Archive for May 29th, 2012

Movie Contrivance #14: I’m Pregnant

Movie Contrivance #14: I'm Pregnant

People tell other people they’re pregnant so often on TV and in movies that it’s no longer a surprise. It’s officially a contrivance. In movies, the revelation that someone is pregnant always happens when something crazy is happening, and the pregnant person isn’t reacting as they normally would, and then they say those fateful words: […]


How Would Your Life Be Different if You Chose a Different College?

How Would Your Life Be Different if You Chose a Different College?

My dream is that someday a virtual reality machine will exist that will let you go back to a crucial decision in your life, make a different choice than you did, and relive your life (fast forwarding as needed) following the alternate path. The machine would work Inception-style in that you could relive ¬†years of […]