The Sahl Still Shines

Mort Sahl turned 80 on May 11. Along with Paul Krassner and Lenny Bruce, Sahl revolutionized comedy in the 1960s by making satire (cultural and political) a staple of standup routines. His career flourished from the beginning of the Eisenhower era (he got his start at the Hungry i in San Francisco) and continues to […]

Weather of Mass Destruction

F rom the latest e-mail Progress Report from the folks at the Center for American Progress Action Fund comes this depressing scenario. Last month, the Military Advisory Board, a panel of esteemed retired military officers, issued a report that found “projected climate change poses a serious threat to America’s national security” over the next 30 […]

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