Unicorns, Lions, Dragons … and Florida

Unicorns, Lions, Dragons … and Florida

Europeans in the 16th Century were obsessed with the ‘New World.’ And why not, America was the great unknown, the land of unseen wonders, unknown peoples and animals. Books and pamphlets about the Americas were the viral media of the day. They were read...
Of Zeros & Dogma (part one)

Of Zeros & Dogma (part one)

A friend of mine is doing some research for a novel that will take place during World War II. He’s reading Rick Atkinson’s Pulitzer Prize winning trilogy about the US Army against Germany while listening while he runs to Ian Toll’s history of the War...
Erasing Social Media

Erasing Social Media

Halt and Catch Fire is the best TV show of the last four years that you probably haven’t seen.  Critically acclaimed, but on AMC on Saturday nights, nowhere near The Walking Dead or Breaking Bad reruns. Halt and Catch Fire is the story of the beginnings of the...
Right This Way Planet X

Right This Way Planet X

If you haven’t heard, Planet X is headed for the Earth and will zip by close enough on the 23rd to start a chain reaction of cataclysmic events and .. .well, ‘behold a pale horse’ will be the watchword of the day. We have a ton of appointments and...
Rick & Morty, Therapy, & Codependency

Rick & Morty, Therapy, & Codependency

It took a cartoon – albeit, a funny, wicked, insane cartoon – on Adult Swim to bring home the type of client I don’t quite get. It’s a type familiar to most of us. They are separated – in word if not in fact – and definitely going...