Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Today is the anniversary of the birth of the following people (among others, naturally): Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Auguste Rodin, Charles Manson, and Neil Young. So, as you can see, some Novembers the 12th look good on reflection, while others have some explaining to do. Jeanette Winterson’s depiction of a fundamentalist mother in Oranges Are Not the Only… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Shooting Thoughts

Another angry young man has shot up a crowd full of people, and, as the Onion so aptly puts it: Sadly, Nation Knows Exactly How Colorado Shooting’s Aftermath Will Play Out. Yes, we know there’ll be vigils, and gun control fights, and arguments over violence in movies, and at least one idiot will tell us that… Continue reading Shooting Thoughts