With the election two days away, an election that will help determine the direction of the nation and the entire world while serving as a declaration of the United States’ values — in other words, a vitally important statement on behalf of all Americans — it is absolutely essential that we carefully, diligently, seriously assess the candidates and dispense with all frivolity before recognizing that the only reasonable choice is a vote for …
As a person for whom music is a spiritual experience, and as a writer, and as somebody who believes that true art has no boundaries, I take great pleasure in Bob Dylan being awarded a Nobel Prize for Literature.
With the rain starting to fall and the leaves beginning to turn, Americans are burrowing deep into their favorite season. Mesmerized by the bloody clashes. Compelled by the test of wills. Riveted by the desperation of a Hail Mary or the breathless analysis of a pundit.
For my money, the signature moment of the Rio Olympics has been Usain Bolt winning the 109-yard, 13-inch dash. Or maybe Bolt in the 218-yard, 2-foot, 2-inch race. Or perhaps Mo Farah repeating as champion in the 6-mile, 376-yard contest.