I’m a Lip Reader in a Masked World-
There are ways to accommodate people like me. But if our collective pandemic experience has taught us anything, it’s that…
Mainers Are ‘Disappointed” Too, Susan Collins-
Maybe we’ve been expecting too much of her all along. My NYT column for 7/8/20.
Mr. Jones and Me: Younger Baby Boomers Swing Left-
Were you more into punk than the Beatles? Were you less likely to protest the war than streak? You might…
Harry Potter and the Scales of Justice-
A Little Bit of good news, in a dire month for LGBTQ people.
Two Flags Over Maine (and America)-
Flags are not just symbols of a country or a state. Their meaning lies in the consciousness of the person…
President of the Flies-
What stories of shipwreck and plane crashes have to teach us about Donald Trump’s America. My NYT column for 5/27/20.
The Coronavirus Mental Health Crisis Hits Home-
A Journal of the Plague Year, Week 9. My NYT column for May 12, 2020
JFB & Sia talk about Music, Sex, and GOOD BOY-
Sia and I talk about men, women, and dogs. Watch the crazy talk here.
Protecting the Ones I Love, With Sausage and Cheese-
A Journal of the Plague Year, Week 7. My NYT column for 4/29/20.
The Curious Incident of No Dog in the White House-
What if Donald Trump had become the owner of a golden doodle? My NYT column for 4/25/20/