Tag: Lewis Carroll

  • A Few Reflections on Name-Calling, Parody and Satire

    by Mark English The bluntness and ruthlessness of childhood interactions is well known and name-calling is a favorite ploy in childish struggles for social dominance. Such behavioral patterns persist – albeit usually in muted or more subtle forms – in adult contexts. The field of politics can be relied upon not only to exert a…

  • The Highly Esteemed Goon Show (and here is a photograph of me writing that)

    by E. John Winner ___ (1) The perceptive reader, those having operational eyes at least (and let’s remember that not everyone does), will notice that the promise of the subtitle of this article has not been fulfilled. There is no photograph of me writing the title of this article. The phrase has been borrowed from…

  • Oxford, Palm Desert Rock, and Grilled Cheese

    Steve Davies gives one of the best characterizations I’ve heard of the political realignment presently occurring in the West; one that is rendering traditional Left/Right designations meaningless. In-depth, musically scorching documentary on the Palm Desert rock scene of the early ‘90s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sivc-uxkcu0&t=2412s And an article about it. https://www.desertsun.com/story/life/entertainment/music/2016/03/10/desert-rock-underground-finally-makes-limelight/81555766/ Interesting piece on Albert Camus, who I…