dennis scharnberg

cutting edge morals

Doubt the truth, Janice. I know it sounds all wrong. But give it a try.”

Nicholas Crisp, Unfit for Murder.

what comes easy

Nothing has changed.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

piety and pastries

Internet: cultural entropy.

Nathaniel Bumppo, The Final Word.

parakeets and budgies

Some events are significant, and others are not.

Godfrey Tooke, Collected Aphorisms.

glorious internet era

At one point, he was heard to claim that [Joyce’s] Ulysses was one long elaborate palindrome. When a colleague pointed out that a simple glimpse at the initial and final line would dispel this notion, he shouted that the novel should have been a palindrome.

Leighton Johns, My Uncle Toby.