R. Chase

The Loebner Prize

In 1950 Alan Turing devised a test that could determine whether a machine could convince you that it was also a human...

A Halloween Carol

By R. CHASE Bachelor Behavior The music pumps and thuds, electric disco lights flash across the dance club. Snow White is wearing...

Searching for The One

It was 2 a.m., and my phone buzzes, waking me up to a bizarre text from my West Coast buddy.

Gone Fishin’

There is a cruelty of ironic proportion to the Universe that forces you into serious retrospection at the most inopportune moments of...

Dating Reruns

As a kid I used to sit through three months of “Gilligan’s Island” reruns during those lazy summer months between school...

Boyfriend To Bachelor

Re-entering the world of the bachelor is a lot like standing in front of a cold pool on a hot summer...

Falling Apart

In Chinua Achebe’s classic book, Things Fall Apart, a simple oversight becomes the progenitor of destruction for the African tribe of Ibo...

The L Word

In the Supreme Court case Jacobellis vs. Ohio, 1964, Justice Potter Stewart was pressed to define pornography. He answered that he...