Cyrus Shrugged

Iran wasn’t always what we think of it nowadays, supposedly straight men walking around holding hands while heterosexual couples are jailed for displays of affection.  The Asians of Greek perception always had what we would nowadays determine backwards customs, particularly in regards the obscenity of nudity and the nature of clothing, but that would be a…

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The Long Haired Achaians

We’ll begin with the very beginning, the discrimination that finally separated in the popular consciousness of the Greeks the East from the West.  We’re beginning with Homer; we’re beginning with the Iliad, the first work of what can be termed a Western Literature.  And while I could talk about the dramatic elements evident in the Homeric…

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The End of Nights We Tried to Die

It’s been difficult for me, working entirely as an entertainer, to suffer without the capacity to make commentary on what I consider the most important issues of our time, which seem to frequently double as the most controversial issues of our time.  Truth is, I’m not professor and neither am I some well-read media personality,…

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