Category: Current Events

Sensationalism Buries Flint and Hampers Environmentalism (Vlog)

    Zoologists and climatologists have challenged the narrative portrayed by the new Netflix documentary ‘Our Planet.’ This documentary tied walruses jumping to their deaths to global warming without giving due consideration to alternative explanations. This very much seems to be a case of…

Is Now The Best Time To Be A Writer

The modern day certainly isn’t romantic. You need time for romance. And the modern day is all about instant access.  So, it’s no surprise that sepia hued conceptions of lone desks in sparse rooms reeking of whiskey jar with reality. And this jarring leads…

Dudebro Six Figs – The New Approach to Writing

The pines creaked and swayed. Cold settled like a chill blanket as the sun slowly sank. If I followed the advice I’ve found in some writers guides I’d have never arranged words in that particular order. Those sentences wouldn’t exist. Description is gauche you…

Sargon of Akkad is a Bugeyed Boy Scout Loon – Ideology kills Nuance – Envirofail

By viewing this discussion via the lens of individualism vs collectivism Sargon has missed some key points. It, i.e ideological lenses and pathos are perennial problems with being a pundit. I’m not here to berate Karl but rather point out some misconceptions he’s allowed…

Noble Order of Asshole Knights – Join or Serve!

So, I was practicing violin (poorly) from a Mel Bay book I picked up. One of the songs is Gavotte by some fop named Praetorius. Being that I’m about as naturally musical as a coked up bobcat trapped in well full of nettles I…

Look Out Boss! It’s the Bots!

            The closing paragraphs of ‘The New Yorker article, ‘Machine Hands’ (John Seabrook), contain this little nugget: “It’s also possible that this second wave of A.I.-based mechanization will automate the farmer’s job long before it removes the need for…

Forgetting Labor

‘There’s more than that to being poor.’ A discussion on the disconnect between pundits and the working class. The question as to whether or not I should upload this… was answered – when I did a random search for Free Domain music on the…