Our Savage Nation

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

ITH A SINGLE WORD, “prophetically,” Robin of Berkeley gets to the heart of this throwback to the thunder and histrionics of the Old Testament prophets. Michael Savageis a man out of time, a return to the ancient Hebrew prophets. He is Ezekiel, lying on his side, bound by ropes, suffering as he warns of the […]

Haunted By The Ghost (Sign of Jonah)

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

rish musicians Shane MacGowan and Sinead O’Connor team up for this wonderful duet written by MacGowan in 1986. MacGowan is known for his prolific use of legal and illegal drugs, and his erratic, intoxicated behaviour has often been reported on in the press. He claims to have been introduced to alcohol and cigarettes by his […]

Looking Deeper Into The Word

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Here is an interesting take on all things holy by Radical Middle pundit, Mark Satin: VER SINCE ABOUT a half-decade before the Millennium, Americans have been assiduously discovering or re-discovering the Bible. And that includes—I am tempted to say, that especially includes—politically minded Americans. I am a latecomer to this trend. I read the Bible […]