Captain Snerd and the Mystery of the Brethren’s Temple

Yesterday was Friday the 13th, or perhaps I should say, another occurrence of Friday the 13th, since they inevitably happen once or twice every year. The most common explanation for the day’s reputation as unlucky involves Philip IV of France and the Order of the Knights Templar. King Philip was an egotistical, bumbling incompetent ignoramus… Continue reading Captain Snerd and the Mystery of the Brethren’s Temple

Breaking Now on RT: War is Peace, Slavery is Freedom.

This afternoon, while in the middle of a consultation with an economist with a major German energy company concerning financial strategies to facilitate replacement of Nord Stream 2 with shipments of liquefied natural gas, Gretchen sent an IM to my computer screen, reading, ‚ÄúThere’s an unbathed creep out here in the reception room who stinks… Continue reading Breaking Now on RT: War is Peace, Slavery is Freedom.

Fox Purveys Bull d’Durham

Lately, I have witnessed considerable evidence that white-tailed deer are apparently more intelligent than one would initially suppose. In the months since their widespread infection with the covid virus was ballyhooed in the media, Fairfax county bow hunters have been stalking the regional parks near my home in Great Falls, Virginia in the wee small… Continue reading Fox Purveys Bull d’Durham

GOP Trumpsters Contemplate Orange as the New Black

Omicron having driven most of my clientele back into their little Zoom boxes, Gretchen rescheduled the remainder of the consultations to be held during the month of January in my downtown Washington DC office for Mondays and Wednesdays. Even then, there are significant gaps in those days which she has been filling with remote sessions… Continue reading GOP Trumpsters Contemplate Orange as the New Black

Hot Seat Chaps Scavino’s Kiester

As the end of of this month draws near, so approaches what I like to call the beginning of SuperNewHallowGivingMas, that extended period between the thirty-first of October and Super Bowl Sunday, where a plethora of festive occasions and holidays jostle one another, jammed into the calendar cheek by jowl, like shoppers at a Macy’s… Continue reading Hot Seat Chaps Scavino’s Kiester