November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

I’m just kidding: Why jokes are serious

Jokes are never really just jokes.   When they’re done well, they’re truthful little mirrors. Hold them up and you’ll see not only yourself, but everyone around you.   That’s always been true.   More...

The code of ethics at NPR and why it matters

It is my long-held belief that those who have the serious responsibility of delivering the news should not become the news and yet that is what has happened to NPR and its former news analyst Juan Williams.   More...

Land of abundance

“There came a smell off the shore like         the smell of a garden.”                 — John Winthrop,           & More...