Truth: In 1,000 Words or Less by Author Steven Craig

Shouldn’t Sexual Harassment Cross Political Lines?

Shouldn’t Sexual Harassment Cross Political Lines? I need to begin this week’s installment of TRUTH: In 1000 Words or Less by suggesting that it certainly has been a disheartening past few weeks when it comes to the topic of sexual harassment.  Seriously, if there is anyone left in Washington, D.C. or Los Angeles that has […]

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Monogamy Doesn’t Have to Mean Just Sex With Yourself

Monogamy Doesn’t Have to Mean Just Sex With Yourself Let’s face it- fidelity and monogamy aren’t nearly as common as we might like to believe.  We all know the statistics: Half of all marriages end in divorce.  And that’s probably just because many of the others end in death before reaching the same demise.  Meanwhile […]

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Republicans Just Screwed You (and they didn’t even buy you dinner)

Republicans Just Screwed You (And they didn’t even buy you dinner)…. Do you feel violated America?  Well, you should.  While you were busy fretting about Trump’s lunatic Twitter rantings regarding Obama wiretapping Trump Tower, Republicans in both Houses of the legislature were busy defiling your rights without your knowledge or consent- sort of like that […]

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Perhaps the Dog House Isn’t so Bad After All….

Perhaps the Dog House Isn’t So Bad After All Years ago, in a short story collection entitled Welcome to the Monkey House, Kurt Vonnegut penned one of my favorite enigmatic short stories, “Thomas Edison’s Shaggy Dog”, in which he humorously hypothesized that dogs were actually infinitely smarter than their human “masters” but merely acted inferior […]

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The 450 Pound Gorilla in the Room

  The 450 Pound Gorilla in the Room I don’t generally write articles regarding the local goings-on of Cincinnati, Ohio.  In fact, other than the occasional Herb Tarlick or Johnny Fever reference, I try to avoid mentioning anything in Cincy whatsoever, but the national news has been abuzz recently with the tragic circumstances that occurred […]

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The Cognitive Dissonance of Sports Fandom

The Cognitive Dissonance of Sports Fandom So this is the second installment of my reaction to Curt Schilling’s recent firing by ESPN for an insensitive Facebook post Schilling made about transgenders in the wake of the new North Carolina bathroom law requiring that people use the bathroom corresponding to the gender delineation from their birth […]

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Is UCONN Bad for Women’s Basketball?

Is UCONN Bad for Women’s Basketball? You know what I’m not watching right now, even though I love sports and hail from the otherwise unnoteworthy state of Connecticut?  That’s right, I just cannot bring myself to watching the women’s NCAA basketball championship, a certain victory for the University of Connecticut and yet one of the more […]

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Is UCONN Bad for Women’s Basketball?

Is UCONN Bad for Women’s Basketball? You know what I’m not watching right now, even though I love sports and hail from the otherwise unnoteworthy state of Connecticut?  That’s right, I just cannot bring myself to watching the women’s NCAA basketball championship, a certain victory for the University of Connecticut and yet one of the more […]

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Swimming in an Ocean of Plastic Crap

Swimming in an Ocean of Plastic Crap Have you checked out your post-holiday recycling bin recently?  It’s overflowing like the fountain of verbal vomit spewing from the mouth of Donald Trump being asked his candid feelings on Mexican/American relations.  Have you looked down the street and seen the piles of refuse that your neighbors have […]

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What the World Could Live Without

What the World Could Live Without New Year’s is a time for resolutions, usually resolutions that will be hastily discarded like strip club pamphlets on the Vegas strip before those brand-spanking new 2016 calendars even get turned to February. So let’s not fool ourselves. Let’s just take a meaningful glance forward and consider how the […]

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Why does Starbucks Hate Jesus?

Why does Starbucks Hate Jesus? Merry Christmas, everyone!  Yes, I said “Merry Christmas”.  Not “Happy Holidays”.  Not “Seasons Greetings”.  Not “Best Wishes for Profiting from Free Market Capitalism”.  That’s right, I said, “Merry Fucking Christmas” people.  Oh no, now I’ve done it; I’ve gone and pissed off people on both sides of the increasingly divisive […]

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Keith Richards is My Role Model or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Existentialism

Believe it or not, Keith Richards truly is my role model. And yes, I mean the Keith Richards that is rumored to receive regular blood transfusions in order to detoxify the chemical waste dump he has turned his body into. And yes, I mean the same Keith Richards that once, by his own confession, snorted […]

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