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Retail Therapy: It’s What’s For Dinner!

The last few months of my life have been stressful, and to cope with it, I’ve been doing a lot of retail therapy. Unlike a lot of people, I usually do it at the grocery store.

In years past, my cabinets were bare with hints of tumbleweed. The shelves were empty. I never went to the grocery store. I joked with my college roommates that I ought to buy some plastic play food so that the kitchen shelves didn’t look so empty!

Last Week Was Intense

I don’t know about you, but last week was very, very intense for me, even though it was a short week. Our dog, Mr. Spanky, turned out not to have had a bad tooth,...

The End of SXSW As We Know It

For the last week, I’ve been running around like a manic at the South By Southwest Festival. I’ve seen interviews with bands, watched movies, and declined an inordinate number of chances to tweet about...

What Year Is This? Skeeviest “Job” Posting In “Writing Gigs” on Austin Craigslist!

Every so often I look at the Craigslist writing ads, figuring that there might be something useful mixed in among the dreadfulness. Sometimes the cresting point of the dreadfulness is so high that you can’t help but notice it, point at it, and spend time mocking it!

This morning I found a fabulous offer in with the Craigslist “writing” ads, though I suspect that the only writing going on here is what other people will be writing about this job opening!

The “Red Dawn” remake is TERRIBLE…as are the fan reactions!

As you may have heard, the remake of the 1984 cult classic “Red Dawn” is a terrible film. Watching it isn’t worth the time and trouble it takes, and it makes me cry for the earth’s resources that were wasted in constructing this bomb. It’s currently in the theater, where name recognition alone may hoodwink innocent eyeballs into paying money to watch this confused mess.