Cultural Literacy, American Style

Cultural Literacy, American Style

A Partially Complete and Completely Partial Survey of Sorts Disclaimer: My boss, a highly intelligent gentleman eminently well-educated in his field of Finance, has frequently called me “a font of useless knowledge,” largely due to my (compared to his)...
Glibbooks 5 – Write your own subtitle

Glibbooks 5 – Write your own subtitle

Everyone bitches about the shitty big screen adaptation of their favorite book(s), but there’s got to be at least one that didn’t suck. Is there a movie that did a book justice? Enjoy this Glibcrostic and let us know in the comments, or don’t, go...
DIE Old Man!

DIE Old Man!

Our little university has initiated a series of training sessions for faculty and staff on Safe Spaces. The whole gender thing has become a rabid hobby among influential segments of the academic community, and is endemic among the students. I even see it running...
Are You a Sucker?

Are You a Sucker?

Since Biden announced his Magic Presidential Decree Order for Student Loan Forgiveness I have heard much bemoaning by people (on this site and elsewhere) that this makes them a Sucker for paying off their loans. Are you a sucker for doing so? Yes. Yes, you are a...
Profiles in Toxic Masculinity XVI – Frederick Douglass Part II

Profiles in Toxic Masculinity XVI – Frederick Douglass Part II

This is the second half of the tale of a personal hero of mine, Frederick Douglass. He was born a slave in Maryland around February either in 1817 or 1818. I first became aware of his greatness when I read the letter he wrote to his “owner”. It should be required...