The Canadian Grinch

A few weeks ago on November 17 in Kingston, Canada, there was an interesting sight.  During the city’s Santa Claus parade, locals encountered the Grinch.  The Grinch, who turned out to be a twenty-four-year-old man, was shouting at little children that Santa Claus does not exist.  The man, who was not named by police, was...

The War on Men?

On November 26, an article on the Fox News website raised an interesting – and, if I’m being perfectly honest, an unnecessary and nonsensical – question: is there a war on men? Suzanne Venker claims that there is; and, furthermore, that the war was started by women.  Venker goes on to say that men are...

Voltaire Drops Out of College

Here’s a hypothetical: Legendary French political philosopher and eccentric personality François-Marie Arouet, or Voltaire, dropped out of college, citing an inability to pay his tuition as the reason. When questioned further about his decision Voltaire immediately proceeded to rant for over an hour about the tuition hike in a nearly unintelligible French accent. One segment...