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.
Dr Dreadful discovers that he may be one of the cleverest people on the planet. He’s not convinced.
A cynical ploy to generate bot traffic, or a serious discussion of an online phenomenon?
How the pundits are crushing creativity and prostituting publishing.
The ideals of the Declaration of Independence resonate with all Americans, however opposed their causes may be.
Does Michael Levin make a convincing argument for torture, or are his ideas fantastically off-beam?
Americans aren't the rugged individualists they like to think they are - but they're working on it.