Month: March 2010

On a kinder, gentler note…

… it’s funny that, while I find Evelyn’s Waugh’s religious views to be borderline delusional, I find his novels much more pleasurable to read than those of writers with whom I come closer to agreeing intellectually. Sort of akin to the way I’d much rather look at a nice Caravaggio biblical scene than, say, a …

Doing me taxes…

… and wondering why it is that people without babies always have to pay more taxes, but people without them are the ones who get all the benefits. I mean, you don’t subsidize my novels. Why should we?, you huff. I’m clever enough, and could have gone into a more lucrative field, like, say, dull …