Being conscious is an utter wank these days

Rereading True Faith by Garth Ennis and Warren Pleece. I’m an atheist, but I’m not a New Atheist. Neither are they, or so they claim, but there has to be a term for the evangelical atheism that’s been so voluble this century. With Richard Dawkins as their teacher and de facto leader, the New Atheists … Continue reading

Crisis in the UK

The hiatus is over, though only for a fortnight because I’m not going to post over Christmas. I’m back, having failed to write a birthday post or anything else. It seems I don’t do that; I’m not the kind of blogger to post short stuff, or breezy chatty stuff. I have ideas for those kind … Continue reading

The man himself

Rereading Troubled Souls by Garth Ennis and John McCrea.  I was too young to read the classic Green Lantern/Green Arrow run by Denny O’Neill and Neal Adams, in original or reprint. I wasn’t reading comics in the 1970s. I’ve never seen more than the odd page. So my gold standard of relevant, dealing-with-issues comics is … Continue reading