Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

So…Is Ello Still A Thing?

So…is Ello still a thing? I remember everybody freaking out about it, rushing to flee Facebook and sign up. I signed up just in case, but have yet to do anything on it. I have three friends and have yet … Continue reading

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My Position On The Ebola Panic

I think my position on the recent panic over Ebola can be best summed up by the below clip from the animated Clerks show (the one where Randal fears an outbreak of the Motaba virus after Leonardo Leonardo is bitten … Continue reading

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Service Animals Should Be Ugly

I saw someone with an adorable beagle the other day. The beagle looked at me all sad, begging to be petted. However, the beagle was wearing a little vest with “SERVICE ANIMAL: DO NOT PET” emblazoned thereupon. I did not … Continue reading

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I Have Confirmed That I Have No Reason To Drink Mello Yello Anymore

Back when I was in high school and just after, I used to drink Mello Yello once in a while because it was only 49 cents and other sodas/pops were something like $1 or $1.29 for the same size. Recently … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be Seeing “Dracula Untold”

Absent forces beyond my control, I will not be seeing Dracula Untold. People say never say never, but I think this one is pretty sure. Here are just a few reasons why: – I’m sick of vampires. – As I’m … Continue reading

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Please Make It Stop: “Youngblood Hawke” by Herman Wouk

Please, please make it stop. I’m trying to slog my way through Youngblood Hawke right now by Herman Wouk. Right now I just wish I was closer to page 878 than I was to page 351. It’s taking so long! … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Is The Day We Celebrate Flip Wilson

Columbus Day is the day we celebrate the comedy of Flip Wilson, right? I can’t remember anything else being involved. It seems like there might be more to the day, and/or some kind of controversy, but all I remember is … Continue reading

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