Calvin & Hobbes Epilog — Extra Bacon!

I'm just going to go ahead and assume everybody in the known Universe knew about this. That's the way these things usually work when I "discover" something especially delightful. If there was a Last to Know Club, I would be elected president by popular acclaim.I'm also going to assume you are a Calvin & Hobbes fan, because, hey, if you're not, you're dead to me.But! In 2011, years after Bill Watterson stopped doing Calvin & Hobbes, a couple of brothers doing a comic named Pants are … [Read more...]

Toasty Toes at Tony Robbins Event

I actually like Tony Robbins, and I lean toward buy-in to the basic concept of motivational speaking.The difference between believing you can do a thing, and not do that thing, matters. I've had amazing successes at points in my life, and terrible failures at others. Some of those amazing successes were attended by a deliberately positive mindset, some of the terrible failures were attended by aimlessly negative ones. … [Read more...]

I Will Not Be Weighing In On The Colorado Shooting

I purposely decline to read or watch or listen to "news" stories like this, because they're really little more than the news version of pop music. I like being beaten over the head with them about as much as I like being beaten over the head with the peppy, poppy, insidious, every-15-minutes-on-the-radio notes of "Call Me Maybe." … [Read more...]

Proof: Six Percent of Us Would Kill

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Maverick Blogger Pioneers World’s First Blog Post Reboot!

Seeing the new Batman movie last night, I had this exciting epiphany about blogging.Blogging is enormously demanding of time and energy. You have to turn out a completely new post at least every few days. For some bloggers, it's a new post several times EACH  DAY.But sitting in the theater and looking around at the happy faces, movie-goers content to see yet another Batman movie and plop down $9.50 for the privilege, I thought about reboots. … [Read more...]

Um. I Have My First Troll. I Think.

Apparently I have acquired a troll. A nice conservative fellow who describes himself: A 77 year old Pro Iraq War Agnostic Atheist Activist, 101st Airborne Vet and a former member of management in some of Top American 500 corporations.Also ‘formally’ a Fire Walking, Deep Sea – Scuba Diving, Paratrooping, Bungee Jumping, Spelunking, 1 & 3 Meter Spring Board Diving, Partying & Dancing, Rock Climbing, River Rapid Running, Expert Shooting, Life Saving, Body Surfing and Beach VolleyBall Playi … [Read more...]


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