American Life

peckinpah classic cinema

What can we learn about coronavirus from classic cinema?

April 29, 2020 4:06 pm

My Sam Peckinpah lockdown bender

guns alexander

The guns of Alexander

April 11, 2020 1:12 pm

In the event of the gun confiscation fancied by the Democratic party’s billionaires and its NPR tote-bag carriers, the hinterlands will not submit

electoral college

I was expelled from the Electoral College before I was even admitted

February 22, 2020 8:32 am

Wayward electors run in our family

novel

The story of my only novel

January 22, 2020 1:55 pm

I had to spend a solid year assuring readers that I did not prematurely ejaculate. Boy was that embarrassing

utah

Let Utah be Utah

December 8, 2019 2:04 pm

I dig the Mormons and even pull for Brigham Young University’s football team

community theater

The wonderful world of community theater

November 22, 2019 10:47 am

The woman sitting next to me whispered urgently: ‘I can’t take my eyes off that man’s nipple’

batavia new york

I am a part of Batavia, New York

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm

My friend Henry W. Clune used to say that all he ever really wanted was to appear considerable in the eyes of his hometown