Guest Scrogue Kaye Lynne Booth is a Colorado-based book reviewer and writer. Her son Michael took his own life in 2008. I’ve always been drawn to amethyst, perhaps because of the vibrant […]
WTF: handcuffed man's death a suicide?
Back when I was younger there was a story going around about Uganda’s batshit crazy thug dictator, Idi Amin. It said that one of his wives had been found hacked into 13 […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Nota Bene #118: VOTE!
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
WordsDay: "Lasse is dead. He committed suicide yesterday."
In 2005 my friend and colleague, Lars Bjuvberg, committed suicide in Stockholm. Lars and I weren’t all that close, but his death hit me in a way that I still don’t fully […]
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Write "love" and live on
Today is “To Write Love on Her Arm” Day, a time for raising awareness about suicide prevention. In honor of the day, and in memory of those who’ve taken their own lives, […]
Nota Bene #109: You Can't Tuna Fish
“It’s absolutely stunning to me, the contempt in which the network holds the audience. The idea that these people have standards is laughable.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #105: The Illustrated Dick
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]