Tag Archives: life

Life After the End of the World: My Dad, the Mayans, and Me

December 21st. For years that date had been discussed ad nauseum. The date the Mayan calendar ended. The end of the world. It became a joke. I thought it was pretty funny myself. I dropped a joke or two on Facebook about it. My Dad would have thought that was hilarious. In fact, he’d probably… Read More »

Review: Chronicle (2012)

I don’t know about the girls out there, but I know every teenage boy has wondered what it would be like to have super-powers. What would you really do with them? Lots of movies play with that theme, but I’d argue that none is as successful at it as Chronicle. You know why it’s successful? Because… Read More »

Everybody’s right, everybody’s wrong

The truth, it is said, is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and reality – and it cuts in all directions. Lately the education system is in the news a lot. Specifically, Wisconsin and its government’s moves to reduce (or on the other side, protect) the power of the teacher’s unions is currently on… Read More »