Super Mario Bros.: A Reflection of Society?

I’ll admit that, once upon a time, I watched Glee. I didn’t watch it for long. I really enjoyed the music, but the stories were crap. I know that a lot of people will disagree with that, but it’s just my opinion. Anyway, there was this one episode where a character had a throw away line … Continue reading Super Mario Bros.: A Reflection of Society?

Question of the Week #228

What, if any, fruits of our culture are worth more than even a million lives? For example, what if all the music or fiction of the past century was at risk? This is basically a follow up to last week's question, right? As with my answer last week, I'm just not one to think that … Continue reading Question of the Week #228

Compartmentalizing Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Kids, I experienced a lot in the short week that I was in Istanbul. And I'm pretty sure I won't be able to fit everything into one blog post. If I were to try, the post would get wordy and eventually stray into senseless rambling that just goes on for decades until you click away … Continue reading Compartmentalizing Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Letting Your Freak Flag Fly

Kids, there's been a lot of controversy involving the Confederate flag recently. Really, I suppose there's been a lot of controversy about the thing for 150 years. But it's really heated up in recent months. Disclaimer: I've stated in the past that I avoid writing about polarizing issues such as this. But it keeps coming … Continue reading Letting Your Freak Flag Fly

How Super Mario Bros. Changed the Face of Western Civilization

I'll admit that, once upon a time, I watched Glee. I didn't watch it for long. I really enjoyed the music, but the stories were crap. I know that a lot of people will disagree with that notion, but that's just my opinion. Anyway, there was this one episode where a character had a throw … Continue reading How Super Mario Bros. Changed the Face of Western Civilization

Aging

I've made it clear that I don't want to age. Back when I turned 29, I continually joked about how it would be my final birthday. I think that our attitude towards aging is a product of the culture and society that we've been brought up in. As children, we can't wait to grow up. … Continue reading Aging

Question of the Week #10

Which sex do you think has it easier in our culture? Have you ever wished you were of the opposite sex? Men have it easier. Without question.* I mean, our only responsibilities are to provide meat and make fire. Not to mention that the only discomfort we have to deal with beginning at puberty is … Continue reading Question of the Week #10