On the art of punching down, punching-up, and punching sideways.
Crime. Also, justice. Also, injustice.
Dogs & Pandas and more!
Two scholars do a service for intellectual history in arguing how a distinguished thinker could have been so misguided.
Time to sharpen your fictional whetstones!
Way beyond the horizon.
An openletter to a closed mind.
What happened – and didn’t happen – in Austria.
Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump via J.G. Ballard.
Move around money, watch it fly…
Kids’ Movies that aren’t really Kids’ Movies
Sometimes you buy gifts for the gaming group you happen to have. Sometimes you buy gifts for yourself that you share with whichever playing group you happen to have.
Holy cow! Is it Friday already?
Indeed it is.
This Week!: Family, Cities, Health, Media, Religion, and Sports!
“We have discovered happiness” — say the Last Men, and they blink.
We are but a nation among many nations.
Earth and stuff in the Earth.
Saul DeGraw offers up some blunt talk to those who say that’s what they want from their leaders.
Don’t cry for Donald, Argentina…
News! Fake and otherwise.
Non-spoiler review for Arrival: See it.
Review with some mild spoilers within. (Also a discussion of various sci-fi tropes that, if I named them here, would constitute mild spoilers.)
It had to happen eventually.
What are liberals doing wrong with blue collar voters and a possible strategy for moving forward.
The Last Guardian is finally coming out.
With apologies to Dion
The shopping guide for the person who has everything.
This Week: Economics, Education, Europe, Creatures, and the Law!
Some food links for your Thanksgiving Day. (Let’s let politics – or at least Trump – go today, please.)
A day early, but we’ve got quite a bit ahead of us, don’t we? I mean, if you’re in one of the parts of the world where Thanksgiving is celebrated tomorrow.
Burt and Natasha Likko prepare for a Thanksgiving feast that promises to be a bit… eccentric.
Within days of the Paris Agreement being signed, a climate change denier was elected. What now?
Colorado, Utah, Idaho, California, Texas, and stories from other of the forty-five states.
A mediation upon history and the cultural impact of Donald Trump’s electoral victory.
Why an Obama voter made it a point to acquire one of those guns that politicians argue about.
An Artist Colony Meets the Algonquin Round Table Meets Water World
And on and on…