Articles by Judah Friedman

No Joy in Democratsville

t must be happy and fun waking up as a Democrat every day. I used to separate Democrats from the Left, but nowadays it’s clear that essentially they are one and the same. George Orwell predicted it, William Golding brought us the cast, and Frank Darabont has so eloquently written the storyline. I can’t think […]

When TV and Film Still Had Heart

here is a real darkness in our country and, no, it isn’t the president’s fault. He has simply amplified a hidden sentiment that has been masked for a long time. This goes for all forms of media, but specifically, it applies to movies, television, and obviously the news. I’d include music, but I have zero […]

What Don’t We Already Inject?

et’s say, for argument’s sake, that President Trump was being serious when he asked if there was any way to “inject disinfectant” into one’s body, in order to knock out the Chinese coronavirus. First, if you’re stupid enough to try it, maybe you deserve what’s coming. Second, did I miss the memo on most Americans […]

A Letter to an Ailing Friend

t’s hard to write a story about someone else without injecting yourself into the story. But I feel compelled to write about this: for my mother, for those alone in the hot zones, in hospitals scared to death, and to those who are close to death. For the candy man in a New York City […]

Watch What You Say, Or You Might Get Cohen’ed

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Our Preening Pop Culture Hypocrites

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