Quick Search

Hiding in the Cracks

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 28, 2012

A poem about the illusion of discontinuity; questioning the static.

Read More

Writing Samples

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003

Writing samples on the Shawn Olson Artistic Network

Read More

writing, poetry, essay, fiction, stories, journalism

Worry Warts

Posted on Nov 30, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Essay about worry, stress and humanity. Why you should stop stressing out. There's no need.

Read More

worry, worrying, worrisome, worries, stress

Locust Borer

Posted on Sep 29, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011
yellow beetleyellow beetle

Photos of a yellow, black and red beetle called the Locust Borer.

Read More

locust borer, beetle photos, yellow, black, red

April 3, 2006 Newsletter

Posted on Apr 2, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
carrot-tePapago Mountains

April 3, 2006 Newsletter including information about my trip to Arizona.

Read More

April 3, 2006 Newsletter, arizona photos

Noise Auction - A Prelude

Posted on Apr 10, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
noise auctionnoise auctionnoise auctionnoise auction

Promo pictures of a new rock band in Columbus called Noise Auction.

Read More

noise auction, promo pictures, band photos, cringe, tom cline, ryan wilder, butch, jeremiah, jason, grip

Aphids

Posted on Sep 29, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011
aphid photoaphid photo

Photos of the bizarre dancing behavior of aphids.

Read More

aphid photographs, aphids

Cultural Cataracts

Posted on Nov 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A personal conversation about the challenges facing educational and cultural progress in the face of overwhelming ignorance and myopia.

Read More

parenting, education, society, culture

Cracked Thoughts

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Tales rooted in horror or the weird.

Read More

My failed faith

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

The evolution of Shawn Olson's views on faith, religion and ethics.

Read More

apostasy of shawn olson, ethics, morality, debate
Angry Teapot Level Design Awards