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 Mistakes were made. Ulysses S. Grant, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Chris … More Mistakes Were Made
Kristopher is a tall, muscular, sharp-dressed man with great hair. At 22, the software engineer’s future is so bright he has to wear shades. In a smart tortoiseshell frame, of course. So early one morning last week, Kris stopped for coffee and bro-tein…er, protein at McDonald’s. It wasn’t quite dawn and the parking lot was … More The Dirt Diet
Hell’s bells through Hollywood tolling. Shower? Massage? More cajoling. Harvey should have kept it zipped. But he had a really decent script.
…if you are hiding in plain sight and afraid of being known as a Christian, maybe you need to read the rest of this post. … More The Incognito Christian
Like Britney Spears, albeit an earlier vintage, I’m not that innocent. I’ve seen a bunch: The assassinations of JFK and MLK; Vietnam; man landing on the moon; Watergate; Disco; the advent of MTV; the Reagan years; Grunge; Desert Storm; the dot-com and housing bubble; the golden years of Clinton; 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq and the … More Five Things I Never Thought I’d See…