Open Letter to Bill Carey

This is the slightly modified version of a letter written to Bill Carey. The original letter was in fact a facebook post. Dear Bill Carey, One last thing…I find it interesting that you, Bill, would latch on to the word unethical as would Dave LeBlanc. What makes it interesting is that the definition of unethical … Continue reading


Christmas is coming and no one reads this blog. Pauline Kael said once, “At the movies, we are gradually being conditioned to accept violence as a sensual pleasure. The directors used to say they were showing us its real face and how ugly it was in order to sensitize us to its horrors. You don’t … Continue reading

Narrative Taxonomy

There’s so many things that went wrong – little errors, things that are black and white down here aren’t really black and white up there. You know, the decision-making process is a little bit more muddled. (Mountain climber and rescue party member Ed Viesturs, quoted in Rose, 1998: 8) To be clear this is not … Continue reading