It is titled "Stevey's Drunken Rants" for a reason. It's not like he promised, sober, serious analysis.
If you read a few of his other posts, he's actually quite impressed by perl and the perl community. Some of his essays kept me quite amused during my after lunch sleepy time.
Update: I read again his opinion on things like the ".." operator. The first time I read about that thing, I thought the designer was demented. 9 years of perl later... I'm sure of it
I didn't believe in evil until I dated it.