Would the instrumentals from Frank Zappa’s The Grand Wazoo make for good children’s music? Because I keep listening to “Cleetus Awreetus Awrightus” and think how it would have appealed to my young and tender mind, and the results are pretty darn good. And while I don’t want to be one […]
…’cause, dude. Cormac McCarthy? That takes some serious ovaries, Ms. Winfrey.
If you haven’t been following my brother’s adventures as he treks across the frozen wastes of Siberia (he’s actually in beautiful Lithuania right now), you’re missing out. Clicky the linky and hop on the Big Red Train
Dear Santa Monica City Council Members- Yesterday, I got a parking ticket outside my apartment. Now, this happens on the occasional Tuesday or Wednesday when I forget to move my car for the street sweepers, but yesterday was Monday. The SMPD Interceptors usually stay away from my neighborhood on Mondays, […]
So, John Scalzi, whose work I quite like, is throwing his hat in the ring as a write-in candidate for president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. I’m pretty sure only two readers of this site give a fig, but what the hell. I find this whole […]
This morning’s ride was good. Kept up with the pack, had a nice guy who manufactures snack foods pick my brain about advertising (I now understand why golf is the business sport of choice; it’s tough to get chummy at 20 mph on a busy street), didn’t have an H2 […]
I had an idea for a book that stemmed from a story I wrote. It was about the aftermath of a second American Civil War, when the country was partitioned along the mythical red and blue lines. One of the things that helped precipitate the war was good ol’ talk […]