Whenever friends visit my temporary home of sunny San Diego, they marvel at the weather and incredulously ask […]

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How Fox News Bum Rushes the Mainstream Once again, Fox News has ambushed its ever-gullible competitors with an […]

In John Sayles’s 1996 classic Lone Star, the filmmaker/essayist included a scene between two older, romantically involved military […]

One of the favorite tropes of the American zombie movie is the spookily empty parking lot – where […]

This Los Angeles Times article, from New Year’s Day 1950, makes a variety of optimistic predictions about the […]

Whatever one thinks of President Obama’s recent comments on immigration policy, for the past two decades, the controversy […]