Author Archives: Jonathan Tappan

American Gods

American Gods by Neil Gaiman HarperTorch 2002 For thousands of years people have come to America, sometimes in small groups, sometimes in large numbers, across the Atlantic and the Pacific,… Read more »


Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie. –Simonides of Ceos (Epitaph on the burial mound of the Spartans.) There are few turning… Read more »

Cartoon Censorship

Cartoon Brew digs up an old article on the censorship regime that prevailed in the 1930s. (via. Wired). Most of it seems ridiculous now, but some of the material would… Read more »