Only a few people reading now will remember, but the original concept of this blog was to deconstruct bad arguments. My thinking was that every week I’…
Meta-Note: The more observant among you have noticed I put a new section up on the blog. It’s called RC Advice, and it’s mostly just a place you can as…
Hey everyone! An awful lot of people have been nice to me. I am inherently a complaining sort; a lot of people have shown me sympathy anyway. I’ve need…
I haven’t been posting enough. Once a week seems like a fair minimum, especially now that a significant amount of people are paying subscribers. Since …
I’m five years old; I’m laying in bed in Salem, Oregon with a silly-big teddy bear that, in retrospect, must have reeked of little boy and pee. My dad …
One bit of advice you hear about blogging is to pick a focus - to choose one thing you are particularly knowledgeable about or good at and mostly write…
A while back, I wrote about being poor. I think it’s an interesting thing to talk about, so I can’t pretend that I didn’t think it would do well. What …
My father’s father was by all accounts a really bitter-hearted sort of person. I say “by all accounts” because I hardly knew him; he had at some point …
Hi Everyone! So this week a family member (not me) had a Scary Medical Thing we needed to get taken care of. Everyone is fine, and we actually have rea…
On Tiger Moms, The Sensitizing Effect of Cancellation Attempts, and The Permanence of Shit-List MembershipListen now | I have a couple friends who are significantly interested in a particular pocket of the internet that you could refer to as something like …
On Common Core Math, Individual Variation, and Things You Can't TeachListen now (17 min) | Note: I’m trying out audio narration for at least a few articles to see how much value people get out of it, but it takes a fair …
Religion warning: By the time I post this article we will be past Easter, but it’s hard for me to just cruise through my religion’s most important holi…