Archive | February 2016

The Theoretical Biochemistry of Astral Cucumbers

This post is based on a goofy question my dad asked in the comments of my first logic post. He probably didn’t intend for me to actully write about it, but I’m going to. Why? Because I’ve been doing so many serious posts lately and I feel like a goofy, creative post will do us all good (or maybe just me, but this is my blog so you’ll have to deal with it). So, without further ado, the theoretical biochemistry of astral cucumbers. Read More…

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What is Plot? (Baby don’t hurt me)

A few weeks ago I went to see a movie with my brothers. After the movie we were talking, as we are wont to do, about stories. During the discussion we came around to the idea of plot and what exactly it is. This was because Tim mentioned the fact that some people had criticized Mad Max: Fury Road, saying that nothing happened. This is obviously insane becauseĀ Fury Road is an amazing film, but for those who haven’t seen it, the plot is very minimalistic and linear. They literally drive in a straight line, then turn around and drive back. But that’s not what matters. What matters is what happens on the journey. Read More…