It is always fun to disagree with Christopher Hitchens. And from what I know about him, he won’t mind at all that I have the audacity to disagree with him even though he’s dead; he won’t mind anything much at all. But he did once write an article called “Why Women Aren’t Funny”, which skips… Continue reading Women Aren’t Funny?
“Why no funnies?” asked no one who reads my blog. Although, it is a good question. I do think I’m funny. So why am I not funny on this blog? One of the answers is structure. I am not a joke-telling kind of funny; I am a conversational kind of funny: banter. Not the my-friends-accuse-me-of-being-sexually-inappropriate… Continue reading Why No Funnies?
England, one of the big homes of the Enlightenment, and the birth place of Stephen Hawking, Newton, Bertrand Russell, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Thomas Malthus, is full of idiots. I lament the idiocy of my home country. Did you know, for example, that a school in Essex is banning triangle shaped flapjacks because they are… Continue reading England-based Hilarity (Sharing a post from a friend)