Carrie Fisher: Goodnight, Princess

 Commentary, Matt Patterson  Comments Off on Carrie Fisher: Goodnight, Princess
Dec 312016
 
So was she the scrappy, gorgeous dame the world saw, or the frightened, unstable child she felt herself to be?  Why, both, of course.  It's precisely what made her so interesting and (dare I say) sexy.

How to Be a Liberal

 Commentary, Matt Patterson  Comments Off on How to Be a Liberal
Sep 042016
 
Ignorance is an absolute must, but especially ignorance of three things: economics, human nature, and all of recorded history.

What Lies Beneath?

 Commentary, Matt Patterson  Comments Off on What Lies Beneath?
May 162016
 
New scientific discoveries in astrophysics and archeology make the notion of “settled science” risible. Most of existence still is a profound mystery