8 of the Hottest Non-Religious Burkinis

8 of the Hottest Non-Religious Burkinis

(First published in Points in Case – September 23, 2017) In solidarity with women who adhere to the principle of modesty in dress while in public, for religious and/or any other reason, some are expressing alignment of their own social or cultural leanings with...
19 Ways to Get Rid of Aliens on Earth

19 Ways to Get Rid of Aliens on Earth

  (First published in Points in Case – June 27,2017) Do we really want to do this? Make contact? Say we do and the ET’s have accepted our invitation. Unfortunately, two-hundred and six arrive at once. They’re the size of blue whales, strip our electrical...
Bono Sapiens

Bono Sapiens

(First published in FIVE:2:ONE – June 10, 2017) Soon after, I married my girlfriend, Lottie, the daughter of Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin. Her given name was Charlotte. She’s Lottie Dorito now, accepting without hesitation my new surname. To me, she’s ‘Charie’....
When Dogs Can Purr

When Dogs Can Purr

(First published in The Coffeelicious – 11/21/2016) Scientists have isolated the gene that controls purring in cats, and are awaiting approval to transplant it into dogs. They’re at work on the litter pan thing as well, but for now the headline is: dogs will...
Existential Hurricane Watch

Existential Hurricane Watch

(First published in Chicago Literati – December 9, 2016) They’re called ‘existential threats’. Who’s more qualified to report on them but an existentialist? Here the seminal French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre translates the TV weatherman’s clichés that they...