Whoopi outwits Devil Jazz

Craig Forgrave’s website claims Devil Jazz, his first novel, “unites for the first time anywhere: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, George and Ringo.” The thing is, that same joke appeared in Sister Act. When you’re using jokes from a decades old Whoopi Goldberg movie, it’s a problem. Another joke in the book involves the introduction… Continue reading Whoopi outwits Devil Jazz

Pagan Pride

Broomsticks. Pointy hats. Vengeful spells. These are common stereotypes incorrectly associated with witches. What many people ignore is the spiritual depth and theological complexities of Paganism and witchcraft in all its forms. While the average person might be stunned to learn that he or she has at some point interacted with a witch, the likelihood… Continue reading Pagan Pride

Web science offers more

The new scientific journal Cellscience launched with much less fanfare than it deserved on Tue., July 27. Describing itself as the “comprehensive International Medical A-Z directory covering all aspects of HIV and AIDS, Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes & Disorders of the Nervous System”, the first issue is sur- prisingly accessible and contemporary in its writing.… Continue reading Web science offers more