128th St

128th St

(A version of this was published on the website Hard Crackers.) Located on the corner of 128th St and Aurora Avenue are a Vietnamese noodle house, a Chick-fil’A, a used car lot, and a construction supply company that doubles as a used car lot, the latter presumably...
Pissing Into The Wind

Pissing Into The Wind

Urolagnia. From the Greek: ouron = urine + lagneia = sexual lust. Commonly known as the Golden Shower. Sexual arousal involving urine. Peeing on; being peed on; becoming turned on at the sight of pee. A fetish. What is called, in psychiatric literature, paraphilia: a...
Glowing Like the Metal on the Edge of a Knife

Glowing Like the Metal on the Edge of a Knife

On January 6th, right wing insurgents stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. The Times recorded some interesting reflections from a police officer who was on the scene: They (the insurgents) went and did what others have only talked about. And it’s not...
The Serious Business of Human Flourishing

The Serious Business of Human Flourishing

A couple years back a member of our staff playfully rewrote a famous Biblical passage dealing with the punishment of sinners.1 Somehow our essay ended up in the inbox of Senator Mike Lee (R, Utah). This isn’t surprising, for in addition to being a stalwart...
4th and Long

4th and Long

With the recent death of RBG and President Trump’s nomination of ACB, the Democratic Party finds itself facing the football equivalent of a 4th and long with time running out. While ACB’s nomination raises reasonable concerns about women’s reproductive rights, the...