Tag: Essays

Free to Be Seinfeld

For 168 episodes, Seinfeld reveled in the most minute minutiae, eventually spinning those trivialities into plots with the most cosmic interrelations. The show about nothing was, as has been suggested many times, always really about something. But those somethings were…

Murderous Pinko Propaganda

The picture is of Ali Alata, Indonesia’s Foreign Minister, flipping the bird. His target, protesters for the freedom of the East Timor resistance leader, Xanana Gusmao. The caption reads, ‘Is this the man who wants to be the next general…