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Master of macabre

Master of macabre

October 1, 2019

Vol 45 • No 26

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Jesse Burks: Foot surgeon by day, horror film auteur by night

Jesse Burks puts his knowledge of the human body to use as a talented foot surgeon — and in his budding career as a filmmaker.

Nationalizing Southern Identity: The GOP's Long Game

By definition, white southern identity is rooted in opposition to something or someone else. Whiteness is meaningless without blackness.

It Could Be Worse: John Bolton's ouster as national security advisor makes us safer

People have to look for solace and hope wherever they can find them in these scary Trumpist times, and I view my job to be helping their search for peace of mind. 

9/11 and the Cinema of Revenge

As of this writing, both wars are still going on, if you can believe it, with children born on Sept. 11, 2001, now old enough to legally join the military and fight in the wars that day spawned.