“Radio Time Machine”
Potential time waster. But interesting.
Hello, I’m a musical time machine. Go back in time to hear how popular music has changed from 1940 to today, as told by the Billboard Top 100.
Terrorists aren’t often accused of being particularly bright. And that dimness is on full display as a group of ISIS jihadis attempt to launch a cannon, with hilarious results. Every...Read More
Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.
As we think about the plight of the people in Haiti – the question of what does it mean to
To put it mildly, they don’t make westerns like they used to. Once they illustrated honorable values and were suitable
Watching The Baader Meinhof Complexâ€™s titular Teutonic terrorist gang in action on the small screen, I was struck by dÃ©jÃ vu of it all. A small but growing band of radicals with a penchant for street theater, wishing to smash capitalism and destroy the system from within, led by a fanatical, brawling leader, with at least one articulate well-bred intellectual within the inner circle. Starting off by blowing up small, bourgeois shops. Eventually hooking up with sympathetic allies in the Middle East. Then killing American soldiers. And when finally cornered, going out in a Gotterdammerung of mass suicide rather than face punishment from their captors. Thatâ€™s never happened in Germany before