Don Draper and Sitting Bull: what they have in common

Mad Men is losing me. I grew up on the cusp of the 50s moving into the 60s. I was 13 in 1963, a couple of years older than Don Draper’s daughter. My high school (catholic, all boys) was a bit socially retarded, so I spent all four years living out a slightly darker version of Happy Days including binge drinking on golf courses and pool-hopping (jumping into peoples’ pools when they were home.) I don’t have any great claim to juvenile delinquency but by the time I hit college (University ...

SECRET OF THE UNIVERSE… right here!

I’m not a lifestyle guru but if I was I’d ask me (anyone): Why do you think you deserve a website? I mean, there’s Facebook, etc. For real. To have a website means you think you have something to “offer” the world. Something for sale perhaps. Something to give, even better. A website should be more than a lonely cry in the wildnerness (“is anyone out there?”). But since I’m not a lifestyle guru you can take it ironically (or any way you like) when I say I have found the SECRET O...

End of Men, new novel by C.B. Murphy

  On the Synchronicity of Titles and Implications Thereof End of Men by C. B. Murphy (Zoographico Press, 2012) The End of Men and the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin (Riverhead Books, 2012) An interview with author C. B. Murphy GT: We’re here to discuss the synchronicity of the publication of your novel entitled END OF MEN (EOM) followed closely by the publication of Hanna Rosin’s THE END OF MEN: AND THE RISE OF WOMEN (TEOM). Would you care to start off by commenting on this? CB: I...

End of Men, new novel by C.B. Murphy

  On the Synchronicity of Titles and Implications Thereof End of Men by C. B. Murphy (Zoographico Press, 2012) The End of Men and the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin (Riverhead Books, 2012) An interview with author C. B. Murphy GT: We’re here to discuss the synchronicity of the publication of your novel entitled END OF MEN (EOM) followed closely by the publication of Hanna Rosin’s THE END OF MEN: AND THE RISE OF WOMEN (TEOM). Would you care to start off by commenting on this? CB: I...