The WTF Follow-Up to “Health Care in the ‘First World'”

Back in October of 2013, I wrote a post about the rising cost of medication due to re-patenting. Specifically, I linked to a New York Times article “The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath”, which illustrated the effect of how the cost of medication can change – no matter the age of the medication, the … More The WTF Follow-Up to “Health Care in the ‘First World'”

Fried Chicken Stalls and Compassionate Cat Ownership

I totally screwed up today. I was going home to change for my doctor’s appointment (neurologist, general checkup and medication, nothing scary), and I picked up fried chicken for early lunch. Now, SOMETIMES, when I get fried chicken, I’ll get legs for the cats. But I do this when I buy my own lunch and … More Fried Chicken Stalls and Compassionate Cat Ownership

Diversity in Comics – Crazy Freak-outs by Crazy People – New Hulk

So, a few days ago, a new Hulk was announced for Marvel comics, following the completion of their Secret Wars event. If you aren’t following this event, or Marvel, or comics at all, let’s just say that the Marvel multi-verse collapsed back in May and various copies of basically every Marvel character are in several different … More Diversity in Comics – Crazy Freak-outs by Crazy People – New Hulk

Random Movie um… News? Review? (sure, let’s go with that!): Ready Player One

So. Ready Player One is a book by Ernest Cline about a kid named Wade who lives primarily in a virtual world – OASIS. He is caught up in a world-wide hunt for the ultimate video game Easter egg, left there by OASIS’s creator, which will grant the winner control of OASIS (and the company that … More Random Movie um… News? Review? (sure, let’s go with that!): Ready Player One