Unsolicited Opinions

A lengthy review of Peter Jackson's Fellowship of the Ring movie.

Exercising some restraint here: a short discursive essay about the use of language.

Flying in the face of my own confirmed ignorance, I ponder out loud about the nature and purpose of web standards.

The curious implications of a famous New York icon.

On intellectual snobbery.

The mindset of suicide.

Pitching to a small audience here: an extended ramble about the syntax of hyperlinks.

All too loose change.

What makes a nerd a nerd.

Psychoanalyzing the Hulk.

A letter to a friend who wrote me wondering why GMO crops are controversial.