Nobody seemed to particularly enjoy my previous “absurdist humor” post, so today I thought I would wade back into my favorite topic, Conspiracy Theory. What brought this on? I received a text from my sister that said, “X wants to know who you think killed Kennedy,” where X = my nephew. So here we go.
Another excerpt from The Spaces Between, an opus like no other… because I haven’t written any others. Don’t think of it as a literary work, think of it more as a hobby of mine that I am inflicting upon you. When we last left Ted, he was at the infamous Nellis Air Force Base, AKA “Area 51.” And… he’s still there, but getting more involved.
Well, they got me again. This time it was the closing of the AURA solar observatory in the aptly-named Sunspot unincorporated community, at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico. And I was hooked! So much so that I had to write this post about it, and diverge off into a blathering rant regarding the absurd implications of other people’s reactions to it.
This is an extremely long (and dated) post. It was my Master’s thesis for Literary Theory and Criticism, discussing conspiracy theory as a type of literary theory, attempting to move beyond postmodernism. I am including it here only as a reference for other articles. I plan to expand on it Continue reading
I am sometimes reminded of how my rants have been taken seriously by some people who do not seem to grasp the joke. Let me explain by example how Conspiracy Theory works. Continue reading