My Blog Week: March 29 to April 4

All the Latest from Torsade!                             News! I’m up to the last couple of passages, soon to have finished the first draft…in short, I’ll be posting a Southern Gothic ghost story for you, in the summertime. Meanwhile, above, art for The Mirrors, […]

My Blog Week: March 22 to March 28

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Part and Parcel         It’s not a question of whether the environmental benefits of coronavirus lockdowns count as an upside to the pandemic. We’re far enough along […]

My Blog Week: March 15 to March 21

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Buying Our Way Out         First, a few policy points (because I have faith my readers are on the side of right, and don’t really need telling): […]

My Blog Week: March 8 to March 14

All the Latest from Torsade!                 Readers, I had to take a sick day yesterday, not for that. Just a vicious migraine. So My Blog Week got missed Sunday, but here it is in its proper slot today.                A Word on […]

My Blog Week: March 1 to March 7

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Henry Higgins, stat         As I’ve said before, one of the propagandist’s first-rank tactics is making hay of the Problem That Can’t Be Solved. To illustrate, say […]

My Blog Week: February 23 to February 29

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Running Rife           Public response to the potential pandemic seems fairly orderly in the United States so far. I live in a place of about 25,000 people, […]

My Blog Week: February 16 to February 22

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Phobia           In times past, when the chief source of news in America was the three networks and PBS, I had a complaint. Say, for the sake […]

My Blog Week: February 9 to February 15

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Of Primary Concern           A curious thing about the Democratic primary/caucuses. Bernie Sanders has been winning the popular vote. (He’ll probably lose to Biden in South […]

My Blog Week: February 2 to February 8

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Hustling and Bustling           First, another entry in Ways America’s Dictatorship Resembles Maoism. A slogan* of China’s slaughtering era was, “Wrongly killing a hundred people is […]

My Blog Week: January 26 to February 1

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   A Palindromic Day (02022020)         Not long ago, doing research reading newspapers from 1989, I was reminded of a phenomenon I hadn’t thought of in an age. […]