On Cursing

By Tom Jacobs and Troy Hatlevig Profanity is the crutch of the inarticulate. ~ anonymous Fuck you, you fucking fuck. ~ Joe Pesci, in Goodfellas I curse a lot. I seem to drop the f-bomb more frequently than most, and I’m not sure why this is. I like the word and the way that it…

“To Commute,” by the Way, Can Mean to Transform (as in from Base Metal to Gold), or, The Banality and Sublimity of the Mundane

“To Commute,” by the Way, Can Mean to Transform (as in from Base Metal to Gold), or, The Banality and Sublimity of the Mundane by Tom Jacobs Each morning the day lies like a fresh shirt on our bed; this incomparably fine, incomparably tightly woven tissue of pure prediction fits us perfectly. The happiness of…