This Post Is Not A Prank

I racked my brain to try to come up with something to top last year's April fool's post, and my imagination failed me. Maybe I can do better next year.However, today does mark the two year anniversary of this blog. This blog has evolved and gone through various stages. I never expected it to end up becoming what it has become, and I'm rather curious to see how it will evolve in the future.The first year was one of experimentation. I get a chuckle when I think of my writing Jason … [Read more...]

Sometimes I Ponder The Universe…

...but then I remember it's turtles all the way down and relax.I've got non-blogging stuff to do, so I'm going to kindly direct you over to Agora.Gus diZerega: "Our conservative and right wing Christian opponents try and frame their position to give them the upper hand.  One of their most effective methods is to point to violence and crime and argue that it is fear of God that keeps people well behaved. This is a frame that once accepted makes it difficult to prevail.  C … [Read more...]

Agora: A New Film In The Pagan Cinematic Pantheon

I think I've mentioned before that I'm not a weeper. I can squeeze out a tear, maybe two in a sad movie, but crying isn't something I do often or easily. I wept softly all through Agora. *There may be spoilers ahead.*I'd been waiting to see Agora for months. Finally the little art-house cinema in midtown decided to show it for a week, and some friends of mine decided to make an urban adventure of it. The nature of our adventure actually added to the experience of seeing the film. We first … [Read more...]