Create Minds Think Alike
I was browsing aeon.com this week, as I am wont to do, and I came across the essay The Myth of ‘Mad’ Genius by Christa L. Taylor, a postdoctoral research associate at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. In it, she argues that creativity is not inherently related to mood disorders, and the Tortured Artist motif is simply a trope stemming from the Romantic Era. It’s true popular culture inundates us with stories linking “extraordinary creativity with mood disorders” as
O Comey, All Ye Faithful!
If I was told to pick just one person I believed was the most to blame for the current political fiasco we find ourselves in it would be a no-brainer. “James Brien Comey,” I would answer, without skipping a beat. Yep, I contend that if then director of the FBI hadn’t made an announcement 10 days before the 2016 presidential election that his agency was re-opening its investigation of candidate Hillary Clinton’s emails, we wouldn’t be facing the American Armageddon we are toda
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
It was going to have to be something big to lure me out of semi-retirement - and yes, I recognize that I’d retired before I’d truly begun, but the demands of grandkids will do that to you, the latest of which arrived just under three months early, weighing in at only three pounds – but I couldn’t restrain myself after the events of the week just gone! Specifically last weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner and the furor it created among TV’s talking heads (superseded o