Author Archives: adi

What Net Neutrality?

People are freaking out in the US now about the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) allowing corporate communications giants, Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, and AT&T, even more control over the Internet. If nothing stands in their way, soon a bill … Continue reading

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One Way to Gauge Your Optimism

Ride your bicycle to work on a windy day. Wear shorts. Comfortable saddle optional. Mine was comfy but discomfort might actually help some people towards the result desired here. Now then, work your way through the frantic city traffic and … Continue reading

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What’s Your Name, Hurricane?

Harvey. Irma. Katrina. What is up with giving hurricanes regular human names? Seems strange. I know what some are going to say. That Irma is fast approaching Florida and now is not the time for this kind of tomfoolery. Well, … Continue reading

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#547 Hours

My friend, stressed out by an interview she got going this afternoon, says to me, “I got up today at an hour that does not even exist.” “What time?” I inquire. “Six.” “Yeah, heard about that one,” I say. “Mythical.” … Continue reading

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Sex Fridge

According to this author’s confession to his priest, at least one woman in his life has matured enough to accept the idea of have a fridge stocked with snacks placed next to the bed in which the do their essential … Continue reading

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Video Japan

Japanese video games have a flavor so distinct that even a person with no tongue could taste it. Different people than the bland–honestly, bland–American masses hungry for more standardized, convenient, mind-numbing entertainment and then complaining they are not getting anything … Continue reading

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Shout out to our sponsor and what it actually means

Did you know that the opening line of so many YouTube clips lately, the “Shout out to our sponsor” line, actually means “This is a commercial break, not part of the show, not what you clicked on this video for, … Continue reading

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