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  • Diary #523

    Diary #523

    At long last, my chickens have started laying again! As we were working on the bathhouse deck last Wednesday, I heard one of them erupt in an almighty... Read more

    Posted on 07 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #522

    Links #522

    I can’t breathe. – Cornelius FredericksI recently re-listened to the Cosmos soundtrack, and was reminded of how much I like this piece by blues guitarist Roy... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#1053)

    News (#1053)

    Police killing is not the work of vigilant warriors defending society…and sometimes going too far: it is the…petty tyranny of a taxpayer-funded bureaucratic... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Post-Imperial

    Post-Imperial

    As I’ve written before many times, nations and empires are as mortal as the humans who build them, if somewhat longer-lived; and despite the childish beliefs... Read more

    Posted on 04 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Bathhouse 6

    Bathhouse

    On Thursday, June 11th we started the work on Chekhov’s cottage, and the first day was a long one: eleven hours, with only a short break for dinner. Read more

    Posted on 03 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Out of Mothballs

    Mothballs

    I don’t pay much attention to where blog traffic comes from any more; Google hides so much now that it’s no longer possible to easily deduce why there might be ... Read more

    Posted on 02 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#1052)

    News (#1052)

    Collaborating with the police is not something…a mathematician should be doing. – Jayadev AthreyaFallen Idol (#792) These charges followed the accusations by... Read more

    Posted on 01 July 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Diary #522

    Diary #522

    We spent the past week working on Chekhov’s cottage; yeah, the bathhouse posts are a little behind, because I knew there would be a lot of fiddly bits that... Read more

    Posted on 30 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Back Issue #84

    Back Issue

    Many cops are simply not afraid of the consequences of their actions. – “LicenseTo Rape” Some implied I was a crank when I predicted this development years ago. Read more

    Posted on 29 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #521

    Links #521

    I can’t breathe. – Javier AmblerSometimes it’s difficult to choose which of a musician’s songs to use as a memorial, but this time it was a no-brainer. Read more

    Posted on 28 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#1051)

    News (#1051)

    Men…want sex. And I want their money. – Maggie, a sugar babyWhimsical NotionsIt’s difficult to tease out what actually happened in this incident due to all the... Read more

    Posted on 27 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Bathhouse 5

    Bathhouse

    I guess it’s kind of a tease to share this picture of the foundation of Chekhov’s cottage with you today when it was taken two weeks ago and only looked like... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Zeitgeist

    Zeitgeist

    As I’ve repeatedly stated over the past ten years, cops are not only not protectors of women; they are an active menace to women. Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#1050)

    News (#1050)

    Sex workers are not a thought experiment. – Kai ChengMonsters Violence against trans people is getting mainstream attention:The NYPD drone circling over the... Read more

    Posted on 24 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Diary #521

    Diary #521

    Last Wednesday we did the roof of Chekhov’s cottage, which is to say he handed the boards up and I screwed them in place with my trusty cordless Hitachi power... Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Links #520

    Links #520

    I can’t breathe. – Derrick ScottA Brave New World radio play narrated by Aldous Huxley himself? With a Bernard Herrmann score? Yes please! Read more

    Posted on 22 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • In the News (#1049)

    News (#1049)

    American policing is a thick blue tumor strangling the life from our communities. – A CabNot for Any Reason WhatsoeverDo I really have to add, “Not because you... Read more

    Posted on 21 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Summer Solstice 2020

    Summer Solstice 2020

    The apparent path of the sun will reach its northernmost point at 21:43 UTC today, marking the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer in the... Read more

    Posted on 20 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • Bathhouse 4

    Bathhouse

    The first week of this month I was in Seattle, but that Thursday Chekhov called me to let me know that he’d received word the second cottage would be shipped... Read more

    Posted on 19 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY
  • I Can’t Breathe

    Can’t Breathe

    Cops love murdering people by asphyxiation, whether that’s by strangling them, choking them out, closing off their airways, kneeling or sitting on them so they... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2020 LOVE & SEX, SEXUALITY