Twitter is run by boomers

Twitters hamfisted hate speech detector strikes again! If you think about it, though, a lot of living, breathing human beings have broken sarcasm detectors, too. Simply using the word “nazi,” for example, makes stupid people’s little Christmas tree lights that pass for their brains flicker. Me: “Nazis existed.” You: “You said Nazis! Hate speech!!!!! You are a Nazi and now I am one for saying … Continue reading Twitter is run by boomers

TWO FREE BOOKS, TODAY ONLY

The Act of Laughing Evan Barnes and his wife Audrey have just moved into their dream home, located in the exclusive gated community of Blackwell Estates. As they begin to delve deeper into the lives of their strange and somewhat eccentric neighbors, however, dark secrets are uncovered that will quickly transform their dream into an unimaginable nightmare. Grave Concerns Vampire astronauts. A court-imposed speech regulation … Continue reading TWO FREE BOOKS, TODAY ONLY

I watched the new Twilight Zone last night

I liked it. I’m not one for posting lengthy academic analyses about things, because I’m incapable of that, but as a lifelong fan of the original and the ’80s reboot, as well as a great admirer of Serling’s, I found it worthy a worthy successor. It “felt like” the Twilight Zone, if that makes any sense. My wife enjoyed it as well, and now we … Continue reading I watched the new Twilight Zone last night

Thoughts on “Black Mirror”

Black Mirror, judging by the handful of episodes I’ve seen, is at times some pretty smart TV. And I do love a good anthology series. The key to a good anthology series, though, at least for me, is variety. I keep seeing Black Mirror” billed as a “modern-day Twilight Zone.” Twilight Zone, however, fluctuates in tone and mood from week to week. You’ve got your … Continue reading Thoughts on “Black Mirror”