Category Archives: Thought

The “Culture” Culture, or Yossarian’s Deal

When I was younger, the newspaper would do that thing where schoolkids would draw pictures of their dads for Father’s Day or send in letters to Santa Claus or directions for how to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving and the … Continue reading

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The First Law of Rock-Em, Sock-Em Robotics

A robot may neither rock nor sock a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to be rocked or socked.

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Today’s Deep Thought (was: Today’s Stupid Irritant)

If you can’t convey meaning with words alone, you don’t need emoticons. You need to learn how to write.

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QUESTION

If the Treasury came out with dollar coins featuring notable Americans (not Presidents), who would you want on such a coin and why?

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QUESTION

If you could own the entirety of a single magazine’s run, which magazine would it be and why?

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Me and B

We all have things in our past we either regret or at least are not overly proud of. I’d say that if you don’t have such things, you haven’t done much living. Our lives and characters are shaped by them, … Continue reading

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Antisocial Networking

Bear with me because this is going to sound weird. So you know how I have been on Facebook and Twitter, right? Well, recently I had a bit of a crisis concerning them. Here’s the thing: I am an introvert. … Continue reading

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“When Fascism Comes to America it Will be Wrapped in White Plastic Armor and Carrying a BlasTech E-11 Blaster Rifle” — Sinclair Lucas

Suppose tomorrow the Bush administration announces plans to deploy thousands of Homeland Security Troops to American cities, to walk the streets armed in the search for un-American, possibly terrorist activities (such as taking photos where there isn’t anything obviously pretty … Continue reading

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