I’m glad you found me. If you’ve landed here you’re probably curious and a little weird. Nowhere else on the internet will you find something at this particular cross-section of cultural commentary, TV and movies, books, geopolitics, and religion.
Know the element of irreducible rascality in yourself
— Alan Watts
This place is like the barbershop in Coming to America. Maybe it’s the one guy with many faces (Eddy Murphy). Or the old Jew (Eddy Murphy). Perspective wrapped in a wry joke.
Here’s a sample of posts:
Culture & History
Polygamy series (Part I of IV)
Lyndon B. Johnson
We are made to live like firemen (partly a review of Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness)
The Sublime Transgression of an Appalachian Hero (Matthew McConaughey's memoir Greenlights as progeny of Albion's Seed)