Part I - Part II - Part III - Part IV - Part V The lecture had gone well. There weren't too many stupid questions today. Sure, there was the occasional know-it-all, but they were out out of their league and were easily dismissed. The real geniuses wouldn't come out of the woodwork until Friday … Continue reading Life Sucks Then You Die Part VI
Backs need scratching Pardon me Fat cats laughing Pardon me Of all the men who rot in jail Appeals exhausted, challenges failed The ones who need a helping hand The ones whose crimes are victimless Of all the men he could have chose To have their cases finally closed He did what any rich man … Continue reading Pardon Me (A Poem)
Way back when I joked about things you should not do in your car. Okay, I wasn't joking about most of them. Cars are serious, and even though I enjoy driving a manual transmission with the wind in my hair, it's becoming evident to me that we will be better off once these cars can … Continue reading Roadkillers.
In the case of Dumbass v. Dumbass nobody wins.
In 1981 Bill Gates supposedly said, in defence of the IBM PC's 640 KB memory limit, "640K ought to be enough for anybody." Gates denies that he said this, and I believe it is probably just an urban legend, but I can guarantee that somebody, somewhere said something like this, because these kinds of things … Continue reading Never Say Never – A Time Travel Odyssey
Part I - Part II - Part III - Part IV Holed up in this shitty hotel room, we're bathed in television glow. My fine friend sleeps like a baby on one of the beds. He has finally developed Stockholm syndrome as I hoped he would. He doesn't care anymore if he lives or dies. That's … Continue reading Life Sucks Then You Die Part V
Matters involving cultural and religious freedoms are rarely simple. This is especially true in the province of Québec. The province is so culturally different from the rest of Canada that it's citizens nearly voted to separate from the country in 1995. The referendum that asked whether Québec should become its own sovereign country brought out … Continue reading A Matter of Church and State