I suspect that all new parents go through a phase of fascination with the poop of their new born baby. As evidenced by the next 1,800 odd words I am going through that phase right now. In addition to fascinating, I find Jack’s poop thoroughly disgusting as well as thought-provoking. What is fascinating about Jack’s … Continue reading Ship High In Transit
Best known for his 1,000+ page post-modern door-stopper Infinite Jest, for which he won a McArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” writer David Foster Wallace is also known for his use (some might say “absuse”) of footnotes. Infinite Jest has 400 footnotes – and it is work of fiction, not a definitive scholarly text about jesters or … Continue reading What I Did On My Summer Vacation, or How To Get a Genius Grant
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You sit in traffic. The sun rises. You sit in traffic. The sun beats through the smog. You sit in traffic. The setting sun bakes you in your car. You sit in traffic. The moon wanly greets you. You sit in traffic. You grow old. You sit in traffic. You are the reason for the … Continue reading Traffic
They only warn you about the operation of heavy machinery and alcohol. They say nothing about the ants. At first you do not feel them. Then you just pass it off as a random itch on your leg that you scratch without thinking about it. Then there is a tingly, not quite an itch, … Continue reading The Missing Cousin, the Mysterious Shirt, and Pop Tarts
Are you prepared for the next Category 5 hurricane to visit your city? No hurricane preparedness kit is complete without the latest game from 40 Foot Buffet Industries, Inc. Print copies of this and slip it into your kit next to the batteries and bottled water. We suggest laminating in case of flooding. Buy all … Continue reading Hurricane Bingo
In line for a ride at Knott's Berry Farm: Son: Why don't we just cut like those people? No one stopped them. Dad: If we all did that then no one would be adhering to the social contract and we would have anarchy. Son: What is "anarchy"? Dad: When no one follows the rules or … Continue reading Anarchy in the OC