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Daddy Drinks

I gave my dad a whiskey flask for Christmas. He laughed. He’s never had a taste for whiskey. But because I gave it to him, he treasured it. He brought it to work and showed it off, trying to hide the proud pucker of his smile. It had my school crest on it. When I was small, I would be jealous of my cousin (a ...

Misinformation Dissemination 5: Whether it is fitting that Peanut Butter be present in Heaven

Dogmatis Substruction Supernaturali Delectati Arachibutyri in Caelo (Whether it is fitting that Peanut Butter be present in Heaven) by Ben LaVergne Objection One: It seems that it is not fitting for peanut butter to be present in heaven. For in heaven God will be all-in-all. Therefore, there will be no room for peanut ...

On Ignoring Your Standards Sometimes

by Grubby When I was seventeen years old, I thought American Beauty and Fight Club were the best movies ever made, and I said so at every opportunity. After much pestering, Mom and Dad sacrificed two evenings to watch them with me, even though they hated both movies almost from the first minute. They even sat through the ...