Abe Osheroff Interview

A veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Abe Osheroff, 85, talks to AVA editor Bruce Anderson about fighting the fascists in Spain,…

Thou Lingering Star

Last week Ellen Hartwell of Fort Bragg asked: “How can a lively, cognizant, compassionate ‘older’ woman find a suitable lover/companion in this…

United Shuttle Flight #2023

The day begins inauspiciously. Then gets worse. Due to bad weather in San Francisco, all United Shuttle flights out of LAX are either canceled or delayed. My own flight is pushed back two hours…

Prime-Time Coup

Can you imagine if it was the other way round, and it was Bush who’d won the popular vote but lost the…

The Camera’s Eye

There are two categories of bad films: those which are awful from any perspective, and those that are bearable due to a soft spot in the viewer's heart for the subject matter, the cast, the setting, or the weapons…

Altamont

Altamont, the name brings shudders to the powers that be on both sides. I've seen it trashed by people who should know…

Like, Wow, Man

Response to a letter encouraging me to read a study on marijuana: It seems like you're trying to give me a sales…

Striptease for the Trees

Westport & Albion, CA. Oct. 18, 2000. While Rush Limbaugh denounces her on his nationally syndicated show, bare-breasted poet/activist “La Tigresa” continues…

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