John Eskow

John Eskow is a writer and musician. He wrote or co-wrote the movies Air America, The Mask of Zorro, and Pink Cadillac, as well as the novel Smokestack Lightning. He is a contributor to Killing Trayvons: an Anthology of American Violence. He can be reached at:

Please Hand-Sanitize All Pitchforks and Torches: Tips For a Safe Coronavirus Riot

What Will You Do If the Democrats Steal It from Sanders?

Doomsday Clocks and Apple Watches

“Get a Brain Morans!” A Pro-American Manifesto

Harold Pinter’s America: Hard Truths and Easy Targets

“It’s All Kinderspiel!” Trump, MSNBC, and the 24/7 Horseshit Roundelay

How Can We Live With All of This Rage?

The Revenge of FrankenStalin and Other Russiagate Folktales

Me, Bill Moyers and Rachel Maddow

Sympathy for the Drivel: On the Vocabulary of President Nitwit

One More Slaughter, One More Piece of Evidence: Racism is a Terminal Mental Disease

MSNBC: A Trainload of Fools Bogged Down in a Magnetic Field

My Gold Star Mother Has a Message for General Kelly: Go to Hell and Stay There

Witch Hunt TV: You Can Trust MSNBC, Really….

MSNBC Goes Full Dr. Strangelove

A Sane America Would Build Statues to a Utah Nurse

Among the Racists

J Geils and the Death of the American Band

Allen Ginsberg’s America vs. Rachel Maddow’s Russia

On the Pornography of Internet Comments: Don Cheadle and the “Butthurt” “Libtards”

Jimmy Kimmel is a Total Dick and Other Reflections on the Oscars

Trump’s Accidental Truth Will Take Him Down

The Loneliness of the American Leftist

Donald Trump is the Loneliest Man in America

Breaking News: Melania Trump’s Original Speech Was Even Worse

American Presidential Politics is a Small, Dumb Network Sit-Com in a World of 1000 Channels

My Generation: One Last Scream on the Way Out

The Death of Prince and the Death of Lonnie Mack

Introducing Hil-A-Leve: the Pill that Specifically Targets Nausea Caused by the Clintons

Trump’s Self-Hatred Will Destroy His Campaign

The Fake Courage of Caitlyn Jenner

The Bizarre Compulsion of Black Men to “Reach for their Waistbands”

We Need Boots on the Ground in Iraq!

The Saga of the Welfare Queen Rancher

Miley Cyrus Twerks; America Goes Insane

Who’s Afraid of Black Men’s Eyes?

This N-Word Sh-t is Completely Effed Up

The Most Sickening TV Show in History

Mitt Romney’s Homosexual Panic

America, for God’s Sake, Pay Your Whores!

Castro, Baseball and the Thought Police

The Second Killing of Trayvon Martin

How Mitt Romney Tried to Win the Hip Hop Vote

Radio for Men Who Can’t Get Laid

Kill ‘Em All and Let God Sort ‘Em Out

Let Me Be Clear: We Should Not Eat the Poor!

The Fables of Obama

"It Smells Like There’s a Dead Body in the Damn Car!"

Advice from the Hollywood Caucus

Born on Veteran’s Day