Generation X (Or: a brief digression about putting people in boxes and calling them names)

“Millennials may know more about my iPhone than I do, but very few of them have been taught how to properly address an envelope.” I’m a window clerk for the US Postal Service, and I’ve actually said the above sentence before. Out loud. Where people could hear me. I usually get a chorus of agreement […]

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VERSUS: Episode 10: Rock Album Deathmatch: There’s Something to be Said for the Silver Medalists: The Wildcard Round

Previously, on VERSUS . . . The eight albums of Division VIII—featuring works from Paul Simon, Billy Joel, KISS, Bob Seger, Prince, Van Halen, Rage Against the Machine, and Foo Fighters—faced off on center stage, with the pleasantly melodic soft rock of Billy Joel pulling off a surprising upset victory. In this episode, we’re going […]

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//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek III: The Search for Spock — Ch. 5: Extreme Late-Term Abortion (Or: Saavik is All Vulcan)

01:00:01 – 01:15:00 The 15-Minute Federation docked at Starbase 1234, and we were finally able to take some well-deserved shore leave. The base is governed by the benevolent duo known as Dave & Buster, known throughout the galaxy for their old-school video games and free-flowing beer taps. Captain James C. Firewater also had a secret […]

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