Running with Obi Wan

I read an interesting story this morning about Alec Guinness, the original Obi Wan Kenobi… In his autobiography, Guinness described an odd event that occurred while he was walking through London. He wrote: “I was walking up Kingsway in the middle of an afternoon when an impulse compelled me to start running. With joy in … Read more

I Hate You and I Berate You

Spock Silences the Punk On Bus

The “I Hate You” Punk On Bus in Star Trek IV is one of the great sci-fi comic relief bit parts. The kinder, gentler Punk is back, and he has a grey beard just like me!

An Astronomical Mistake

When a scientist wades into theology, the apostle Paul get converted by a meteor like the Chelyabinsk exploding meteor. Brilliant.

The Guile in Argyle

Scotland’s independence bid is over, so now it’s time to address a phenomena that probably started in Scotland but somehow went horribly awry when it came to the US.

I’m talking about argyle.  For full disclosure:

Yes, I lived through the 80s.

Yes, I wore argyle socks.

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