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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

4/20: A Capitalist’s Dream

Once again, the world has survived 4/20.  Despite dire warnings, our civilization didn’t collapse in a hail of exhaled smoke last Saturday, Bob Marley didn’t rise from the dead and … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Tale of the Bulgarians’ Levis

Many years ago, when there was still an Iron Curtain and most thinking people were very much aware of Brezhnev’s missiles, I met a Bulgarian (several of them, actually.)  He … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Josiah Wedgwood Created Black Friday

Today is Black Friday.  It’s the day when half of America lines up for hours, searching for an incredible bargain, and the other half waits impatiently to sell it to … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment
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