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Fat-Earthers

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more… Personally, I’ve a general rule to try to avoid breaches of any kind. Data breach, breaches of faith, a breach in the hull of your 19th century Nantucket whaling vessel… none of those are good news and more than likely all […]

Kabelsalat

It’s true I’ve never been a particular fan of Oktoberfest but were I do find German culture excels is in having a word to describe everything*. So saying, “Kabelsalat”, or, ‘cable-salad”, meaning the resultant tangle formed by disorganized cords over time. And they say magic isn’t real… Don’t even get […]

One-Queer Anniversary!

I had a salesperson recently trying to describe the merits of a silver vs. gold bauble. Not caring I told him that either or would do nicely. Or/ore? Obtuse granted but I’m rather fond of that joke. It has been WAY too long, my friends! Today, however, is the auspicious […]

Short Stop

Presumably you are familiar with the expression, “less is more”? Children are extremely literal and I was no exception. Upon hearing the phrase for the first time I found myself suitably perplexed by its seemingly paradoxical makeup. Like the newly blind applying mascara. Would a Picasso joke have gone over […]

Outbreak 2

Good evening! [Please say that in your head as a 20’s European cinema vampyre. Thank you.] I stumbled across an obvious epiphany just now which is- I needn’t write a big ol’ fancy article every time I publish here. No English teacher is going to appear and admonish me over […]