Phil Davison: A Politician’s Lament

A while back, former Minerva Councilman and Deputy Mayor Phil Davison (“America’s Councilman“) wrote the following in a Facebook message.  As he discusses his political prospects, Davison makes a short but profound statement about American politics.

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2015 NBA D-League Slam Dunk Contest

2015 D-League Dunk Contest winner Jarvis Threatt of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers

The NBA Development League held its seventh annual dunk contest Sunday at halftime of the D-League All-Star Game in Brooklyn, New York.  Jarvis Threatt of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers defeated three other contestants to take the victory.  For highlights, watch the embedded YouTube video below. Continue reading

Super Bowl Half Time Show Recalls The Interview


Sunday’s Super Bowl half time performance featuring recording artist Katy Perry ended climatically with “Firework,” the same song that played during The Interview’s controversial scene.

With Sony’s motion picture The Interview sparking discussion of free speech this past December, it seems almost obligatory for The Saturnalian to cover the film.  However, with nearly two months elapsed since the release, the film has yet to be covered — until now. Continue reading