Be Stiff

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Devo, the trail-blazing nerd-rock group out of Akron, released Be Stiff in 1978. I spent a wild night seeing them...

Ghost in the Shell

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C60 (carbon-60) is generating a lot of interest in alternative medical spheres. The third form of carbon after graphite and...

America Eats its Children

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In 1729 the great satirist Jonathan Swift published his ‘Modest Proposal’ as an attack on the British government's inability to...

Above The Hairline

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I’m not going to start with an analysis of the symbolism of hair. People have written books about this sort...

Lets Face the Music of Time

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In 1936 Irving Berlin composed his masterpiece ‘Let’s face the music and dance’ for the Astaire and Rogers movie ‘Follow...

The Sin of Gluteny

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Gluten-free foods are everywhere.  It wasn’t always like this. I remember when the first gluten-free labeled products started appearing in...

Tentacles of Love

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No, this is not a reference to obscure Hentai. And before you ask, I only know about that because I...

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