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Moore & Franken Meet the Trickster

  One thing about the trickster god or archetype. The mythical creature shows no political preferences. Take the case of the Alabama candidate for Senate in the upcoming election next Tuesday. The guy should be toast. Nine women (or more … Continue reading

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Sex and the Trickster

Since mid-October, when the Harvey Weinstein story broke and the hash tag #metoo was started, the sexual allegations against powerful men has proliferated beyond anything anyone imagined. Here’s an incomplete list from the NY Times:  Weinstein Spacey Russell Simmons Glenn … Continue reading

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The Joel Osteen Trickster

When Michael Klimkowski heard that Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen was going to preach at the Los Angeles Forum October 28, he knew he couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Klimkowski is a comedian and part of the Dan Dabs Sketch … Continue reading

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The Trickster and Kevin Spacey

We’ve been working on a book called American Tricksters: From Madoff to Trump, the Rise of the Archetypal Con Artist in the 21st Century. The challenge here is that the story changes daily, sometimes hourly. Let’s take actor Kevin Spacey, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Maria, a Trickster?

  Hurricane Names for 2017 Atlantic Tropical (and Subtropical) Storm Names for 2017 Arlene Harvey Ophelia Bret Irma Philippe Cindy Jose Rina Don Katia Sean Emily Lee Tammy Franklin Maria Vince Gert Nate Whitney   The 2017 hurricane season held some major … Continue reading

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Trump: the Ultimate Trickster

It’s October. The trumpster is officially entering his ninth month in office, and it has been eleven months since he was elected.  About the only thing he has done is launch twitter wars against people who oppose or criticize him. … Continue reading

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Trickster Anagrams

I like to look at this list from time to time just to remind myself that the universe offers us many cryptic messages, if we can unravel them. For me, this list provides a hint of an awesome, underlying reality … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew, a Trickster

As long as we still have electricity, there are some observations I’d like to share about this hurricane. Matthew is a kind of trickster. None of the meteorological models predicted that it would become a cat 5, as it did … Continue reading

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