The Works: Celebrity Blogs

I'll be on The Works tonight talking about "The Huffington Post" and other celebrity blogs. Here are the sites we discuss:The Huffington Post LA Weekly on The Huffington Post: Celebs To The SlaughterWil WheatonMobyRosie O'DonnellZack Braff's Garden State JournalPeter Jackson's King Kong Production DiaryIan McKellan's Grey BookWilliam ShatnerArticles about Celebrity Blogs: Salon: Attack of the Celebrity BlogsForbes: Best Celebrity BlogsNewsday:

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Just Wait Until Your Chaotic Evil Father Comes Home

The Squirrelly is entering The Age Of The Tantrum, so The Queen and I went to a seminar on "positive discipline" at our local community college. When we entered the auditorium we passed a table in the back where some people were selling puppets. Apparently puppets all are the rage in child discipline these days. See, what you do is

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Week Off

No posts this week -- I am devoting every spare moment to reading House of Leaves. That said, I will have a piece running in The Morning News on Thursday, and will probably post a review of Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy sometime tomorrow. Both are exempt from my "don't do anything until you finish House of Leaves" program because

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Crisis On US’s Earth To Address GOP Continuity Errors

At a press conference earlier today, Ken Mehlman, chairman of the The Republican National Committee, announced "Crisis on US's Earth," an ambitious, year-long initiative to address the multitude of continuity errors George Bush and the Republicans in Congress have introduced into the GOP Universe. "We're very excited", Mehlman said, speaking with reporters. "It's going to be a major crossover event,

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

On this day in 1862, the fine people of Puebla invented mayo -- or, as we call it in English, "mayonnaise." Thanks Mexico! Without you our turkey sandwiches would be a lot drier.

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Tragedy Of The Commons

In the lunchroom at my work there's a quarter-full bottle of Diet 7-Up that's been sitting on the counter for two days. On it is a post-it note reading "Free Soda! Help yourself!" Why communism doesn't work, in a nutshell.

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Announcement!

Just for the record, I, Matthew Baldwin, as of 7:30 AM, May 04, 2005, still do not own a cell phone. I want to document this fact in case, at some future point, there's a dispute about who exactly was the last person on Earth to acquire one.

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