Sep 062014
 
A brief video break...

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. According to my calculations, that means a 10-second video is equivalent to a 240,000-word novel. Right? RIGHT? I sure hope so, because then I’m about to drop a multiple-volume epic saga on your heads. Words are good, but sometimes me no [.....]

Aug 282014
 
Russia is at war with Ukraine

I’m cutting short the lighthearted myth-busting series, in light of recent developments. Putin has finally crossed yet another red line in his steady spiral of escalation in Ukraine. Regular Russian forces are now fighting the Ukrainian army. To all my international readers: It’s time we stopped giving Putin the benefit [.....]

Aug 262014
 
5 Russian myths about Ukraine (it's time to let go of)<br/> Myth #5: Junta

As Russia’s information space rapidly barrels toward becoming some absurdist la la land, the rest of the world struggles to keep up. And while it’s fun (well, “fun”) to mock Russia for its phantasmagorical claims of child crucifixions by Ukrainian troops, or MH17 being filled with already-dead people when it [.....]

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