The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Category Archives: Animals, monsters and monstrous animals

Man Uses Raccoon To Start Breathalyzer Equipped Car, Raccoon Then Attacks Driver

Does it get any better than a headline like that? Click here for the incident report. So this convicted drunk driver has to blow into a tube before his car … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

The simple story of a dog–and why it makes you cry

So there’s something stuck in your eye, right? Let’s talk about why this works, as a story, and how it could be even better. Because I’m not adding value by … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · 6 Comments

Just dogs freaking out about magic tricks

Loved this. Our own Hound of the Baskervilles gets faked out every time I pretend to throw the ball and palm it. Where’s the ball? The ball? I CAN’T FIND THE … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

JADE HELM: Texas rebels train kamikaze armadillos for coming federal invasion

HOUSTON—In an empty parking lot behind a suburban Cabela’s, they’re preparing for war. There’s a retired Marine who did two tours in Afghanistan in the far corner, teaching five local … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

True facts about the Mantis Shrimp

This. So much this. If you haven’t seen his other videos, they’re all worthwhile. He does a beautiful impression of Morgan Freeman narrating, and the writing for each video is … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

The random junk in our garages, it is multiplying, and IT MUST BE STOPPED

How much stuff is in your garage or basement, taking up space? I feel your pain. Once you put something in a plastic bin and shove it in your garage, … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

EXPLODING KITTENS is what card games should be

How can you not love this? The Oatmeal is a local man turned cartoon phenom, and all he touches turns to gold. Including this kickstarter campaign, which has raised five … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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