The poet is the voice in the wilderness, using the written words as weapons against an unsuspecting world. In her latest book, Break, Blow, Burn, Camille Paglia reviews what she considers the World’s 43 greatest poems.
In Lieu of Heaven is an ultimately enjoyable tale drawing in the reader with smooth prose and accessible protagonists.
A beautifully rendered companion book to the upcoming motion picture from The Jim Henson Company, written by Neil Gaiman, and Dave McKean.
Ed Klein's new book, "The Truth About Hillary," feels more like porn than politics.
More stupidity from mainstream media.
It has lots of good illustrations as well as photographs in the step-by-step instructions.
The Nyko iTop give the iPod owner bang for their buck.
Crying While Eating - weird or just plain ultra weird?
It's 80 degrees outside. Snapple hauls out the world's largest popsicle. Suddenly, it melts, sending panicked bystanders running for higher ground.
...defined nationalism as the feeling that your way of life, country, or ethnic group were superior to others.
Should we be surprised when Fido takes a bit out of the neighbor's kid? Check out the owner.
I used to think like my liberal professor from Junior Statesmen Summer School. I used to feel guilty about all the Americans who live in utter poverty. I wished that the rich would pay more to help the poor, and that the poor would be given a break. I felt so selfish when I enjoyed the sweet privileges my father worked so hard to pay for. I wished everyone was on the same social/economic status. But then I learned better.
Hyundai's Australian unit learned the hard way that you don't joke around in a room full of journalists.
The Iraq war is going to be a treasure trove for the entertainment industry. This will come across as cynical and somewhat frivolous, but hear me out.
Though we look at Reefer Madness as a comic documentary, it represents an American tragedy--a drug war that's ruined more good lives than all our real wars combined.
And yes - I'm learning Kabbalah and that is connecting me to eternity. So I actually feel like I'm going to live forever, even if and when this physical body I happen to be in right now checks out in a few decades. As Rav Laitman puts i
Here are a few of the weird and wonderful DARPA projects in the works, from the defense spending bill (H.R. 2863) newly passed by the House.
House Republicans trying to do their patriotic duty end up doing the opposite.
My vision of America has people who spend more than they make beaten with sticks until they cease to rack up debt, but unfortunately in the real America, we instead give those people a label with a positive connotation.
A new poll says eight of 10 viewers wouldn't be repelled by government propaganda, if it was disclosed as such.
Remarkably, a very small role in a campaign ... had gotten me placement on a “Friends of EWE” list.
A Republican senator says he'll propose Social Security reform without privatization. Amazingly, Bush says "OK."
As one might expect from such a subjective undertaking, the top 100 list is a bit underwhelming.
The lasting influence of Pedro Almodovar on Spanish cinema.
In which The Duke gets all excited by the relentless battering of heads.
There's a giant heap of songs written about, or inspired by New York City
I can hardly wait for the premier of War of the Worlds at the end of this month.
This band proves that a little bit of blasphemy and a whole lot of trashiness go a long way.
New ones from Schoolyard Heroes and Engineers; reissues from Porcupine Tree and Bruce Dickinson.
Jefferson Airplane was the first of the 60's San Francisco bands to hit big, and their photogenic, modern, countercultural, psychedelic, light-show-backed image appeared on magazine covers and the Ed Sullivan Show.