Monthly Archives: October 2015

If Edgar Allan Poe Was a Contemporary Joke Writer

A couple of years ago, an entry in this illustrious journal explored the possibilities of what Edgar Allan Poe would conjure up as a present-day, news copywriter, aside from his deep involvement in poetry and ghastly short stories. The fabricated, … Continue reading

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Today’s Tirade: Sknaht is Thanks Spelled Backward

Don’t people know how to say thanks anymore? Courtesy seems to be a thing of the past. It’s common practice on Social Media these days to dish out a “like” or “favorite” instead of spelling out one’s gratitude in a … Continue reading

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Good-bye to a Tried and True Rite of Passage

The beautiful woman in the photograph above has nothing to do with the context of my following entry, but she sure is pleasant to look at, which is how models will be presented next year onward in one of the … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Moon

It’s weird how the moon effects one’s mood and behavior. At least for me it does. An age-old argument states that since lunar phases effect the time of tides and tides themselves, then so should the moon affect the ebbs … Continue reading

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Don’t Bogart That Pizza!

Ever read somewhere, or receive something in an email that says, “This actually happened: blah-blah-blah, etc.”? That’s when it’s time to search on snopes.com to determine whether to believe it or not. Well, how about this? A pizza parlor in … Continue reading

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Love, Kristen: Death, Be It a Stranger.

A friend and former coworker, Jessica, passed away a few days ago. It was most unexpected, however, as she was having massive headaches all of a sudden, which turned out to be a brain tumor that was inoperable and too … Continue reading

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