The Rhetoric of Violence

    Today, James Jay Lee died, shot by police. Lee walked into the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Springs, Maryland, armed and seemingly strapped with a bomb. Though most of the building was evacuated safely, Lee managed to take three people hostage. The stand-off lasted several hours, and ended when Maryland police had no choice but deadly force to finally ensure the safety of | Read More »

    The Rhetoric of Violence

    Today, James Jay Lee died, shot by police. Lee walked into the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Springs, Maryland, armed and seemingly strapped with a bomb. Though most of the building was evacuated safely, Lee managed to take three people hostage. The stand-off lasted several hours, and ended when Maryland police had no choice but deadly force to finally ensure the safety of | Read More »

    Discovery Channel Hostage Taker: Environmental Wacko

    Breaking: The Discovery Channel hostage taker is James Jay Lee, an Environmental Wacko. He has protested the Discovery Channel in the past and seems to have an unhealthy obession with the network. On his website, SaveThePlanetProtest.com, he posted his demands, which refers to Daniel Quinn’s “My Ishmael”. However you can’t get there now, so here you go: