Category Archives: Farcical

The Bodliean

LASH    RICTION  Phlash Phriction in exactly 100 words (more or less) I bumped into my old friend, The Moose, who was perusing a yellowed manuscript from the Bodliean Library of Oxford. It was quite delicate and appeared to have … Continue reading

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Intriguing Answers To Intriquing Questions found in “Things that go BUMP in My Mind”

  JEEZ‘, COULDN”T YOU AT LEAST HAVE READ THE TITLE? IT SAYS “INTRIGUING ANSWERS TO ———”  DO YOU LOOK AT THE ANSWERS TO THE NEWSPAPER PUZZLES BEFORE YOU TRY TO DO THEM?      NO?   WELL THEN STOP READING THIS UNTIL … Continue reading

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Things that go BUMP in my mind

by Waldo Tomosky on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 9:10pm Why are they picking on my beautiful Lisa on Ice Road Truckers? How did Edgar Allen Poe end up in West Point? Why did Jorge Luis Borges marry Maria Kodama? … Continue reading

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! FACTORIAL !

I have it on good authority (University of Texas) that Girolamo Cardan documented DeLudo Aleae (along with Ars Magna); even though DeLudo Aleae was published posthumously (sometime after 1576). Others added directly to, or along side of, Cardan’s work on … Continue reading

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PENUMBRA

  PENUMBRA I watched the professor as he labored in his laboratory that night. My job was to dry his instruments and keep the floors mopped around the flumes. The floors around the flumes seemed to be constantly wet due to … Continue reading

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