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Apr 8, 2020, 1:22 AM
The tree at my window hasn’t gotten the word that God is dead and all is absurd that spring shouldn’t come, it all should just end. We all should take sides, fight for scraps, and defend. Never all blossoms, too old to change our...
Apr 1, 2020, 9:57 PM
A Tip for Bad News
The news was bad this week ... Like a message in a bottle, that opening half of my father’s one-liner spilled out of a film canister full of coins I put there in 1966 when I was a 12-year-old paperboy...
Mar 24, 2020, 3:46 AM
Wisdom from a zombie flick
Yes I am praying. Yes I am furious at the Chi-com despots who covered this up and unleashed it on us. Yes, I am sad at putting twenty people out of work yesterday in the hope of "flattening...
Feb 21, 2020, 5:20 PM
Raising the Flag: The story of a victory, a photo, a camera
The Jewish war photographer who snapped the iconic image didn't see it before it was published, and no, he didn't pose it
Dec 17, 2019, 5:50 AM
These historical photos, likely seen by the father of political Zionism, were rescued from obscurity by an anti-Vietnam-war bomb in 1970
Dec 2, 2019, 4:27 AM
Shopping on the dark side
A friend of mine in Israel likes to send me Hebrew words or phrases he comes across that will amuse or bemuse me, preferable the latter. He sent me an advertisement that included the phrase בלאק פריידיי which is...
Nov 28, 2019, 2:19 AM
The Zionist Roots of Thanksgiving
I’ve heard many interpretations on the significance the Plymouth Colony settlers first Thanksgiving. I’ve also heard it conjectured that the first Thanksgiving was modeled after the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, always as speculation. In researching this possible connection, I...
Nov 9, 2019, 10:29 AM
The Icelandic Zombie Burger That Ate the News
What is “News”? Is it more than one “New”? Is it an acronym for “Notable Events, Weather and Sports”? Or “North East South West”? Yes, no and no. When we make that leap from adjective to plural...
Oct 27, 2019, 7:35 PM
An October Day that Should Live On In Infamy
In the midst of the festivals and reflections of the month of October, your calendar may have neglected to bring to your attention a date fraught with spiritual and political implications to which I, your humble scribe, adjure you...
Oct 12, 2019, 7:32 PM
Why so certain in Syria?
I'll admit, I couldn't find "Kurdistan" in Northeast Syria on a map before this week nor did I know the relationship between the Syrian Kurdish YPG (who we are supposed to love) and its sister militia, the Turkish Kurdistan...
Steve Brown is a registered architect and has headed an architecture, environmental design and construction firm in the Philadelphia, PA area since 1985.