Category Archives: Famous Bastards

Quote of the Month

From the inimitable Dorothy Parker: “I think that Aldous Huxley utters the loud truth when he says, in Point Counter Point, that industry can never substitute for talent. There exists, especially in the American mind, a sort of proud confusion … Continue reading

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On Being Less Stupid

Ta-Nehisi Coates has an article in the current Atlantic, titled “Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War.” What an excellent bad example of a title. Coates just called you, me, and everybody else who reads English … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

I’ve just woken up to the nightmare in Las Vegas. At this point, over 50 people are definitely dead, making this the worst mass shooting in American history. The count of wounded has doubled in the past hour, from 100+ … Continue reading

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So It Begins

I’m off Facebook. Please contact me directly, and check out this blog.

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Unfriending Facebook

I’m done. I spent years wasting time on Facebook, and I’m done. I’m deactivating my accounts a little later today, and then, barring heavenly intervention, deleting for good after I’ve had a few days to evaluate. I’m rarely impulsive. This … Continue reading

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Astronomy Update

In January, I published a set of posts about my lifelong passion for astronomy– a passion never properly nourished, but that’s a long story. One way or another, it’s been an unacknowledged part of most of my life. I suspect … Continue reading

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Protected: Farewell to Honeybunch

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Protected: Freedom!

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