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PLANET PHUCKETT COMES TO ATLANTA!

Planet Phuckett (a theatrical romp through human extinction), a new one-person show about global warming and the threat of human extinction, will be performed at the Alanta Fringe Festival during the week of June 3-9. DATES: Thursday – June 6 | 11:00 PM Saturday – June 8 | 3:30 PM & 8:00 PM Sunday – June […]

Twenty Blocks proves prescient

I’m at the Orlando Fringe Festival performing my play TWENTY BLOCKS NORTH OF THE ROCK PILE. Three more performances before I head outa here. It’s a play about 9/11 and what came afterwards, and it’s based on the stories of my time and the time of my friend Ben. Ben came to some conclusions about […]

“Grieve Play Love” short film on climate despair

Originally posted on Professor Jem Bendell:
“Grieve Play Love” is a 9 minute short film by Jem Bendell, set in Bali, released in March 2019.  The text of the voiceover follows below. A message from the filmmaker: “In early 2018, my life changed. I studied climate science again for the first time in 25 years…

The beer-hall putsch, revisited

Not everybody remembers the early history of the Nazis. Hitler’s party had failed to achieve some of his goals. He and his Stormtroopers had gotten busted in September 1921 for attacking a meeting of the Bavaria Union, for which Hitler had gone to prison for a month. In short, he was on the radar of […]

The McPherson Paradox (updated)

So THIS happened–a group of earnest committed young people went to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office to ask her to sign on for the ‘Green New Deal‘ program being pushed by progressive Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders (technically not a Democrat, but Progressives will take you if you’re warm). Things went badly. Someone took […]

Oil money, Republicans and Russia

From Scott Dworkin, who organizes for the Democratic Coalition against Trump. Many of my friends are fleeing Facebook–tired of the arbitrary suspensions and censorship (AKA ‘Facebook Jail’) and worried about oversharing on a social network that has its own agenda beyond making a buck. I haven’t done so, primarily because I have lots of ‘friends’ […]

Reblogging–Religion, Science and Gaining Traction

This is a post from Guy McPherson’s NATURE BATS LAST website that’s relevant in context of the Malcolm Light assertion about our survival being down to months. There’s a 46 minute video that Guy made in light of the dire message we’ve gotten in terms of the near certainty of earth experiencing a Permian style […]