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In the Spring A Young Man's Fancy Lightly Turns to Thoughts of Vintage Bicycles

May 12th, 2009 by Dennis Pacheco

As you can imagine if you've ever lived in Small Town America, it's tough making your way without a car—especially in New England, with its five-month, snow-dumping winters. And in Vermont, just to keep us on our toes, we have the added perks of dirt roads, infrequent plowing, inconsiderate and/or uninformed drivers, and inadequate street [...]

Mixed Health Signals from the Half-Naked President-Elect

December 22nd, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

You know it's a slow news day when a photo of Barack Obama shirtless in Hawaii makes the front page of The Huffington Post. But you know what they say: no news is good news. No terrorist attacks, plane crashes, or giant corporation closing its doors? That's a good day.
So let's take the lull as [...]

The Pope of Hope: Obama and the Arts

November 4th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

A co-worker asked me today, "Do you think that that Shepard Fairey poster had any impact on the election?"
I thought about it for a moment. "Absolutely," I answered.
A lot has been written about Barack Obama's ability to inspire people—with his soaring rhetoric, his remarkable life story, his ability to relate and, yes, empathize with the [...]

Recipe: Famous Uncle Dennis's Coconut Curry Pad Thai (Vegan)

October 30th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

This simple combination of stir-fried veggies, sauce, and noodles is rich, creamy, and delicious!

8 Ways John McCain Could Still Win

October 14th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

Walter Shapiro had an interesting and thought-provoking article on yesterday about how John McCain still has a chance to win this thing, if he plays his cards right. I’m not going to tell you to go read it—who has time to read these days, with the economy the way it is? I went ahead [...]

New Comic for Chelsea Green

July 28th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

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The Brilliant Satire of Elaine Donnelly, Conservative Caricature

July 24th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

Elaine Donnelly is either a peerless satirist who never, ever breaks character—a sort of extreme Stephen Colbert—or a paranoid, intolerant, right-wing conservative nutjob. I prefer to believe the former. We should all thank her for her contribution to social justice, and almost as importantly, to socially relevant comedy.
With her testimony before the House Armed Services [...]


July 24th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco

Inaugural Cartoon

July 11th, 2008 by Dennis Pacheco