Monthly Archives: December 2018

Barry’s Blog # 259: A Vacation in Chaos, Part Two of Two

One reason why Americans long for their vacations in chaos is because we spend so little time taking conventional vacations. As I write in Chapter Nine, We are the only industrialized country without a national health care system and the … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 258: A Vacation in Chaos, Part One of Two

To really understand our stubborn attachment to the myth of American Innocence, we must become familiar with our heritage of the paranoid imagination. It combines eternal vigilance, literalistic religion and constant anxiety with contempt for the erotic and a highly … Continue reading

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