The literary term “Mary Sue” is one bandied about often today. We hear it over and over again to where the actual definition becomes clouded by accusations that every major character is some kind of Mary Sue. It is now almost synonymous with “Whiny review on the internet”. But the Mary Sue trope has a … More Origins of the Term “Mary Sue”
Hey, hey, hey. Another Mother’s Day has come around and another of our tributes to the worst Mothers in History. As we’ve gone again, and again, and again, and again, in order to combat the wave of diabetic inducing sweetness that will be pouring over us soon enough. As preventative medicine, I suggest you read … More Mothers Day Special: The Worst Mothers in History Vol. 4
Drifting on our booze cruise, we docked at Roatan, Honduras. Yes, the same Honduras that once got into a shooting war with neighboring El Salvador over a soccer match. Luckily this port is part of an archipelago of islands claimed by Honduras, so they can keep most of the degradation away from delicate eyes like … More My Honeymoon: Sick in Honduras
Part three of my honeymoon cruise around the Caribbean. Previously I described the murder ship we sailed out on, and our first port of call – Costa Maya. The next day we descended on the small third world country of Belize. Unlike Costa Maya, they did not attempt to cover up the poverty. Belize City, … More My Honeymoon: Second Stop- Belize
With the preliminaries all covered in the previous blog, the wedding and the murder ship – The Rhapsody of the Seas, let’s move onto all of the exotic sights my child bride and I saw. But let’s remember, every night was a party aboard with unlimited drinks, so we tended to be somewhat groggy during … More My Honeymoon: First Stop -Costa Maya
Well I did it. I tied the knot. Left the MGTOW world behind and settled down as a responsible man, full of determination and seriousness. And after a healthy dose of breaking my back as a good provider and new devotee to the Protestant Work Ethic, I will be able to retire in several decades … More My Honeymoon
This is the third and last part of the Rodiad, a vaguely pornographic poem on about being whipped, penned sometime in the 19th Century. For some reason, this seems to be a stand out fixation of sexual deviancy in Victorian England. This was not just limited to men. Many women’s magazines and off-color books had … More The Rodiad pt. III: The Nature of BDSM
The first part of this poem was in the article from last week, and now we are continuing out on with the rather long, semi-pornographic poem on the joys of being whipped. The authorship of the poem had been long contested. It was originally credited to George Coleman the Younger a playwright known for his … More The Rodiad pt. 2: Flagellation Made Fun!
A short entry today on a poem I ran across randomly while scouring through all the unusual and free stuff at Archive.org. This slightly pornographic poem has been flying around the underbelly of Victorian, then Edwardian, now just British literary circles since at least 1872, when it first published in The Library Illustrative of Social … More The Rodiad pt. 1: A Classic Poem on the Joys of Being Whipped
Have you ever wondered about the wedding at Cana? The one Heyzeus and his boys crashed around 31 CE. The actual location of Cana, if there ever was one, is unknown. It may have been any one of a dozen little villages in Galilee, or it may have been lost to time, or it may … More The Wedding at Cana- What a Lousy Miracle!