On Teacher Appreciation Week

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Everyone will talk about how great it would be if teachers would just be like Robin Williams in Dead Poets’ Society. Because that’s the secret to being a great teacher: teach only wealthy, 1950s-era, white kids who are terrified of their fathers. And get fired, anyway!

Obama-Romney Science Cage Fight!

I never get enough of the presidential candidates talking about science and science policy. Unless they’re talking about evolution vs. creation in public school science classrooms or the finer points of when a woman is pregnant (now as early as two weeks before conception occurs!), science and science policy are not frequently discussed.

Letters from A Concerned Zombie: Dear Ann Romney

These days your average American is ten times more likely to get eaten by a zombie than to own a house (much less five mansions) and is a bajillion times more likely to get turned into a zombie than to own a dancing horse or a car elevator.

True Blood: Let’s Boot and Rally

Bill and Eric are morons. Eric’s been walking the Earth for 1000 years. Certainly, he’s learned by now that it’s far better to jump in and kill the target instead of standing there, telling the target what you’re going to do? Right? No? OK, then.

A Concerned Zombie’s Guide to Election 2012

The 2012 presidential election has been slightly less dramatic than its 2008 counterpart.  This round, rather than being total open season for both parties, we have an incumbent on one side and a gaggle of out of touch old white men on the other. Fellow zombies, it may feel safe to sit this one out. […]

Newt Gingrich: Moon President

As unlikely as Newtie’s Moon colony suggestion was, I couldn’t help but nod my head and growl, “Yeah! What happened to the America that can?”