#034–Blitz Q: How the hell did “Sharknado” come to exist?

Ah, the summer is ending, Shark Week and it's equivalents are done by now (unless reruns are around the corner), and SyFy will hopefully slink off into its closet to get its brains bashed out and come up with better stuff. I thought this was fake when I first heard about it. I mean, Sharknado? … Continue reading #034–Blitz Q: How the hell did “Sharknado” come to exist?

An American History News Cycle…a 62-year stretch.

I think historical patterns are more than a "cyclical phenomenon" of events and trends; there are too many on and off ramps, like the Beltway at rush hour. I don’t know enough—yet—about political history elsewhere in the world, but I feel we definitely have recurring patterns in American political behavior. Time, trends and the figures may … Continue reading An American History News Cycle…a 62-year stretch.