Raising a Honyol

Raising a Honyol

John Cowie, Contributor 30 April 2018 As a foreigner living in the Republic of Korea, it can be a rewarding existence with little financial anxiety, ultramodern infrastructure, and almost no violent crime to fear. There is, however, a cost—a pervasive and near...
Unwanted Opinions

Unwanted Opinions

TAA 0017 – C. Travis Webb and Seph Rodney discuss whether or not its fair to ostracize intellectuals that have unfashionable opinions. Athletes and entertainers are often given a pass for unpopular opinions, why not intellectuals too? [music] C.T. WEBB 00:16...
Liberty vs. Security

Liberty vs. Security

TAA 0014 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood talk about the natural tensions that exist between liberty and safety. You cannot maximize both, so what does the current balance between the two in our society say about our priorities and prejudices. [music] C.T....
Trump or Social Progress

Trump or Social Progress

TAA 0016 – C. Travis Webb and Steven Fullwood discuss the perils and the possibilities of a Trump presidency. Does symbolic cultural progress matter, and if it does, what does Trump’s election mean for the country? C.T. WEBB 00:16 [music] All right. Good...
Barr None

Barr None

Barr-None: “Roseanne” Reboot Hysteria C. Travis Webb, Editor 19 April 2018 Cast of Roseanne. Photograph via Shutterstock I watched the “Roseanne” reboot skeptical but curious, my cultural antennae probing for select varieties of spoiled fruit: xenophobia, transphobia,...