Trying to build a better conservative took an unfortunate turn

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Homo trumpicus can be identified by its odd skin tone and the ability to absorb bullshit directly into its tissues. During the height of its presidency, as much as 47% of its non-water mass was composed entirely of feces.


Can your relationship be saved? Try our handy step-by-step program!

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Step 1 — study the literature

  1. Read several “couples counseling” self-help books.
  2. Discard “couples counseling” self-help books.

Relationship with Time

It’s been hard, but I think we’re doing OK…considering

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Can we all just keep quarantining please?

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It’s going to be a lot of work getting this place clean enough for guests. Anybody know the hourly rate for the Army Corps of Engineers?

Some Satire, Some Quotes

They need to work with us, even though we disagree with everything they stand for

Tilden76 (WikiMedia Commons)

Writer’s Block Distractions

A look inside the offbeat world of Unsplash photo AI descriptions

“A portrait of a young man made during a fun session of portrait practice in very odd lighting.” | Photo by Timothy Dykes on Unsplash

Rule #1: sex sells

Humor…Sort of

The psychedelic insanity of right-wing thought

Fibonacci Blue on WikiMedia Commons

The War of Ideas lost some troops today on the Hamburger Hill of American civic discourse, Lauren Boebert (R-CO)

Department of Fairy Tales

Easter from the inside

“Gonna be a long day, better get this egg rollin’.” | Gratisography in Pexels


Qanon has run its course, but the search goes on

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There’s an anonymous, high-ranking official in the government releasing information under the name U — and the conspiracy is skin deep.

Dispatches from Heaven

Your Medium source for the lowdown from on high

This is from the time I helped Obama pick the winner in 2009. You can’t see Me in the picture, but I’m everywhere. | Photo: Pete Souza, WikiMedia Commons

John Werth

Musician and conductor, repairer of woodwinds, owner of dogs, former band director, lapsed mathematician, and scribbler of thoughts.

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