The Dick House

Every year, parents send their sons and daughters away to college hoping they will study hard, find a core group of friends, and experience the time of their lives as they prepare for their future endeavors. We were no different. We sent our youngest off to a small Lutheran college in the midwest. We expected … More The Dick House

Mistakes Were Made

One of my favorite cartoons comes from the pre-Simpsons Matt Groening circa the 1980’s. I came across it in Baltimore’s hipster publication, The City Paper. Interestingly, Matt Groening was not the first person to use the passive-voice construction as a deflection device with┬áMistakes were made. Ulysses S. Grant, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Chris … More Mistakes Were Made

Red Bikini Underwear

There’s a laundry detergent commercial airing all over the place in which a mom and dad are folding a mountain of laundry because their adult children and in-laws have moved in with them. Dad holds up a rather large pair of underpants with a look of horror on his face. Mom snatches the giant granny-panties … More Red Bikini Underwear