Man’s [sic] Dominion

I’ve been thinking a lot about apocalypse. It might be because I’m reading The Walking Dead (a zombie apocalypse graphic novel) and Y: The Last Man (all the men on the planet except for on...

Break on Through (To the Other Side)

Not long ago, I had a dream in which I rediscovered what it was like to believe in God — a dreamscape epiphany. It was gone when I woke, of course, but I half-remember the feeling of something &...

To Tell the Old, Old Story

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Marvin stood at the end of the bridge corridor. He was not in fact a particularly small robot. His silver body gleamed in the dusty sunbeams and shook with the continual barrage which the building was...

I Am a Terrorist Sympathizer

I am a terrorist sympathizer. I sympathize with the women who live in poverty and fear, under the thumb of dictators installed by alien powers. I sympathize with the clerics who have witnessed age-old...

Mr. Jones and Me

Believe in me ‘Cause I don’t believe in anything -Counting Crows I like to think of myself as a fun guy. I crack jokes, I’m easygoing. And I’m not just fun, but funny as well: ...

Santa Fe

“So, forgive me for not remembering this,” Ruthie said to me — my friends Ben and Ruthie live in Cincinnati and I had a chance to visit recently — “but you teach…?&...