The Fantasy

...that which is unreal

Everything became quite unreal finally and it seemed as though nothing could have any consequences.
― Ernest Hemingway

Monsterous mistake in Stranger Things

With the risk of never getting layed again, I am releasing my inner Nerd with full-geeky bezerker rage to point out a critical mistake in the surprise summer hit of 2016, Stranger Things from Netflix. So horrible is this mistake that the show just got more painful to... read more

Who is the Slender Man?

Stories where the fictional spills over into real life are both fascinating and terrifying. Such is the Story of the Slender Man.  The Slender man began back in 2009 as a spooky internet meme. This drawing of a tall slim man with no facial features caught on with... read more

From Magic Underpants to Kaparot

As an atheist, I find it difficult to imagine how people of faith feel. I imagine that they feel all warm and tickly and are strengthened by their sense of community right up until the point that they drink the Kool-Aid. Still, there are some rituals in religion today... read more

How to Spot a Witch?

Is Hillary Clinton an actual Witch? Like the kind with a black cat and a flying broom? It’s a fair question. You may say that there’s no such thing as Witches, to which I would reply that there’s no such thing as female POTUS’s. So until proven... read more

Turkish Star Wars

If Plan 9 from Outer Space is the worst movie of all time, The Man Who Saved the World (Turkish Star Wars) takes its place next to other horrible classics like Troll 2. The Turkish Star Wars made the news this week when the only remaining 35mm known to exist was found... read more

In Space No One Can Hear You Scream

In Space No One can Hear You Scream was the tag-line for Ridley Scott’s wonderful film, Alien. That isn’t what this story is about. Nor is this story about the upcoming 2017 verbosely titled, Prometheus 2 Alien Covenant. Rather, I wish to debunk nearly... read more

Did God Write the Hokey Pokey?

Everybody can agree that the Hokey Pokey is one of the all time great dance classics. Some historians believe that Hokey Pokey is a corruption of the magical words Hocus Pocus. Hocus Pocus comes from the Latin “Hoc corpus meum,” meaning the transformation... read more

The Rocky Horror Stage Show

The musical The Rocky Horror Show lives in the hearts of many adoring fans. In the wake of last weekend’s tragic mass shooting, let’s look back on the original stage production of Rocky Horror and reflect upon its message of acceptance of our own and... read more

A Dose of Joy

I saw this on Facebook today and broke out in uncontrollable laughter. The laughter of pure joy. This, in turn, made me realize just how ludicrous life actually is. Just like writing this short article made me realize how ludicrous English spelling is… L A U G H... read more

Passive Comic Chavanism

Comic book nerds don’t get the girls. This is a well known fact. I learned this when I was young because most of my friends were comic book nerds. Not me. I got tons of chicks. Every weekend. But not so my friends. The creators of comic books have long... read more

Abducting Europa

Zeus admired mortals because of their ability to learn and grow unlike the gods who had set personality traits. Nag all you want Hera, Zeus will be a horny dude. He can’t help himself. One day Zeus was looking down on a group of mortals girls picking flowers.... read more

Who’s Believing Now?

While most Europeans identify as Christian, the number of people practicing religion is on a steep decline. A surprising new study has found Russia to be Europe’s most religious country. This is surprising because the USSR was officially an Atheist state for 74... read more

The Noah’s Ark Hoax

So there is a news story rolling around the internet that the planned Noah’s Ark theme park in Williamstown Kentucky was destroyed by a freak flash flood. I really wish that story were true but it isn’t the park is real just no flood. The park will open in... read more

Have Chimpanzees Started Believing in God?

Laura Kehoe, a PHD researcher studying a group of chimpanzees in Guinea has discovered some strange behavior. The group of chimps he group is studying have never been studied before. The animals have little forest to inhabit and are forced to live in strips of tree... read more