The Impeachment of a Comic and a Lose for Medicinal Laughter

Louis C.K. as a Sacrificial Ram in a spectacle-crazed narcissistic society I need laughter. A self-prescribed medicine that does me wonders and there are very few comics who leave me in stitches of the good kind; not unlike having “the good kind of breast cancer.” As I write here in California, my healthcare costs rise… Read More The Impeachment of a Comic and a Lose for Medicinal Laughter

The Grammar Nazi Asks: what are the etymological roots of Cancer and Oncology ?

Oh, such a pathetic excuse for a liberal arts major, having been diagnosed with cancer over 3.5 years ago, I’ve not asked myself about the origins of the nouns associated with my disease, specifically the two super-topics of cancer and oncology. I vaguely recall reading them in the book, The Emperor of All Maladies .… Read More The Grammar Nazi Asks: what are the etymological roots of Cancer and Oncology ?