For many of us, January is a month of transition, a time to take stock of the year that was and to anticipate the year that lies ahead. In fact, the month is named for Janus, the Roman god of thresholds, whom the...

Read More »

If Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are to be believed, 2016 was the worst year ever. At year’s end, the social media platforms were abuzz with memes featuring expletives and rude gestures aimed at the number 2016....

Read More »

Peace on earth. It’s one of the most popular sentiments of the Christmas season, popping up on cards, wrapping paper, and as the theme of numerous holiday ad campaigns. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, of...

Read More »

The Christmas TV season is a little like Forrest Gump’s proverbial box of chocolates – in this case, not because we don’t know what we’re going to get, but because we do. It’s a holiday assortment of traditional...

Read More »

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses a freshly popular word as its international Word of the Year. In the editors’ opinion, it’s the word that best reflects the mood of the culture at the moment. The choices can range...

Read More »

Recent Blog Posts

A look ahead at 2017: A year of thresholds

By Subby Szterszky | January 17, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

For many of us, January is a month of transition, a time to take stock of the year that was and to anticipate the year that lies ahead. In fact, the month is named for Janus, the Roman god of thresholds, whom the ancients depicted as having two...

Read more »

A look back at 2016: The worst year ever?

By Subby Szterszky | January 17, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

If Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are to be believed, 2016 was the worst year ever. At year’s end, the social media platforms were abuzz with memes featuring expletives and rude gestures aimed at the number 2016. Others showed haggard, forlorn...

Read more »

Peace on earth – how and when?

By Subby Szterszky | December 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

Peace on earth. It’s one of the most popular sentiments of the Christmas season, popping up on cards, wrapping paper, and as the theme of numerous holiday ad campaigns. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, of course – after all, who doesn’t...

Read more »

Insights - Footer