From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz

Colleagues: Three different people informed me of the passing of Larry Lorenz, retired communications department chair at Loyola University in New Orleans, who hired me for my first full-time teaching job after I finished my doctorate at UT Austin in 1986. He had an eventful career as a professional journalist before entering academia, as you’ll see in this WWL obit. I remember his intellect and sense of … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz

From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: ‘The most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth’

Colleagues: In the event you missed the news on Saturday, and I saw only snippets on the local evening news, Trump delivered a speech at the CIA in which he said “journalists are the most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth,” to the cheers of the spooks assembled, for reporting he is “feuding” with the intelligence community. In other words, we fabricated … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: ‘The most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth’