Opinion

The Second Amendment Shoots America in the Foot
February 26, 2013 4 commentsby

The Second Amendment Shoots America in the Foot

As an eight year old, I loved to play with toy guns. I never saw them as instruments of real ...

Bang! You’re Dead.
February 26, 2013 8 commentsby

Bang! You’re Dead.

Kids used to do that with their fingers. Nowadays they use video games to mock shoot each other. In San ...

It's All You
February 26, 2013 29 commentsby

It’s All You

It began with a simple coincidence and an off-color joke, as all good love stories do. As fate would have ...

Aesop Rock is Bumming Me Out
February 14, 2013 13 commentsby

Aesop Rock is Bumming Me Out

A wise man once said, “Have no expectations and you’ll never be let down.” Okay, maybe he wasn’t a wise man; he ...

Publisher's Note
February 6, 2013 34 commentsby

Publisher’s Note

For years now, I’ve been picking up Motif to find out what was happening in local theater, music, events and ...

Non-Mayan Political Predictions for 2013
January 10, 2013 11 commentsby

Non-Mayan Political Predictions for 2013

Since the world did not end as the Mayan calendar may or may not have predicted, and since the rapture ...

Please Stop All This Phony Kony Baloney
March 15, 2012 7 commentsby

Please Stop All This Phony Kony Baloney

Submitted by Andrew Stewart Reviewing the Invisible Children platform, anyone familiar with Africa’s burgeoning oil industry quickly realizes this is ...

Can’t Afford Progressives
March 1, 2012 No Commentby

Can’t Afford Progressives

Long overdue for new eye glasses, I went to one of those one-hour places to exercise a $99 frame-and-lens coupon. ...