WD Fyfe

A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

Black Friday – A History

Bitching about Black Friday is like slapping Satan – nobody’s going to tell you to stop.  You can call Black Friday everything but nice, and not one person on this … Continue reading

November 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

4/20: A Capitalist’s Dream

Once again, the world has survived 4/20.  Despite dire warnings, our civilization didn’t collapse in a hail of exhaled smoke last Saturday, Bob Marley didn’t rise from the dead and … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Tale of the Bulgarians’ Levis

Many years ago, when there was still an Iron Curtain and most thinking people were very much aware of Brezhnev’s missiles, I met a Bulgarian (several of them, actually.)  He … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment
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