RETRO RELAPSE is a series of older articles from various places where I used to write before Talking Pulp. *Written in 2014. Since starting this website just weeks ago, I’ve gotten a lot of feedback from readers online, friends on Facebook, people on Twitter and friends and acquaintances in my personal life. What I’ve been […]
"Men in Black: International" continues the fictional science fiction decades of your age with more extraterrestrial activity, funky aliens, memory friction acralizers and goofy humor. But if you are very happy with the original movies looking for nostalgia, you might be disappointed about this one. The new film, the fourth installment of the franchise "Men […]
“A former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader was sentenced Friday to two years of weekend jail time and probation for having sex with a 15-year-old boy.Molly Shattuck pleaded guilty earlier this summer to raping a child at a vacation rental home in Delaware.Dressed in a dark suit — and surrounded by friends and family — Shattuck […]
I’d been fired for being a lesbian. While my workmates stared and whispered behind their hands, I cleared my desk. Shaken and emotional, I headed straight for my lawyer’s office, where it took me a little while to get my story out. After I’d finished, there was a long silence while Brian simply stared at […]
Alone. Scared. Terrified of unknown consequences. Wondering how to tell my wife. My friends. My kids. If you’ve ever been caught watching porn on your iPhone during an interdepartmental meeting, you’ll recognise these feelings. Sitting alone outside my boss’s office, dry of mouth and sweaty of armpit, I felt fear such as I’d seldom known […]
Human Capital and Political Economy REVIEWED BY WILL KENTON Updated Mar 25, 2018 What is Political Economy Political economy is the study of production and trade and their links with custom, government and law. It is the study and use of how economic theory and methods influence and develop different social and economic systems, such as capitalism, socialism and communism; it also […]
The double standards of the fantasy suite.
Falling is the great divide for the aging. I’ve been falling all my life, but now even a single fall with no injury is no longer just an accident or a careless mistake. It’s also an occasion to question my ability to make my own decisions — any decisions, really. So I stuck with the […]
Counselling a future PM to spend more, for instance, would be like teaching an old dog an old trick: Anyone can improve outcomes if money is no object.
I don’t have anywhere near all of my books on my Goodreads to be read shelf. That will be a huge process and I might tackle it soon, now that things are settling down a bit and we may be packing to move. (The apartment just doesn’t feel like a home any more without Jason.) […]
There are only two possibilities for a person that grow up in a little and cozy village in Italy. Either you love it or you hate it. Me? I was in the second team all along since a quite early stage of my life. I spent most of my adolescence worried that I was going […]
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.