The Clorox splashed around and sanitized the black bucket. I watched with a lump in my throat; that meant they didn't make it. My dad had taken care of it by dumping the contents of the bucket into the gulley. Less than twenty-four hours earlier, there were four tiny, breathing kittens huddled together in that … Continue reading Inordinate Compassion for Animals as a Cure for the Unbearable Lightness of Being
Arts and Leisure
Is the Body Positivity Movement Really So Bad?
Yesterday, psychologist and bestselling author Jordan Peterson decided to take a break from Twitter after posting a picture of a plus size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated and saying, "Sorry. Not beautiful." He then proceeded to criticize the choice of model, calling it "authoritarian" as though it were meant to re-wire our brains … Continue reading Is the Body Positivity Movement Really So Bad?
Edgar Allan Poe
A poem written for my student right before they read "The Cask of Amontillado"
“Disco Elysium” Review
Since this blog’s instigator requested video game commentary, I decided to bite the bullet and post a review. Are there more important things to consider? Yes. Are there more widespread concerns in this group? Yes. But did our illustrious leader request such writing? Yes, and I am but a sycophant, here to please. Before discussing … Continue reading “Disco Elysium” Review