Wednesday Excerpt

(Excerpt from Secret Engineering Report Regarding Certain Structural Weaknesses in Metaphysical Poetry; Chapter Four):  “Those who attempt to proclaim the ‘truth,’ do so with an assumed audience in mind.”


A small college, unable to match the salaries of larger universities, was still able to attract the necessary faculty by allowing each professor to assume for himself a super-hero nickname, and to attach a slogan to his course description!


In an act of what now appears to be, “direct desperation,” this one man changed his name just so he’d have a different name.


In one kingdom
the supreme military commander
directed that all pilots
wear hiking boots.


Another electron junkie from the video audience writes to add this note, “If being civilized was as great as everybody says it is, they wouldn’t keep talking about it.”