Gneechy Talk

A Pithy What?

Say what you like about James Joyce, he was a man who had a knack for epiphany. And last night, as I occasionally do, I had one of my own. It wasn’t a profound moment of sound and fury, no tears or anything like that, just a sudden but conclusive realization, more or less out…

Gneechy Talk

A Noteworthy Day

There are a lot of things happening at once today, in this corner. First and most obvious, it’s May the Fourth, and ever since “Talk Like a Pirate Day” geeks have been inventing their own holidays willy-nilly, making this one Star Wars Day (“May the Fourth be with you,” you see). Second, and somewhat less…