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Category Archives: General Interest

The Promise

So the biggest problem with having shoes made out of rocks is that they just break apart – look at all these beaches we have now. Used to be the planet was covered in water with a mountain or a meadow here and there, but everyone’s walking around in their rock shoes and those rock […]

Page from Italo Calvino’s “The Castle of Crossed Destinies”

Storytelling as a matrix: Hamlet is the formula for King Lear backwards, Faust is the formula for Oedipus backwards. Here’s a higher quality version in pdf format.

Confessions of a ‘Nado Chaser

Looks like there might be a tornado in Athens County today. Brings back some ugly memories for me. Just when I thought I was out of the ‘nado chasin’ game, they pull me back in. And by “they,” I mean powerful ‘nado winds. Matter of fact, I used to be a ‘nado chaser. Before catching […]

Healthcare Reform Bill Passes, Earth’s Orbit Remains Intact

TODAY’S NEWS: Healthcare “reform” bill passes, Earth continues to orbit sun AND rotate on it’s axis.  Conservatives panic about “socialist” healthcare despite the government having been entrenched in the industry for centuries and despite a critical misunderstanding of what the word socialism actually means.