whatsthatsound

Writer, Illustrator, Curmudgeon. Ferret Owner. Tokyoite, formerly Ohioan. Much nicer in person.
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The Deal That Says “Splunge!”

Remember that Monty Python skit where the Texas movie producer gets a bunch of screenwriters in a room and badgers them all until they are reduced to hiding under...

The Human Body Is Innocent

Where the dogs go on with their doggy life and the torturer's horse Scratches its innocent behind on a tree. - Auden St Francis of Assissi had, to be sure, an...

Atlas Buzzed

  While scientists remain puzzled as to the cause of ┬áthe dramatic decline in honeybee populations in North America and elsewhere, some are speculating the cause may very much be...

The Lonely Ape

"If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left." - Einstein My morning yesterday was like so many others, riding...

Kanye West Doesn’t Care About White Women

My presence is a present; kiss my ass! - Kanye West, "Monster" Kanye West has released the designed-to-be-controversial video for his single, "Monster", and it puts Lady Gaga, Rihanna, etc. -...

To The Victor

This year's NBA Finals match-up has enough back stories to fill out a season of The Sopranos. It has the potential to be one of the most exciting American...

Who You Gonna Blame?

Here's my tribute to those adorable, impish critters, without whom the Digital Age would seem oh-so-mundane, the cyber pixies! Just as their woodland cousins delight in visiting mischief upon...

The View From the Left Hemisphere of the Universe

After the Big Bang came the Great Darkness. In indescribable darkness, matter raced away from itself in all directions, pushing space into being as it did so. Darkly, it...

Bacchanalian Honky Tonk Blues (Dylan Parody)

  Well, the Great Whore of Babylon was on my tail I tried to evade her, but to no avail I searched low and high for a Holy Grail but all I could...

S’cuse Me While I Kiss The Sky

"That particular sense of sacred rapture men say they experience in contemplating nature- I've never received it from nature, only from. Buildings, Skyscrapers. I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York's skyline." - Ayn Rand