Thursday, June 23, 2016

More Trumpism

Here's a nice "syllabus" to understand Trump.  Yes, I participated.  Enjoy: Understanding the Donald.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Fumes of the Bern

My reflection on the meaning of the Bernie Sanders's campaign, now at the moment of loss...  Here it is: Fumes of the Bern

For those with Netflix...

I was recently alerted to the fact that Netflix now has "The 1970s" accessible.  The show originally aired on CNN.  I am in the last two episodes -- one on Carter, the other on punk rock.  Enjoy.

Thursday, April 21, 2016


And who could resist but to write about this... TRUMPERIFIC

Video from Conservative/Progressive Conference

For those who would like to see my visage in action, you can check out the video of a conference I attended and participated in at the Hauenstein Center in Grand Rapids, MI.  Just scroll down a bit, and you can access that footage here: Prog-Con.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


I combine my interest in the world of higher education, politics, and ... punk rock.  And yes this has become a regular gig, so to speak.  I'm delighted to work with Michael Tomasky and be at a publication helmed by E.J. Dionne.  Enjoy:

Burning Down the House

Wednesday, March 2, 2016