Category: Runaway Typewriter

INSERT INVASIVE SPECIES HERE »

Man… we sure know how to bugger things up. We often mean well, we just equally often overlook little things that turn out to be not so little after all. Take the case of the “Australian” cane toad. It was introduced in 1935 to combat a beetle population that was decimating the sugar cane crop. [...]

INTELLIGENT REDESIGN »

A few years back Man mapped the human genome, opening a world of possibilities, one of which being genetic perfection. Imagine a superhuman race, with hay fever a thing of the past. Genetic enhancement has a romantic chime to it, but it wasn’t always so. There was a time when the public at large would [...]

GET SMART »

Have you ever found yourself awake, in public, but not quite fully awake at all? Have you ever been standing at the counter of a coffee shop, hopelessly trying to count change through the fog of a seemingly lifeless brain while wondering why anybody would spike your toothpaste with Rohypnol? I found myself in just [...]

WHY CHEATING IS LIKE MURDER »

At first glance it might seem like I am adamantly against cheating, and at first glance I am, but if you look a little closer you’ll find that there are different degrees of cheating, and sometimes fault is not as clear as one would think.  I intend to explore the various degrees and discuss them [...]

MILITANT PACIFISM »

When it comes down to it, I’m a pacifist. I’m not confrontational, I’m not a fighter, and I’m opposed to war. Sure, I get angry and want to lash out sometimes, but the complexity of my psyche is not what is in question right now. What is in question is the validity of violence and [...]

A TALE OF PIPES AND WHAT COMES OUT »

One day while pooping
a pinch I did feel
I looked down and saw
two eyes, grey as steel
An otter was gazing
up out of the bowl
It’s eyes were like daggers
aimed at my asshole
“You’ve shat on my head!”
it spat between breaths
“I smell like a sewer
I should bite you to death!”
“Calm down gentle creature”
I replied with great care
“Come hop in [...]