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

I’ve Got the Fever

I have no idea what the world will look like when the doors to society magically reopen, and we all emerge from our corona-inspired hibernation, like sleepy bears looking for honey, porridge, and ale, but I hope we do not lose sight of the opportunity that stands before us. Perhaps, just perhaps, this whole circumstance will serve as a much-needed gut punch to our collective consciousness that the very technology that was developed to bring us all together has actually been serving to alienate us further and further from real connection.

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What the World Could Live Without Part II, More New Year’s Resolutions from a Hopelessly Deranged Mind

What the World Could Live Without Part II, More New Year’s Resolutions from a Hopelessly Deranged Mind When I started writing TRUTH: In 1000 Words or Less a couple of years back, I wrote a column of New Year’s resolutions that posited a list of things the world would be better off without.  You know, […]

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The Tacky Things Your Neighbor Puts Up for Christmas

The Tacky Things Your Neighbor Puts Up for Christmas It’s that time of year again- time for your neighbor, in all of his unbridled holiday spirit, to illuminate your neighborhood with more strands of light than the Disneyworld Main Street Electrical Parade.  In a horrifying display of Christmas cheer, he will once again erect a […]

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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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Father’s Day

I want to focus my theme this week on an often-overlooked group: fathers. Mothers are, after all, the sexier role to play, in more ways than one. When professional football players score a touchdown and the camera finds them celebrating on the sidelines, whom do they thank? Mom. And when you need someone to comfort […]

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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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