Monthly Archives: October 2014

Nuclear Power

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANTS DIARY NUCLEAR POWER I was looking out over the big city, through the floor to ceiling windows of my corner office on the 40th floor, when my secretary came over. “It’s time, sir”, she said, straightening … Continue reading

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The Watch

THE CONTRARIAN THE WATCH When I was 15, I got the job of janitoring Glengoland, our one-room country school. In addition to what you might expect, this involved throwing a supply of cordwood into the basement from the pile the … Continue reading

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Corn Syrup

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY Think about this. Say 30 years ago, the average American was definitely bigger than the average Canadian.  Now, judging by what you see at Walmart, we Canadians are catching up.  I just discovered why. My … Continue reading

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Canals on Mars

THE CONTRARIAN CANALS ON MARS News Item, 1877, Astronomer announces he sees Canals on Mars on his new telescope *   * * * * The Supreme Leader of the All-Planet Government called an emergency meeting of his Privy Council.  He … Continue reading

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the contrarian

  WILLY BRANT’S DIARY A NEW THEORY OF EVOLUTION – CONTINUED After our discussion on the female form, and evolution, Joe looked outside and said “It’s too hot to work outside today; anyway I don’t have any hay that’s dry. … Continue reading

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