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Reality TV and Trump

In How I Learned The Facts of Life, I tell the story of why I watched one “reality” TV show, once, and what I thought about it. And still think about it. Today, James Poniewozik, in the Times, considers the … Continue reading

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What’s burning up Twitter and my innards today? Overt fascism in U.S. cities

You’ve heard the news about unnamed and unidentified “federal” troops in Portland, Oregon, claiming they’re bringing peace to a violent city. They, whoever they are and nobody knows for sure, are pulling protesters into unmarked rental vans and disappearing them. … Continue reading

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