Month: November 2019

The Oily Obtusity of Ubiquitous CBD

The frantic fad for CBD is driven by a wildcat gold-fever of mindless entrepreneurship. Sell CBD anything! CBD pillows, CBD toothpaste. What's next? CBD on your mashed potatoes, CBD sexual lubricant--why, CBD is a better lubricant for your car! It makes your car feel better! CBD can be used to protect you from mind control...

Mayhem and the Idiocy of Gender Reveal Celebration

A Nov 11 article in The Atlantic tells us: "Blame it on Instagram one-upsmanship; blame it on a new 'over-celebration of life events' in general, as my colleague Alia Wong did; or blame it on the timeless human impulse to see what happens when you try something stupid, but gender-reveal disasters are now happening somewhat...