The Sad Truth: It’s All B.S.

June 21st, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
The difference between liars and bullshitters is that liars are acquainted with the truth. They have to be to maintain their lies. There is a discipline involved. Bullshitters don’t care.

An Addict by Any Other Name, Please

June 4th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
Researchers say that changing the way we talk about addiction — referring to people with a heroin addiction rather than heroin addicts, . for example — could reduce the stigma and encourage more people to seek recovery.

The Countdown to Woodstock and 2020

May 12th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
Zero: Chances that folks Will get to a concert at either Woodstock 50th anniversary site will care about the mixups. Peace and love.

On Influence and Insensitivity

March 10th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
Being an influencer is kind of like being a shill. In fact, it’’s exactly like being a shill. It just pays better.

Are You Now, or Have You Ever …

January 15th, 2019

By Bob Gaydos
A TV commentator has, on the air, asked the president of the United States if he is, in effect, a traitor.

Pundit or No, Trump’s Got to Go

December 26th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
Punditly speaking, I find myself depressed and mystified that polls continue to report that 80 percent of Republicans think Donald Trump is doing a good job as president.

In Search of 21 Influential Thinkers

December 10th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
I’m looking for a list of thinkers for the 21st century. The question: Who are the Teslas and Edisons and Jungs who will shape the way we live in the rest of this still young century? As with my 20th Century list, I need your help. This is a cooperative venture.

It’s Time to Un-dumb America

December 1st, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
The Fox News Generation, fed a daily diet of fear and fiction, may be beyond saving, but there’s still time and hope for the youngsters. Knowledge is power. Our schools need to step up their game.

America’s in Need of an Intervention

November 18th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
Trump, who doesn’t drink, is a sucker for applause, adulation. It’s his alcohol. He sank into a deep withdrawal when the pre-vote campaign rallies ended.

The Buck Never Stops With Trump

November 9th, 2018

By Bob Gaydos
A lousy appointment for attorney general? Republicans losing congressional races? “Hey, never met the guy. And they never asked for my help.” Not his fault. Never is.