Archive for October 2nd, 2006

Do you need a George W. Bush catharsis?

| October 2, 2006 | 1 Reply
Do you need a George W. Bush catharsis?

You can feel the tide turning.  New Republican scandals and indictments are revealed every week.  This week, of course, we learned yet another lesson about the Republican version of morality–the kind of morality where horny political leaders relentlessly hit on young boys, a love so stunning that the conservative church leaders around the country have […]

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The books of Wal-Mart

| October 2, 2006 | 14 Replies
The books of Wal-Mart

This is a companion piece to “The Magazines of Wal-Mart.”  In that post (and now in this post) I put on my amateur anthropologist hat and explored the range of reading materials made available to consumers by America’s largest retailer.  I traveled to a Wal-Mart superstore yesteday to check out the types of books for sale.  Why?  Because Wal-Mart serves […]

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