I’ll be presenting a paper at this Friday’s 75 lat Batmana Konferencja naukowa in Wroclaw. I’m really excited about this because it allows me to use both my nerd and geek brains at the same time for once…
Vegetarians are surprised?
It just does, okay?
On Mother’s Day, Norman Bates really pampers himself. On Mother’s Day, the Call of Cthulhu is to his mother.* On Mother’s Day, Woody Allen gets an awkward visit from his wife’s mother. On Mother’s Day, Jason Voorhees buys a nice hat for his mother’s head. On Mother’s Day, Charlie Brown wishes he could understand the […]
The US’s Secretary of State John Kerry: “It’s an incredible act of aggression. It is really a stunning, willful choice by President Putin to invade another country. You just don’t in the 21st Century behave in 19th Century fashion by invading another country on a completely trumped up pretext.”
The thing about living a quarter of the world away from home is that every time I say goodbye to someone I love in the States, I have to remind myself that there’s a chance that this is the last time. It’s one of those emotional realities you have to subscribe to when you live like this.
When I ask my students to do presentations in front of the classroom, their first question is inevitably: “How long does it have to be?” Being a quality over quantity kind of guy, my answer is always: “You’ll get as much time as you need.” But what most students learn when they’re finally speaking […]
My friend John sent me this and I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me. This was the ticket to the first concert I ever went to. Radiohead’s “Creep” was getting airplay and I liked it, but I was actually more excited to see Belly, as I had loved their album Star. Belly was […]