Pwager Ewert’s Safe Bet (A Prologue)

Disclaimer: There's been a rather major revelation (no pun intended) in the time between when this was written and when it's being posted. Suffice to say, he's dug himself a very deep hole that spells out the word "shallow" when viewed from above. There are more entries in this series, but they're needing practically top… Continue reading Pwager Ewert’s Safe Bet (A Prologue)

It’s Only Death

A talking point that's been getting a lot more buzz lately than it should regarding the pandemic is this notion of the death toll being blown up, that these deaths are what we see every year from the flu or other illnesses and conditions, but now they've got a fancy new coat of paint. For… Continue reading It’s Only Death

Dumb With A Capital Duh

Another day, another "plz subz my chanel!!!" question-that's-not-actually-a-question on Quora. It's a fairly straightforward demonstration of a total lack of self-awareness, how the same people who get the most irked by spam often espouse a fair bit of it themselves. On this particular day, though, someone took it a step further. To be fair, the… Continue reading Dumb With A Capital Duh

Privilege and the Pirate

If you want to discuss privilege and inequality when it comes to employment, healthcare, education, and security, I will gladly hear you out. In fact, I'd be the choir to your preacher. I'm fully in agreement these massive gaps in income or standards of living across the world as well as our own backyards are… Continue reading Privilege and the Pirate

Heart Work (Left Chamber)

I hate the phrase "1% Inspiration/99% Perspiration." I understand it, and I don't disagree with it in principle, but too many people assign the wrong values to its numbers. As a wise one once said, "Numbers don't lie. People do." Think about it. What exactly do those percentages represent? Are they time spent on a… Continue reading Heart Work (Left Chamber)

Split-Second Guess

Have I ever mentioned that Rashomon is one of my all-time favorite movies? I adore the storytelling device of multiple perspectives, even when its done for laughs like that episode of 21 Jump Street that was more or less my introduction to the very concept years before I actually saw the Kurosawa film. My sociology… Continue reading Split-Second Guess