a modest proposal

NSFW: The Top Eleventeen Reasons to Hate Cannabis List Articles

NSFW: The Top Eleventeen Reasons to Hate Cannabis List Articles

The trendy journalistic habit of trying to reduce complex and nuanced arguments into a handful of McNuggets creates the kind of oversimplified, alarmist thinking that will leave planet earth engulfed in flames. I guess a listicle goes down easy, like a Popsicle, but has the comparable potential for creating nausea and diabetic coma. Yes, lists […]

A Modest Proposal On Rape Prevention (NSFW)

A Modest Proposal On Rape Prevention (NSFW)

In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote a satirical piece to answer the question of mass starvation in British occupied Ireland, suggesting Irish couples eat their children since there seemed to be no other solution aside from the British no longer controlling them: “I am assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London; that […]

How Americans Will Teach The World To Save Itself

How Americans Will Teach The World To Save Itself

This 4th of July, Americans need to send an important message to the world: stop being so lazy and save yourself. In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote a satirical piece to answer the question of mass starvation in British occupied Ireland, suggesting Irish couples eat their children since there seemed to be no other solution aside […]