Monthly Archives: April 2013

Twitter Does the Classics By Earnest Prankheimer

Twitter Does the Classics By Earnest Prankheimer     Readers Digest Condensed Books have been around since I was a kid, for those who want to read classic literature, but don’t want to, you know, have to read all those words.  I … Continue reading

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What’s a Meta For?

What’s a Meta For?     A metaphor could be said to be like a symbol on steroids (to use a metaphor).  By comparison, it takes us to a deeper level of understanding and meaning.  It’s often a figure of speech — … Continue reading

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Good Cop Bad Cop

Good Cop Bad Cop     You know how this works, right?  There’s a crime suspect alone in a room.  In comes the bad cop and puts on a simian threat display, maybe even slaps the guy around a little, then leaves.  … Continue reading

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The Presence

The Presence     There’s something out there.  It’s something that’s been with us throughout all human history, some other intelligence.  Encounters with extraordinary beings (or supernatural, if you prefer) are part of the legend and mythology of every culture on Earth.  … Continue reading

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Welcome to Birdsville!

Welcome to Birdsville! (This week’s post goes out to sister punster Janet)     Good to see ya!  Wren did you get here?  Did you fly in, or come by rail?  Came here on a lark, did you?  My name is Drake … Continue reading

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