Category Archives: Strictly for bitter laughter

Have you adjusted to a world run by robots? Maybe not

Yesterday, I was hearing from my brother-in-law about the TV series “Mr. Robot.” I knew about it but had never watched it. I told Rob I was getting really tired of re-watchingshows on BritBox or Acorn because they were so … Continue reading

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A monopoly on intergalactic foreign trade?

I picked up what follows from John Ross’s summary of federal court cases on the Volokh Report. I have nothing to say about this, except… “The plaintiff, a lawyer who styles himself both a monarch and a deity, brought claims … Continue reading

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A 1911 grand opera enters Trump’s impeachment

Last night I was at the Metropolitan Opera for a performance of Der Rosenkavalier, a Richard Strauss opera I’ll go to whenever it’s performed. That’s how much I love it. Rosenkavalier is a serious romcom set in aristocratic Vienna of … Continue reading

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