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Cake Fail

Cake Fail

What a time to be alive.  Black is white, up is down, truth is false and nothing makes sense anymore.  On top of everything, The Supreme Court did two infuriating things recently: it allowed Trump to reinstate parts of his awful ban-which-is-actually-a-ban and it agreed to hear the case of the Christian Colorado baker who […]

That Stuffed Cloak-bag of Guts

That Stuffed Cloak-bag of Guts

(Note: I originally posted the following on Facebook, but I liked it so much that I thought total strangers deserved to see it as much as casual acquaintances and intimate relations.  I apologize to all in my Facebook community who no longer feel special.  You are all still special, but not “this post”-special.)

That moment when…

…you have breathed deep the heady opiate fumes of Pokémon Go and have given into the glorious hunt.  At present, you are struggling with a Caterpie (it is always the Caterpie that give you the most trouble.)   Your battery is low and the battle is tense, but you finally manage get him (her?) trapped in […]

Writing Prompts That YOU Can Use

You’re on your way to your first day of Basic Pickling Techniques at the local adult education center, when a time-traveling Ayn Rand gives you an important message. You are teaching your first class in Time-Travelling at the local adult education center when you are interrupted by Ayn Rand, who can’t find her way to […]

On Perfection and Making Stuff

On Perfection and Making Stuff

I think one of my follies as a writer- and as an actor and probably as a person as well- is my insatiable need to make everything big and perfect.  Everything.  Like this blog is not just a blog: this a canvas on which I must smear the bloodpaints of my soul and offer humbly […]

The 15 Best Nonessential ‘Breaking Bad’ Characters

15. Paul, of TwaughtHammer fame 14. Lewis, Walter Jr.’s best/only friend 13. Jesse’s little brother 12. German Dipping Sauce Scientist 11. Remote Control Car Kid 10. Fake Heisenberg 9. Mistake Fake Heisenberg 8. That Lady That Works at Los Pollos 7. Charlie Rose 6. That One Lazy-ass Student (“I think I may have ADD…”) 5. […]

Summertime Depression Is A Thing; Just Admit That You Have It

I think we can all agree that summertime as an adult is the absolute balls.  What was once a welcome respite from academic drudgery becomes a waking nightmare of sweaty fatigue.  No day at the pool for you, adult.  You’re an adult.  You should be doing adult things.  Take those swimmies off. So, you get […]