There’s a reason the important things are priceless

I'm an ad man's worst nightmare. That's because I know better. Whereas some peeps tend to suffer from a curious hyper-extension of their common sense when it comes to consumerist coitus, I tend to stick to the less common part of the equation. The part that knows it's being sold a bill of goods. It… Continue reading There’s a reason the important things are priceless

Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You

When did sports become so unlikable? It used to be that sports was a respite from the everyday; a temporary form of escapism that was fun and legal. It was a snow globe fascination whose import was clear as life and death but whose suspension of disbelief allowed us to dream like children. It was a gloriously… Continue reading Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You

Like Rocks For Chocolate

I ain't much for popular opinion. I can't remember the last time I fully trusted the tally of a widely held opinion. This isn't a contrarian gallivant, myopic bent or some degenerative condition that rhymes with Larry King. Nah, it's just the truth in my lovely bones. A truth that cannot shut up, even when… Continue reading Like Rocks For Chocolate

If laughing at yourself is divine, then I’m a deity . . .

Because I don't have a prompt at the ready, I'm just gonna deal up some of the thoughts that went through my head this morning whilst sipping on Cuban coffee. For those of you playing at home, I only include the thoughts that weren't screaming at me in Pig Latin. Enjoyway ethay owshay! Designated Survivor sits… Continue reading If laughing at yourself is divine, then I’m a deity . . .

The Day I ‘Chickened Out’, and why I’m proud of it

I'm not much for extreme stances, seeing as how it's difficult to abide by such things with any degree of magnanimity. Taking a stand on something is easy, following through is the sticky part of the label. But there are some things to which I am unwavering, mostly. Take for instance the fact I haven't… Continue reading The Day I ‘Chickened Out’, and why I’m proud of it

My Top 5 (Anti)Heroes of the Week

Since we're knee deep in the January blahs, I wasn't feeling the positive vibes necessary to pen a top 5 "Heroes", so I just switched up the recipe for the sake of being contrary. It's in keeping with the thirty one shades of gray that is the first month of the calendar, so there's that.… Continue reading My Top 5 (Anti)Heroes of the Week