Monthly Archive: October, 2016

The California Ballot: Five Rules That Make Voting Easier

(A polling station in the United Kingdom for the Brexit vote. These rules don’t just apply to California elections, although I’ll be using California’s 2016 ballot initiatives as examples. They matter anywhere “direct… Continue reading

You Won’t Believe How This Feral Pig That Was Drunk In Australia Died

Today is a day of mourning for me. Although it happened two years ago, it’s still true: Swino is dead. I first contacted Swino after reading that he had drunk eighteen beers and… Continue reading

Re: The Deluxe Version Of “The Ramones”

In the 1970s, rock was king. Cleverly produced, high-concept creative landmarks like Electric Ladyland, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and Pet Sounds had become the recording industry standard. It seemed that everyone was… Continue reading