Reviews // 2 Articles
Strange Days Indeed: The 1970s - The Golden Age of Paranoia
9 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM
They say the darkest hour is just before the dawn, and caliginous thoughts often swirled through President Nixon's murky, insomniac mind.
Strange Days Indeed by Francis Wheen
21 Mar 2010 // 6:00 PM
Richard Nixon, runaway unemployment, fuel shortages, Uri Geller bending spoons, and the threat of nuclear holocaust. Why was everyone so paranoid?
How Mumbo Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen
21 Sep 2005 // 8:00 PM
How Mumbo Jumbo Conquered the World is no mere catalog of silliness and superstition for the amusement of the learned bourgeoisie -- rather it is a powerful jeremiad against the very foundations of modern society.