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Death, Death and More Death

Death, Death and More Death

Living in Wisconsin, I think we feel a certain kinship to the characters of “Game of Thrones,” and I’m not just talking about the rampant incest and blood magic. “Winter is coming” is a both a major tagline for the show and also our justification for drinking more and buying comically gigantic tires for our […]

The Sanders Conundrum

The Sanders Conundrum

I’m generally not one for taking internet questionnaires that don’t tell me which Hogwarts house I’d be in or which Game of Thrones character I most resemble (the one, for the record, who commits the least amount of rape). The more serious ones, that utilize actual meta-data and statistics, can be disconcertingly enlightening; if I […]

Symbols

Symbols

Sometimes I’m judgmental. Wait, full disclosure: I’m always judgmental, but, because most of the jobs I’ve had in my life require me to speak in front of strangers every day, I’ve learned to leave at least a couple shreds of the social contract in place, and only to go full-on Dark Phoenix when I encounter […]