May 2012

I Do Feel Better

May 22, 2012

If I’m not feeling great, I watch to this Hot Chip video clip and I do feel better. ‘Cause it’s British, see. (Directed by the genuinely funny, Peter Serafinowicz in fact.) And everything British is much smarter and funnier than you could ever try to be. So, don’t bother trying. Get it? They’ve already been there [...]

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5 Specific Steps To Surviving A Country Fried Shit Show

May 16, 2012

I drove well north of the city today, involuntarily, to attend an authentic country-style traffic court with a complimentary scoop of unapologetic racism on the side… “Yes sir, the officer in question is a neg-  Ahem, the officer is a black person but that is not him in the back of the room. They can look [...]

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Sad Dad Syndrome

May 11, 2012

I’ve been hearing people casually throw the term ‘Sad Dad’ into conversations lately. (If you’ve not heard it, do a quick google of ‘Sad Dads’ or better still, a googling of ‘Sad Dad Poetry’; it yields earnestly written Jack Handey haikus wherein guys pull lines from Harry Chapin songs.) Whenever I hear it, my default is [...]

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Myth-ing The Point.

May 3, 2012

When I took an assignment to write a piece on the ‘Best Incubation Environments For NBA Talent’ (from a legitimate sports network, no less), I kinda rolled my eyes like they’d just asked me to write a supplemental chapter for a Malcolm Gladwell paperback. (Is it just me or does Gladwell not remind you of [...]

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