Category Archives: Humor

Dishonest Diplomacy: A Seizure in the Body Politic.

“We’re only trying to protect our mutual interests. Imagine how a major accident in one of those arteries would affect your economy?” President Miriam Rena sat across from General Georg Reoviro, their reflections clearly visible, though grayed, in the smooth … Continue reading

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Redemption

“It’s just a stud, you’d barely even notice it!” Steve Andrews had been begging his mother to lend him some money to get a nose ring. It was the kind of thing she would never have let her older kids … Continue reading

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Break Room

“It happened again!” “Oh?” “Someone opened the door.” The half dozen ladies sat around a long folding table topped with a faded yellow plaid veneer. The fluorescent lights glared down on them, exaggerating the already unnatural hues of their hair … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand: Everyone’s Favorite Egotistical Lady

“Ayn” is an adopted name from the Yiddish word for eyes. No one knows why she chose it. I decided to read Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. I’m just coming out of the last throws of that 1200 page illness. Rand … Continue reading

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Subjective Immortality: A scene from a cafe in Rome.

(Warning: lots of crude language ahead.) “It’s called subjective immortality. It’s like, thousands or even millions of alternate yous die, but the you that’s really you, like, nothing can touch him” “Wait a second, what was that dude’s name?” “Oh … Continue reading

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Yestaborday was Labor Day: My first day of school and Steig’s CDB

Well, technically yestaberday was the dayborday after Labor Day. Yesterday was the first day of school. I finally got to go beyond the acronyms and meet the students! I will be posting more shallow stuff these next few weeks while … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch Me, I’m Norwegian: Migration and Temperament

There are a lot of Indian families in our area. The greater Boston area has a lot of technology and biotech companies and attracts tech people from all around the globe. We were just having a conversation about how the … Continue reading

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