The prehistoric first words of man & womankind
Biology / Thought

The prehistoric first words of man & womankind

Image: Reconstruction of Homo habilis, of a Hominini tribe. Westfälisches Museum für Archäologie, Herne. Wikimedia Commons. By Billy Wright ‘Beastly,’ was the first word of a child George Orwell; he was eighteen months old and bedridden with bronchitis. Russel Brand’s first words were ‘don’t do that’—appropriately repressive? Steven Spielberg asks back with his first, ‘why?’ Bambi the … Continue reading

Med students learn psychopathology with ‘Seinfeld’
The Arts

Med students learn psychopathology with ‘Seinfeld’

(Feature image: Still of Julia Louis-Dreyfus in NBC’s Seinfeld) By Billy Wright It seems the whole universe truly is against George Costanza. Jerry, Elaine, his Mother and that girl who saw him in the Henry VIII costume have each tried to coax George into psychiatric treatment, yet he resists. But resistance is futile, transcendentally, when psychiatric … Continue reading