Do Fat People Dream?

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Near the end of a Marie Claire blog entry––Should “Fatties” Get a Room? (Even on TV?)––for which she has reaped bushels of criticism, Maura Kelly seems suddenly to recollect that her editor asked her to write about “overweight people making out on television”, and that she is ostensibly writing about a … Continue reading

Lament not, Eve, but Patiently Resign

Lament not, Eve, but patiently resign[1] By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––An unmarried woman who’s sleeping with her boyfriend––she shouldn’t be in the classroom, said Jim DeMint as reported by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. What of the men? DeMint is silent on the sexual conduct of his own gender. Terry O’Neill is succinct about the meaning of … Continue reading

Your Dark Side may be a Vampire; so may Your Light Side

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––What is a Vampire? If you think you know, even if you think there is an answer, you are likely guilty of absurd reductionism. Shall we instead try to derive a general principle from the particular examples, ignore Sherlock Holmes and apply induction? When we look at specific vampires we find … Continue reading