Month: April 2012

  • Why Isn't Ignorance of the Law an Excuse?

    You know how they say “ignorance of the law is no excuse”? Have you ever thought about how messed up that is? First let me preface this with one of my favourite acronyms: IANAL (I Am Not A Lawyer). I don’t know the legal theory behind what I’m about to discuss, and my assumptions about […]

  • Book Review: Glen, by Bryan Gorrison

    It can always get worse. That seems to be the core message of Bryan Gorrison‘s debut novel. When it begins with the titular Glen getting shipped off to jail for violently molesting a child, it’s hard to imagine how it can go down from there, but soon Glen is involved in a spiral of homelessness, […]

  • Book Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Strange Case of Dicklessness, by Kitty Glitter

    A letter addressed to Sherlock Holmes begins with “Dear Father.” Then, A Strange Case of Dicklessness gets even weirder. The “book” is only 12 pages long, so saying any more would give away crucial plot elements. All I can say is: read this. It’s only a buck on Kindle, and if you’re into dicks and […]