Sunday, January 17, 2016


At the New Year’s Peace Gathering Saturday night in the Princeton Chapel, pretty much everyone pounds a drum and chants Give Peace a Chance. Sprouts directly descended from those sprouts sold in 1969 at Woodstock are for sale here. Suspicious brownies. Sweet 16!

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Sunday, January 10, 2016


As Mein Kampf rolls once again off the presses of Germany, I’ve been reading Peter Longerich’s Goebbels. Gregory Corso’s worst advice? Unmuzzled OX should publish Goebbels’ novel. Goebbels would have loved Donald Trump.
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Sunday, January 03, 2016


The media lynching of Bill Cosby recalls O.J. Simpson 20 years ago. Things look bad for Cosby. He claims he is “skilled at interpreting female reaction to him.” But the lawyer for Andrea Constand, the sometime Temple basketball coach and designated victim, noted in a filing Cosby “did not realize [Constand] was gay until police told him.”  Even the guilty are occasionally lynched.
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