The GameStop Game

I tried to understand this GameStop brouhaha. I read a news article on a website titled (basically) what you need to understand about the GameStop/Reddit/RobinHood controversy, but ended up no further along in my understanding. I gave up. I was just too stupid. But last night, my oldest son, who follows all sorts of esoteric…

GATTACA revisited

If you are underage, please ask your parents before reading this post. I don't have a lot of time to watch movies. (Heck, I haven't had time to blog -- and I haven't done so since November!) But I recently watched the movie GATTACA with my youngest daughter on New Year's day. I had heard…

Final Reflections

Quite by accident, I started blogging when President Trump was elected. Those of you who follow my blog know that I had decided to slowly stop blogging, and it seems somehow fitting that as I wind my blog down, he is now on his way out. And I have some (maybe) final thoughts. But first…

Super Beginnings

Pictured is a modern artist's rendition of the "Golden Age" Superman from the second book collecting his earliest adventures. I found volume two cheap at a discount store in my area, and I thought I'd give it a try so I could take a walk through comic book history. It was an interesting stroll. Lots…