On The Radar

On The Radar

I love this bit of the economic cycle. All the non-Marxists are running around screaming, “Oh my God! Capitalism’s shat the bed! Again!” And all us Marxists are rolling our eyes and muttering, “Have…

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The brittle-boned virgins who used to run the Philly art scene have been run out of town. Now it’s me in my capacity as Michael Nutter’s newly appointed art czar and my trusty Winston Churchill-faced…

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Back in the good old days every raggedy-assed, parasite-infested, child-sacrificing bunch of savages on the planet believed passionately in their own set of super- heroes. Zeus, Thor, Wotan, Jehovah-…

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Hey, I’m bourgie, I’m (self-)educated, I’m the wrong side of 15 and I prefer my talk radio to not consist entirely of neo-fascist propaganda. So of course I listen to NPR. But God knows sometimes it’…

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For years I’ve considered punchy positivist punk rocker Henry Rollins the bipolar opposite of pencil-necked miserablist godfather-of-twee Morrissey. But could I be wrong? Could Rollins be just as mu…

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I’ve decided to join the ranks of those teeth-gnashing, big baggy white-shirt-rending, Byronic-lock-tugging busybodies in the self-perpetuating Philly art-ponce oligarchy who spend all their time pon…

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It angers me that I know Anderson Cooper’s name. I don’t need to know the name of a bog-standard pretty-boy autocue reader. I wouldn’t need to know his name if I were fucking him. Although I’d probab…

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The world of religion is aghast at the news that Dr. Richard Dawkins is to play himself on the top BBC-TV sci-fi show Doctor Who. The godbotherers are worried sick that Dawkins—evolution guru and au…

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It’s like the last days in Hitler’s bunker on talk radio, with not one but dozens of strutting, preening, insanely arrogant egomaniacs frothing at the mouth, barking out orders to nonexistent armies a…

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The best bit of the soon-to-be-released movie Zombie Strippers is when a stripper exclaims, “They’re zombies!” and her friend retorts, “They’re strippers,” and then another stripper snarls, “They’re z…

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