The question of who is responsible, that’s a complicated one. The question of who needs help? Very simple. Let’s get into it.

At the intersection of Democratic Socialism, COVID, Drug Wars, and electoral politics; you’ll find Jalisco.

How a dwindling minority of mid-caste teacher’s pets dominate the expert class despite their near-total lack of experience

PT Anderson’s uncharacteristically-sweet coming of age film is so much more than I expected it to be.

On the anniversary of his ascension, here are the records that really matter. Don’t get lost in the late career, the rarities, the live albums, or the posthomous releases — listen to these.

David Bowie statue in Buckinghamshire, UK. © Copyright Des Blenkinsopp and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

It’s the very model of old-fashioned moviemaking, addressing one of the most divisive issues of our time, set 700 years in the past. What’s Ridley up to?

“Thy mullet moveth me not, dude.”

Picking up the pieces and taking our act on the Road, 2021

Frankfurt Airport, December 2021. Creative Commons license.

A story from Portland in the early oughts

That’s Dale with the guitar. Photo by Circle23 Photography, provided by the NW Subcultural Archive

Gentleman Bandit

Writing about politics, world events, and entertainment from my home on the endless road.

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