Cosmopolitics is an old, barely-used term that has something to do with separating politics from culture in such a way that irrational and unrealistic ideas can be discussed outside the realm of reality. Essentially, a way for the apolitical “Cosmopolitan” or “Globalist” with no desire to inform themselves in the age of information to talk… Continue reading The New Cosmopolitics: Will America Ever Come Back From This?
In the midst of the sociopolitical and medical scare of the Chinese Coronavirus, thousands of Conservatives of various age groups convened for the annual CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) in DC. It was a fun and, at times, chaotic event, but also happened to be my first time attending, so I thought I’d share the… Continue reading A Scintillating Scenario at CPAC 2020
https://videopress.com/v/eUpKIUut?preloadContent=metadata Manayunk’s latest local pub is introducing Tuesday Night Trivia, starting March 24th at 8pm and every Tuesday after that, hosted by Quizmaster Alex Gross (www.sailortwift.com). Seating is limited so gather your teams and get there early! Located at Terrace and Markle Streets in beautiful Manayunk, Taps & Bourbon features a high tech pour-your-own craft… Continue reading Trivia Tuesdays coming to Taps & Bourbon in Manayunk!
It is a dark time. The few remaining American people of kind heart and mind on the political left have lost nearly all common sense and credibility (if they had any to begin with) and we are unable to come together for similar values and goals. How did we get here? Cognitive dissonance within certain… Continue reading Big ideas and bad actors: The death of modernity
The strange death of the Wissahickon Valley has seemingly come out of nowhere. But with denial, hang-wringing, and a refusal to accept any accountability for their own domestic and social policies, the people of Philadelphia are ensuring it will only get worse.
https://www.instagram.com/p/ByvNkpyj9oO/ Perhaps it's because I'm getting older and more prone to daydream about being a father, or maybe my perception of the comic con crowd is actually legitimate, but it seems to me that the annual Wizard World Comic Con event in Philadelphia is becoming increasingly targeted toward children. As it should be. The weekend-long… Continue reading The Wizarding World of Wizard World Philadelphia
Whether you're too young to remember, or the hyper-speed news cycle has rendered your long-term memory functionally obsolete, you may find it difficult to recall the tumultuous 1990s discussions about broad multimedia censorship. There have been violent video games since the 1970s, but the 90s really drove home the visceral content both figuratively and literally.… Continue reading In a Dark Dark Web (and other stories)