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

Raised Relief

The Emerald hoards approach

Knock knock.

Summary of My Discontent

A banking empire is born

Banking, like everything else, is losing its bricks and mortar.

Yep, I’m Gay

Gay Pride: It’s not just for dinner

I’m not sure if it was coincidence or gravity, but the summer I came out I found this quote by Anais Nin: “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful