Tales from the (brain) crypt ~ shadows and apparitions

By “brain crypt”, I’m not implying that I’m brain dead, although maybe after the antihistamine kicks in, I might have to revise that statement.  ūüėČ Kidding. Rather, I’m co-opting the anatomical definition of the word “crypt” for my own use… “a small tubular gland, pit, or recess” Thank you, Google.  You may not have a … More Tales from the (brain) crypt ~ shadows and apparitions

Kitty Spooktober ~ Halloween questions you haven’t asked, but I’m answering anyway ;)

Well, it’s not exactly like people go around asking each other these questions.¬† ūüėČ But I have this eye-rolling habit of offering up my thoughts anyway (lol). After all, it makes for great writing material.¬† Kind of like a springboard for the mind! And with that, I will do exactly that (write)…because I need exactly … More Kitty Spooktober ~ Halloween questions you haven’t asked, but I’m answering anyway ūüėČ

6-Month Milemarker

Yep, 6 months–and 6 days, too, but meh. ¬†I say “meh” a lot, I’ve noticed, which might be a positive sign? ¬†A sign that I’ve stopped giving much more of a shit than I should? ¬†Heh. So, here we are, at the 6-month mark on my road. ¬†All roads to hell are paved with good … More 6-Month Milemarker

The *Epic Fail* of pharmaceutical advertising on TV

Over the years, I’ve noticed some fairly egregious logical fallacies, half-truths, outright borderline-deception, and other ridiculousness in the arena of pharmaceutical drugs advertised on TV (“Direct-to-Consumer” advertising, or “DTC”).¬† The slipperiness and spin are atrocious.¬† I thought I’d point out a few examples.¬† The rhetorical retorts that follow the bolded phrases are almost exclusively the … More The *Epic Fail* of pharmaceutical advertising on TV

A few blogs that rule

The internet is an enchanting place.  Double ditto for the Kingdom of Blogging.  I mean, there’s pixiedust in that shit.  I’ve been known to forget to go to work while entranced in my WordPress Reader thingy, which eerily resembles a Facebook newsfeed, but it’s forgivable because it aggregates the posts of every blog you follow … More A few blogs that rule

Playlist: My top picks from ‘Breaking Bad’

“Breaking Bad” was arguably one of the best shows to ever grace the TV cablewaves.  I can’t find a single fault with it, other than the fact that it came to an end.  Every detail was meticulously attended to.  Everyone involved took their jobs seriously and performed above and beyond.  School teachers would file this … More Playlist: My top picks from ‘Breaking Bad’