Category: Current Events

Teenage Mutant Ninja Gay Frogs

https://nypost.com/2018/02/05/teen-hormones-being-altered-by-gender-bending-chemicals/ https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7761895/Humans-exposed-44-TIMES-BPA-thought.html Look how hard I work…give me money so I can buy water filters and stop redecorating. Ooo that lamp would look absolutely fabolous….NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Democratizing Prissiness – Hey Guys and the Fainting Couch (Vlog)

The Atlantic has a recent article about the problem with ‘hey guys!’ as a greeting. There were 17th century French aristocrats that fainted less. I’m still utterly sleep deprived so if you don’t mind meandering through this topic at a snails cadence then perhaps…

Exploring Russell’s “The History of Western Philosophy” – A First Glance at the Introduction

I give some commentary on the introduction to Lord Russell’s “The History of Western Philosophy.” I am rather pressed for time as my work schedule has me waking up at one AM; and although it’s a Saturday I must make it to the pub…

Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)

Finally back in the house. It’s a touch difficult to pick a title for one of these vlogs that’s all over the place. So, I sort of just listed some of the main topics under discussion. I go over those and some odds and…

Russians in your latte? …more likely than you think!

Sometimes when folks get to know me and find out that I am originally from Russia they ask me geopolitical questions. And of course I hear the news every sodding day. News like this:   …Which only tangentially touches on Russia but nontheless makes…

Preistcraft

I will never cease to be baffled by the pride that a good chunk of humanity seems to take in submitting to preistcraft. By preistcraft I do not necessarily mean religion. In this broadened definition I include many ideologies and yes…among them I dare…

Zoom Doom

It’s bad enough to deal with the melodramatically apocalyptic ambience of Gen Z (or Omega if you’re Greek), the painfully temporally constipated notion of millenial, but now the generation that has never heard the dulcet tones of dial up is gonna be dubbed Zoomers…a…