Category Archives: Funny

Uncanny Valley Digest: Cordwainer Smith Redux

Our Cordwainer Smith discussion twanged like a rubber rock band! We’ve read Cordwainer Smith before, but wanted to drill down a little deeper. For good background information, below is a link to a 2018 piece in Johns Hopkins Magazine on … Continue reading

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The Lowest-Rated Jerry Springer Show, Ever

This nerdtastic Internet meme sums up a lot of philosophical discourse in one witty document. I first discovered this old chestnut back in 2000, but felt it merited some re-exposure. It is a transcript of a parody Jerry Springer episode … Continue reading

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On Thinking Of Daisy at Zazie, Whilst Landlocked In Tennessee

Once upon a time, I had a conversation with Daisy, in the garden at San Francisco’s Zazie restaurant, which I doubt she remembers (wine). Daisy is a fellow writer and literary denizen of Cole Valley with a penchant for football culture. … Continue reading

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