From today’s USA Today: Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said yesterday that he supports a constitutional amendment that would ban homosexual marriage in this country. He is quoted as saying, … Continue reading
Today, MoveOn.org announced the results of the online Democratic “primary” they were conducting this week. MoveOn is an organization of progressives that was initially founded to combat the impeachment of … Continue reading
Train of thought jumping the tracks.
What happened? This used to come so easily. What happened to the pipeline between mind and mouth and fingers, why do they no longer cooperate, why does mind have lofty … Continue reading
Everyone knows a rant can’t move a rubber tree plant.
But I’m gonna do it anyway. In the gym locker room this morning, I saw three things on the mounted television that made me react with, in order, disbelief, mirth, … Continue reading
Pip, pip, cheerio, all that rot.
Just received, via Royal Mail, somewhat definitive proof  that my writing has gone international–a program, from Vince Pham, for the production of 2 Plays, 5 Sketches . . . … Continue reading
The Rise of the Roman Numeral.
What does it say about a civilization when the only facet of its culture that survives is its system of numerals? Consider Rome. Sure, the Coliseum still stands, but they … Continue reading
Last night, I brought Don and Danielle out to my apartment to read through Staring Contest purely as a diagnostic of sorts, to see what needed to be worked on … Continue reading
Welcome to Little League!
Everybody’s a winner! I was unable to definitively choose a winning suggestion to the contest I placed on this Journal 11 days ago, and so my compromise is to give … Continue reading
I hope I don’t see his name in the paper.
Today officially  begins this summer’s Jumble(R) scanning for the new fall Jumble(R) book. Luckily, this year we didn’t have nearly enough puzzles from our source to do another GIANT … Continue reading
Score one for music.
Get it? Some years back, I recall getting into an argument with my college floormates Chris Friel and Marcel “Marcellus T” Fauci, about whether or not a song’s most important … Continue reading