the “I’m Just…

  • Thompson Heller Detective Interstellar: A Conversation with Milton Lawson

    Comic creator and writer Milton Lawson and I discuss his new book “Thompson Heller Detective Interstellar” and dive deeply into the creative process involved in bringing an original comic to life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJOg6HteUHI&ab_channel=AravisTarkheena

  • Brave New World, 1984, #MeToo, The New Journalism, and Paprikas Csirke

    by Daniel A. Kaufman A remarkable IQ2 debate between novelist Wil Self and New Yorker essayist, Adam Gopnik, on the relative merits of Brave New World and 1984 in understanding our current world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31CcclqEiZw&index=11&t=0s&list=FLQzxHWvrODrO9oA35PHXsIQ Interesting reflections on the #MeToo movement and the sexual revolution of the 1960’s and 70’s. https://www.city-journal.org/html/sexual-revolutions-angry-children-15827.html Two of the best documentaries…

  • Generations and Journalism

    by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Robert Wright on Joan Didion, The New Journalism, the Silent Generation, Generation X, and more. Originally aired on meaningoflife.tv, part of the bloggingheads.tv network, October 14. https://youtu.be/Bij2TNhopHk