Cassini’s Grand Finale

In Roman mythology, Saturn, king of the Titans, feared he would be overthrown by one of his children and so ate five of six upon their births. At 4:55 am this morning, we witnessed the first bite as Cassini flew into the gas giant at 75,000 mph, vaporizing in its atmosphere. How honored I was to be …

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The Different Paul McCartneys I Would Shtup

For your enjoyment, I present all the different Paul McCartneys I would get down and dirty with. Now please excuse me while I stare at his baby face…

The Man with No Ass

The story which you’re about to read was inspired by a little friendly competition at a dinner party. It’s completely fictional, but the history is roughly accurate to the events of fall 1936 and the genesis of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, with appropriate credit due to Raymond Chandler who gave LA its literary voice.

Caltech Rocket Boys
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