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Posted by on May 6, 2023 in Blog, Essays, Politics, Rants and Raves | 0 comments

The Coronation Abomination




Someone, please explain why in the year 2023 there’s still such a thing as a “king.”

In a nation pressed with severe domestic needs – including a public health crisis – what can possibly justify squandering a whopping $125 million of the nation’s treasury on a “coronation?” This exorbitant cost comes atop the millions just spent on the late Queen’s *11-day* funeral last year. I mean, what’s up with that? I know a cremation service down the street that could have had the whole job over and done in 48 hours for 900 bucks (note-they only take cash). Then, there’s the $110 million this dysfunctional family of inbreds leeches off British taxpayers every single year.

Seriously, why are these preposterous and loathsome medieval traditions of royalty — constant bowing and fawning, mass serfdom, and so-called superiority by birthright — still a thing?

Explain it to me like I’m a clueless American foreigner because I just don’t get it.

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Posted by on Apr 29, 2023 in Blog, Essays | 0 comments

How to Watch Sports on Television




[Disclaimer: Watching sporting events — indeed, watching television at all — is mostly a waste of time. However, let’s move past that and talk about ways to maximize watching spectator sports on television.]

I can’t watch sports the way I used to anymore. Remember the old days when we used to turn on the TV, watch the entire game from start to finish, sit through all the commercials, and were pretty much captive to whatever the networks spoon-fed us? Well, it’s different now. We’re in control. We have the power.

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