Here are a few analysis and prediction-heavy notes spinning out of what Democrats may eventually come to see as the most damaging event of this election cycle.Read More That Other Hillary Clinton Email Scandal (Notes On Information Warfare)
The idea at the heart of this skit—the remedy that everything needs more of—is a prime example of ideology revealed (or exposed) through popular culture. Likewise, the idea that the ultimate cure for an ailment or problem is necessarily more of what has already been tried (with unclear results, or, sometimes, plain failure) has evolved into an essential facet of post-Cold War cultural values.Read More When In Doubt, More Cowbell
Great Britain chose to leave the European Union. Greece chose to remain. Sovereignty was the issue, in some way, in both cases.Read More The (De)X Files 07/12/16: Bitcoin = Energy, Encrypted Facebook, Son Of Bin Laden, The Italian Job, Elites In Retreat …
#DonaldTrump is 70 years old and can’t hold a consistent policy position from one day to the next. Who’s mind is really shot?Read More Don’t Mess With The RBG!
Any history of the American pop song has a chapter towards the end titled something like “Paul Westerberg,” or it’s not worth reading.Read More The Day My Favorite Band Got All Shook Down
The (De)X Files is my (sorta) daily aggregate of a few stories, essays, articles, an academic paper here and there, and (ugh) “think pieces” (only the awesome ones) from as wide a net as I can cast across the web.Read More The (De)X Files 07/07/16: Mapping The Dark Web, Weaponized A.I., & Digital Bank Heists