When a Dragon Crashes

The soaring economy of China may be crashing, and if it does, it will become a global problem. For years the Chinese economy grew like Dwayne Johnson on steroids. Although social media connected China to the modern world, their government manages to keep many things,...
A Case for Wanderlust

A Case for Wanderlust

After watching the movie Intersteller I am provoked to ask: where is our wanderlust? (What is that beep, beep, you hear? The 18wheelers backing up to enter the multiple holes in the plot? A critique for another time.) From our inception Humans have felt the need to...

Children from other galaxies

I am a child from galaxies, far, far, too far away. We have lived among Humans since the beginning of Humanity. Our parents drop us off when they have adult things to do out in the universe. Earth is our playground, our daycare. We can do what ever we want, except we...

Why I won’t miss Mr. Spock

The passing of Leonard Nimoy has all science fiction fans mourning his loss.  His prolific career ended admirably with a clever appearance as his iconic character, Mr. Spock on 2009’s rebooted Star Trek movie and a  reoccurring role on Fringe as the nefarious William...

The Homeless in America, 2015

Homelessness in America and the rest of the world are like big, festering pimples on the ass. They’re there, you feel it but you don’t talk about it. And you try hard to keep them invisible. It’s more fun to talk about the spoiled, rich entitled celebrities who...