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Culturally Discombobulated · 3W ago

The People Speak

Grant them removed, and grant that this your noise Hath chid down all the majesty of England; Imagine that you see the wretched strangers, Their babies at their backs and their poor luggage,...
Culturally Discombobulated · 3W ago

Beating head against …

Dreamcatcher outside Trump Tower, January 2017. “I want you to quote this, the media here is the opposition party. They don’t understand this country.” Steve Bannon. If Trump’s folly is to b...
Culturally Discombobulated · 1M ago

All the dark nights, America

  President Trump’s Twitter: January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again! And then it was over, after almost two years of campaigning f...
Culturally Discombobulated · 1M ago

Never Seen A President Like This Before

Struggling to articulate my thoughts for today so I’ll let Elmo do it for me instead.
Culturally Discombobulated · 1M ago

A New Year Greeting – W.H. Auden

I’m not the only one returning to Auden lately. Numerous articles I read after the election referenced “September 1, 1939”. The times are not good if people feel they need to retreat into Au...
Culturally Discombobulated · 1M ago

Leaving Modesto

I had intended to post this video about leaving Modesto so much earlier in the year, back when the most distressing part of 2016 was the death of Bowie. For purposes of housekeeping (or shou...
Culturally Discombobulated · 1M ago

Hark The Herald Angels Sing – The Fall

As I place satsumas in everyone’s Christmas stockings (something I will no doubt be mocked for in the morning) and ponder why such an obviously vernal song as Greensleeves is better known as...
Culturally Discombobulated · 2M ago

American Snaps #16: Thanksgiving Day Parade

“​Thanksgiving Day, a function which originated in New England two or three centuries ago when those people recognized that they really had something to be thankful for — annually, not often...
Culturally Discombobulated · 2M ago

A Trumpian Thanksgiving

A peaceful Thanksgiving this year would seem to be dependent on limiting conversations about a rigged contest with a divisivie winner purely to the results of the Westminster Dog Show. It’s ...
Culturally Discombobulated · 3M ago

Melania and Waldo

A video of our new First Lady, and then Charlie Brooker on similarities between Trump and the Waldo episode of his series Black Mirror. The unironic and the ironic; that’s pretty much the ne...