Late Night: Star Spangled Birthday

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 8:00 pm

Today is the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.


Late Night FDL: New National Anthem Time

By: Monday January 2, 2012 8:00 pm

Since we’re all apparently doing it wrong when it comes to the Star-Spangled Banner (and really, as a good old drunken warbling tavern song, it has its moments, but it’s not the only good old drunken warbling tavern song out there), what would you choose for America’s New Kickassingest Theme Song?

A Little Speechwriting Help for the State of the Union

By: Saturday January 22, 2011 9:00 am

Next week is the State of the Union address, and I thought I’d offer a little last minute, unsolicited advice to the president and the White House speechwriters. Some may think it presumptuous, but as one of “we, the people,” I think it’s allowable. It’s not like they have to take the advice, after all . . . but it sure would be nice to see and hear something like this.

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