Grown-ups who worried it was a subversive influence on America’s youth were 100 percent correct.
Nicholas H WolfingerThis is a fine eulogy for #madmagazine, canon for those of us who grew up in the 1970s, a new cynical world “thanks” to Vietnam & Watergate. It had declined in recent years, but got that 70s zeitgeist just right for early Gen Xers.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a group of 9/11 first responders Tuesday that he will allow his chamber to vote on legislation that would permanently bankroll federal benefits for them and other survivors of the worst terror attack in...
As people sour on the religious beliefs they grew up with, a new generation is embracing astrology apps, tarot cards, crystals and other spiritual practices.
Nicholas H WolfingerA selling point of the new mysticism is being amenable to cafeteria practice. As a religion scholar, I question whether new age woo-woo entails integration into a community, source of many religious benefits. NB @WilcoxNMP @clayroutledge
Nicholas H WolfingerBut soccer isn’t the butchest sport, MMA is. There are many lesbians fighting in the UFC—including the all-time great @Amanda_Leoa & her fiancé—but no out gay men. Hell, last year BBC called MMA the most LGBT+ friendly sport last year.
The Seattle Times recently reported that an epidemic of hate crimes is taking place in the Emerald City. According to the newspaper, more than 500 bias incidents were reported to Seattle police in 2018 alone, and this figure represents “an increase...
A Comprehensive Investment in the Empowerment of Black America
Nicholas H WolfingerSince he's written a fine article about #ADOS, I'm curious to hear @roderickgraham's take on #MayorPete's #DouglassPlan. My skim revealed a lot of policy stuff I like, but no blanket assessment so far.