Sunday, July 26, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Now Listen, You



Well, there's an omen for you: a giant pink bolt of lightning striking the plinth that bears the world's most famous drag queen, Lady Mithras Nymphus. Not the big giant bunch of copper there but the stone base. 

I don't know why, but it all seems to make sense.


Wednesday, July 01, 2020

A Demon-Haunted World After All, Part 2



Twenty-five years after the release of Carl Sagan's landmark skeptic manifesto The Demon-Haunted World, it seems that this world is indeed more and more haunted by demons. But what are demons? Are they grotesque chimeras that Medieval artists borrowed from Ancient Babylon or are they something more subtle, elusive and real?

And was Sagan in fact the unwitting conduit for the worldwide demonic infestation?