Hey, if you lost your bedazzled pigeon, he's safe and sound at a bird sanctuary in Arizona. A young male pigeon, inexplicably dressed in a rhinestone-studded vest, was found in Glendale, Arizona on Nov. 10. He's been under the care of Fallen Feathers ever since. SEE ALSO: A woman accosted a security guard with a […]
Gritty continues to be the chaotic voice of resistance. The colorful Philadelphia Flyers mascot, also our collective son whom we love and cherish, was the face of an anti-Proud Boy protest on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Facebook bans far-right group Proud Boys and founder Gavin McInnes About two dozen members of the misogynistic alt-right Proud Boys […]
Apple would probably rather skip the references to Bendgate. It's not like anyone's walking around with an iPad Pro in their pocket, right? That may be true, but it's still alarming to see just how fragile the newly released iPad Pro actually is. YouTuber JerryRigEverything put the tablet through a multi-part stress test, including the […]
Kids in Texas will finally learn that slavery was the primary reason for all the fighting during the Civil War, and people can't believe it took the state this long to decide that. The state Board of Education confirmed that starting in 2019, public school curricula will include the fact that slavery played a "central […]
Commentator Bill Maher disparaged Stan Lee, the seminal creator of iconic comic book superheroes like Spider-Man, The Hulk, and The Fantastic Four, in an unsolicited 293-word Saturday morning blog titled "Adulting." Twitter was quick to rebut Maher's cultural musings after he mocked the late Lee's widely-appreciated work, belittled millions of people who value comics, and […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.