Mike Johnson

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Overfishing Deals Severe Blow To Local Economy, Pew Environment Group Says

    Scientists tend to frame the consequences of overfishing in esoteric ecological terms that seem frightening but are difficult to comprehend. A new study commissioned by the Pew Environment Group, however, translates the consequences into dollars and cents, making it all too clear that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2006

    Once A Propagandist ...

    Issues, Indeed It's unbelievable to me that our PBS affiliate, Channel 2, is keeping known propagandist and Republican hack Helen Ferre as host of the supposedly thoughtful and independent Issues political show. The first segment of the show tonight was on the Foley scandal and all the woman talke ... More >>

  • Film

    September 22, 2005

    Love in Gloom

    Tim Burton is dead-on again in the darkly delightful Corpse Bride

  • Music

    February 5, 2004

    Whirl, little dervishes

    Breakdancing losers, shoegazing winners

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    New Shoes

    The guys from Whirlaway keep their eyes on the ground and keep reachin' for the stars