Monthly Archives: January 2014

Best Pizza Recipe Ever? The Wife Says So.

Last night, I improvised the following pizza recipe for my wife, who said that it was probably the best she’s ever had, so I’m posting it here to share. This recipe makes one twelve-inch pie. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup flour Dash of salt, pepper Olive oil 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon yeast […]

Genocide and the Doctor

UPDATED BELOW, JANUARY 6, 2013 Genocide and Doctor Who. Two of my favorite subjects of conversation, now in one chewy blog post. —————— I have long maintained that The Trial of a Time Lord is the thematic cornerstone of Doctor Who. Say what you will about Colin Baker’s acting abilities or Eric Saward’s rather terrible […]

Killing Rich Men

The other day, as my wife was loading up an episode of Poirot, she remarked, “I really feel safe with Agatha Christie stories.” I asked her what she meant, and she answered that, in most Christie stories, the murder victims tend to be the people most deserving of killing—the rich uncle who is going to […]