Entries by David Niose

The Week in Stupid

No jokes, please, about my being perfectly qualified to author a regular feature entitled The Week in Stupid. This column, which will appear from time to time but probably not every week, will highlight some of the more stunning and grandiose exhibitions of anti-intellectualism in American culture.

Badass: The Culture that Makes Gun Reform Impossible

Another news cycle, another mass shooting. Here we go again. As we all know, because of last week’s Oregon school shooting, a “debate” over gun control will now ensue, with talking heads on all the networks rehashing all the old arguments. As we also know, this debate is absolutely meaningless, because nothing is going to […]