I often rail against the American electorate. They elected Donald Trump and they re-elected George W. Bush. They flipped a Democratic house and senate and replaced it with patently racist Tea Party stormtroopers. Those are the just some of the latest greatest hits. Some people are celebrating the house turning blue again and the huge […]Read More An Apology To The American Electorate
I posted about my shit list (which is largely but not entirely populated with people who ghosted me) recently. While writing that very post the first person on the list, my oldest friend, reached out to me and apologized for not responding to me for nearly a year. Maybe some universal agent tipped him off. […]Read More Unghostings
Reference materials: 1. romantic ghosting (roasting?) 2. platonic flavor (posting) … In the aforementioned posts, I asserted that ghosting is not really even rude anymore since people do it all the time nowadays- to friends, family, and non-platonic (I really have to think of a snappier adjective). I’m still good with that. But the whole […]Read More Ghosting: Cruel To Be Kind?
The tweet/mini review: The Vietnam War: importance 10 directing 10 story 10 effects photography 10 editing 10 SW score*: 50. Of note: devastating, indictment of the USA’s war that killed ~ 58,220 Americans & 1,353,000 Vietnamese. Bravo @KenBurns @LynnNovick #VietnamWar #genocide (MR0023) ++ content: Just watch it. I’m the most cynical person you will meet […]Read More The Vietnam War (Ken Burns, Lynn Novick): (mini-review++)
I was friends with a great lady back in 2002 when I was doing my first residential tour in the district. We had a shared common hobby. We hung out every week. What the hobby was isn’t important to this post. Eventually I moved out of the area and at some point I concocted the […]Read More Humanity Bites, Part 2 In an Ongoing Series: Reunited (feint) And It Felt So Good (for a minute) OR Fauxhship, False Offers, and Platonic Ghosting.