Posts Tagged ‘ David Runciman ’

Meditations on the 5th of July 2020 — USA today from a short distance away (on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario)

Jul 5th, 2020 | By | Category: USA Today

L. FRANK BUNTING : History is written by the winners as the old adage has it. Looking at Donald Trump’s USA halfway through 2020 suggests a corollary : it is also constantly being re-written as the winners change. “America” today is not what it was in 1920, to say nothing of 1820, 1720, or especially […]



Mad Men and the British election .. two cultures in US and UK (and three other elections this week in Canada)

May 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED MAY 8.] Tonight (Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 10 PM ET) will bring what the on-air promo somewhat confusingly calls the second-last episode “before the finale” of Matthew Weiner’s still quite excellent US TV series Mad Men. In plainer language it’s the third-last episode. The last one will air on Sunday, May 17. And […]