Arts & Culture TelevisionBrandon SanchezMay 13, 2019
A political satire with Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a constant presidential candidate, “Veep” gleefully exposed the hollowness of unbridled ambition, and it was fun (if also dread-inducing) through Sunday’s finale.
Arts & Culture IdeasBrandon SanchezApril 15, 2019
April 14 was the 80th anniversary of the publication of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, the greatest social novel of the 20th century.
Arts & Culture TelevisionBrandon SanchezMarch 22, 2019
As we come to grips with a national history of violence, greed and racialized privilege, this fable of noblesse oblige rings hollow.
Politics & Society NewsBrandon SanchezMarch 13, 2019
“The intentional killing of another person is wrong and as governor, I will not oversee the execution of any individual,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Arts & Culture TheaterBrandon SanchezMarch 08, 2019
“His story is so triumphal in the sense of what he was eventually able to do,” responding to persecution and oppression with an outpouring of love.
Politics & Society DispatchesBrandon SanchezMarch 04, 2019
On a snowy Saturday in Flatbush, the snowy-haired independent senator from Vermont kicked off his second bid for president.
Politics & Society NewsBrandon SanchezFebruary 06, 2019
In his 82-minute address, President Trump devoted much of his time to attacks on illegal immigration, but he also called for a ban on late-term abortion and for family leave legislation.
Arts & Culture IdeasBrandon SanchezJanuary 31, 2019
When I was 19 years old, a production company paid me to attend the Super Bowl.