I Sing the Body Electric

I Sing the Body Electric

It began as a poem by Walt Whitman, published in 1885, and then became the title of the 100th episode of The Twilight Zone, written by science fiction genius Ray Bradbury in 1962. He would later publish a superb collection of short stories in ‘69 under the same title - I Sing the Body Electric. I can still picture the jacket cover: a dark haired woman, reminiscent of Cher, nude, enshrined within the tomb of an Egyptian pharaoh and surrounded by swirling arcs of yellow and green.

The 5 P's & The Merlin Principle

The 5 P's & The Merlin Principle

If there’s one thing my dad’s good at in this world, it’s running a business. Poor guy tried in vain to encourage his only daughter to pursue the highly practical path of a business degree, but instead I chose the deliciously colorful buffet that is Cultural Anthropology. In standard father-daughter form, I resisted most of the wisdom he attempted to send my way, although a few gems managed to pass through the semi-permeable membrane of my stubborn dome.

I am Veruca Salt

I am Veruca Salt

Sometimes Life flows with extraordinary ease and momentum, slipping into place like the clutch of a new Porsche. Other moments slog on as though the atmosphere were some kind of ectoplasm, miring my efforts and endeavors in a sludge of ineffectual suspension. I genuinely despise such moments… there’s really no other way to say it, and I’d be lying if I claimed to be graceful and accepting of such roadblocks to my flow.

Animals Never Bitch

Animals Never Bitch

I like to stroll around this planet like I’m some kind of haut couture, next-level thing, but really… I’m just an uppity, self-important animal. It seems that the primary difference between myself and other animals, besides slightly less hair, is that I tend to bitch a lot.

How does content shape our world?

How does content shape our world?

How does content shape our world? In 1826, French physician Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote: "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." In other words, we are individually, societally, nationally and globally the product of what we consume.