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Ebeneezer Scrooge

Keeping Up Appearances

George Heymont | Posted 07.05.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When one thinks back on some of history's greatest hoaxes, the first two that come to mind are usually the Trojan Horse and the creation of Potemkin villages. Both were brilliant projects conceived and executed on a grand scale with formidable results.

"Scrooge, Don Draper, and Patrick Bateman Walk Into a Bar... "

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

Early Scrooge and Draper appear "normal" enough, if unsavory, to be representative of mainstream society, yet we are aware of a low-grade pathology at work. Bateman would drive off the cliff, laughing maniacally.

Confessions Of A Closet Curmudgeon

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

"Astute perception and sly wit" -- who wouldn't sign up for that? And how about a lack of a "serviceable denial mechanism?" Sounds good to me! Doesn't everyone aspire to these qualities?