Brain Cooking? No, Just The News.

bruckerrlb / Foter GMO mosquitoes. Growling cannibal attack. The naughtiest Merchant of Venice. Either the world is getting stranger, or Tuesday has decided to take over for the Monday we just had off, or I’m still fevered and seeing everything through a fog of decongestant and brain-cooking. All are equally likely. Anyway, I just came […]

Why Different?

deflam / Foter I just finished Judith Walkowitz’s excellent City of Dreadful Delight; I have her Prostitution and Victorian London in the revolving TBR stack, as well as a bunch of Jack the Ripper books. Can you tell what the next Bannon & Clare features? Speaking of which, I received a missive from a possibly-disgruntled […]

You’re Nice Anyway

Compound Eye / Foter Today, dear Reader, I entered the heart of darkness. Yes, that’s right. I chaperoned a school field trip. The Little Prince’s school went on a Dozer Day. We even had sunny weather, a rarity here in the mossy PNW. The mental checklist went like this: Sunscreen? Check. Fresh first-aid kit? Check! […]