Category Archives: pseudoscience

Cheerful Lies and Embracing Darkness


Every kid I’ve ever babysat draws pictures and, regardless of scene, puts a perfectly round sun with wavy rays in the corner. Ask him why, and he’ll tell you it’s there. Remind him he can’t really see it, doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Death Looks a Lot Like Hunter Thompson


“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” Hunter Thompson Unfortunately, they don’t work for me. I hesitated to post this, but then asked myself, “What Would Dr. Gonzo Do?” and … Continue reading

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So Your House is Haunted, Now What?


On several formally reputable channels, you can watch dozens of shows about ghosts and spirits. Contact one of these glorious shows, and they will come to your abode, find evidence of paranormal activity, show you the evidence, and leave with … Continue reading

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7 Things Your University Instructors Wished You Already Knew


1. The syllabus is like your bible. Only, you should actually read it, not just hold it in your hands and yell at people like some folks do. Also, don’t make a religion out of your class, and, if you … Continue reading

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Superheroes, Hegemony, and Normal People


I am thoroughly convinced that our reactions to superheroes says all anyone needs to know about our personalities. Now, I’ll admit, I never really was one for comic books, but turn those books into cartoons or movies, and I am all over … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Guide to TV


I am a picky watcher of TV. In fact, I don’t even subscribe to any cable or satellite services. I don’t take suggestions easily, mostly because anytime someone says the words “You would like” I have to wonder how anyone else knows … Continue reading

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Ten Facts* That Should Keep You up at Night


*These aren’t really facts. More like thoughts. I’m liking this 10 point form and I’m feeling a bit badly for neglecting my poor little blog, so you get two today. Side effects may include blurry vision from rubbing your eyes … Continue reading

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