After suffering through four nights of tepid and risk-averse DNC nonsense, Our Correspondent turns his attentions to one of America’s biggest problems: joyless neoliberals like Andrew “No Fun” Cuomo, who has prohibited people from having fun without any rhyme or reason. He argues that Cuomo’s ridiculous onslaught on fun, which has numerous double standards, will
Our Correspondent considers the marvels of the United States Postal Service, contemplating its amazing history of accomplishments and giving Kevin Costner necessary recognition for being prescient about mail as an essential backbone during an apocalypse.
Our Correspondent takes a break from his more solipsistic riffs to discuss the great fiasco of American education and schools reopening under COVID. He levels criticisms at the unbridled hubris of Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo while also asking what it will take for all the parties to come to some necessary (and temporary)
Our Correspondent discusses why inclusive happiness that doesn’t flinch from the reality of the world is the best way to survive a pandemic, while also offering asides on the lessons that can be learned from Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky and con artist grifters like Nicholson Baker, whose recent volume, Baseless, is a load of conspiracy theory
Our Correspondent rails against the obscene devaluation of labor (and even job applicants) in our present economic disaster and why businesses and corporations who exploit the desperation of people must be thoroughly denounced and stopped.
Our Correspondent mulls over the recent news of DHS agents dragging innocent people into rented vans, the approaching economic devastation, and learns by accident that a crude “living room problem” has befallen America.