Abstruse Goose: Party!

AG’s hypermeta mouseover thing says something about being in company but forever alone, and really, no disrespect to anyone having this feeling because it’s surely occasionally universal, but it’s also self-pitying nonsense and just not the case.  Think about it for a minute:  let’s say AG got tired of party chitchat and happened to notice […]

Without Learn’d Astronomers; Or, Walt, Shut Up

A book I just read said that while the sun once held a gloriously central place in the lives of men, it has now been sidelined and downgraded by science — which I disagree with, you can’t find a more dedicated sun worshipper than a solar scientist.   The  book’s complaint is standard English major stuff, […]