Category: essays, editorials, fisks, and rants

Thug Life

[While going through old posts, I found a comment that I felt deserved a post of its own. Since the author is a relative of mine and a guest blogger here, I took the liberty of editing the text and publishing it here. Funky] Violent music, aggressive thoughts linked “Violent lyrics in songs increase aggression-related …

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Fantasy & Science Fiction Review

The nice people at Fantasy and Science Fiction sent me a copy of their July Issue, on the condition that I blog about it. I am happy to oblige. As an overall assessment, this is issue is a lot of fun. I subscribed to this magazine for about a year in college before being broke …

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Pittsburgh TV News Rant

Pittsburgh TV news reporting sucks. Why are Pittsburghers are so bloody obsessed with weather? Between that and sports there’s barely any real news reported. I really don’t give a flying fig about Super Mega Kickass Vibromatic Storm Chaser 6000 and how it can slice and dice and make julean fries. Just give me a simple …

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Have Christian Bloggers Lost the Plot?

I'm worried that Christian bloggers have lost the plot. My grandfather used to say that the habits or faults of other people that annoy us the most may be ones we are also guilty of. I guess that was his atheistic Quaker version of Luke 6:41. I am very often reminded of that lesson and …

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Idiots On The Road

The Steelers just won the Superbowl, which means parties are over, the bars are emptying, people are going home, and there are countless idiots driving around the city honking like it's going out of style. Making matters worse are the groups of drunken college students staggering in and out of the streets with less appreciation …

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