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radcon

radcon  n.— «Why are so many of these angry workers, who can barely pay their family’s bills, voting for radical conservative (“Radcon,” in Reich’s parlance) Republicans instead of Democrats? Because, Reich answers, the Radcons...

Labana

Labana  n.— «The downbeat Labana (Spanish slang for Havana) is a story about fleeing Fidel Castro’s Cuba on makeshift boats and rafts in dangerous waters.» —“Alejandro Sanz sings a political tune on new album” by Michael D...

watermelon

watermelon  n.— «The keynote speaker, William H. Holms, presented a talk entitled, “Wimps, Weirdos and Watermelons,” in which he stated environmentalists were just a bunch of unemployed welfare-leeching Communists. He suggested...

retcon

retcon  v.— «In the useful and fast-spreading parlance of comic book fans, Dijkstra has boldly “retconned” most of 20th century American art history. That is, he’s given it a new “retroactive continuity,” rewritten...