Category Archives: humor

Overly Critical Book “Reviews” are Not Very Useful – a Call for Your Thoughts

Expanding on the subject of civility which, by the way, is a hot topic in the practice of law, I made several disturbing observations. First, there are a lot of ugly customer book reviews floating around on Amazon.com and Barnes … Continue reading

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Civility in All Things

I would like to say, “Thank you” to all of you who follow me, read my posts, and generally do not mind a nerdy academic who happens to love writing books and studying medieval/Renaissance history and archaeology. Civility is severely … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Story: Indie v. Tradtional Publishing

I usually do not like to weigh in on this subject because I see value in both. However, today I will make an exception. Back in 1990 – yes, non-boomers, this indie trend began way back in the dark ages … Continue reading

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Lawyer Ninja Truth No. 2

Not all lawyers are wealthy and very few are as wealthy as the hotshots you see in movies and television shows. Many are just as vapid, however. I, for one, am not wealthy and probably will never be. I have … Continue reading

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Lawyer Ninja Truth No. 1

I enjoy the history of the law. The law and its origins are very interesting. Some of it is patently offensive and stupid, too. Since when does it make sense to be able to cite to a case from two … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman’s Rant and the Current State of the Union

You would think that Richard Sherman’s rant will cause the world to end. The media would have you believe it isĀ  shining example of the complete decline of Western civilization-forget that the Romans pitted human beings against each other to … Continue reading

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U.S. Phone Spying Doesn’t Stop Terror

Sometimes, I see something on the news that makes me howl with laughter. This is one such current headline. It is about one of the stupidest things I have ever read. After all, the very nature of terrorism is surprise. … Continue reading

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