Stories by Clancy Sigal

Clancy Sigal is a novelist and screenwriter in Los Angeles. His latest book is Hemingway Lives! (OR Books). He can be reached at clancy@jsasoc.com. subscribe to Clancy Sigal's feed

Posted on: Jan 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

El Chapo's downfall is pure Hollywood.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An East London bystander spoke from his gut during an attack.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Hemingway would have worn Daesh's insult as a badge of honor.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Meet the families funding our elections.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Contemptible heroes" often suffer terrible isolation for standing up for what's right.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Due to my disabilities, I’ve fallen into the habit of not watching whole movies.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Here are seven takeaways from the prosecution's presentation of the case.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

People in charge continue to keep their mouths shut.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The recent killings of James Foley and Steven Sotloff highlight the risks and dangers reporters face throughout the world to get the truth.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We need enemies the way a thirsty man needs water. Without a constant supply, defense contractors would have to lay off workers and American “resolve” would remain untested.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lauren Bacall was a true-blue, New York, left-of-center, liberal Democrat her whole life.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A large number of the men who stormed Utah Beach on D-Day 70 years ago also carried in their backpacks an invisible mental weight.

Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

One and a half million dead — many in wars you never heard of.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Contemptible heroes fight for justice while swimming against the powerful currents of emotion on their own side.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Savio's was the face of protest before Jane Fonda, Joan Baez and Bob Dylan.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Academy was founded as a union-busting front for a company union — and it remained shady and bloody for years.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Internet and a lot of focus have enabled Elliot Higgins to be a leading journalist.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our money is being stolen not at the corporate sports stadium but at the corporate White House.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

LA politics are notoriously confusing, but the recent election was stratospherically off the boredom chart.

Posted on: May 18, 2012, Source: CounterPunch

With the Republicans outspending progressives 20-to-one, Obama’s Democratic National Committee stubbornly refuses to invest a penny in the battle to unseat Walker.

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