Diary 7/10 to 7/12/22: Torey Hayden books; Zirin article from The Nation; Bartlett's Quotations; Truthout on "abortion activists"; The Conjuring Universe; a dream of the Hemlock Club.
Author: Alan Carl Nicoll
Old Philosophers and Anti-Chomsky
Diary 7/7 to 7/9/22: Bugs Bunny; Idries Shah; highest goals in life; Annabelle; cooked by the heat; extra calories sometimes necessary; books by Bertrand Russell and Karl Popper; Anti-Chomsky Reader.
DVDs, Skepticism, and Politics
Diary 7/5 to 7/6/22: Movies on DVD; why I'm a skeptic; getting a little preachy; unable to "find the penguin"; shredding by hand; Democrats; no Dr. Strange DVD at Walmart.
Interrupted Dreams and Political Crapola
Diary 7/4 to 7/5/22: "Mr. Compromise"; Christian fascism; translator's choice; Bill Bryson; too many books; imminent mass extinction and Moby-Dick; blogging for ego; Chinese characters; Cinepassion.
Sundry Weighty Matters and Jellyfish
Diary 7/2 to 7/3/22: Mumblecore; Johnstone on Ukraine etc.; Hemlock Club meeting; General Semantics; Frank Harris: My Life and Loves; cyclic reality and Nietzsche; reasons for religious belief; grumpy moods.
Taoism, Sex, and Media Taboos
Diary 6/30 to 7/2/22: Typos; Nietzsche quote; testicle experiment; specializing journalists; Matt Taibbi quoted; Black Panthers; bingeing; blood pressure and nausea; the end of Highsmith diaries; Sharper Image; a day of labors; a dream.
Vibrating Testes and Other Insults
Diary 6/28 to 6/30/22: gun laws passed; odd notes; Johnstone on abortion; scam avoided; Highsmith again; Judy Blume; shopping at Wal-Mart; a vibrator from Sharper Image.
Christian Fascism, Taoism, and a Resolution
Diary 6/26/22: Ellen Forney's Marbles; a resolution about writing; orgasms without sildenafil; Hedges and the coming Christian fascism; Alan Watts and Taoism and my mission statement.
Hemlock Club and Socrates Cafe
Diary 6/25/22: Interesting articles from Nature, including Roe; Alan Watts poem; no doom and gloom; my bleak philosophy; poetry challenge; annoying flies; misery of heat; MLK quote and Christopher Phillips.
R.I.P. Roe v Wade, and Lesser Items
Diary 6/24/22: Roe v Wade; Republicans; unnecessary suffering; Rachel Maddow; girls in the US; a difficult day; macros for word processing.
Diary 6/23/22: "Kayfabe" again; dream email; inspirational quotes; Weltschmerz; happy pills; the end; suspicious charge; happy ending.
Phoebe in Wonderland, and Stuff
Diary 6/20 to 6/22/22: "Revoltin' development"; talking with Nog; summer heat; Sam Harris book, quotes; dabbling as a method; Phoebe in Wonderland; meeting Pablo.
Struggling with Myself
Diary 6/17 to 6/20/22: CodePink and critical media literacy; Noam Chomsky; who can you trust? Democracy Now; Walter Truett Anderson on Reality and postmodernism; bullet journal; junk TV.
Waking Dreams and the Art of Natalie Belikova
Diary 6/14 to 6/16/22: Books; periodic table; happier as a chemist; women's ribs debunked; beet juice and ED; writing fiction; Natalie Belikova and her paintings; Power & Health on Link TV; two "waking dreams."
Consider the Source, etc.
Diary 6/13/22: Second day of hearings; Jonathon Green gets attention here; Chris Hedges quoted; Visual Basic obscurity; anti-war on Pirate TV; change of emphasis in today's entry.
Conversations, Hemlock, and Sherlock
Diary 6/10 to 6/12/22: Two-year-olds; dementia; Hemlock Club and Jan 6th; talking with Nog; BBC's Sherlock; Hedges on the Committee; diary clutter; A Dangerous Method.
Observations on the Public Hearing
Diary 6/8 to 6/10/22: Ignoring my optometrist; self-guidance; House Hearings and Tucker Carlson; Caitlin Johnstone quoted; world oil reserves; popcorn way to health; Taibbi, FAIR, and other sources.
Diary 6/7 to 6/8/22: Don't sleep alone; crackers to replace chips; Cindy Crabb and blood on the page; bug dream; tree identification; disappointing books from Chomsky and Borges; chemistry has changed; Unf*ck Your Brain.
Jan. 6 Committe Meetings on TV
Diary 6/5 to 6/7/22: Shocking not shocking; Russell Brand; Matt Taibbi and Russiagate; adults with ADHD; Chris Hedges on our "evil souls"; Spectrum Wi-Fi; Troilus and Cressida; popcorn; hot-air popper; bizarre Nature; food recalls; Beirut disaster.
Shakespeare and “Spirituality”
Diary 6/3 to 6/5/22: Ninja Fit; gut and brain link; Truthout articles; Karl Popper; my lame fiction; more wasted food; Johnstone quote; Jesse Ventura; Poor Peoples Campaign; a dream; Aussie movie; pushy Pablo.
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