A wandering Everyman arrives at a metaphysical gate, controlled by a fearsome Guardian. He tries to pass through, but is denied.
Everyman and Guardian, however, are the same person. Each of us must confront his own fear, or else the shapeless Guardian who controls us will close the doors on the possibilities of our lives. We have nothing to fear, tu sabes, but fear itself. (Also mind killer.) [Mas…]
When Mexican mice take over a bullfight ring, they cook up a new contest, with our hero Speedy Gonzales playing El Toreador and Sylvester the Cat subbing for El Toro. It’s Mexican Cat Dance, from 1963.
The Good: George Washington’s birthday is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of Los United Estates, aka The Father of Our Country. Some people call it Presidents Day (sometimes spelled Presidents’ Day or President’s Day.) Schools and banks and government offices will be closed. The […]
Some Twitter users are just unclear on the concept, especially when it comes to the appropriate use of the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag, the most popular ever (“heat map,” above). The viral slogan — coined after the massacre at Paris satire magazine Charlie Hebdo — affirms support of free expression. French-deficient? “Je suis Charlie” means “I am […]