Fifteen years ago, after the Sept. 11 attacks, I was swept up with lots of other Muslim, Arab and South Asian men, held in immigration
Senate Republicans are already working to repeal the Affordable Care Act ? a move that could be devastating for those with mental illness. Eliminating the ACA would strip health insurance from an estimated 20 million Americans, including...Show More Summary
I can think of nothing better to usher Donald Trump into the presidency and the American people into their worst nightmares turned reality, than the music of 3 Doors Down, whose single "Kryptonite" is like a fever dream that jolts me...Show More Summary
Ryan Murphy seems dead-set on testing the limits of the horror genre, now that he has two more seasons of American Horror Story he needs to to pack with nightmares. (And here you thought he was already doing that.) In addition to the show's previously announced seventh season, which will ... More »
2016 Sucked. The fact we lost so many artists, friends and icons really sucked. The results of the election super-sucked. What we are looking forward to in the future of our country is, for a great many of us, truly a nightmare scenario. Show More Summary
Tom Price, Tangerine Nightmare’s pick for secretary of Health & Human Services is the a member of a medical organization I’ve written about in the past called the American Association of Physicians & Surgeons. When they aren’t scaremongering about foreigners bringing deadly diseases to the U.S. or complaining about laws that impinge on their ability […]
Jackie -- A woman mourns the death of a hopeful administration at the dawn of an American nightmare. Green Room -- Apathetic millennials misjudge the very real threat of being trapped in a house with neo-Nazis. Rogue One - Women...
Michael Klare has a look at "Trump’s Carbon-Obsessed Energy Policy and the Planetary Nightmare to Come" - Donald Trump's Energy Nostalgia and the Path to Hell. “American energy dominance will be declared a strategic economic and foreign policy goal of the United States,” he declared at the Williston forum in May. Show More Summary
I posted this on my Medium thing, and I’m putting it here, too, for today’s Daily December. (The American Nightmare, from Hyperallergic dot Com) There’s a lot of triumphant “get over […]
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is once again in your news feed. The lone holdout among U.S. carriers who have decided to disable the phone — Verizon — has changed its mind and will...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hospitals and health insurers are gaining confidence that their nightmare scenario - millions of Americans instantly losing health insurance once President-elect Donald Trump delivers on a promise to "repeal and replace" Obamacare - is looking more like a bad dream than becoming reality.
Is it over yet? Thanksgiving: pretty much over. The slow-rolling nightmare that is American politics right now? Not at all. If you do Thanksgiving with a politically mixed crowd, this had to be a hard one. There’s not just rage to vent—there’s...Show More Summary
At the peak of the financial crisis, David Beattie was living the same nightmare haunting millions of Americans: He had been laid off late in his career. Unable to find work, he wasn't sure where to turn. "Losing your job when you're up in age, when you're 48 years old, it's a very scary feeling," Beattie says. Show More Summary
Don’t be a passive observer of last night’s terrorization in Standing Rock. Even if Trump doesn’t overturn Roe, he will still be a nightmare for abortion rights. And, worryingly, it’s not just American women who may be harmed by Donald Trump’s presidency. We can’t let Trump control the press. So, here are sixteen writers on Trump’s America. And […]
Though it calls Oregon home, Portland trio Dowager more accurately recalls the sounds of Boston in the early 2000s, taking parts of American Nightmare’s heart-on-sleeve hardcore and playing it like Converge going through a manic fit....Show More Summary
The prospect, and the imminent reality of Donald Trump's presidency strike many Americans as the worst political nightmare that could have ever happened. Racism, misogyny, demagoguery - all duly confirmed during Trump's first two weeks as President-elect - are the main monsters ushering the new American era. Show More Summary
We’ve made it to the bloody end of another American Horror Story season. Although last night’s finale was a bit underwhelming, the nutty nightmare of Roanoke was good for something: It made big moves to tie together the collective AHS universe. But even taking into account what we've learned, all ... More »
A review of American Horror Story: Roanoke, which attempted to satirize reality TV twice with "My Roanoke Nightmare" and "Return to Roanoke." Read this story »
Now that the country has elected a threatening Wizard of Oz figure for president, any art that takes aim at the myth of American exceptionalism feels pretty relevant. The democratic dream created in 1787 looks a lot like a nightmare in 2016. Show More Summary
We've reached the end of the sixth season of American Horror Story, with Roanoke wrapping up with even more nods to the reality television genre. And though she may have survived two seasons of "My Roanoke Nightmare," Lee Harris' nightmare still isn't over.