See this is the problem when everybody one knows in real life knows about your blog, personal rants become somewhat impossible. So my in-depth analysis will never make it into a posting despite there being a lot to analyze. So there’ll not be any tales of lies and intrigue 😉
But here a few hints: starts with fluff, continues with bumpkin, has also to do with languages and (in-)tolerance and finally ends with some interesting books on cryptography and Russia. In the middle sequence lots of snow is involved.