I have to mention this. I don't know if anyone else saw the report last week where they found a dumpster full of Fan letters to Taylor Swift? I know she probably didn't have anything to do with it, but someone needs to take it in the shorts for that.
"...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer.
When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, you know which one you hit by the one that yelps!
Hold back your shock here. Sean Penn's 19-year old son attacked a photographer and yelled at him using both homophobic and racial slurs....and there's video proof. I guess we know where he learned THAT behavior. He apologized, but it's clear he only apologized because there's video proof. You don't use words like that in a situation like that when you've never used them before.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said, "... I drank what?"
"In a world of pollution, profanity, adolescence, broccoli, zits, ozone depletion, racism, sexism, stupid guys and PMS, why the hell do people still tell me to have a nice day?" - Unknown
Spring 2016 FoRT Yearbook Title: "Most Likely to Make a Short Story Long, and a Long Story LONGER!"