On Eating Bitter

“If you really want to screw someone, pay them a compliment.” ― me

GoodJobCompliments feed the ego and make the compliment-ee feel good.  In turn, they also make the compliment-er feel good about making the compliment-ee feel good.  But what actually results from our happy, overstuffed, corpulent … Continue Reading...

 

HackerHaus Manifesto 2012: Year of the Dragon Edition

For me (and others), the Year of the Rabbit was pretty crappy in a lot of ways.  Don’t get me wrong… being alive surely beats the alternative (I presume).  But, there are two faces to being alive: living and existing.  I survived 2011.  I existed, but I didn’t really do … Continue Reading...

 

The Karate Kid

Creepy much?

Creepy much?

Just about everyone I know has been asking the same question lately:  “Huh?  ‘Karate’ Kid?  Shouldn’t it be ‘Kung Fu’ Kid?”

With the massive ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, controversy over illegal immigration, high unemployment, the still-tanking world economy, collapsing European nations, growing government bureaucracy, multiple … Continue Reading...