As Though Our Two Hearts Have Been Mashed Together As One

Okay. This gentleman is a wonderful photographer. No joke. He’s a real pro. His shots have a compelling, luminous quality. Strong portfolio. Good stuff. But this has got to be one of the very worst ideas for a wedding photo ever. (Third from the top.) My second reaction is of course the inescapable metaphor. “We’re…

Possibly (Hopefully) The Low Point

5 days until final book deadline. There’s a certain amount of shaving and showering that should be happening but isn’t. The true sign that I’ve reached the end game (as well as the low reserves of my mental faculties) is when I must resort to lab rat methods of motivation. Witness (metaphorically only, unless you’re…

Q&A: “Is Mankind Inherently Good Or Evil?”

Q: Is Mankind’s basic nature to be good, or evil? A: If those are the only two choices, then “good,” definitely. I sense a disturbance in the Force which corresponds to thousands of voices crying out with information…information that they can barely recall, from a single college Philosophy course that they barely passed. Blah blah…

Finish Him!!!

Had a brilliant idea today: a “Mortal Combat”-style fighting game in which all of the combatants are not particularly noted for being physically intimidating, to the point of downright milquetoastery. Playable characters include: Eddie Deezen Mr. Bean George Costanza Pee-Wee Herman Paul Lynde Rick Moranis (as Louis Tully from “Ghostbusters”) Larry David Woody Allen Dr.…

Soya Lechthinin (an emulsifier)

Well, let’s just break in this new WordPress blog. Observe as I make blogging history by writing this sort of thing without invoking one of the (hang on, let me count ’em up) seven different phrases that normally must be invoked under such circumstances. First off, you’re to be commended for reading this post. It…