Ode to Odo

He writes the songs that makes Bajor sing. pic.twitter.com/ovJnDUAGy4 — 💤🚶🏼💩👌 (@ziad4pope) April 7, 2017 First learn stand, then learn shapeshift. Nature rule, Odo-san, not mine. pic.twitter.com/Pdeyf838oQ — 💤🚶🏼💩👌 (@ziad4pope) April 8, 2017 Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to shapeshifting. pic.twitter.com/ofb9pJg7LL — 💤🚶🏼💩👌 (@ziad4pope) April 8, 2017 Shapeshifting is my […]

Lily and the Octopus

Someone once said give a dog food and shelter and treats and they think you are a god, but give a cat the same and they think they are the god. —Steven Rowley

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m really, really enjoying Adobe Spark

Testing out #AdobeSpark. pic.twitter.com/NmlXHje9A5 — Ziad (@ziad4pope) October 18, 2016 City of Brotherly Love #AdobeSpark pic.twitter.com/ItkKPWAWsL — Ziad (@ziad4pope) October 18, 2016 It's a fair question. #AdobeSpark https://t.co/VlensWQFpz — Ziad (@ziad4pope) October 18, 2016 Leveraging social touchpoints. #AdobeSpark https://t.co/DZIP8LG9tf — Ziad (@ziad4pope) October 18, 2016 Your mileage may vary. #AdobeSpark https://t.co/aKYeaQz3Lt — Ziad (@ziad4pope) October […]

The Sellout

Hospitals don’t have the rainbow of directional lines anymore. In the days of butterfly bandages, sutures that didn’t dissolve, and nurses without accents, the admitting nurse would hand you a manila folder and you’d follow the Red Line to Radiology, the Orange to Oncology, the Purple to Pediatrics. But at Killer King, sometimes an emergency […]

Your move, Bright.

2015-10-12 6:15 GMT-07:00 b.bright onyema11 <barr.brightonyema011@gmail.com>: Greeting Greeting to you my name is Mr. Bright Onyema. I work in BTCI bank in Lome Togo. Did you receive my message I sent to you? I am waiting to hear from you urgently. Tanks. Bright Onyema. 2015-10-13 18:01 GMT-07:00 Ziad Ezzat: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur […]

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Are two types of jokes. One sort goes on being funny forever. Other sort is funny once. Second time it’s dull. This joke is second sort. Use it once, you’re a wit. Use twice, you’re a halfwit. —Robert Heinlein


Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in “sadness,” “joy,” or “regret.” Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I’d like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car constructions like, say, “the happiness that attends disaster.” Or: “the disappointment of […]

A Confederacy of Dunces

Veneration of Mark Twain is one of the roots of our current intellectual stalemate. —John Kennedy Toole