Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Distraught over politics? Take a break with Trollope

That’s a somewhat deceitful title. Because Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) is immersed in politics. Just not our 21st century ones. Although… I’ve been re-reading Trollope’s great six-novel saga, the Pallisers. There’s nothing quite like sagas to pull me out of my … Continue reading

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The god problem: professional and well-trained exorcists should deal with NYC mice

From 538 Significant Digits: 250 priests This year’s class size for the annual exorcism course at the Vatican in Rome. Priests from 50 countries have arrived for “Exorcism and the Prayer of Liberation,” which teaches the rituals behind expelling demons … Continue reading

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You think New York isn’t the most-est place on the planet?

Oh yeah? We are the elite, the best, the most original. Unique. Nobody has ever seen anything like us! We are superlative in every category. Not only bigger and better than you but nyah nyah nyah and several million Bronx … Continue reading

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