Drollery Archive

Never Tell Me the Odds

Posted May 12, 2017 By John C Wright

A reader brings this interesting article to my attention: http://dailycaller.com/2017/05/12/scientists-still-cant-explain-mysterious-radio-signals-from-deep-space/ This is roughly typical for science reporting in popular organs: the interesting (to me, at least) part of the story is left out, that is, scientific speculation about the possible natural causes of these high energy bursts from space. Instead the writer dwells on the […]

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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Writing Advice

Posted April 25, 2017 By John C Wright

Here is what I would have done differently had I been the head writer for Disney’s dull and dispirited feminist morality play BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which is a parody remake of their animated masterpiece of the same name. Instead of having Gaston and the villagers arriving to kill the Beast, I would have had […]

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The Trump Happiness Montage

Posted February 10, 2017 By John C Wright

It has been a fortnight or so since Donald Trump was inaugurated. Not even a month. Not yet a quarter of his first hundred days.In that time, more has been done to restore and reform the United States back into the nation we recall from our youth than any GOP politician in two lifetimes, most […]

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Tears for Terrorists

Posted January 31, 2017 By John C Wright

I would like all the protesters, newsmen, and Democrat politicians who are in such an overblown and hyperdramatic fervor of hysteria over the five score or so travelers inconvenienced for less than a day by Trump’s travel ban to answer a question for me. Obama repudiated a longstanding policy concerning refugees from Cuba, allowing anyone […]

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The Evil Legion of Evil Authors Loves You

Posted January 20, 2017 By John C Wright

There is one hour to go before the promised announcement to be made today in this space. To lull the impatient, let us beguile the time with a musical interlude. This comes from the dangerous brain of Tom Kratman, with the supporting fire from countless of the Dread Ilk.

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Happy Inauguration Day

Posted January 19, 2017 By John C Wright

In case you have forgotten: In case you have forgotten, everything you told by the press was a lie. From AD 2009 to AD 2016 was 1984.

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My new novel is available in the following formats

Posted January 5, 2017 By John C Wright
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Christmastide

Posted December 26, 2016 By John C Wright

Some say that ever ‘gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour’s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad; The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch has power to charm, So hallow’d and gracious is the time. […]

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Christmas Sci Fi

Posted December 24, 2016 By John C Wright

I have been asked whether there any Christmas science fiction stories? Stories like IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE or A CHRISTMAS CAROL perhaps count as fantasy, and, of course DIE HARD is a heartwarming story celebrating the true meaning of Christ’s birth, but how many science fiction tales are there? Let us not count parodies or humor stories […]

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I have often said there are only three strong and sound arguments in favor of atheism: one is the argument that nature is a sufficient cause to explain all physics and metaphysics, ergo no divine being need be hypothesized; the second is that an omnipotent, omniscient being could not have desires or perform actions to sate […]

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