Bluff King Hal, a satire of English History

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       (VB: The funniest thing is I could teach this to college freshmen today and they'd all believe it.)       Henry VIII was a strong king with a very strong sense of humor and VIII...

“Idiocracy” is Finally Upon Us

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This sci-fi comedy from 2006, by Mike Judge (Beavis and Buttlead cartoons, a favorite of both my sons) has been growingly mentioned since the first pratfall of the Biden Administration early this year. (Scroll...

Wild Bunch, “Let’s Go”, a 15-minute Visual Thinking Tool for Millennials

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Just so you'll know; There's a lot of men in their 60s-70s today who were Millennial-aged in 1969, when this film was released. I was commissioned an Army Infantry lieutenant in '68,  2nd years in...

“First We Hang the Lawyers”

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That wasn't quite what Shakespeare wrote in Henry VI, Act IV, Scene 2... "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers". The debate still roils as to what the Bard meant by it, but I think Natural Law agrees with Shakespeare, that...