Sirius Knott: What’s in a name

I often get comments [not always of a benign nature] which speculate as to what exactly my pseudonymn refers to. Those who disagree with me sometimes express the hope that it’s a ironic pun and that it gives away the fact that I am not serious [kNOTt Sirius or Sirius… Knott!] and I’m just playing…

Slaying the Kronosyphon

Kronosyphon is just a fancier way of saying “time suck.” Time sucks are things that, well, suck away your time and leave you with pretty much nothing to show for it. When you’re through, you’re just left thinking, Well, that’s a good half hour of my life I’ll never get back. Television is probably the…

Writing a Blog: Here be Nits & Dragons

Before we get down to the devilishly fun business of venting my views on politics, faith, the media, movies and the process of writing a book, traffic jams and coffee rings, office politics and my lazy cat, cabbages and kings, I should like to introduce myself. As if you care. I am a writer. It’s…