Fables of the Deconstruction


Last time, when our theme was “Wish You Were Here,” I knew the phrase would make you think of that song by Pink Floyd.

Summary of My Discontent

Sixty-seven ways to feel alive

Hold an ice cube on your belly until it melts. Learn to identify 20 trees by looking at their leaves.

Yep, I’m Gay

Hypocrisy! (The Musical)

There is nothing I love more than a tragic love story: tales of star-crossed lovers, fairy-tale narratives of couples road-tripping it, trying to escape parents and mental hospitals — t

Editor’s Note

Justice and the menace

Every time former President George W. Bush talked about bringing justice to a particular set of bad people, I died a little inside.



I’m not sure if I ever attended a slumber party where somebody didn’t play at least one 45 of Michael Jackson songs.

Raised Relief

On dependence

“… all experience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustome

Guest Commentary

‘Hello. My name is Joe, and I’m a Baptist’

Being Baptist these days is tough, not only because this diverse group is generally painted with a single brush of public opinion, but also because being Baptist is addictive.

Editor’s Note

Publisher approves Fake Issue

When I sat down to write this column, having spent the last two weeks writing and reading the wholly fabricated news, reviews and opinion pieces that follow, I wondered whether to be sincere.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Wish you were here

I chose the title “Wish You Were Here” for this column because that is a phrase one might find written on the back of a picture postcard mailed from some exotic location by a love

Summary of My Discontent

America is like a really nice bathroom

We live in the greatest country in the history of this or any other planet in all the known and unknown universe.