Tulsi Gabbard 2020 (or 2024) or Whom Would Magnum P.I. Vote For?

It’s difficult to muster any enthusiasm for electoral politics. The system itself is “rigged” in the sense that overcoming the legislative and judicial obstacles to implementing change is nearly impossible, even if by chance you’re lucky enough to find a candidate that actually represents your interests, AND that candidate somehow manages to win an election […]

Discussing Journey to Vapor Island on The Stark Truth

We discussed Robert Stark’s new novel, “Journey to Vapor Island” on The Stark Truth podcast. Show is available here. Topics: –Brandon’s review of Journey to Vapor Island (Contains Spoilers) -The cover art by Mark Velard -How listeners to the show will instantly recognize favorite topics when they make cameo appearances in the book or manifest […]

An Aversion to Quagmires – A Collective Desertion Toward Our Future

When I wrote Beatnik Fascism a year or so ago, I never anticipated that we would be organizing and participating in actual anti-war demonstrations, but here we are. The book was mostly a quirky attempt to reconcile my own peculiar affinity for 1950’s and 60’s beat culture (and the associated Hollywood caricatures of it) with […]