JFK: The Creation of an American Myth

When a bullet (or two, depending on what theory you subscribe to) hit President John F. Kennedy on a crisp autumn morning, America gained a whole new mythology. Regardless of who JFK was that morning when he started along the parade route, he would leave a martyr. Every culture has a key mythology that shapesContinue reading “JFK: The Creation of an American Myth”

The Football Myth

Why are we so obsessed with football? What is it about a sporting event that can draw millions of us to the television, cause us to scream at the refs and cheer our team to victory? I think it’s more than the competition and it’s more than the commercials. I think what really enthralls usContinue reading “The Football Myth”