Movies: Grizzly Man

This review contains mild spoilers. Several weeks ago Some Random Guy From The Internet sent me email to recommend the film Grizzly Man. Well, you know me: I'll do anything I'm told to do over email, which is why I am forever purchasing penny stocks, verifying my Wells Fargo bank account, and watching you and your sister on your new

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Dogged

The Squirrelly attends an at-home daycare, a few doors down from someone who owns several hounds. Occasionally one of the toddlers will throw a tantrum with all of the attendant crying and shrieking. If it continues for more than a few seconds the dogs will pick up on it, and soon the hounds will be baying at the top of

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Signs

In front a field near my house there is a sign reading "Strawberries / Blackberries / Blueberries: U-Pick." Oh man, that's the greatest racket in the world. "My dirt made this -- pay me." I'm going to buy a wooded tract of land and post a sign reading "Chairs / canoes / homes: U-Bild." Also near our house is a

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Roberts Continues To Stonewall On Logan v. Wayne

Judge John Roberts weathered another round of questioning today as his confirmation hearing entered its second day, but the controversal pick for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court left many senators frustrated and angry as he repeatedly declined to explicate his position on Logan v. Wayne. Though he remained calm and composed while addressing members of the Senate judiciary committee,

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On Deaf Ears

The Queen and I make chit-chat over breakfast.Me: Have you read Mighty Girl recently? The Queen: Nuh-uh, why? M: It sounds like she has the same problem with her spouse that I have with mine. Q: Bryan doesn't listen to her when she he talks? M: No, he -- wait, what? Q: I uhhh ... I mean, what does she

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9/11 Recollections

A few years ago The Queen frequented a hairdresser named Caroline. Caroline was a real girlie girl, forever bemoaning the state of the Seattle dating scene, showing off photos of her overly-pampered dog, and providing exhaustive recaps of recent Sex and the City episodes. She couldn't have been more unlike The Queen, but she was very nice, gave good haircuts,

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Aging Is Dumb

Saw this sign in the liquor store today. (Well, the top half of this sign, anyhow.) Kids who were born in 1984 are legally drinking Yam Daiquiri these days? That's just ridiculous. This whole "21 years" law is a crock. Drinking should be illegal for anyone who (a) has never worn a Member's Only Jacket, (b) has never used the

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Playing The Game Part III

The third and final installment in my account of playing the Game has been posted: The Morning News: Endgame. If you missed the first two chapters, they are available here. A big thanks to Gordon Dow, who invited me to join the adventures of the 'B' Ark -- he's the only reason I was able to participate in the Game

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Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?

BUSH BRINGS MUCH NEEDED HUGS, FROWNY FACES TO NEW ORLEANS BELEAGUERED CITY'S DEPLETED SUPPLY OF PLATITUDES ALSO REPLENISHED President reassures horrified nation: "Trent Lott's home will be rebuilt." * * * * * Regular readers of this website know that I am no fan of the Bush Administration, but the situation in New Orleans beggars belief. I'm so outraged I

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