CORT CASADY

Emmy Award-winning Writer, Producer & Inspirational Author

The Casady Blog

Tommy Smothers made us laugh, and he opened our eyes

An Appreciation When The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour came on the air in February 1967, I was a junior in college. My roommates and I put aside whatever we were doing and watched the show every Sunday night. For us, it was what would later be called “appointment...

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To Borrow is Human— to Forgive Debt is Divine

Cort addresses the escalating college tuition fees in the U.S. and the subsequent student loan debt crisis. He provides a comparative analysis of tuition costs across renowned institutions. The narrative also delves into President Biden's initiative to alleviate...

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Democracy Dies in Darkness

       My father was a newspaper man. After managing three newspapers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, where I was born, my dad became the editor of the Arizona Republic and the Phoenix Gazette. They were the morning and afternoon newspapers in Phoenix, Arizona,...

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Defending Women: The Birth of a Surprising Coalition

       Coalitions have long been a powerful tool for creating change in America. In 2008, for example, Barack Obama’s path to The White House was paved by a coalition of several voting blocs, including progressives, white working-class voters, racial minorities,...

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Fertility Medicine In The Crosshairs

     Barbara and I were a happily married couple when we decided to try and have a family. We had no idea it would be difficult to get pregnant. For most of our young, single lives we feared getting pregnant. Then, when we wanted to, we couldn’t. Like so many couples,...

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