An Appreciation for Trump and Blue Bicycles

Trump and blue bicycles are an invitation for personal and societal exploration

The Perks of Being an X-File-ophile

After binge-watching all 202 episodes of the original X-files series, I have learned (or re-learned) 6 basic truths.

A Shredded Life

Rarely does one have the opportunity to measure the passage of time by the hours.

Alzheimer's Disease as Time Travel

Alzheimier's disease has given me the opportunity to travel through time with my mother, albeit randomly.

Yesterday, I Beat a Six Year-Old

I had the bright idea of racing my six year old neice to prove that I was immortal....I'm not

The Mastectomy Chronicles, Pt. 1: A Sizemic Change

In a society that values appearance, and which has historically equated self with body, how does a woman remain whole in the shadow of mastectomy?

It's All in the Cards

What if a professional counselor and a psychic met up in a book store? Reflections on the thin lines between art, science and something else.

Are You the Real Thing?

Coca Cola's brilliant "Share-a-Coke" advertising campaign has resurrected the flagging giant and refueled the debate over the toxic adverse health effects of soda and the vulnerability of the consuming public.

TV Binge Watching Disorder

Hi, I'm Larry, and I Binge Watch TV

Today, I Cured ADHD

Using a smart phone, a love of nature and a little bit of adventure to battle ADHD

Embracing Death in Life

Deprived of a sense of peace regarding our mortality, we suffer self-imposed existential homelessness.

Transhumanity! I'd Settle for Humanity

Science may lead us into a brighter tomorrow, but today is still waiting, and its answers lay in our past.

Restless Finger Syndrome: Do You Have It?

Celebrating the upcoming one-year anniversary of the DSM-5, we consider new forms of pathology for the digital age.

My Dog Is On Prozac

Next up, DSM-5-DV; The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5-Doggie Version.

The Trauma of Being Alive

Loss is forever...sadness remains.

'Near' Death Experience

Have you shared the moment of someone else's death or their dying process?

My Father Died Today

We, who are caught between life and death, health and illness, are citizens of two worlds.

Is There Any Body Part Too Private for a Tattoo? Apparently Not.

Well, we've broken another boundary...this time the inner recess of the human body. Anal tattooing.

My Father is Dying, Part 2

My father will take the secret of time with him,leaving for me nothing but the mystery of life.

My Father is Dying Part 1

As my father lays dying, I turn invariably to Hollywood for lessons in life and death.

Dear John....Ooops, i mn dj

OMG, my GF BU W ME!!!!!!

Counter-Terrorism Through Humor

We can and do fight terrorism with humor.

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

I relented to my wife's urging to attend a Doobie Brothers/Chicago concert at the local university; but had to assure her that I would return in time from the Orthopedist's office, where I received a cortisone shot into my aging knee...a bit too much hiking and biking for an 'flatlander' as we city folks are referred to up here in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Can Zombies Teach Us About Morality?

What is it about Zombies that so captivates us? Is it their persistence? Their unflinching work ethic? Their insatiable libidinal drive?

The Depopulated Self

One of my daily goals, as burdensone as it might sound, is to have fewer than 2 messages on my 3 active email accounts (2 university and one personal).

Instant Happiness

It had been a long day, and an even more excruciatingly long weekend. It was the end of our annual pilgrimage to the mecca of popular culture and uber-materialism...Orlando, Florida-home of Disney World...need I say more?!