Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891

Lettres

Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for August, 2011

The following lettres were posted during this month:


So You’ve Gone Back In Time

Posted upon the 31st of August, 2011

This piece originally appeared on Po’Boy. There comes a time in your life when – much as you’d love to avoid it – you just have to admit to yourself “Yep, I’ve gone back in time.” Now, ideally, all our time travelling would be prefaced with cybernetic learning implants, extensive briefings, and all the preparation […]

Bad Jobs

Posted upon the 25th of August, 2011

This piece originally appeared on Po’Boy. Scientifically speaking (or so I’m told,) mutual kvetching about our jobs is what brings us together as capitalist peons. Loathing your workplace and everything associated with it is practically mandatory, however cushy it might rationally be. That said, there are some bona fide lousy jobs out there in the […]