Television

The Trouble With Writing in Coffee Shops

I love to write in coffee shops. It frees me of the usual distractions from things I could be doing instead, television shows that split my attention and bouncing among a thousand browsers. So I grabbed a big cappuccino: And a tiny little cinnamon roll: Sometimes I write rough drafts longhand¬† to further minimize distractions, […]

The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons

The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons.

What if Spenser the Dog was on Pretty Little Liars?

I just noticed that the show Pretty Little Liars has a character named Spencer Hastings and I was wondering how my dog Spenser would fare in the role: I don’t know, Spenser. Fluffy toy maybe? Aw, Spenser! You have it pretty cushy here, don’t you? Her name is Lexi, and she is a guest. Spare […]

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Back in the old days when SNL was still called Ye Olde Saturday Night Live,there was a cast member named Victoria Jackson. She was very silly and very funny and she did things like this: Or this: Victoria Jackson on SNL But now, while she is still silly, she is no longer funny. Well maybe […]

This Really Happened: A Thanksgiving Story

So, for a variety of reasons, this year we are postponing our big thanksgiving meal until Friday. I still wanted to make a nice dinner today for the two of us, so I decided on the classic steak and baked potato. Last night around 7, I went to Wegmans to buy my Thanksgiving groceries and […]

TLC and the End of Civilization

Here are eight of the things I’ve learned since back in the day of Trading Spaces when your neighbors could turn your outdated living room into a stage set with a can of paint, some drapes and a handful of items from the Props Department. ¬† 1. What Not to Wear- A mom bob and […]

I Have Been Interested in Politics Since I Was Eight Years Old

Believe it or not, I was having long, sometimes heated conversations with my parents about things like the Vietnam War before I even made it into double digits. I keep up on issues, I read, I listen, I watch and I always always vote. I write to my representatives. It’s been a rocky road some […]

Big Brother: What Surprises are in Store This Summer

Big Brother premiered tonight. A little concerned about this year’s group. Russell from Survivor’s brother willie has asshole blood. Wil is way prettier than me. Joe the chef may be fun. Slop will drive him bonkers if he is a foodie. I’m super impressed with Jen. She’s from Kitty. The actual band Kitty. Shane is […]

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