At the end of the year, I like to pull my writings back from the brink of chronic complaint and challenge conventional news’ negative bias by listing “ten good things” about the annum at hand. To wit: 1. Wikileaks has greater presence and influence thanks to news audiences’ appetite for martyr heroics. Nothing could have… Read more

Western culture doesn’t look fondly on anger. It is usually relegated to safer cultural realms, where its power is nullified; loud music, horror movies. Ever wonder why teenagers have such an unparalleled appetite for horror movies? Ever wonder where all that excess anger in teenagers ends up? There are a lot of reasons to watch… Read more