The Ten Impingements

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––There seems to be some confusion in American public discourse lately about the differences among amendments, commandments, and impingements. There has even been an occasional, completely unintentional––no doubt––conflation that has contributed to further confusion that has lead to consternation that may have caused some behavior of a less than constructive nature. … Continue reading

Supersizedemic or Too Much of Not Enough

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Oh! That glowing scratchy-snowy screen and screechy-hummy static when the TV station I’d been allowed to stay up late to watch went to sleep. Truly, youngish reader, TV stations once ran programming for only some of the 24 hours in a day and night, and static is all they broadcast after … Continue reading

EDHD: Ethics Deficit Hypersensitivity Disorder

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––If you were fired from your job, not because of the slow economy or for poor performance, but because of a co-worker’s personal feelings you’d have justice, ethics, and the law on your side, right? American citizens have the right to earn a living and to fairness in employment. Same deal … Continue reading

Authentic Anxiety

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––I have been anxious lately that I have not been deviant enough. I am trying to deviate, you see, from my artistic predecessors. Harold Bloom, in The Anxiety of Influence, tells me that I must do so in order to create my own original work. I agree with him and I … Continue reading