What the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show and the Commercials Say about America

Telling – that’s what comes to mind in an attempt to personify this year’s Super Bowl ads and its infamous halftime performance. Some buddies and I sat down to watch the game, the San Francisco 49ers confronting the Kansas City … Continue reading What the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show and the Commercials Say about America

Disproving the Accusations of Racism in “The Lord of the Rings”

In late 2018, Andy Duncan, a sci-fi writer whose works include An Agent of Utopia and On 20468 Petercook, discussed his concern regarding what he felt to be racist remarks found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s telling of The Lord of the Rings. While being interviewed on a Wired podcast, he … Continue reading Disproving the Accusations of Racism in “The Lord of the Rings”

This Is What the Tribune’s Christopher Borrelli Has Wrong about Christmas

In a semi-recent piece from the late November 2017 issue of Chicago Tribune Magazine, columnist Christopher Borrelli proudly proclaims he has begun a “war on Christmas” and explains his reasons for it. A prior film critic now writing on topics … Continue reading This Is What the Tribune’s Christopher Borrelli Has Wrong about Christmas