Notes from a Madhouse: A Story

With Respect to Nikolai Gogol 1835­­­­ Why am I here? What offence, what crime, what ungodly act have I committed to deserve such a fate as this? To be surrounded by madmen! 1835 Dear reader, whoever you may be, let me enlighten upon you my current situation. My name is Francis, and it is my … Continue reading Notes from a Madhouse: A Story

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Living in a Satire: The Limitations of Political Humor against Hate

The day after the disastrous Trump Press Conference, where the President of the United States stated in response to a question regarding the Charlottesville protests and attacks executed by whites supremacists: "So this week, it is Robert E. Lee. I noticed that Stonewall Jackson is coming down. I wonder, is it George Washington next week? … Continue reading Living in a Satire: The Limitations of Political Humor against Hate