America Is NOT Broke

On March 5, Michael Moore delivered a speech in Madison, Wisconsin, that Norman Horowitz and I both wish we had written. I hope the Huffington Post doesn’t mind that I’ve copied the text for you to enjoy: America is not broke. Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you’ll …

Marble Season

by Norman Horowitz Growing up, I lived with my mother, father, brother, and Daisy, our dog that often bit me, in an apartment in the Kingsburg Road section of the Bronx at 2785 University Ave. I remember things like school and pretty girls, but mostly I remember the “street games” we played. These games were determined …

Throw Another Christian to the Lions

by Norman Horowitz Apparently, a mere 2000 years ago, Roman Emperors came up with an early reality show to entertain and distract  “the masses.” They built the Colosseum, a 50,000-seat amphitheatre where they staged bloody gladiatorial contests and other “entertainments” that pitted men against one another and/or wild animals. The most popular of the shows’ …

The History of the World, My Sweet– Is Who Gets Eaten, and Who Gets to Eat!

Just to avoid confusion, from now on I’m going to put the name of the author at the top of each post. I wouldn’t want you to think I’m as prolific as Norman! — AWO by Norman Horowitz This post’s title is a quote from the brilliant Stephen Sondheim play Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet …