Editor’s Note

Justice and the menace

Every time former President George W. Bush talked about bringing justice to a particular set of bad people, I died a little inside.



I’m not sure if I ever attended a slumber party where somebody didn’t play at least one 45 of Michael Jackson songs.

Raised Relief

On dependence

“… all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustome

Guest Commentary

‘Hello. My name is Joe, and I’m a Baptist’

Being Baptist these days is tough, not only because this diverse group is generally painted with a single brush of public opinion, but also because being Baptist is addictive.

Editor’s Note

Publisher approves Fake Issue

When I sat down to write this column, having spent the last two weeks writing and reading the wholly fabricated news, reviews and opinion pieces that follow, I wondered whether to be sincere.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Wish you were here

I chose the title “Wish You Were Here” for this column because that is a phrase one might find written on the back of a picture postcard mailed from some exotic location by a love

Summary of My Discontent

America is like a really nice bathroom

We live in the greatest country in the history of this or any other planet in all the known and unknown universe.

Yep, I’m Gay

Coming clean

It’s time I come clean.


Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth

It’s almost as if we’re leaving a huge chunk of Kentucky’s economy in a basket on Indiana’s doorstep.

Keeping Up with the Jones

White supremacy lives in post-racial America

My next book is entitled, “The End of Race: Moments and Movements in Post-Racial America.” One goal of this work is to make the point that there are great differences between soci