Why is Dante's poem called the Divine "Comedy"?
I got this question from Aardvark and gave a speculative answer i’m not sure, but it may go back to the greek definitions of comedy and tragedy, which are different from ours today. for the greeks, a comedy is a drama with a happy ending and a tragedy is a drama with an unhappy ending. […]
Get Your War On says time for us to come together
to kill all the bankers and steal their money:
Today ze show, tomorrow ze world!
Unsurprisingly, Ze Frank is going all Hollywood in the near future. Last year at SXSW (at least I think it was last year, and not 2005), I ended up going out to dinner with my Austin guru, some folks from WorldChanging, and I think David Pescovitz or maybe I just chatted with him at some […]
The spleen is back! Okay, ass monkeys.: The real Jeff Green is back. Do not read the previous posts by the Jeff Green pretenders who have been blogging here….
Laugh at me
When you laugh at me, I learn where my blind spots are. Things I am trying to do suddenly seem ridiculous. It’s not that I winced or spoke sharply when you noticed me misspeaking. It’s not that I misspoke. It’s that I obviously can’t stand making mistakes and I try so hard to elude criticism […]