SO I HAVEN'T POSTED HERE IN A COUPLE OF MONTHS...: Articles I've published recently:• "That '80s Show": a review of David Sirota's book Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now—Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything. Published in Reason.• "Planet Burma": a reply to Joshua Kurlantzick's recent New Republic piece on "democratic meltdowns." Published in Reason.• "The Comics Code Goes Cold": a brief item on the death of the Comics Code Authority. Published in Reason.• "Notes from the Underground": a review of John McMillan's book Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America. Published in TAC.• "Film Follies": a brief review -- more of a squib, really -- about Nathan Rabin's book My Year of Flops: One Man's Journey Deep into the Heart of Cinematic Failure. Published in Reason.• "If You Love Big Bird, Set Him Free": my half of a point-counterpoint with NPR Senior Vice President Kinsey Wilson. Published in Bloomberg Government.• "The War in Libya and the 'Arab Spring'": a roundtable on the Middle East, featuring me and seven other writers. Published in Reason.
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