Fables of the Deconstruction

It’s all over now, baby blue

American popular music has long advised that “Life is but a dream” (“Row Row Row Your Boat”) and that “Nothing is real” (“Strawberry Fields Forever”)

Summary of My Discontent

CDC bulletin: Swine Flu and You

As winter approaches, cases of the H1N1 virus are expected to increase.

Editor’s Note

A trip down the river

The first call came from a person in the know.

Fables of the Deconstruction

‘Welcome to Costco, I love you’

To: Faceless multi-national conglomerates

From: Faceless Consumer #7348-3c

Subject: Please stop trying to sell me things. Please.


Piggish behavior all around

You say you’ve heard the story about three little pigs?

Not this one.

Keeping Up with the Jones

I am not Superman

Someone told me that I should write something lighthearted and happy this month. Lighthearted? Happy? Mean old me? OK, I’ll try.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling


Hello. (Ahem.)

My name is Pam Swisher.

(“Hi, Pa-aaam.”)

And I am … a gay-friendly-aholic.

Editor’s Note

Use your delusion

I was listening to “Francene” on WHAS Radio Monday morning, the first business day since the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive bill that, if allowed to remain relati

Summary of My Discontent

The metrosexual meter

So, I’ve been working on my personal style. For most of my 20s and 30s, my signature look consisted of a ponytail, ripped jeans and flannel shirts.

Editor’s Note

Good for (small) business

John Timmons doesn’t provide health insurance to his employees. Never has.