Letter to the Editor

April 10, 2014 Dear editor: So the Batman turned 75. Wow! I too am a long time reader of D.C. Comics’ Batman. As a small boy, I would …

Limiting contributions

April 9, 2014 Editorial cartoonists have sharpened and turned their disgust and creativity against the U.S. Supreme Court after justices ruled that free speech can be bought when …

Thanks for the little while

April 8, 2014 Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” There’s not many people in this world who truly leave it a better place — but Matt …

Springtime in Washington

April 8, 2014 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer Editor note: The following is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist …

Someone say McThor’s?

April 8, 2014 The analogy in the headline “Thor 2 is a Cinematic McDonald’s Cheeseburger” (Eileen Jones, Jacobin) is apt. There is indeed a strong parallel between the …

The sadness of a child

April 7, 2014 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” Her eyes told more than I cared to know. Wise beyond their years, they knew too much.

War decimated early industry

April 7, 2014 Craig Ogilvie "... the rest is history!" Arkansas had very little industrial machinery prior to the Civil War, and it would …