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Category: Rant

Existential Dread: Millennial Edition

I can’t decide if the threat of nuclear war with North Korea is real. That’s the problem with the Information Age. I know the details–nuclear tests and Frankenstein missiles and bond villain wannabes–but I have to draw my own conclusions. It used to be, “Hey, the Soviets are putting missiles in Cuba,” or “Hey, the Soviets have tested the H-bomb, so hide…

Something to be said

There’s something to be said for staying quiet. I once tried to speak and spook instead, and let me tell you, that was an embarrassment, yes the proverbial egg had cracked and dribbled down its partner chin that day. In high school I tried to take a vow of silence, would write out standard comments on flimsy flash cards, refuse to answer questions, though…