Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Choose your own adventure

Based on the few real-life awkward situations bestowed upon me in the past week (which specifically regarded my sexuality), this exercise is meant to engage you, the reader, in an exploration of op

Guest Commentary

A man of no country

“The nights are sleepless and full of exotic dreams,” I told my cousins when only one week remained of my stay in Africa.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Man behind the curtain

When last we met, I’m afraid I got a little carried away with what could be considered a misfired practical joke.

Summary of My Discontent

Reduce stress with these tips

A recent issue of Wired magazine included a story about Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky’s quest to create a “stress vaccine.” Such a vaccine would allow us to a

Guest Commentary

The civil rights struggle of our time

I recently spent three weeks in Israel and the West Bank where I witnessed the brutality of Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

My date at the state fair

We are now well into the sweltering days of August in Kentucky. The kids have returned to school. The late summer flowers are in bloom.

Raised Relief

Bieber v. The Boss

Consider for a moment the phrase “arts and entertainment.”

Fables of the Deconstruction

Now that I’ve lost you

It’s time for another round of everybody’s favorite game: “Stump the Geek.” This is where I answer your brain-busting trivia questions.

Keeping Up with the Jones

What changes if Republicans win?

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs’ recent skewering of the left was the latest episode of the Obama administration’s strange tendency to abandon its base (Hispanics, blacks, the

Summary of My Discontent

Lawn time gone

She was a green, urban hippie in love with an exurban man.