Six Degrees of Adam Lanza? aka Where’s My Xanax

Very serious and important people are more shocked and horrified than you are  at what Adam Lanza did because their outrage is official. Their grief is so profound they get paid to bluster about it on live TV. Forget about gun control. Gun control discussion have reached an elevated level, which is probably a good … Continue reading Six Degrees of Adam Lanza? aka Where’s My Xanax

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Post Les Mis Reactions: Jean Val-Jean and Wolverine

Wolverine and Jean Val-Jean: The Eerie Similarities Both must start a new life after a dark past. Precious metal (silver and adamantium) becomes the key for both to forge a new identity. Um. JVJ sings angry. Wolverine…screams angry. Wolverine has claws. JVJ doesn’t have claws. Hmmm… maybe not so uncanny after all.

Conspiracy Theories for a New Age of Doom

Conspiracy Theories for a New Age of Doom By Aaron Dorman On December 21, those in the know were ABSOLUTELY certain that, as predicted by the Mayans, the world was going to end. A giant rogue planet hiding behind the sun was going to collide into the Earth. Or the magnetic poles would reverse, causing … Continue reading Conspiracy Theories for a New Age of Doom

Shakespeare, Star Trek, Little Boys, and Jackie Robinson

I have a phobia of Shakespeare professors. I think they are a cult. There is ample evidence to support this. Both of my Shakespeare teachers were creepy, lecherous (in a creepy way you see), had lots of facial hair, and wore purple. They also were intellectual snobs and didn't read much beyond Shakespeare, but that's … Continue reading Shakespeare, Star Trek, Little Boys, and Jackie Robinson

The “Fiscal Cliff”-Lessons From Sim City 4 (and Dakota’s Brain)

Aaron says: I've been playing a lot of Sim City 4 doing a lot of job hunting and applying to schools lately, but every now and then my mind wanders to fun times gone by, and the current fiscal crisis triggers within my mind fond memories of an urban planning strategy game I played last night many … Continue reading The “Fiscal Cliff”-Lessons From Sim City 4 (and Dakota’s Brain)