Get your trivia over here…or don’t

Hello there, fellow Earthling and occasional reader of Nest Expressed. How are you? Oh, really? No way! He did what?! That bastard! I’m glad we had this talk. We should do it again sometime. Also, I’ve started a little side project on WordPress.com: a daily publication called “Gimme The Gist.” My aim is to post a short piece of trivia every day. Then again, I once had an aim to slowly write a serial novel, […]


We all know who the terrorists are

I might offend some people, but it has to be said. I think it’s time we called a spade a spade. It’s very clear from the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, over Egypt, and elsewhere that all these terrorists have one thing in common: They all wear shoes. I know, I know. Not all people who wear shoes are terrorists. I’m not implying they are. In fact, some of my good friends wear shoes. […]


On humans and monsters

Whenever tragedy strikes, we’re reminded that we live in a world of “us” and “them.” A world of humans and monsters. Humans and monsters have nothing in common. Humans are driven by love, compassion, and a firm belief that we all deserve to live in a better, more peaceful world. Monsters are driven by fear, hate, and willingness to hurt others in pursuit of their own goals. To a human, every other life is precious […]


17 WTF Danish Halloween costumes: Look, giant boobies!

What is it about Halloween that makes people forget about such concepts as good taste and self-restraint? Don’t answer that. You’re probably wearing a slutty zombie fairy costume yourself this year, aren’t you? I knew it! People hear “Halloween,” and they go, “What a fabulous occasion to don my ‘Jar of applesauce that happens to be depressed’ suit and annoy the only friend who hasn’t shunned me yet.” Somebody has to be buying up all […]


MH17: Russia vs. the world

Today, the Dutch Safety Board released its final report on MH17. For anyone following the story, its conclusions aren’t a surprise: MH17 was downed by a BUK surface-to-air missile. A parallel criminal investigation will wrap-up within a few months. Now’s a good time to briefly revisit the exact chronology of the MH17 story. Pro-Russian separatists: We’ve shot down a Ukrainian An-26! Russia: Rebels have shot down a Ukrainian An-26! Everyone else: Actually, it was MH17. […]