Ever wondered why some women make irrational excuses for selfish behavior? Well wonder no more – long time AVfM member Sir Kimski explains that the phenomenon is caused by the rationalization hamster, more accurately referred to by scientists as the ‘Matria Toxicanus.’
With the recent publication of my novel, Oh Hell, inspired by the suicide of Thomas Ball in June 2011, it seemed right to update an article that appeared here just over one year ago, entitled, Only one thing left…. (Oh Hell spoiler alert.) Shortly after Thomas James Ball’s death on June 15th, 2011, I read […]
Dr. F. returns with an essay on, well, shall we say childhood, on innocence stolen because of innocence that is failed to be presumed. How many Mr. Whippy’s do we know that have simply disappeared from our lives, from the lives of our little ones? How do we know they’re guilty of whatever they’re charged of? Why do we assume, especially when the rumors are about a man. Story with original artwork by Dr. F.
Courts regularly send men accused of domestic violence to anger management classes as a part of the divorce game. Paul Elam offers a piece of fiction on the subject, though fiction may not be the right word.
Last year Thomas James Ball stepped up to the front of a family courthouse, doused himself with gasoline, and self immolated in protest of the courts treatment of he and his children. The media, and thus society, scarcely batted an eye.
Occasionally we are gifted with a piece of fiction from our friend Dr. F, from the land of Oz. This particular piece, which revolves around something called a Pamper Hamper, leaves a question in our minds. Is it really fiction?
Fiction is an occasional treat offered up on the pages of AVfM. Dr. F now joins the few to use this genre to speculate in things that many of us think about, but few put into works. Enjoy this look at one possible future.