Writing

As American As Television

Andy Dick was in middle of saying something zany about Japan when the screen cut out. There wasn’t a flicker or wonky distortion, not even snowstorm static.  Just black. I tried to resuscitate it over the next few days with a frankenstein mix of power cables plugged into any available […]

Sell Your Art For Free

A full decade ago I packed up my 1995 Honda Civic and drove out to Los Angeles. My head was full of Manifest Destiny in the Pursuit of Happyness. I practiced my Oscar acceptance speech to kill time on the road. I was 22 years old. Since that time I’ve […]

The Use of Words

After years of putting it off, I’ve finally epublished a collection of poetry I wrote in my late 20s. It was a time of great change for me, so I dealt with it through writing. It’s called “The Use of Words” and it’s free to download (except for Amazon, which […]

American Christians are the Romans, not the Jews

Perhaps it is foolish of me to take the bait, but I’m willing to get caught. Bill O’Reilly is up in arms about the “War Against Christianity.”  In an April 2nd, 2015 broadcast, O’Reilly opens up with the recent shooting at a Kenyan University then moves onto a suicide bombing and […]

Mean Yelp Reviews Hits 100K Views (And Keeps Counting)!

When Lulu Glenn sent me a text me back in November with her take on Jimmy Kimmel’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets,” I knew I had to get on board.  Mean Tweets is huge.  When Obama does one, you know it’s the real deal.  Lulu wanted servers and bartenders to do the same […]