Dateline: San Diego, California
Dr Dreadful is an expat Brit living in San Diego, California. He's pretty easygoing as a rule but can be stirred into indignant eloquence when somebody says something stupid about politics or science, which happens fairly frequently in America. The Doc is the assistant comments editor for Blogcritics. He lives six blocks from the beach, doesn't surf, and has verified to his own satisfaction that his residence is high enough above sea level that it is safe from tsunamis.
The Church of England wants its voice to be heard on gay marriage, but is only highlighting its impotence.
Mitt Romney unwittingly illustrates what’s great about America.
Are colleges and universities really left-wing indoctrination factories, are liberals just smarter, or is there a more mundane explanation?
Is hiring discrimination ever okay?
An altercation between a New Jersey couple and their local supermarket puts the spotlight on parents' and children's rights.
Anyone noticed anything odd about all these attack ads?
The second and final part of Dr Dreadful's Olympics wrap-up, live from the Beijing Kitchen Chinese Restaurant.
Superhuman swimmers, drug scandals, cheating and politics - yes, it's the Olympic Games once again. Dr Dreadful reports.
Does Sean Hannity's idolization of the armed services damn true military heroes with faint praise?
Britons may soon need a licence to buy cigarettes if a radical new proposal becomes law.