Posts Tagged 9/11

The Subtle Art of BS Detection, Part 1: Conspiracy Theories

It is better to be too skeptical than too credulous. – Carl Sagan I was fortunate, in my formative years, to have developed what I call a BS Detector. Carl Sagan (quoted above), who is one of my all-time greatest heroes, calls it a “Baloney Detection Kit.” Mine was mostly developed in college I’d say, […]

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Stormtroopers Discuss Their Own 9/11

Classless?  Possibly.  Too soon?  Debatable.  Funny? Definitely. CollegeHumor puts together something that has not been discussed in the geek world: the idea that the Death Star destruction by a small Jedi squad was maybe a little, too easy.  Well maybe in back alleys, private homes and sci-fi conventions, but not many other places.  The truth […]

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