Center for Strategic Communication

It is the Nine Eleven Century

[by Mark Safranski / “zen“] Thomas Wade, long time ZP reader reminded me this morning of the post I wrote on the 10th anniversary of September 11. If anything the world has changed for the worse. Will we change course? I don’t know. The Nine Eleven Century? Ten years...

Central Standard Time, Issue # 2

[Mark Safranski / “zen”] Professor Totorici has the second issue of Central Standard Time up. My contribution for this issue comes from the ZP archives – in keeping with the cultural spirit of CST I decided on a book review, the one on American Spartan by Ann Scott...

New Book: High Towers and Strong Places by Tim Furnish

[Mark Safranski / “zen“] High Towers and Strong Places: A Political History of Middle-Earth by Timothy R. Furnish The hundredth anniversary of the terrifying and tragic Battle of the Somme seems a fitting time to review a new book about Middle-Earth, as it was born at...

Central Standard Time

[by Mark Safranski /”zen“] I wanted to announce the debut of a Chicago-oriented culture e-zine, Central Standard Time, to which I will be one of the regular contributors. What is CST? In the words of the publisher, the Grammy nominated producer and professor of music,...