Dear Iowa,

| January 3, 2012

Four years ago you held caucuses, and came up with Mike “Aw-Shucks Nanny-Statist” Huckabee as your chosen winner. The only thing that kept me from going nuclear on you then was that I recognized the ease, the slickness with which Huckabee had been able to con voters throughout his career. You have another chance tonight. […]

Memo to Hollywood

| November 27, 2010

To: movie directors From: an ordinary viewer If your movie is set in the middle of World War 2, you might want to consider keeping any stray nuclear power plant cooling towers out of frame. That is all. [Well, no, that’s not all, but it’s a start.]