A reply to my critics
The author of "My Name Is George, and I'm an Alcoholic" clarifies his views.
August 9, 2001 12:00PM (UTC)
Steeped in the rough-and-tumble spoken-word movement, boiled in punk rock, roasted in alcohol, pressure-cooked in American literature and turned like a newel post on the lathe of American journalism, Cary Tennis brings his angry oratory on arts, politics and culture to Salon every other Thursday.
This week, in a reply to readers who disapproved of his recent Salon cover story,
"My Name is George, and I'm an Alcoholic," he mounts a spirited defense of the First Amendment.
For broadcast or other reuse, contact Adrienne Crew.
COMPLETELY AD FREE, FOR THE NEXT HOUR Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address
"Game of Thrones" rules the Emmy noms
Women and the "white baby challenge"
Paul McCartney, master of the live show
"Nickel and Dimed" for the Amazon age
Factory farming is worse than I feared
Is Joe Biden the new Hillary?
Susan Collins: So much for "pro-choice"
Why won't Mitch protect the election?
Copyright © 2018 Salon Media Group, Inc. Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written
permission is strictly prohibited. SALON ® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a
trademark of Salon Media Group Inc. Associated Press articles: Copyright © 2016 The Associated Press. All
rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.