On Sugar

Like a playboy about to head into a monastery; like a drug addict about to spend hard months in rehab, I was a man about to (make a serious attempt to largely) give up sugar, and this was my last weekend of naturally flavored sweetened goodness. In theory. I made a list of the things … Continue reading On Sugar

US Election 2016 – Part II, Clinton

From the beginning, it seemed like almost no one whose name wasn't Clinton wanted HRC to be president. If you wanted an experienced politician, you had Biden. A left-field choice? Bernie Sanders. A female president? Elizabeth Warren was a more exciting option. HRC, every time, was the choice with just too much baggage. Biden chose … Continue reading US Election 2016 – Part II, Clinton

On the First Signs of the Coming War Against the Machines

The 2016 election has been notable - among other weird and wonderful things - for the amount of racist, xenophobic, sexist, and anti-Semitic vitriol that's been flying around...from certain candidates. Or has it? I think, maybe, I may have stumbled on another possible explanation. I think the rise of the machines is happening now, and … Continue reading On the First Signs of the Coming War Against the Machines