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Youth Culture Killed My Dog (Part 1)

There was ¬†a time when grown adults would go door to door in crazy costumes on Halloween, demanding treats. It was called mumming.* Now we (we meaning twenty-first century Americans) call it trick or treating, and only children do it. Depending where you live, children¬†might not do that any more, and it’s possible that the […]

In Defense of Zoos

I’m not the zookeeper, nor the zookeeper’s son, But I’ll keep the zoo till the zookeeper comes. -Traditional It looks like the internet has gotten momentarily tired of demanding humans be sacrificed to its insatiable bloodlust and has moved on to hating on zoos (this is just one of innumerable similar pieces I’ve been seeing). […]