The world has been coming to an end from the start. Cartoon guys wearing sandwich boards have prophesied different scenarios and so far been disappointed. But there’s still hope.
They don’t make criminal masterminds like they used to. The comics I read growing up pitted evil geniuses bent on ruling the world vs. virtuous, far-less-interesting superheroes.
“History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake,” wrote James Joyce.
Screens don’t scream. If they show large and lurid graphics and are accompanied by loud sounds, they may add up to popular entertainment.
“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” springs to mind when I read our state’s bear population is spreading; there have been recent sightings as far south as, gulp, South Haven.
This week, I share my thoughts on the June 1 Allegan Township meeting, during which supporters of a local resident and businessman gave the township board an earful.
The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! Wild pigs from that land threaten everything we hold dear.
Ever go to a circus where clowns pour out of a Volkswagen beetle? Republicans running for President are like that.
My modem is outmoded. How can that be? Easy. People outlaw laws and vent outrageous rage all the time.
I was thrilled to hear Saugatuck was a top-64 contender in Outside magazine’s annual online poll for the “Best Town Ever.” So what if the only criteria is most votes (i.e.