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‘You Can’t Fix Stupid’

I used to joke about how we’re getting to Idiocracy 500 years ahead of schedule. Now it’s no joke. Seriously. I’m almost sure that people used to have more intelligence, or at least more common sense, than they do now. Now that I look at what I just wrote, I[…] Read On

1984 Ain’t Got Nothing on 2020

From Fahrenheit 451 and 1984 to Idiocracy and Zombieland we’ve seen countless depictions of depressing dystopian futures. The greatest imaginations in history have told some horrific tales of what the world might someday become. They ain’t got nothing on 2020. You know how I’m always saying, “you just can’t make[…] Read On

A Little Pandemic Perspective

“Remember when all we had to worry about was entitlement spending, dealing with millennials and where to go for dinner?” said Paul. On Zoom, natch. “Look at us now. We’re seriously f—ed.” “Don’t worry bro,” I said in that reassuring voice I reserve for close friends contemplating suicide, ” It’ll[…] Read On