Monthly Archive: August 2015


Prepare to waste some time.

Skipping The Summer Reading

This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.

The Grift Economy

America’s grifter economy continues at pace.


Have you ever been lukewarm on something (or even outright disliked it), only to revisit it later and realize how wrong you were?

Don’t Trust, But Do Verify

Do not trust bureaucracies; but verify, verify, verify to make sure their errors get straightened out.

The Snake Is Implemented

Comment Snaking? The Unbounded Snake? WordPress Comments Ouroborosified? Still haven’t hit upon the just-right name, but she is here – the comment thread version of Santanico Pandemonium.

Full Court Press

Sometimes, the best defense is a good offense.