Author Archives: Amoeba

Amoeba’s Lorica: Weaponized Food Phobias

In the immediate aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and after several false starts, Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba finally jettisoned his Facebook account, thus undoing what he knew damned well he should never have done in the first place. As … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Smoke Scream

Wednesday morning, 3 AM. The phone beeps. Hotel Desk Clerk: “[yawn!] Front desk. How may I help you?” Hotel Guest: “You can help me by sending someone up here and taking this sign out of my room.” HDC: “Sir?” HG: … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Meet the New Heart, Same As the Old Heart

At the church that Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba attends (“But, but …” Shhh! Another time, yeah?), the theme for the Sunday service (8 April 2018) is conveyed by a single verse out of the Christian Bible. In which “the priest/prophet … Continue reading

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