Sympathy, Maybe Not

The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence; and, as I pointed out some time ago in an article on the function of criticism, it is much more easy to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought. Oscar Wilde, The Soul of a Man

Summary Demise

Pseudo-Review: Hiding In Plain Sight by Sarah Kendzior. Cliffsnotes, dear worst-reader. Maybe that's the ticket to understanding what happened to my beloved & missed #Americant since the advent of political stupidity and the election of a two-bit actor for president--oh so many years ago. But enough re-hashing of the good'ole days, eh. Haven't we all … Continue reading Summary Demise

The Snake

Trump loves to be caught and not be punished. Throughout the 2016 campaign, he recited the poem “The Snake,” a story of treachery that mocks the victims: “You knew damn well I was a snake before you let me in.” It is not enough for Trump to commit a crime. He needs to let you … Continue reading The Snake

Generation: Malice

I'm about fifty-two percent through the e-book version "Hiding in Plain Sight" by Sarah Kendzior, dear worst-reader. Not bad since I'm busy as bee in these days of worst-writing and corona-virus, i.e. same as it ever was when it comes to worst-writer social distancing, don't you know. Even though a full pseudo-review of the book … Continue reading Generation: Malice

October Reading List And Missing Eyewear Nose Bridge

Superfluous post indeed, dear worst-reader. Begs only the question: what to do, what to do, what to do... in this consume-to-survive world of nothingness galore? Then again, at least I can still read. You know, read, as in, read something to expand the/my mind. It is, must be, a requirement in these days of Marvel … Continue reading October Reading List And Missing Eyewear Nose Bridge

Still Trying To Learn The French Revolution. Because.

One of the best of the few too many books I've read on the subject. Had no idear this was gonna be so good--on account worstwriter learn something galore.  It's also kinda funny-sad how some of the rhetoric from yore is no different than today--even though we're supposed to have progressed. Progressed to where? Note … Continue reading Still Trying To Learn The French Revolution. Because.