Summary: If journalists find it difficult to fill the spaces between ads, they might run articles debunking past popular predictions of doom. They could easily do so monthly. 1,167 more words
Tags » Hysteria
By Elaine Magliaro
The first post that I wrote for Res Ipsa Loquitor as a guest blogger in 2010 was about Giles Corey. Corey, an elderly man, was a victim of the Salem witch hysteria. 708 more words
Don’t ask me why I’m laughing at my sister’s sickbed. Please. You wouldn’t understand.
You wouldn’t understand how much I love her, and how I fear for her so much that it feels as though I’m imploding inwardly, physically, and how I’m trying to piece together my cracked facade in a mess of feelings and how I’m laughing to disguise the tears that burn behind my eyes… 131 more words
So London no longer just meant London: it meant Stuart McMillan, one of my favorite people in the world.
We’d met while I was studying in Scotland, and by “studying” I mean drinking, and by “Scotland” I mean the University of St Andrews. 1,210 more words