Home » Star Zissou » Christories

Christories

Welcome to Christories

Christories is small blog comprised of rambling stories, dull anecdotes, bad poetry, even worse satire, and general crap, but here you are! Maybe you’ll find something interesting—it’s a long shot.

The Goldilocks Camera

The Goldilocks Camera

The Law of Camera Proportions states that the larger the camera, the more professional the photographer seems to the average person. The smaller the camera, the less professional the photographer seems.

Read More »

Escape from Meteora Prison

Escape from Meteora Prison

I escaped a year ago today–too nervous to tell my tale, too embarrassed. The prisons of Meteora are well known as hell on earth. The atrocities committed there over its fifty-year history are too numerous to count.

Read More »

Film Cameras vs. DSLRs vs. Smartphones

Film Cameras vs. DSLRs vs. Smartphones

Digital media has forever changed photography by making the process cheaper, quicker, and more efficient. The transition from SLR to DSLR has been swift, but now smartphones are the go-to camera for everyday use.

Read More »

Drunk Texting under a Crescent Moon

Drunk Texting under a Crescent Moon

On a bubbly summer evening, atop a terraced building, out on the corner of Madison Street and Michigan Avenue, three women sip drinks, and gossip on about dear friends—old and new.

Read More »

Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare

MSNBC.com is reporting that a South African anthropologist wants permission to examine the body of William Shakespeare to find out if he smoked marijuana–and what’s his reason, to label him a Pothead?

Read More »

Warrantless Phone Searches

Film Cameras vs. DSLRs vs. Smartphones

In January of 2011, the California Supreme Court ruled that if you are arrested, police could search the contents of your phone. The fourth amendment was irrelevant citing US Supreme court precedents.

Read More »

The End is Nigh!

The Rapture

I have learned a few things today from the sober folks over at ebiblefellowship.com. One is that Mother Planet was born in 11013 BC.

Read More »

Michelangelo too good?

Michelangelo's David

ABILENE, Texas has its panties in an uproar over one of their neighbors erecting the statue of David in their front yard. I would be too if it was my neighborhood.

Read More »

P.C. Police

P.C. Police

It seems like everyday someone is trying to get a word banned, reasoning that the word oppresses a people or causes harm. The good folks over at Orange UK reported on a Journal of Animal Ethics publication calling for us all to stop using the word “pets” for our pets because it is insulting

Read More »

Where in the World is Darfur?

Darfur Map

By now, many of you have seen or heard about the atrocities in Darfur. Celebrities, like George Clooney, speak out and volunteer their time to help put an end to the violence. You see small protests on college campuses across the country.

Read More »

Easter Love

Blockbuster Video

Since it’s that time of year again, I thought I would get in the spirit and recount a touching story with you all.

Read More »