A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
Reflections on Mr. Trump’s (apparent) policy of prioritizing Christian refugees.
My relationship with Joss Whedon is complicated.
Does pop culture necessarily lead to authoritarians and totalitarians?
No, not that executive order on immigration.
This post is about another executive order on immigration.
This started off as a joke when I proposed it; now I’m serious and think it would make for a good course.
A fourth business trip to Qatar, this time with a visit to a medical clinic
The Women’s March… Trying to figure out what happened.
A less-than-fair review
A guide for the bewildered.
It is hard to decouple Obama’s presidency from my personal life, but as he spends his last day in office, I can’t help but wish he stayed longer.
Damn it, Gerry.
Will Georgia and South Carolina ever get their new nuclear reactors?
“November 8, 2016, 4pm. My boss swings by my desk. She’s smiling, putting her coat on, talking of champagne with neighbors. She leaves, I check Facebook. Lots of selfies. One from Liv- white pantsuit, red ‘I voted’ sticker, red lipstick to match. It’s all planned. I close it. I flash back to 2004, downtown Hilton, DNC headquarters. A young democrat plays a hopeful melody on the lobby piano while we all get drunk in the ballroom bracing for victory, which never comes.”
Because every evil dystopia has its band of ragtag resistance fighters with that one in a million chance of toppling an empire.
Dear Presidential Committee:
On behalf of the nineteen Core Competencies as developed by the Consensus Statement on Presidential Attributes Sub-Committee on Selection Criteria Summit of 2048, we respectfully submit this Letter of Evaluation.
Hear President Trump ROAR.
Nameless, faceless… just less.
A letter home, after the failure of a twenty-first century theocracy.
Electricity doesn’t come from the wall socket.
Our education, perfected, in less than 140 characters.
Welcome to Dystopia Week. Let’s begin by taking a moment to understand why we write this way in the first place.
The fact that I’m on 200 means that I have been doing this for almost four years? Wow.
Let the Texans have their truck. Leave the rest of us alone. Sedans are also authentic.
I stumbled into what will likely take a few years to complete: Play every game for NES and write a short review about it. This Week: 10-Yard Fight, 1943, and 3D Worldrunner
The alt-right counted many victories this year but also exposed itself for what it really is.