Oh No! Civilization Is Totally Coming To An End!

No, civilization’s not really coming to an end. But people do get hysterical over all sorts of things, don’t they? Sometimes it’s better just to sit back and giggle. The future of men’s fashion is frills. Lots of frills. Only it isn’t, of course, but you can still take a moment to laugh at this…
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Lost Letters, Awful Trends, And People Who Have Lost Their Heads

As it’s the beginning of the year, bloggers and reporters are doing a lot of year-in-review stuff. I’m not, but here are a few things that have caught my eye recently. The alphabet is pretty codified these days, and there’s no use trying to get them to squeeze an extra letter in there, or even…
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Poison, Snakefighting, Racial Slurs, And Deathtraps

Life is really kind of weird, when you think about it. Today I got yet another shot–this time, a flu vaccine. I don’t get these for myself, so much, as for other people I might come into contact with. My own immune system is pretty effective against these types of things, but apparently 90 percent…
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Candy-corn Oreos And Other Things To Be Skeptical About

Don’t get me wrong, I actually appreciate the multi-Oreoed world we live in, and the diversity of delicious cookie goodness available to us: Double Stuf, mini-Oreos, Neapolitan Oreos, Mint Oreos… there’s a lot out there. I’m really not sure candy corn Oreos were a good choice, though. Does anyone really love candy corn? I mean,…
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Olympics And Spoilers

I like to know the end of a story before I read it, and I like to know the ending of a movie before I see it. Yes, I like spoilers. For me spoilers don’t spoil the story–they enhance it, because then I get to watch for beautiful foreshadowing and artful little details that should…
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