Sun Ra

I am the very model of an ancient major deity
I'm worshipped by both kings and priests and all the common laity
My festivals are held with great solemnity and gaity
I am the very model of an ancient major deity

Columns by Sun Ra:

9.10.2007: Not Constantinople
8.27.2007: Fast Break
8.20.2007: How Islam Failed In Science
8.6.2007: Perverse Impulses
5.7.2007: License To (fiction)
4.30.2007: Business
4.23.2007: Brand disloyalty
4.16.2007: Book Reviews, Q1 2007
4.2.2007: Historical Favoritism
3.26.2007: The Abyss Effect
3.19.2007: The Latest from the Conservative Central Committee
3.12.2007: 300
3.5.2007: Firing One's Mouth Off
2.26.2007: Mea Culpa
2.26.2007: Mirror Thick
2.19.2007: Mirror Thick
2.12.2007: Private Eyes
2.5.2007: Texan Sluts
1.29.2007: My Plan for Iraq
1.22.2007: Tutsch
1.15.2007: Wet Sounds
1.8.2007: Fixing History
1.1.2007: Happy New Year
12.25.2006: Merry Christmas
12.18.2006: Morning Sweet
12.11.2006: Magic and Commuting
12.4.2006: Stranger than Fiction
11.6.2006: Voting
10.30.2006: Moving On
10.23.2006: Sun Ra builds a Digital Video Recorder
10.16.2006: Honest News
10.9.2006: So... Iraq.
10.2.2006: Shocked, I Tell You
9.25.2006: The N Word
9.18.2006: And Thanks For Your Support
9.11.2006: Most Inept Business Ever
9.4.2006: Purpose: Consume
8.28.2006: Airports
8.21.2006: Bally is OK in my Book
8.14.2006: In profile
8.7.2006: Do Overs
7.31.2006: Waiting on Pox
7.24.2006: Dog Bites Man in the Middle East
7.17.2006: Hot Thoughts
7.10.2006: Location Dissatisfaction
7.3.2006: With a Bang
6.26.2006: Bad Government
6.19.2006: Location, Location, Location
6.12.2006: A Rather Small Right-Wing Conspiracy
6.5.2006: Propositions
5.29.2006: Minus Ten for Lateness
5.22.2006: Welcome to America, Now Go Home
5.15.2006: The Sheep Look Up?
5.8.2006: All the Damn Vampires
5.1.2006: Delaying Actions
4.24.2006: Thoughtcrime
4.17.2006: Nuclear Fish
4.10.2006: Zero Beats Per Minute
4.3.2006: Those Bears Better Learn to Backstroke
3.27.2006: B for Bedwetter
3.20.2006: Saturday Night at the Emergency Room
3.20.2006: Options
3.13.2006: Options
3.6.2006: Creme Eggs and Distribution Chains
2.27.2006: Monday Comics Whirl
2.20.2006: Questions and Answers
2.13.2006: Fun with Chainsaws
2.6.2006: A Mild Rebuttal
1.30.2006: Bad Old Days
1.23.2006: Checking in on the Money
1.16.2006: God of Choice
1.9.2006: Music, Professor
1.2.2006: 2006 Dollars
12.26.2005
12.19.2005: Jazz Musicians, Deities, and Me
12.12.2005: Arrival
12.5.2005: News you can Use
11.28.2005: The Shape of Things
11.21.2005: Gifties
11.14.2005: Service and Sacrifice
11.14.2005: Slaves of Our Creations
11.7.2005: Slaves of Our Creations
10.31.2005: Be Afraid!
10.24.2005: Still a few good ones in the barrel
10.17.2005: In the Shins, Again
10.10.2005: Odds 'n Ends
10.3.2005: Imposition
9.26.2005: Balance
9.19.2005: Bazaar Practices
9.12.2005: Temporary
9.5.2005: Awash
8.29.2005: Sartorially Obsolete
8.22.2005: And a Hard Place
8.15.2005: The Power of Hate
8.8.2005: Another fine product from Good Ideas(tm)
8.1.2005: Inscrutable Men
7.25.2005: A World of my own
7.18.2005: Sun Ra's Guide to Not Embarrassing Yourself at the Comic-Con Masquerade
7.11.2005: I Pick You
7.4.2005: The Blind, Leading
6.27.2005: Chaw
6.20.2005: That New Batman Movie
6.13.2005: More Stuff I'd Like to Do
6.6.2005: Imaginary Past
5.30.2005: Cooking with Gas
5.23.2005: Questions, no Answers
5.16.2005: Yard Update
5.9.2005: Pearly Gates
5.2.2005: Filler
4.25.2005: Away From Keyboard
4.18.2005: More Iron Fist
4.11.2005: Feel the Burn
4.4.2005: Four Legs Bad
3.28.2005: Don't Bottle Me In
3.21.2005: Things I'd Like to Get Done
3.14.2005: Popes
3.7.2005: To Our Stockholders, Draft One
2.28.2005: Orwell - off by twenty years (part one)
2.21.2005: Private Property - not!
2.14.2005: Card Games
2.7.2005: Tort Reform
1.31.2005: Slow News Week
1.24.2005: It may Never Die, but it's damn well Fading Away
1.17.2005: Mind Candy
1.10.2005: Dinner Party (fiction)
1.3.2005: The Greener Grass
12.27.2004: The End of Year Rant
12.20.2004: The Most Important Choices You Never Make
12.13.2004: Nuts
12.6.2004: Don't call it a Blog
11.29.2004: Switchover
11.22.2004: The Baltimore Writers' Conference 2004
11.15.2004: Worn out
11.8.2004: Thanks for my hat back.
11.1.2004: Farewell
10.25.2004: Chilly Goodness
10.18.2004: E I, E I, Oh.
10.11.2004: The Abandoned Fourth Estate
10.4.2004: Felis Novis
9.27.2004: Gerrymandering
9.20.2004: Grim Future
9.13.2004: Fuzzy Logic
9.6.2004: Labor Day, and the Converse
8.30.2004: True Names
8.23.2004: CAG (Computer Assisted Government)
8.16.2004: Hacking Blindly
8.9.2004: White Man's Burden 2020 (fiction)
8.2.2004: Flying Low
7.26.2004: Wimping Out
7.19.2004: Advice for John Kerry
7.12.2004: Tortoise pt. 4 (fiction)
7.5.2004: Tortoise pt. 3 (fiction)
6.28.2004: Tortoise pt. 2 (fiction)
6.21.2004: Tortoise pt. 1 (fiction)
6.14.2004: Krislee's Trial Part IV
6.7.2004: City of Heroes impressions
5.31.2004: How Much for that Young Man in the Window?
5.24.2004: The Hand of Al-Abn, Part the Third
5.17.2004: And Stay Out
5.10.2004: The looming plague
5.3.2004: Dear Dumbass
4.26.2004
4.19.2004: Hot in the City
4.12.2004: A Game of Cards pt. 2 (fiction)
4.5.2004: A Game of Cards pt. 1 (fiction)
3.29.2004: The Right Tool for the Job
3.22.2004: More Iron Fist
3.15.2004: Shalt
3.8.2004: Ooka and the Equitable Price
3.1.2004: Chat Room
2.23.2004: Looking Back
2.16.2004: Shelves, Progress of
2.9.2004: Size Isn't Everything
2.2.2004: Proof
1.26.2004: Supper Club
1.19.2004: Pay per View
1.12.2004: Head, Top of
1.5.2004: A Movie I'd Like to See
12.29.2003: A Short History of Z-jumping
12.22.2003: Fiat Christmas
12.15.2003: Leaps and Bounds
12.8.2003: The Big Come-Down
12.1.2003: Spin-Bot
11.24.2003: Kleptocracy
11.24.2003: test
11.3.2003: One Arm Tied
10.27.2003: Juices
10.20.2003: Choppers
10.13.2003: Bread and Guillotines
10.13.2003: Butter Spider
10.6.2003: Bebidas
9.29.2003: Recent Expenditures
9.22.2003: The First King (fiction)
9.15.2003: The Ides of September
9.8.2003: A Sense of History (fiction)
9.1.2003: The Wall Behind Me
8.25.2003: The State of the Yard
8.18.2003: The Straight Dope
8.11.2003: -buttal
8.4.2003: Word Association
7.28.2003: A Long Rant about Planes and Governors
7.21.2003: Size Matters
7.14.2003: Meaning Migration
7.7.2003: Fauna
6.30.2003: The Interview (fiction)
6.23.2003: Where I'm At
6.16.2003: In Gratitude
6.9.2003: Love Triptych
6.2.2003: Assometer: Cooking
5.26.2003: A ride in the countryside (fiction)
5.19.2003: Secret Apples
5.12.2003: 211 (fiction)
5.5.2003: Tab A in Slot You
4.28.2003: You Go Tell The Spartans
4.21.2003: You May Not Be What You Eat, But I Know What Is
4.14.2003: Downbelow in Fangville (fiction)
4.7.2003: 'Save the Children' my Shriveled Left Nut
3.31.2003: Back from Italy
3.24.2003: Dog and Pony Show
3.17.2003: Address to Prospective Students
3.10.2003: Thoughts about War
3.3.2003: Chattanooga
2.24.2003: Pick-em-up
2.17.2003: Let it stop already
2.10.2003: Lie Down with Lyin'
2.3.2003: Goes With Cheese
1.27.2003: Diffident Insanity
1.20.2003: Ablutions
1.13.2003: Half the Box
1.6.2003: Idiot Lights
12.30.2002: Dwarf Tossing
12.23.2002: Morning on the Mountain (fiction)
12.16.2002: Where Oso Comes From
12.9.2002: Meat, meat, meat, and meat
12.2.2002: Two Great Tastes
11.25.2002: Big Razor, Small Razor
11.18.2002: Ads you won't see
11.11.2002: The Fortunate Column of Commodus
11.4.2002: Vikings and Saracens and Magyars, oh my!
10.28.2002: In Print, Cheaply
10.21.2002: Now I Eat Humble Pie
10.14.2002: More on Referentialism
10.7.2002: Goulash Suppe
9.30.2002: A Blueprint for a Nation
9.23.2002: Mastermind Quotient Quiz #47
9.16.2002: The Abettor Letters Page
9.9.2002: Behind the Barn
9.2.2002: Moral Meat
8.26.2002: First Thoughts
8.19.2002: Evil Spirits in my Neck
8.12.2002: Changing Lanes (fiction)
8.5.2002: Meme
7.29.2002: Jitters
7.22.2002: Frozen Solids
7.15.2002: Pink Tubes
7.8.2002: All These Damn Colors
7.1.2002: The Plunge (History teaching redux)
6.24.2002: Read The Tipping Point
6.17.2002: Warning: Passive Drivers
6.10.2002: Many Hands makes Light Work
6.3.2002: Poetry/Music
5.27.2002: Fear of a Dying Art
5.20.2002: Weakness != Goodness
5.13.2002: The Iron Fist of Botany
5.6.2002: the Odds (Athens v. Persia)
4.29.2002: Wish List
4.22.2002: Any Price (Israel v. Palestine)
4.15.2002: Diabolic Method
4.8.2002: Wet Rocks (fiction)
4.1.2002: Postcards from Utopia
3.25.2002: Inferno 2.0
3.18.2002: Questions and Answers
3.11.2002: Rest In Public
3.4.2002: Built to Pffft
2.25.2002: The Count of the Damned Rollerball
2.18.2002: Tint
2.11.2002: I, the Elite
2.4.2002
1.28: In the Nostril of Madness
1.21: Poke
1.14: Aspic Nation
1.7: Unwritten (Charles Napier)
12.31: The Tyranny of What Never Happened
12.24: Double-Plus Bad
12.17: Good For You (candy)
12.10: How I Got This Way, part CCLXXIV
12.3: Dig It (Precious Minerals)
11.26: Performing Arts
11.19: 5000/20 Foresight
11.12: A Spoonful of Greed (Sugar Tariff)
11.5: Review of Civilization III
10.29: Untitled (fiction)
10.22: 'Pose (poetry)
10.15: Toys All Over Your Body
10.8: Purple Tom Pt. 2 (fiction)
10.1: It's Not Honey if It Doesn't Come in a Bear
9.24: Purple Tom Pt. 1 (fiction)
9.17: Evil Is
9.10: Blood Money (Black Reparations)
9.3: Fourth and Ten (cross-country trip)
8.27: Choose Your Own Adventure
8.20: Exercising "What If?"
8.13: Dead Horses and Persians
8.6: Mad Science Watch Reader Letters
7.30: The Devil in the Details (Old vs. New Testaments)
7.23: Slash Fiction
7.16: In Absentia pt. 4
7.9: In Absentia pt.3 / Notes from the Road pt. 2
7.2: In Absentia pt. 2 / Notes from the Road
6.25: In Absentia pt. 1
6.18: Cold Feet
6.11: The Penal Code (fiction)
6.4: Surlor of Planet Grumpulon
5.28: Mad Science Watch
5.21: Legacy (fiction)
5.14: Risk (fiction)
5.7: Boom (spudguns)
4.30: The Emperor's New Art
4.23: Liberal Pirate Radio Pt. 8
4.16: The Power of Cheese
4.9: Spin Cycle
4.2: Think As You Are Told (Corporations)
3.26: Sticky Pictures
3.19: Nocturnal Emissions
3.12: The Don't-Fall Guy
3.5: Slouching towards Stupidity (standardized testing)
2.26: Comte d'Arnauld (fiction)
2.19: Everyone Likes Robots
2.12: Choice (fiction)
2.5
1.29: Bugged
1.22: Cripples
1.15: Word Up