Ah, Spring

This weekend I'll be working on my newest project: cheep-dates.com, an easy-to-use, online dating service for birds. I'm setting it up for my feathered friends in the backyard so that they can find mates in a quick, convenient manner, one that doesn't involving CHIRPING RIGHT OUTSIDE MY WINDOW AT FIVE FUCKING THIRTY IN THE MORNING.

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Bad Review Revue

Scooby-Doo 2: "The 6-year-old I went with had the villain pegged in the first 15 minutes. Needless to say, she completely ruined the movie for me. Meddling kid." -- Wesley Morris, BOSTON GLOBE Cheaper By The Dozen: "Nothing happens. At all. Ever. Remember when Steve Martin was funny? Apparently, neither does he." -- Robert Wilonsk, DAILY OBSERVER Prince & Me:

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Games: Ticket To Ride

I'm not the kind of guy who feels an overwhelming need to see a movie on its opening night, purchase an album the day its been released, or watch the sixth season of the Sopranos now rather than wait for the DVD. Even so, I went to my local game store and picked up a copy of Ticket To Ride

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Misfortunation

I got impatient waiting for the bus yesterday, so I started to stroll to the espresso stand a block away. I wasn't really in the mood for coffee, but that wasn't the point -- and I knew I wouldn't get any anyhow. Sure enough, the bus arrived just when I was far enough away from the stop that I had

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Quality Check

At the grocery store today I had a bagboy named "Perfecto." And yeah, okay: he was pretty good. He put the heaviest stuff at the bottom of the bags and everything. But I still felt like there was some room for improvement. I'd give him an 8, but I suppose the name "Ocho" doesn't have the same ring.

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En Passant

President Bush, in regard to the June 30th deadline for the transfer of Iraqi sovereignty, says the date remains firm. When asked if the escalating violence might necessitate a push-back, he says:We will pass sovereignty on June 30th. We will stay the course in Iraq. We're not going to be intimidated by thugs or assassins. We're not going to cut

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Dry County

I always enjoy dropping in on my Grammy, not only because it usually means I'll get to watch two episode of Golden Girls back-to-back, but also because she's guaranteed to say at least one delightfully daffy thing per visit. The other day, for instance, we brought The Squirrelly up to Grammy's. We also brought along a bottle of milk, knowing

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