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Deconstructing Krazy Kat

by Joe Palmer

[ november 11 ]

Sancta Simplicitas, a mouse and the Jesuits

Shelley's Necessity of Atheism

by Joe Palmer

[ july 11 ]

Religions are merely unreal, not of this physical world, until they become the fires that burn heretics

A theatre of pure stichomythia: Twitter and the tragic

by Seamus Sweeney

[ june 11 ]

"I alternate between revulsion and fascination, between periods of Twitter celibacy and promiscuity."

Old Scratch's Tea Party

by Joe Palmer

[ march 11 ]

"Republicans and Democrats are more or less equally divided among educated Catholics, Presbyterians, Congregationalists, Evangelicals and other mainline national churches. It is the outliers, the gullible and grasping, who are up for grabs"

Poema morale: a moral ode, a sermon

by Joe Palmer

[ february 11 ]

Today there is nothing that is not therapeutic

Xenophobia and Babel

by Joe Palmer

[ january 11 ]

A little Hitler in your head...

Pseudo-scientists, pseudo-shamans and mass delusion: contemporary US culture

by Jim Chaffee

[ december 10 ]

US citizens are as superstitious as any residents of so-called third-world nations. There have recently been localized delusions regarding witches in parts of Africa and New Guinea. But the operative word is localized. In the US it is national.

Tea Party and Know-Nothings

by Joe Palmer

[ december 10 ]

"The Tea Party wants a balanced budget, fiscal responsibility, limited government, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, along with charity to begin at home, the free expression of opinion, sovereignty, the rule of law, justice, God, honesty, family, Kinder, Küche, Kirche, Dum spiro, spero..."

A word album, lol

by Barrett Brown

[ november 10 ]

"The sexual revolution led to an epidemic of lesbianism and infanticide. Welfare reform led just as inevitably to mass starvation in the inner cities. The New Deal continued to snowball until 90 percent of the U.S. workforce was digging trenches and putting on Eugene O'Neill plays under the Works Progress Administration."

Race and language after Twain

by Joe Palmer

[ november 10 ]

"Every language is good enough for the needs of the person who speaks it"