Biden didn’t cancel Dr. Seuss, any more than your school district canceled J.D. Salinger.

So for the past few days, I’ve watched people clutch their pearls and display overt outrage that the estate of Dr. Seuss has removed six books from its catalog, based on the books containing unsuitable and racist imagery. And when people start freaking out over Dr. Seuss – trust me, they’ve not canceled Green Eggs…

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The MyHeritage site and its “Deep Nostalgia” photorealism

I’m still not sure how I feel about this. It’s a nice feature, but … um … Genealogy site MyHeritage.com – you know, the site where they claim if you look far enough into your past, you might find that one of your ancestors signed the Declaration of Independence or something (heck, the only thing…

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The continuing transphobic adventures of Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is a troll. Let’s just put that out there. Why else would this QAnon clown do this yesterday? Right now, there’s something going through the House called the Equality Act, a bill that would ban discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. It’s a bill that Congresswoman Marie…

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Ted Cruz is a feckless, dog-hating chisel-brain.

At some point in time, Texas senator Ted Cruz is going to have to realize that he is an elected official in the State of Texas, and that he WORKS for the people of Texas. And right now, Texans are hurting. The recent snowstorms have overwhelmed the poorly-equipped Texas power plants, throwing millions of Texans…

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The best way to back the blue.

So I had all sorts of plans yesterday. Date Night for Valentine’s Day, or at least the Saturday beforehand. But I had to make a stop beforehand. Which had nothing to do with Valentine’s Day, but had everything instead to do with helping a fallen police officer and his partner. Green Island Police Sergeant Joseph…

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Larry Flynt paid me $1,000 to keep my clothes ON.

I told this story in the blog back in 2011, but with Larry Flynt’s recent passing, I thought I should tell it again. See, Larry Flynt, who died at the age from heart disease at the age of 78, was best known as the publisher of the adult magazine Hustler. And our paths crossed in…

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So long, Times Union blog farm. You were a golden goose, and the TU killed you.

Background. In 2009, I had a little independent Blogger blog – wrote a few posts here and there, nothing major. Well, apparently a few of my blogs caught the attention of Mike Huber, the person in charge of the Times Union’s cadre of staff and independent blogs. He asked if I wanted to join up…

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Preventing those who want to serve, while claiming stolen valor, is bullshit.

Four years ago, Donald Trump declared that trans men and women were not allowed to serve in the military. And although your Twitter account was shut down, your old Tweets are still visible in the blog post I wrote four years ago. I’m just glad we have a real President now, someone who can take…

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