Monthly Archives: January 2019

Waffle Irons Of Global Warming

  In an article from the latest issue of Scientific American magazine, the author uses a waffle iron analogy to explain global warming. And yes, the author, Richard B. Alley, calls it global warming and not the neutral “climate change” … Continue reading

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Rose Of Mysterious Union

Numinous is The Doors’ song, Peace Frog. Doors’ guitarist Robby Krieger has described the imagery of abortion as an important part of the song. (Background: Indians Scattered On Dawn’s Highway, Ersjdamoo’s Blog, January 29, 2019.) The lyrics for Peace Frog … Continue reading

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Indians Scattered On Dawn’s Highway

In the middle of the song, Peace Frog, sung by Jim Morrison of The Doors, he speaks these lines: Indians scattered on dawn’s highway bleeding Ghosts crowd the young child’s fragile eggshell mind Later, in The Doors’ album, An American … Continue reading

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The White People

In a curious book, the narrator, a teenage girl, tells of her first encounter with the white people. She tells us beforehand that she is not going to tell us the way to make the Aklo letters, nor of the … Continue reading

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The Noble Savage

The preliminary trailer, hastily released, for the two-hour production titled The Wolf Moon Incident, caused a rabid reaction. Later, when video of the entire incident was released, many persons were caught with egg on their faces. The trailer focused upon … Continue reading

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Looney Tunes Ancestries

“[A]ny family that has a proper disrespect, each for the other, can stay together,” wrote Ray Bradbury. “As long as there is something to fight about, people will come to meals. Lose that and the family disintegrates.” [1] Bradbury was … Continue reading

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A Tour de Force

To help understand what I call the Wolf Moon Incident, let me tell you about a Moliere play. When I was in college, the theater department put on an avant-garde production of a Moliere play. The audience was semi-circular on … Continue reading

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Miraculous Egg of the Wolf Moon

In Ray Bradbury’s short story, “The Inspired Chicken Motel,” are found these lines: I mean, any family that has a proper disrespect, each for the other, can stay together. As long as there is something to fight about, people will … Continue reading

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Rashomon Remake

It is called the Rashomon effect. The Rashomon effect occurs when the same event is given contradictory interpretations by different individuals involved. The effect is named after Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon, in which a murder is described in four … Continue reading

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The Wolf Moon Incident

Three travelers gather beneath a shelter during a storm. (Members of the Black Hebrew Israelites, participants in an Indigenous Peoples Rally, and students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky gather at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.) The three … Continue reading

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