Category Archives: paranoia

Why Speed?

Maximum I have often remarked, while driving in our car, that most other drivers seem to consider the speed limit a ‘minimum’, always traveling at least 10 kilometers per hour over it. In fact, there seems to be an ‘unwritten’ … Continue reading

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Uncivil War

The tiki torch parade on the eve of the Charlottesville, Virginia protest march was nothing short of a visual provocation. There can be no other explanation. The organizers knew that it would inflame the “Alt” Left and bring out an … Continue reading

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Is this Normal Behaviour?

In early 1978, I met the woman who would later that year become my second wife, and her two-year old daughter. The details are unimportant, but the relationship that I split up is the point of this story. Background Sue … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Oz in Space?

I saw a gif the other day on Facebook which showed a short clip of Han, Chewy, Leia and C3PO in the woods (obviously from The Empire Strikes Back), followed by a shot of the four main characters from The … Continue reading

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Duck Soup

…and quackers.

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Is There Anything New Under the Sun?

Bert and Ernie After watching Sesame Street for years with my children, you can imagine my surprise when I watched “It’s a Wonderful Life” for the first time: I heard the names, Bert and Ernie, spoken in the same sentence, … Continue reading

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Walk-ins: do they exist?

Angel on My Shoulder   Yesterday, I watched a very old movie (1946) which involved a gangster getting a second chance at life, after he was shot dead by his partner. The devil, played by Claude Rains, had made Eddie … Continue reading

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