I first met Mr. Wizard down at the pool hall. Seemed like a pretty normal guy. Too normal actually. So normal it was kind of weird. Anyways, we’re talking a […]
So I’m down at the pool hall, when Mr. Wizard walks in. Hadn’t seen him in awhile, so was hopeful that he’d already left the country, but no such luck. […]
When asked to explain my views in one word, I say that I am a libertarian. That’s what I told Mr. Wizard. And though it’s not precisely accurate, I couldn’t […]
After I retired I needed something to do. I thought it would be cool to travel around photographing all the amazing places on our planet. So I started making a […]
I can see the golden spire rising above the trees, so I know I’m going the right way, but I’m also passing by an odd building to my right. It’s long, narrow, columned, and ignored. A sign reads, “No shoes allowed inside.” I take my sandals off and enter. It’s […]
I’d seen a photo of this place years ago and decided I wanted to go there one day… if only I knew where “there” was. Out in a remote part of the desert, up a proverbial (dry) creek, the ancient Navajo built shelter beneath an overhanging cliff. It’s not marked. […]
Saigon is a bustling town, but not particularly scenic. Its a commercial city, with business and traffic in good measure, but short on photo opportunities. Among its attractions is a leftover from the French: The Church of Notre Dame. I walk over there to catch the evening light. There’s a […]
I really can’t say enough good things about this book, it’s fantastic. An antidote to the insanity of today’s political […]
Examines the age old dispute between Plato and Aristotle on the nature of “truth”, which continues to the present day. […]
A scathing critique of American Conservatives and the birth of the Alt-Right. Core idea is that ideology is a product […]
If there’s one book that I wish I wrote, it’s this one. Despite the constant barrage of doom and disaster, […]
Falling birth rates and rising immigration are changing the character of Europe into something else. Something not as good.
Thomas Sowell should probably win a Nobel prize for identifying the core difference between thinkers on the Left and Right. […]
Cartoon version of basic economics, great for both children and adults. Highly recommended.
*****One of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century was also one of the funniest. From fixing radios by […]