Pop Culture clash

I had a very good friend when I was in my 20s named Erik, and he was an expert on Pop Culture. We had become friends on the first day of college. We had similar tastes in music, literature and television. Our friendship remained close until, more than sev Read More +

The Luck of Washington

As I write these words, we’re one day removed from the February President’s Day holiday – that great 1968 creation lumping presidents together in a Monday federal holiday bacchanalia of consumerism meant to drive us to the malls to shop. Read More +

The sacred and the profane

Antique Trader runs a story about significant architectural findings at the First Temple site in Jerusalem and a person on a popular online auction site is selling their soul for $1 Million, plus 41 cents shipping cost. Coincidence? Read More +