The Content of our Discontent
Donald Trump Indicted, Again, According to Donald Trump
Former president and current candidate Donald Trump says he has been informed a Miami grand jury has handed down indictments against him.
POETS Day! Translating Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Ovid’s Metamorphoses, an epic poem containing some two hundred and fifty plus myths, is one of the most important works to come down to us from antiquity, at least as far as we can be sure it did.
Do the Republican Candidates Really Think They Can Beat Trump?
Do the Republican challengers expect to beat Donald Trump? No, but they do hope that he will go away and they can take his place.
Suburbanite on an Early Spring Morning
Movie of a man
Weekend Plans Post: Lines that Go Unexpectedly Hard
I noted this particular exchange with Maribou who told me “that sounds like Beckett.”
Mike Pence RetCons Mike Pence
The former VP thinks a confluence of events, divine intervention, & the indefatigable self-righteousness of Mike Pence will make him president
Video Thoughput: Don’t Beam Me Up
In this episode, I take my first look at the classic Star Trek TV series. In particular, would it be possible to beam people through space?
Nero Wolfe’s 45 Minute Scrambled Eggs
“Tell me forty minutes before you’re ready.” Her eyes widened. “Forty minutes?” “Yes. I knew you didn’t know.”
It’s Going To Be a Hard Summer
It sure is ideal weather for baseball.
Star Wars Episode III, The War on Terror, & The Wars To Come
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of The Sith has seen a renaissance as the generation which first watched it has themselves now become adults.
Ice! Ice, Baby!
I drank my room temp water and seethed. And then I had a thought: Is there such thing as a countertop ice maker? Oh, there sure is
Thirty Years of Dinosaurs: An Ode To Jurassic Park
Dinosaurs are just cool. A sense of wonder is key to a good science fiction film and Jurassic Park plays it perfectly.
FDR’s D-Day Prayer Still Calls For A Response
FDR’s D-Day prayer to announce the Normandy landings of WW2 still has truths to teach about the timeless enemies that threaten all of humanity
Open Mic for the week of 6/5/2023
Happy birthday, Björn Borg!
A Grand and Glorious Show
Ain’t it a grand and glorious feeling?
The Golfer’s Assistants
Bonus panels of boys and men.
Saturday Morning Gaming: Serial Cleaner
A fun little nostalgic sneaker that tells you to not think so much about it.
POETS Day! Robert Service
A lot of Robert Service’s poetry is “Casey at Bat” length. It’s long enough to tell a tale and wander off on a wistful tangent here and there but not so long as to let an audience start to ask where the story’s going