Much like the previous year’s winner, it’s hard to believe that John Ford only had one film in his storied career win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. The distinction goes, not to one of his classic westerns, but to … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Poverty
It’s like President Obama said this week, “It’s simple math.”
I’m glad that Hurricane Irene didn’t bring the devastation many predicted. Richard Misrach’s photo from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina reminds us of the horrible alternative.
I’ve often used clips from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report in my communication classes. Last fall, the two of them were a major focus of my Theories of Humor course. This semester I’m going to … Continue reading
My parents were born and raised in northeastern Kentucky; I am a proud graduate of Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky; and I’ve taught and lived in southeast Ohio. Friday night Diane Sawyer, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, aired a … Continue reading
This holiday season I hope that you will join the Share Our Strength campaign to help reduce the number of children that won’t have enough to eat in this season of abundance. One in six children are unsure of when … Continue reading