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Mar
17

the “imperious” spanier goes to trial

Update: ABCNews reported that Spanier’s defense team called no witnesses and the jury has the case now. Spanier never took the stand; so much for his bravado. This may mean the defense is conceding guilt and preparing for appeal. Update: Former Penn State…

Feb
15

graham spanier’s alternative reality

Update The culture of corruption defined in the last post now occupies the White House where corrupt and former Penn State president, Graham Spanier, can find work following his March 20 criminal trial on the one felony charge that remains standing after all…

Nov
1

spanier, a culture of corruption, and cultural production

Spanier updates Remember the idiots in the photo above, a photo released by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania attorney general when Spanier (the smiling idiot) and his two lieutenants, Schultz (the one with the Hitler mustache) and Curley (the one to the right of…

Sep
25

a writer in malamud land or the great spanier purge

Prologue: For those with a short memory, Graham Spanier was the 1986-1991 Oregon State University provost who made a mess of the Oregon State English department, then ran away to the University of Nebraska, from which he ran all the way back east…