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The "T" Word

30 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."Matthew 19:24   People have been tired of Bono since the 80s.  Because I like the music, through the 90s and...

Old-School Thrash Metal

29 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"So it's late 1986 and me and my 13 year old mates had just discovered metal.  A friend said  "get load of this" and it was peace sells, and we were like woah what the hell was that!  It really was a groundbreaking album... it's difficult to describe...

Peace Is Not The Answer

26 Sep 2023 14 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

CONTENT WARNING:  There is no shortage of YouTubers, people in prepper circles, and independent news pundits who sell false positives to keep the revenue coming in.  This doesn't mean that they're entirely wrong, but it does make their message incomp...

Capital of Conformity (my church is in the trees)

22 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

In his own words, Aze Avora is a Canadian "writer & director who wants to bring you bizarre & thought provoking content" who "will be creating documentaries mixing reality with science-fiction."  His dystopian short film Capitol of Conformity depicts...

Disgruntled Customers at the Spirit Terminal

21 Sep 2023 7 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God."Psalm 9:17   I have been binging on police body-cam videos tonight.  It's like eating an economy-sized bag of Cheetos in one sitting and washing it down with a gallon of high...

Forever Like a Dove

19 Sep 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Apollo has been recognized as a god of archery, musicand dance, truth and prophecy, healing and diseases, the Sun and light, poetry, and more."Wikipedia "Apollo is Spanish for 'a chicken.'"Pablo Smog   Yo mom, I was thinking about the first time we...

Note For Bill & Dave

14 Sep 2023 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Amigos, It is time for one more warning.  One final airhole in the coffin, before it's finally too late.  Hell is at the door.  Eternity awaits. I love this picture.  I really do.  A bar in Denver, I presume?  Before the prohibitionists made it ille...

Doctors of Stupidity

13 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"A PhD candidate must submit a project, thesis, or dissertation often consisting of a body of original academic research, which is in principle worthy of publication in a peer-reviewed journal."Wikipedia "An StD candidate must subjugate an original t...

The Tyranny of Fantastical Nonsense

11 Sep 2023 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"These days, you have to make everything obvious, from start to finish.  But in life, it's different.Nothing is obvious."Vladivostok   I have long dreamed of taking the Trans-Siberian Express from Helsinki to Vladivostok, stopping every 5 or 6 hours...

The Psychedelic Babel

5 Sep 2023 9 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: And I will remember my covenant, which is betwe...