Too much reading makes you go blind.


Lovecraft says you can't trust Poles.

Advice to my young self #52: If your mentor doesn't eventually disappoint you, they haven't done their job.



Beware shady Egyptian businessmen.

"Optimism is a political strategy." - Nick Sagan

"All failure is lack of concentration." - Bruce Lee

"Strange times call for strange comforts." - Bryan Lambert

"The people who must never have power are the humourless." - Christopher Hitchens

"Marriage is the attempt to make something lasting out of an incident." - Albert Einstein



I'd like to try Wyrd Mystic Door One, please Monty.

Advice to my young self #69: If you wait until you're ready, you'll never be ready.

Advice to my young self #36: Stupidity always has a purpose.

Everyone has the facilities to understand why their beliefs are false and their actions counterproductive. Stupidity is the refusal the use these facilities, and the motive is fear.

To make someone intelligent, help them work through their fears.



The Naked Ape is still an ape.


The lonliness is getting to Robinson Crusoe....


Tonight's bedtime story is a joke about bad sci-fi.

"Rage doesn't need effort." - Former People

"We don't want upheaval, we just want an upgrade." - Caitlin Moran

"The wonderful thing about children is, they grow up." - Lawrence Krauss

"Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education." - Bertrand Russell

"The framing of the innocent axiomatically involves the exculpation of the guilty." - Christopher Hitchens