Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clapping to Judgment Day

Tonight I had a brief conversation with our parish’s music director. He was expressing to me the difficult situation in which he often finds himself: while he personally prefers a chant-oriented liturgy (he even admitted a preference for the Latin … Continue reading

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Bip, Bip: The Decline of Men

Curmudgeon Irish comedian Dylan Moran (before YouTube, I knew him only as the obnoxious vegetarian who suffers at the hands of zombies who do not share his grub ethics in Shaun of the Dead) discusses the plight of the modern … Continue reading

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The Fifty Shades of Grey-ization of America

While attempting to enter into the midnight silence with my pipe and a copy of Don DeLillo‚Äôs White Noise on the community bench in front of my apartment complex, a former student of mine greeted me as he walked outside. … Continue reading

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Until I Get Sufficiently Motivated Again…

While I am working on a more substantial post (translation: I have written what I think is a decent paragraph, have saved it to a Word document, and have planned to revisit it shortly), I will note the following (much … Continue reading

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