Monthly Archives: April 2015

J.K. Rowling, Hypocrite Extraordinaire

Rowling, in response to somebody saying they can’t see Dumbledore as gay: “Maybe because gay people just look like…people,” Rewind a bit. Here’s Rowling, immediately after announcing that she always thought of Dumbledore as gay: She added [to what she … Continue reading

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How Do People DO This Routinely?

I’m in the middle of my Flannery O’Connor-esque black comedy and holy crap, my villain (I guess that’s ultimately the best word) is absolutely stomach churning. Almost literally. I feel somewhat sick when I write him. He is a rapist. … Continue reading

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A Note on the “Justified” Finale

I’ve argued with a couple of people over this and agreed with a couple, so let me make my position clear: In the finale the writers try to make it clear that we’re supposed to sympathize with a murderer who … Continue reading

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“Justified” Season Six Retrospective

First, the finale: The first 35-40 minutes were AWESOME. Absolute perfection, some of the best TV the show has ever done. The final twenty took place after a time jump, and it was a little dull. Winona remains the most … Continue reading

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Tonight is the Night

The “Justified” series finale. Desperately hoping they stick the landing on this one. I am ridiculously psyched for this. It’s a bittersweet day.

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George R.R. Martin Runs Away

Before I write this, let’s keep in mind a couple of things: 1) I am not Vox Day 2) I have read one full fictional work by Vox Day, which I greatly enjoyed 3) I disagree with Vox Day on … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Those of you who have been reading my blog for any length of time shouldn’t be at all surprised to learn that I am a massive Flannery O’Connor fan, as all and sundry should be. I am a cynical Catholic; … Continue reading

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Another Thought on Season 5 of “Justified”

The fifth episode of season 5, “Shot All to Hell”, is by far the best episode of that season. It is so good that I feel comfortable, after a re-watch, in saying that it belongs on the list of the … Continue reading

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Belated: The Hugo Nominations are Out!

I am happy to report that Sad Puppies has scored a massive victory. The nominations are here, among many other places. I just happen to be on this site as I write this. My comments: 1) Yes, Mr. Wright has … Continue reading

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Dr. Feser Knocks it out of the Park

Check out his new article, “The Two Faces of Tolerance”. Brilliant.

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