A SENTENCE BY ALDOUS HUXLEY

November 20, 2010

Alpha children wear grey. in the Brave New World

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CARTOON FRIDAY 77

November 19, 2010

“I suppose you’re wondering if I’m a homicidal maniac. Well, sorry, but yes I am.”

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INTRUDER KWIZ ANSWER

November 18, 2010

The answers to yesterday’s kwiz are a and e. The loon has tried all the methods indicated, and he assures me that a and e, when used in combination, proved to be the most effective. He also laments, in spite of roof wolf assistance, the waste of time spent building and slaughtering to construct the […]

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INTRUDER KWIZ

November 17, 2010

The best way to discourage intruders? a. high pitched laughter accompanied by eccentric dance b. standard issue howitzer c. moat of blood d. deploy roof wolves e. stand in the window wearing a suit of crayons and tinsel Answer in this space tomorrow

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THE VAMPIRE REFLECTS

November 16, 2010

I recall, I recall tasting teenagers in the mall I recollect, I recollect milkmaids plump and whitely necked I remember, I remember stepping on a burning ember I think back, I think back to pleasant times upon the rack I call to mind, I call to mind a fisherman on whom I dined I reflect, […]

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MOTHER NATURE’S ART LESSON

November 15, 2010

Mother Nature says, “This is the way to present the reflection of trees and bushes in a pond. Any questions?” “Nope,” responds the loon.

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LESSER CZARIST TRAGEDIES

November 14, 2010

1. When Boris arrived at the ball, he realized at once that his cravat had gone out of style. 2. Alexei pinched his thumb when sheathing his sword in its scabbard, and everyone noticed. 3. On the eve of her Name Day party, Natasha was cross because her maid suddenly died.

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A SENTENCE BY GEORGES PEREC

November 13, 2010

Yes, it could begin this way, right here, just like that, in a rather slow and ponderous way, in this neutral place that belongs to all and to none, where people pass by almost without seeing each other, where the life of the building regularly and distantly resounds. Life: A User’s Manual tells the stories […]

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CARTOON FRIDAY 76

November 12, 2010

“Carlo, listen. The show must go on. Let’s do it for the gorilla. He would have wanted it that way.”

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A LOON LOVE POEM

November 11, 2010

My love is like a red, red nose Swollen and disgusting My love’s like Teddy Roosevelt Minus the trust busting My love is like a heap of scraps In the field and rusting My love is these and all things more With an extra bowl of frusting

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