April 21, 2018

Recently I found myself in need of some upbeat Russian themed inspiration. I had been invited to speak about the current state of Russia-U.S...

January 13, 2018

I was crouched under my couch trying to retrieve a Peppa Pig toy for my 18-month-old daughter when my five-year-old son walked up and asked:...

December 13, 2017

Back in April I started tweeting MY casting choices for the obvious Trump administration movie that will be produced someday soon. Updating...

October 4, 2017

FDR laughing as Will Rogers roast him on the campaign trail in October 1932

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriou...

September 22, 2017

In case you missed it, on two occasions this past week Trump has called Kim Jong-Un "Rocket Man", once in a tweet and the other in his speec...

September 20, 2017

HOW TO BE A RUSSIAN EXPERT 101: Take any new revelation about Bots and Russia as a green light to translate a wider than socially acceptable...

August 28, 2017


Without trying to draw attention away from Hurricane Harvey's destruction in South Texas, I want to point out a recovery effort that needs...

July 18, 2017

Politicians, pundits and the public are proclaiming Jared Kushner should have his security clearance revoked for having hundreds of meetings...

July 10, 2017

Explaining why The Logan Act is useless has felt like the Monty Python Dead Parrot sketch. I identify with John Cleese's character as he tri...

July 8, 2017

A celebrity/businessman claims a surprising victory in a presidential election that will be known as one of the most aggressive campaigns in...

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