An Honest Talk About War and Empire

Welcome back, fellas. Current events demand we pause for a talk about history, and the seemingly endless wars the US and its allies (among others) have been fighting in that place we call the Middle East. The Booby has promised to be honest with you as best he can. When it comes to matters of … Continue reading An Honest Talk About War and Empire

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You Don’t Have to Be A Christian To Defend Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Yes, the Booby said "Merry Christmas"! Oh, the horror! "But, is the Booby not an agnostic?" You ask. Sure. What of it? Agnostic or not, the Booby is here to defend Christmas. "Why should a non-Christian care about Christmas?", you wonder aloud. Simple. No matter how clever, intellectual, or modern we may think … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Be A Christian To Defend Christmas!

Booby Books: Dostoevsky’s “Notes From Underground”

Welcome to the first featured title in "Booby Books." Booby Books are chosen because they can educate, not entertain. They'll often be difficult slugging, but everything worthwhile is. These are not book reviews. The Booby won't give you plot summaries, synopses, or babble about "character development". He'll tell you how each book might contribute to … Continue reading Booby Books: Dostoevsky’s “Notes From Underground”