Archives May 2010

Writer’s trance

Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

After a long long hiatus, I am using some of my Copious Free Time for writing science fiction. Not wanting to repeat the mistakes that I saw in a certain Internet imbroglio last year, I am also trying to give myself a better multicultural education, and one of the first books that came to hand ...

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Missing the point

Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

Scene: A father is reading And Tango Makes Three to his three-year-old son.

Father: “…Roy and Silo taught Tango how to sing for them when she was hungry. They fed her food from their beaks. They snuggled her in their nest at night. Tango was the very first penguin in the zoo to have two ...

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Unprophetable art

Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

If we the infidels of the United States were actually groaning under the heel of an Islamist dictatorship, a government that dealt out harsh punishments to those it perceived as enemies of the faith, it would make sense for us, as a protest, to organize an Everybody Draw Mohammed Day. Defy the regime! Fill the ...

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You have nothing to loose but your bowels

Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

It appears that in honor of May Day, a major aqueduct of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has gone on strike.

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