Lime Green Velcro

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Arts education is a tricky business. In fact, there are those who will assert that training in the arts—especially college-level training—is pointless, because “art” cannot be taught. I tend to agree with this point of view, but only up to a point. Generally speaking, I think David Mamet was correct when he said, specifically of […]

Fun with Cops: Idaho

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I travel frequently, covering many thousands of miles every month in my never-ending quest for a biweekly sack of silver. The more time one spends behind the wheel, the more likely it is that one will encounter some variety of law-enforcement official. I have certainly met face to face with my share. Most have been […]

To Be or Wanna Be

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  I write book reviews only rarely, which is not to say I do not have opinions about books. I have opinions about pretty much everything. Even ice trays. I could do a whole thing on the shoddy state of today’s ice-tray technology, but…uh…how about I save that for another time. Anyway. The other day, […]

Dry-Humping a Machine Gun

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Every once in a while it’s fun to go off a nutritious reading diet and pick up a cheesy adventure novel. You just kick back and turn pages. Recently, I found myself in the mood for some fluffy reading dessert, so I was excited when I stumbled upon two books by John Ringo: Under a […]

Greetings and Felicitations

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Greetings! Now that the site is up and running, I want to take a moment to offer my most massive thanks to everyone involved in its creation. First, to Andrew Disney and everyone at All Trades Design. They did first-class work, and I couldn’t be happier. More importantly, however, they put up with me. To […]

An Interview with Seth Andrews

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Seth Andrews is the creator and host of The Thinking Atheist podcast and website. A former Christian broadcaster, he details his turn from religion in his book Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason. He is also the author of Sacred Cows: A Lighthearted Look at Belief and Tradition Around the World.  (Both are available on Amazon.) Seth’s […]