Thu. November 8
The Daily Scene
Rather than bemoan the end of Andy Griffith era, people should take note of the positive portrayals of masculinity that exist today. (Related: “On Pop Culture’s Dearth of Admirable Men”).
When we focus only on the one asteroid that most frightens us, we feel anger at the partisans on the other side. We curse their blindness without recognizing our own. But if we can look up into the sky and see a whole fleet of asteroids heading for us, we lose our tunnel vision and experience a healthy form of panic. We’re in big trouble, and anyone who does that hyperpartisan stuff now should be ashamed — or kicked out of office. The day after Election Day is the day for all of us, and our siblings and cousins, to come together and start building an asteroid deflection system.
Power flats or heels?
Can you imagine wanting to know whether your newborn baby will fall victim to Alzheimer’s disease decades down the road? What about cancer or diabetes?
Four more years of the Axelrod ‘stache