Inherently Different

is it because of the oil spill?

Watching a DVD today I caught the writing on the “legal” frame in which the DVD producer inserts the boilerplate legalese that says what constitutes “home use.” Did you know that watching a dvd on an oil rig does not constitute home use? Me either.

you’re a loser, baby

I have very little patience for certain things. Ok, full disclosure… I have very little patience for anything that is even remotely based on stupidity. Things that fall into the category of “new age” such as herbal remedies, crystals, shit like that. I am pretty sure those types of things exist solely to show the … Read more

it’s no good

It’s No Good – Depeche Mode Tonight the Red Queen and I watched 27 Dresses, the romantic comedy about a woman who was always a bridesmaid, but never a bride. In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit the film was entertaining, and ultimately, that is the only standard by which a film … Read more

3 strange days

What a week. I am not sure if I have ever explained how poorly I function when I don’t have ready access to the Internet. In case I haven’t, I don’t. On Thursday evening, I lost access to the Internet. I was essentially without a broadband connection through the weekend. I did manage to find … Read more

you get what you give

I think I remember someone saying something about the ecology of families… or maybe he was just saying that people who have children are ruining the planet. I have written about my thoughts on parents and the reasons people choose to have children before so I won’t revisit that particular hedge row this time out, … Read more


Let’s play spot the hypocrite… republican christian version… Who: * Voted YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. (Jun 2006) * Voted NO on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes. (Jun 2002) * Voted NO on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation. (Jun 2000) * Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage. (Sep … Read more

summertime blues

This has got to hurt the case for catastrophic climate change… and it makes my heart warm even while the earth cools… NASA has now silently released corrected figures, and the changes are truly astounding. The warmest year on record is now 1934. 1998 (long trumpeted by the media as record-breaking) moves to second place. … Read more

shake the disease

Ever wonder why the universe is so incredibly unfair? I often wonder exactly what rule controls the cosmos at certain times. For instance, let’s say you wanted to protest something… I don’t know, like the war… and you had the stroke of genius to showcase the need for say, I don’t know… boobs… over bombs… … Read more