"The Internet is not good or evil or dark or light-hearted. It's humans. So you have to ask a question about human beings." Werner Herzog Every once in a while, say every year or so, I – by some chance encounter or rising feeling or rather the coincidence of the two – spend a bit of time re-experiencing the films, writings, and interviews of the filmmaker Werner Herzog, as well as seeing what he's been working on recently. This time through, Marc Maron's recent interesting po
A bizarre alliance of opportunists and kooks on the extreme Right and Left is beginning to emerge. We ought to start taking a look at, as a patriot once put it, "what's going on." Wikileaks' leader and ego Julian Assange staggered through an interview yesterday in which he implied the shooting of Seth Rich - a young DNC staffer - in our nation's capital might be the result of some high-level conspiracy to silence a whistle-blower. When asked, reasonably enough, why this was o
Could there be block parties 'bout which I don't know?
Maybe they're in neighborhoods where I don't go
Could there be all these parties down some little lane
With potato chips sitting there and guitar playing?
We need more parties in the USA -Jonathan Richman This morning I saw my first Jill Stein for President TV ad (above), and although I can't say I found it very appealing, it did cause me to go to the Green Party website, and look at some of the tenets of their platfo