Faith is one of those standbys in times of intense trauma. It can be a community institution that allows people to come together to grieve, and it can be a destructive and abusive force that minimizes human loss for its own self-aggrandizement.
“Comics are just words and pictures. You can do anything with words and pictures.”
Booze, drugs, birds and brawls.
She once advocated that only ten percent of the men on planet Earth should be left alive.
Future generations of students will turn to his work for the page-turning myths buried in his writing.
Kennedy remained on the side of the poor, the oppressed, despite his own great privilege and famous family name.
Hughes revamped the comedy genre to make room for a new brand of adolescent angst that merged heady rebellion with wistful romanticism.
The world watched as Michael’s face and skin color morphed. By the time of his death, he looked nothing like the little boy who sang “ABC.”
While the news of Michael Jackson’s death has already caused an explosion of Twitter, I was tempted to go back to a June 5th advice column by Salon’s Cary Tennis.
Young women and men in the former Soviet Union are encouraged not to be too clever nowadays – if you want to write, stick to writing for the tabloids. Anything more profound can get you killed.