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“Hottest May in 124 years”–derp

Such was the headline we’ve been greeted with in recent days by ‘responsible’ media outlets. Whether it was the Weather Channel or the New York Post, the same talking point–mostly it was ‘the hottest May in 124 years’. Most readers seeing the story (whether on their local news stand or in their ‘internets feed’) and probably […]

How to Stop the Empire while wearing Greasepaint

One of the reasons I stay in NY despite the fact that it’s falling apart is that there are tens of thousands of kindred spirits here. Much as I love Florida, I almost got beat up in an Ocala Denny’s because the T-shirt I was wearing implied that native Americans looked on the European invaders […]

Are Black Swan events in the Climate Crisis Imminent?

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
Tragically for the biosphere and the continuation of complex life on this planet the “Precautionary Principle’ has been cast to the winds as we plunge headlong, full speed ahead into the climate / extinction crisis, not only by failing to meet the pathetically weak aspirations of the non binding Cop21…

Back from the Fringe!!

I did my funny little play about revolution and empire in Tampa last week at the Tampa International Fringe Festival. A total of six performances at the Silver Meteor Gallery of Ybor City, a fun little space that’s right beside the Amtrak tracks for the Silver Meteor. I was interrupted twice by trains. I also tried […]

TAMPA FRINGE! Stopping an empire!

Reminder! I’m in Tampa for the Fringe Fest. I’m performing at Silver Meteor Gallery. Ticktes are $9 plus service charge. The play is about stopping an empire. You want to see it. I wrote about the details here: “Stopping the Empire” at the Tampa Fringe! But you can also go to the Tampa Fringe page […]

Support the Arts today!!

The Trumpsters are coming after all funding for the arts. According to the National Endowment for the Arts, (NEA) we spent $146 M of federal money for galleries, music, dance and theater last year. That’s less than what we’re currently spending to purchase a single, semi-airworthy F35. According to the NEA’s funding history, that’s less than […]

The Myth of 2C Being Safe and Achievable

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
At every twist and turn in our Runaway Abrupt Climate Change fiasco we have been lied to by the powers that be that they were acting and had the situation under control. Nothing could be further from the truth. William Nordhaus, an economist at Yale was the first corporate shrill to…