Back when circuses were a popular form of entertainment, there was a plan for when things went wrong. If a trapeze artist fell or a lion tamer ended up on the business end of a four-claw slap in the chest, the circus management would send in the clowns. The lights would dim on the ring […]Read more "Don’t Be Fooled."
My grandmother loved Victor Borge. She once tried to play me an album of his, but I was too young to get it. But, this isn’t about either of them. That’s just my riff on the person who said the nifty quote I’m using. It’s getting towards the end of my work week, and I’m […]Read more "MEOOOOW!! I’M A CAAAAAT!! MEEEOOOOW!!!"
I’m using my blog as a way to post a Frost Giant update because, well, it might be a bit long for a Facebook status. Drummer Rich Berends and Frost Giant have parted ways amicably. In fact, the whole band kind of just went on indefinite hiatus for well over a year. Our last show […]Read more "Of Wind, Wisdom, and War"
That’s it. He’s not Hitler. He’s not the antichrist. He’s not even Silvio Berluscone. He’s just an asshole, and the trouble with America is that we’re a nation of assholes. When you look at it like this you can see why he’s wildly popular. He says whatever he wants, has no concept of consistency with […]Read more "Donald Trump Is An Asshole"
So please, my well-intentioned but rather concerned friends (and those who are timid party-first loyalists), stop telling me I’m a spoiler. A hipster. A political elitist. Or a baby. There are many reasons why I could be called a baby (and enjoy it) but my political philosophy and orientation aren’t among them. As I watched […]Read more "Bernie Sanders *IS* My Compromise"
Self-care, gratitude, healing, be good to yourself, best foot forward, positivity, balance, work, employment, sick days, job satisfactionRead more "Physician, Heal Thyself"
I’ve been a fan of Henry Rollins since his days in Black Flag, and was introduced to his storytelling and spoken word albums through a friend. He often speaks with a caustic, dry wit riddled with sarcasm and hostility, but he has a natural knack for telling an entertaining and funny story. Many of his […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 13: Be Drinkable"