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Why is my blog called Inhuman Swill? Because you can unscramble the pieces to make William Shunn.

Ella and the garden of Zen wrestling

Ella spars around a Japanese maple with her arch-nemesis Nyla for four and a half tranquil minutes, accompanied only by the soft, soothing sounds of news radio. Pure bliss-out: ...  read

The 6.585 x 1021 ton elephant in the room

I began thinking about global warming again today, sparked by a posting by Christopher Bigelow—or rather, by a couple of the complacent jackasses who responded to the post. (Sorry if they're friends of yours, Chris.) While I think it's nice...  read

If this had been an actual emergency...

For the past few days, I've thought I might smell just a dash, just a soupçon, just one wafer-thin mint's worth of natural gas in the kitchen. I would sniff, and my wife would tell me I was crazy. It...  read

Fahrenheit 451

A dystopian classic shows us the temperature at which the New York stage catches fire.  read

Kindly inclined reviews

One of these days I will be through obsessively posting about "Inclination," but not yet, not yet. I took a little time out from noveling today (200 pages due to the workshop tonight, and I just might make it!) to...  read

C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America

A world in which the South won the Civil War looks disturbingly like our own.  read

Headspace

A young chess player learns that smartest kid on the block is a scary thing to be.  read

Heddatron

Live robots rampage through a riff on intelligence, individual rights, and Henrik Ibsen.  read

Frey in hell

Yes, we all seem to be more up in arms today about James Frey and his partially made-up memoir than we are about domestic wiretaps, freedom of information in China, and terrorists taking power in Palestine. And it makes sense...  read
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