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Attention Chopper Parodists

by Paul Rapp November 26, 2014


  Last week, Price Chopper made the beguiling announcement that it was changing its name to “Market 32,” apparently a reference to the company’s first store (the chain originally was called Central Markets), which opened in ...


Let’s Do It Again

by Shawn Stone July 25, 2013


  As RED 2 begins, the world is on the brink of nuclear disaster. It’s time for the aging heroes of 2010’s sleeper hit, played by Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Brian Cox and Helen Mirren, to ...

Acceptable Victims

by Miriam Axel-Lute January 16, 2013

  As we start to emerge from the horror of the Newtown school shootings, I keep finding myself returning to the other half of what I thought to say when I wrote about it back in ...

Gun Crazy

by Jo Page January 10, 2013


  It seems remarkably wasteful to spill more ink arguing for a ban on assault guns and pointing out the proliferation of gun violence in this country when there appears to be some significant percentage of ...

Get It Done

by Miriam Axel-Lute December 20, 2012

  The deadliest school violence in this country happened in 1927, when a school board official in Michigan blew up a school building, and his car, killing 38 children and 6 adults. Leonore Skenazy of the Free ...

Acceptable Levels

by Stephen Leon December 20, 2012

  For most of us, life will go on as usual after the news dies down about the mass killings in Newtown, Conn. Just as life went on after Aurora, after Tucson, after Virginia Tech, after ...


by Jo Page July 25, 2012

I was driving, and didn’t catch who was being interviewed on YNN Monday around noontime, but the man was describing how much safer the public would be if more people carried guns. What he said ...

Gun Play

by John Rodat July 20, 2011

  INT. Office -Day. JACK and EMIL sit at facing desks in an office space with an open floor plan. There are other work stations in the background, but there are no other employees visible. Jack and ...