Angry Birds America

Angry Birds America

I just read there is going to be an Angry Birds movie, and my first thought was, “What could that film possibly be about?” The…

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Giggling at hell

Giggling at hell

There’s a man who makes birdhouses. He’s a jolly guy, the kind you’d think would be good to suit up as Santa come December. He’s…

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Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

I think today of Steel Panther. If you’ve not yet had the pleasure, Steel Panther is a rock band cut from the cloth of every…

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Those people...

Those people…

A storm is coming, but it’s not the one you think. Yes, there will be snow in the south. It will fall for hours. When…

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Capitulation Nation

Capitulation Nation

Oh, you’re mad at Sony for killing its movie? Hold on. It’s hard to type when I’m laughing this hard. I wouldn’t have gone to…

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Threadbare troubadour

Threadbare troubadour

Getting old is easy. It happens without your permission. It happens on its own. It’s literally effortless. The hard part is finding any good in…

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The F5 Nobody: A terrible idea to stop spree killers

The F5 Nobody: A terrible idea to stop spree killers

When I was young, I had a recurring dream that the man who lived down the street planned to kill me. In reality, the guy…

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Using John Steinbeck

Using John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck died in 1968, four years before the landmark Furman v. Georgia capital punishment decision by the United States Supreme Court. It was the…

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My blood runs cold...

My blood runs cold…

The boy had just finished his homework in the playroom of our house. We were alone when he broke into song…a song a seven-year-old boy…

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Alarm

Alarm

The roundest person in the entire gym was the firefighter who came to save our lives this morning. He was 350 pounds if he was…

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