charlottesville

UPDATE: Charlottesville Is Tearing Apart This ‘Seinfeld’ Meme Facebook Group

In the dog days of summer 2017, as the American political climate reached fever pitch and white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, claimed the life…

Twitter Put Me in a Time-Out for Being Mean to a Nazi

Wednesday night on Twitter should have been a fun one for me. For the early part of the evening, it was: Charles Manson on his…

The Tale of Two Robert Lees

“‘Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E. Lee,’” says the wife of Virgil Caine, the fictional protagonist of The Band’s legendary rock anthem, “The…

What Hungary Can Teach Us About How to Handle Confederate Statues

Seven summers ago, I found myself standing at the base of a 30-foot high statue of a Bolshevik soldier, in an open-air museum tucked away…