To show I am still alive (at least I am operating under that impression, true or not), I thought I would pass along a couple things that struck me in my recent limited trips to the internet.
I have often said over the last six years that I feel like we are living in a […]
It’s not like this place has been overflowing with content, but there likely will be a growing sparsity. There’s a variety of reasons. the most significant of which seem beyond my control at the time and which I may discuss in the future if I can get a handle on them.
Suffice it to say […]
We have strange attitudes toward mental illness. Psychological disorders aren’t so bad if they give us characters who entertain us on television (the obsessive compulsive title character in Monk), in movies (the multiple phobias and disorders in What About Bob?) or even in classic literary works (the depression of Winnie the Pooh‘s Eeyore and apparent […]
This started out as simply a post about some of the fascinating stuff flowing out of NASA earlier this week (and, no, I don’t mean “news” about Lisa Nowak). But a variety of items conspired to lead to its delay and inclusion here, as well as a declining attitude toward much. The silver lining is […]
Satire is a dangerous vehicle. There is a fine line between farce and simply being absurd, between making a point and clobbering the reader over the head with it. At times, those lines, particularly the latter, blur for Matthew Moses in his Anti-Christ: A Satirical End of Days. Yet there are probably many in its […]