BCNews goes out in the field to find once and for all what’s bug’n Tea Partiers about Obama.
March on Washington: Demonstration for Freedom Continues
Watch “The March,” a documentary from 1964, re-released to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. At this year’s ceremony in DC, Republican politicians opted to stay home. Maybe they all had prior engagements…
This Country’s Going to Socialist Hell – By Jerry Collamer
Jerry Collamer on the state of the nation’s political dialogue ongoing in BlondCounty and at a diner near you.
Gonzovision 1970s: Hunter S. Thompson on the American Dream
“America could have been a fantastic monument to all the best instincts of the human race. Instead, we just moved in here and destroyed the place from coast to coast like killer snails. Everybody wants power over a country that’s had it’s day.”
Jack Kerouac’s Lowell Blues: Cast-off Boots of Time
Jack Kerouac wrote in 1950: “I wish to evoke that indescribable sad music of the night in America–for reasons which are never deeper than the music. Bop only begins to express that American music. It is the actual inner sound of a country.”
26-Foot Marilyn of The Desert
On the Plaza of American Life, where does 26-foot Marilyn stand? For now, she’s straddling Palm Springs tourists. Is she this years’ ceramic pink flamingo replacement, soon to be on everyone’s front lawn? Let’s hope so. America’s new moral umbrella is Monroe’s revenge. Oow, some do like it hot.
Book Review: Monte Schulz’s Roaring 20s Memory Palace “The Big Town”
Schulz crafts an extraordinary picture of urban life in the Roaring 20s, where modern dreamers and their romantic illusions collide with American wealth and decadence on the eve of the Great Depression.