HBO’s Game of Thrones has crossed its Season 7 midpoint and nobody knows what the Hell is really going on…still.
Amazon Moves Closer To Corporate Conglomerate Whole Foods CEO John Mackey called it a "marriage" and believes that the $13.7 billion dollar deal was "a dream come true." However, some stock holders are less than enthused about the hastily-arranged corporate nuptials. That's because it goes against good business sense. Whole Foods could have entertained offers... Continue Reading →
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. - Robert Frost
“Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.” ― Sherman Alexie (Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven)
With the severity of the Native American plight, escapism is a very realistic and practical defense against misery. This is quite evident in Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven. In this novel, Alexie captures an elaborate depiction of reservation life. The characters are terminally suspended in the abyss commonly known... Continue Reading →
Denis Johnson’s book Jesus’ Son portrays single serving slices of what it means to be alive. According to this provocative collection of short stories, there is more to being alive than simply breathing and eating. This examination is relayed to the reader in terms of altered states of consciousness, jaded recollections and sexual fascinations. In... Continue Reading →
"The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever." - Paulo Coehlo
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. - Mark Twain