Bruce Stockler

Vote SpongeBob SquarePants for California Governor

Democrats need not panic over the runaway train that is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s candidacy for the California governorship. They need only to borrow a page from Hollywood and field their own media-friendly candidate.So here, forthwith, a list of nominees for the Democratic nod:• Ronald McDonald. Name recognition, Q ratings and positive feedback

Not My Father’s Fathering: A Pledge

When I was a boy, my father was either absent or screaming, a lose-lose dialectic that forged my resolve to grow up to become a different kind of man. In the intervening decades, though, struggling to carve out my niche in the world, I rarely thought about fatherhood or children. But then, when I was 34, my son Asher was born, and, in a way,