Archive for the ‘Mythology’ Category
Steve Jobs vs. Dennis Ritchie . . . FIGHT! Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 by b-knox

Some time has passed since these two computer history icons passed themselves into the afterlife. They both died the same week last October, both legends, or at least their work will span following generations. But one of these bad boys was overlooked during this period by the media. In fact, if you were to listen […]

Have a Krampus Christmas Friday, December 24th, 2010 by b-knox

You might think I’m trying to put a cramp down on your holiday spirit, but I assure you my inflection is quite the opposite. No, this is no mere livid libation. I descend my pedagogical duty upon you for the sake of mankind’s infinite duality. So get yourself emotionally polorized and grip on something fierce. […]

Tanuki Tanooki Oh My Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 by b-knox

I clarified some things for myself. It seemed I didn’t understand something. So here we go… ready for two speelings?!?!? Tanuki refers to a wild Japanese dog that looks like a raccoon or badger.  They do definitely look less like a dog.   Which may be why they are thought of as mischievous, cunning, shape-shifting anthropomorphs […]