I Walk the Line

In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Zaphod Beeblebrox steals a technologically advanced spacecraft. He’s not actually sure why he does this; he’s President of the Galaxy and th...

Ecce Homo?

Once, when I was teaching music at a Christian college, I was trying to explain some arcane bit of theory when one of the students blurted out, “That’s gay.” “Please,” I ...

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...

Truckin’

What a long, strange trip it’s been.  I (successfully) defended my dissertation in May. It was an interesting if grueling process, and as formative and educational as writing the dissertation w...

Neil Godfrey’s Reading Comprehension

Mythicist Neil Godfrey has displayed perhaps one of the reasons he’s a mythicist: his poor reading comprehension. On the comment thread of a score-tallying post (because scholarship is sport for...