Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Jim Crow

Friday, March 26th, 2021

White Georgia politicians are attempting to bring back Jim Crow era voter suppression.


The more things change…

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Doonesbury, 11/79. Seems Uncle Duke had a similar style of leadership to Ted Cruz.


Still a few weeks until inaguration

Monday, December 28th, 2020



Saturday, November 7th, 2020


Laugh about it, shout about it, when you’ve got to choose…

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

But the President of the United States just told white supremacists to ’stand by.’

Not that I expect anyone to steal my sign, but…

Sunday, August 30th, 2020



Thursday, June 4th, 2020


Broke quarantine for the first time in almost three months to go to this march.


Saturday, May 30th, 2020


What, Me Worry?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020


After about 70 years, MAD Magazine has gone into permanent reruns. But read my article on the history of the magazine and comic book.

Back in my day…

Monday, March 30th, 2020
This is not my original idea, but I think it bears repeating. There have been a lot of jokes about how people of my generation, who grew up in the 1980s and 90s and witnessed the information revolution, have seen so much change and how young adults and children cannot relate to how things were done a few decades ago. Well…do you think the kids of the 1880s and 90s who witnessed the industrial revolution, went through the exact same thing?

“You kids and your fancy radios and phonographs. In my day, if you wanted music, you had to play it yourself!”

“What do you mean, ‘Who’s that?’ That’s John Philip Sousa! He was the greatest musician of my generation! Marches are not dead! Go to your room!”

“Oh, Mr. Eighth grade education thinks he knows more than me, huh?”

“You know, you’re lucky you get to use the bathroom indoors. And don’t even get me started about this ‘toilet paper.’”

“Kids today, getting their picture taken like twice a year.”

“Yes, I know pencils and fountain pens are more convenient, but my child doesn’t even know what an inkwell is. What are the schools teaching these days?”