Monthly Archives: December 2010

Being A Just Man

The workman lay on his side in the shelter with the donkey, in the cool night air outside his house. He suspected the donkey of harboring lice, and the straw bedding beneath him felt alive with the pests, real or … Continue reading

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EARWORM! A Very Jewish Christmas

xx Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was not one of Santa’s reindeer and didn’t live on the North Pole. In fact, he was invented in 1939 by Robert L. May, a copywriter for Montgomery Ward department stores, as a promotional gimmick. By … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss’s Beowulf (A Fragment)

Hwaet! Beinnan morgen, hé cunnan … … a sé Hwá mædencilda and cnihta áwæcnedon ærmorgenum. Færræsum for plægdeden! And aefter! O dyne! O dyne! Dyne! Dyne! Dyne! Sé an færgryre þæs hete! O DYNE! DYNE! DYNE! DYNE! James Brown — Santa Claus, Go Straight … Continue reading

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7 Things The ‘CSI’ Franchise Hates

1. The environment.

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