Last Friday, I wrote about trouble in one of the local Hash House Harrier clubs. A member known for picking fights in the past showed up at a recent event and hit two or three hashers. Someone contacted me and asked my opinion on whether the guy should be banned from the club altogether. I […]
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.
My last YCRT column was all about Kurt Vonnegut and Slaughterhouse-Five. Can you stand one more link? It’s a good one. Oh, all right, one more, in honor of the respectable citizens of Republic, Missouri … you know, the […]
I know, bloggage has been sparse this week; my mind was elsewhere. Where, you ask? Well, if I knew, I’d turn it into a blog post. On second thought, maybe I will!
At least some of my brain cells have been occupied with Hash House Harrier business. A hasher wrote to demand I condemn two […]
“Her new book was on the phenomenon of word casings, a term she’d invented for words that no longer had meaning outside quotation marks. English was full of these empty words – ‘Friend’ and ‘real’ and ‘story’ and ‘change’ – words that had been shucked of their meanings and reduced to husks. Some like ‘identity’, […]
What should I find on Facebook early today but this? Ah, the smell of troll in the morning!
I know, that’s some tiny print. Here’s what it says:
The Republican Party have sent me their 2011 Congressional District Census. It’s a checkbox response format, thankfully with an <Other> option, since a lot of my […]
I don’t picture myself as lame (who does?), but not only am I planning on taking a nap today, I’m looking forward to it.
Last night I put my book down and turned off the light at 11, then tossed and turned until the alarm went off early this morning. On my way to meet […]
Pardon the mess. My head just exploded.
Never mind his hurt fee-fees over the mean things Obama said, and the strong possibility he’s only saying this to hurt Rick Perry’s chances … this is Karl Rove himself saying it’s offensive to describe America as a Christian nation. Yes!
For years now the […]