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Mark Trail by James Allen and Me


Why is Indiana the “Only One” being Picked On for Picking on People? Because… it Isn’t.

Writing in the Los Angeles Times, Sarah Parvini and Nigel Duara are reporting shock, befuddlement and disbelief at the development that, “for some reason,” the state of Indiana is getting picked on, bullied, and discriminated against for passing a law allowing government-chartered corporations to discriminate against gay people. Parvini and Duara share passages like the […]

Where Have the Protests Gone? Where Can I Find Them?

On the left-hand side of the Irregular Times website, I try to list upcoming protests that I know about. Today, as you can see, I don’t know much. Here’s my list.

March from NYC to DC to protest racial discrimination in policing kicks off on April 13 Protest Against Mass Incarceration in San Francisco, April […]

Tell Us Your Stories Of Suffering From The Speaking Of Non-English Languages

When Inhofe speaks of the ability to communicate to one another, he’s speaking of it in terms of an unequal, top-down imposition of only one kind of speech by the federal government. That’s not the only way we could move forward together as a nation. […]

Ello Declares March NSFW Month (Unless You Don’t Want That). Is that Better than Blogger?

Featuring those gol-darned genital hands in every possible pairwise combination, the new social media platform Ello has released its decision to allow the content that those hands signify. Ello writes in an e-mail blast:

“Following Google’s decision to ban NSFW content from Blogger (followed by an awkward reversal), we decided to celebrate freedom of […]

Help Surveillance Valley Expose The Big Brother App

Yasha Levine is writing a book, titled Surveillance Valley, that will describe the involvement of Silicon Valley giants such as Google in the federal government’s regime of electronic surveillance against the American people […]

Is There An App For Going Off The Grid?

Sometimes, what’s more important than the words in the message that a person sends is the context of their communication. That’s the case with the image you see below.

This image was downloaded from, then uploaded onto in order to direct people to an article on, sponsored by with a […]

Disney Innovation Goes Surreal

I had always considered the Walt Disney company, especially in its 20th Century incarnation, to be staid, conservative, safe, dull, and obvious.  That assessment falls away in the face of Disney’s My Very First Dictionary, copyright 1989.  The book was open to the page you see above at the pediatrician’s office this afternoon, and […]

Scott Walker Is Right About This, And The Washington Post Was Wrong

When two “journalists” from the Washington Post asked Governor Scott Walker, commonly presumed to be planning a campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, if he thought that Barack Obama was a Christian, Walker responded. “I don’t know.”

Writers at publications such as the Huffington Post have made a big tizzy about the response, […]

Where To Find Out How To Dress Like Doctor Who

The time traveling character in Doctor Who is like no other person you will ever meet. As a consequence of this, fans of The Doctor are eager to dress up in costume to look just like him.

Of course, there have been thirteen versions of The Doctor, so there is some choice of which aspect […]

Go Volotic

The user makes loops of the sort that one might hear in the background of a video game by placing icons on a grid, and hurling balls of musical mojo at them. […]