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In which I join Zach Braff’s writing group.

Zach Braff is an engaging young actor. I’ve enjoyed his joyful goofiness on the television series Scrubs, and found his Garden State movie reasonably entertaining. Other than that, I’ve never given him a second thought. Until last night, when I was forced to consider The Braff in a new light. …

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Mars and Pluto in Deadwood

After a couple of days of foreplay, Mars and Pluto had a rendezvous at 24 Sagittarius this morning at 9:44 am PST. The symbolism: nuclear (or nuc-u-lar, depending on how you vote) weapons (John Ashcroft exploited this theme only yesterday), transportation disasters, unbridled hostility and violence. Among other things, of …

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