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Baseline Temperature dishonesty at the Edge of Extinction

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
As we get closer to the collapse of the biosphere, I have been noticing a huge distortion, if not outright lying, in the use of baseline figures for the planetary temperature increase that humans have caused with our crack like and sadly terminal addiction to carbon. “The Industrial Revolution, which…

My poster for Planet Hospice

I need to add a special thanks to the late Edvard Munch for letting the copyright expire on his most famous painting. Come see me in Tampa!!!

COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU! *

 * Assuming you live in Tampa and live near the theater I’m performing in A week from tonight I will be in beautiful Tampa Florida at the Tampa International Fringe Festival. The purpose of my visit will be to spread lots of laffs with my play PLANET HOSPICE (a Theatrical Romp through Human Extinction). It’s […]

Dr. David Dao and the militarization of American police (updated)

A few moments ago, the attorneys representing Doctor David Dao held a news conference. For those joining us late, Dr. Dao was engaged in the criminal activity of taking a United flight from Chicago to Louisville when the Airline decided they needed to free up four seats for their employees. Dao was originally willing to […]

A picture sticks in my mind–Angela Merkel

This is a couple weeks ago, but it occurred to me that it should still be part of our discourse. The Donald’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel a few weeks ago was disastrous. And as badly as it went for what the media actually SAW, there were things behind the scenes that must have […]

New data on climate inertia

This is a chart from Bits of Science, a page on science that brings forward scientific papers that have gone through peer review and breaks them out for a general audience. This chart left me a bit gobsmacked. If you’re wondering what this means, it means that even if we managed to slam on the […]

‘IMPEACH PENCE FIRST’–a meme gone wrong?

A bit of background–eleven years ago, I found (and started wearing) an anti- Bush hat proclaiming IMPEACH CHENEY FIRST. The meme (we didn’t do ‘memes’ so much in 2005-06) was based on articles coming out of AfterDowningStreet, an activist organization that had uncovered and leaked internal memos indicating that Blair and Bush/Cheney were determined to attack Iraq […]