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We Will Never Know

Models. Don’t talk to me about models. When the world doesn’t quite work the way you want it to work, you can always rely on the models to tell you what you wanted to hear. The thing about mathematical models … Continue reading

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Panfilov’s 28

My discursion into Russian cinema in search of a high-T alternative to Hollywood’s low-T offerings has had mixed results. The Guardians is Moscowood’s answer to the Avengers by way of a plot reminiscent of an Asylum film without the cheeky … Continue reading

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Hawaii Five-Uh-Oh

If you’re into network action/dramedy shows, you’ll want to give tonight’s episode of Hawaii Five-O a look.  For one thing, the show has not been renewed for an eleventh season.  Ten years is a pretty good run for any show, … Continue reading

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A Bridge to Tradition

Have you ever asked a bridge player to explain the rules to the game to you? They can’t do it. I’ve asked a dozen of them, and they are constitutionally incapable of simply laying out the rules of the game.  … Continue reading

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Passing Thoughts on The Boogaloo

This can’t go on forever.  As we approach the tipping point, the zeitgeist has shifted from thinking about the next Big Crunch as solely the realm of the paranoid and the conspiracy addled.  Many culture warriors seem to relish the … Continue reading

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Seagull on the Transom

Newsletter subscribers! Check your spam folders. The first four chapters of my next novel, Neon Harvest, have just gone live.  You’ll find downloadable links, the release schedule, and more, in the latest edition of Seagull on the Transom. Download a copy … Continue reading

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Home Essentials

Don’t really care if essential oils work as promised or not. When you live in the tropics and your thermostat entirely consists of opening or closing windows, scented candles are useless.  Particularly when you live near the top of a … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell The Wife

She doesn’t realize that the more time I spend around rugged men, the more I appreciate the big damn dog she insisted we get.  She might not appreciate the way their awful example leads me to make decidedly un-PC pronouncements … Continue reading

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Inverting Inversion to Maintain Power

“What does the clown do when the whole world is a carnival? How do you make someone laugh when the entire world is a joke? That’s the world we’re living in.” Jonathan Pageau, ladies and gentlemen, asking the questions that … Continue reading

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This past week saw your ‘umble host moonlighting on the set of a major network television show.  A small role that you’ll hear more about once the air date approaches.  This post will be vague because I’m not entirely sure … Continue reading

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