Ayn Rand and Adult-Onset Adolescence

THE FOUNTAINHEAD is one of my personal all-time favorite must-read novels; it establishes Ayn Rand as a major, domineering fiction writer.  I’ve read that she wrote it on methamphetamines, and tho I have never tried them and therefore know not whereof I speak, let me say that it really shows! Reader, I said “major, domineering …

IRON MEN: The Movies

My man Mistah Pete Barnstrom reports that Josh Whedon comments on THE AVENGERS dvd that directing Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow is ‘as close as he’s ever going to get to making a Thin Man movie.’. Pete agrees wholly with the sentiment and says these two actors are the whole reason he enjoys these …

Chemistry, or, We Are Living In A Chemical World And I Am A Chemical Girl

Chemistry is the only subject I ever failed in high school; recently I decided to study and acquaint myself with it. I have one major takeaway: holy cats, I should have had the Internet in high school. After about three or so hours watching videos from Khan Academy, Bozeman Science, and also, taking the time …

Haiti: An eleventh province

Canada is one of the world’s richest countries and has a diverse multicultural array of people living in economic and political federation together. Haiti is one of the world’s poorest countries. Canada should invite Haiti to become a province, equal to our other provinces. Haiti and Canada already share ties, and history.  It would ultimately …

L’Haïti: une onzième province

Le Canada se tient parmi les pays le plus riche au monde et arbore une population diverse et multiculturelle des gens qui vivent ensemble dans une fédération économique et politique. L’Haïti est probablement le pays le plus pauvre au monde. Le Canada devrait inviter a l’Haïti a devenir une province, égal aux autres provinces. L’Haïti …