Month: May 30, 2005

May 30,2005

Save the orphans

Old bits of culture are the building blocks of new culture, but they're useless if they are locked up.

May 30,2005

Maverick Merchant

Film producer Ismail Merchant told UPI a couple of years ago that he was baffled as to why Hollywood made so many dreadful movies year after year. He wondered “Why...

May 30,2005

The cost of fitting in

Let us malign and stereotype the conservative for a moment: He–and it is most certainly a ‘he,’ for only men are conservatives, unless it is a thoughtless woman who takes...

May 22,2005

Shifting the net into neutral?

Mandatory "net neutrality" rules are unnecessary because good old-fashioned competition is sufficient to ensure an open future for the Internet.

May 22,2005

It’s Really About Roe

Without Roe v. Wade, the issue of abortion would be left to the democratic process in each state, which is something the patrons of the Democratic Party cannot allow.

May 15,2005

Just a ride

A new collection of letters and routines sheds light on the complexity of late comedian Bill Hicks.