Welcome…

… but be forewarned. You’ve stumbled onto my patch of cyber “real” estate. If odd drawings of semi-naked, not-so-polite people will offend you, limit your views to the “Published Work” pages. Don’t go to… Continue reading

BLOOD SPORT

Who says the good ol’ U. S. of A. is not a democracy? It certainly is one, just not like the one described in civics books. Am I showing my age again? Do… Continue reading

THE ADULT ’HOOD

“Left school with a first class pass, Started work but as second class. School taught one and one is two. But right now, that answer just ain’t true.” Do you remember that bitter… Continue reading

AHUMANISM

Used to be the end of us was to be thus: Given, that we are valued only for what we do, then as our doing could be done more efficiently by machines, it… Continue reading

ISOLATED, INSECURE AND ANGRY

It’s good to be welcomed to the neighborhood, workplace or any other active community. It’s not so good to feel that you still don’t belong. While it’s good that they all want to… Continue reading

EMILY, KARL AND VINCENT

There always seems to be a cover charge for Club Inhumane or at least a drinks minimum – “kool-ade” as much as JW Blue these days. Getting in this hang out of the… Continue reading

ROBO-SERF

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.” –Satchel Paige (American baseballer) Yes, you are right to fear the coming of A.I. But not the drones in other parts (for now) of… Continue reading

SCREAM

“Make me want to holler / The way they do my life” (Marvin Gaye and James Nyx, Jr. 1971) Though it’s not like anything bad has happened to me recently to bring such… Continue reading

FUN AND GAINS

The culture industry not so much adapts to the reactions of its customers as it counterfeits them. ―Theodor Adorno, 1903-1969, German social philosopher “Life is [not] a cabaret, old chum” It’s more a… Continue reading

LIES LIKE TRUTH

MACBETH: I pull in resolution and begin To doubt th’ equivocation of the fiend That lies like truth.         –Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5 I am old enough to remember when the news… Continue reading

DECONSTRUCTING MOONSHINE

The powers-that-be find community in any form troublesome. Any time the hoi poloi (the many) assembles, it means less profit for the hoi oligoi, (the few) be that assembly to nix a pipeline… Continue reading