Today, we hear politicians talking about God one moment, while at the same time singing from a very different hymnal.
John Winters is an adjunct faculty member at Bridgewater State University. His writing has appeared in Salon, Playboy, The Boston Globe and many other publications.
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Jon Stewart’s righteous anger has served us well all these years. Now what?
With a new study on penis size, some welcome perspective on the perennial question, “Am I Normal?”
Yes, the awards are out of step with the mainstream, but that’s good — and beside the point.
Growing up, I had no skirt to pull up or down, but I understood. These things simply weren’t talked about back in the day.
These days, coaches and parents are careful to make all young athletes feel like winners. That wasn’t the case in my day.
It’s hard to overstate the importance of clothing when it comes to the perceptions of others.
What’s an online review worth if anyone can write one?
For sale: cherished memories. Fifty cents or best offer.
Is “breaking news” broken?
On net neutrality and the fading American Dream.
A new literary analysis rekindles the debate about our great and near-great books.
A year has passed since the bombing at the Boston Marathon, but what exactly does that mean?
While Letterman will be remembered for many innovations, the most iconic part of his program has been the nightly Top Ten.
After the Supreme Court’s decision on McCutcheon v. the FEC, here’s my takeaway: To anyone who favors the general Democratic platform, it’s time to dig deep and pump in that filthy lucre.
Nirvana’s music was raw and unfiltered and it soared and it was real. Looking back, we should have known there was no way it could last.
An honest appraisal of how we killed the music industry and left the bones for corporate America to pick over.
Read this and you may never again pick up that pen.
A debate now raging in literary circles centers on the pros and cons of giving negative reviews — as if there is suddenly a moral dimension to pointing out plot holes and bad writing.
We live in a society where mass communication has become democratized to the point of meaninglessness.