Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Rant About Christmas and Secularization: How I Have Rationalized Everything and Have Become a Better Person For It

What we have here is a failure to communicate. An interesting wave of misconception that a lot of people are subjected to around this time of year (especially those of us that live in the South) is that there is … Continue reading

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Predicting the NFL Playoff Picture (Part 1 of 2)

Before we were forced to shut down The Zephyr Lounge due to the crisis over Snickers With Almond, Father Philip, Vinny, Fletcher, and myself were predicting the winners and losers of NCAA and NFL football games. Unfortunately, we have missed most of … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Megyn Kelly

Dear Megyn Kelly, I would like to start this out by saying that I am actually not all that familiar with your show or your ideas and opinions. However, I must say that I am fairly disturbed by some recent … Continue reading

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Who’s Indoctrinating Who?

Indoctrinate: (transitive verb): To teach (someone) to fully accept the ideas, opinions, and beliefs of a particular group and to not consider other ideas, opinions, and beliefs. — Merriam-Webster I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard the word ‘indoctrinate’ (and it’s … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerburg

Dear Mr. Zuckerburg,   As a former user of your social media juggernaut, I have to say that the last several days of being free from the privacy concerns and viral memes that litter your empire like a nasty case … Continue reading

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I Committed an Internet Sin, But for a Damn Good Reason

I made a decision the other day that I felt was an appropriate one to make. After four years of “devoted” contributions, I decided to take my Facebook page down. My decision had nothing to do with drama or advertisements … Continue reading

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Do You Believe There is a War on Christmas?

Ever year, I spend the post-Thanksgiving weekend getting cardboard cuts on my hands, swearing at strings of lights, putting an awkwardly made synthetic tree together, and calculating my chances of electrocution. It’s the magic of Christmas — a holiday that, … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between the Classes

Today, I’m keeping it short. I’m also not going to throw facts at you. I just want to speak very frankly on the topic of poverty and the division between the poor in the United States and the men and … Continue reading

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