The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Things I’m selling that you should buy and such

MAGIC BREADMAKER You put water and wheat-powder stuff inside, push a button to use the Force, then POOF, out comes bread. Sort of like this: This breadmaker is in a … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

PACER is an awe-inspiring short film

This is technically amazing, tremendously entertaining and five buckets of awesomesauce.¬†Give us moar moar MOAR. Also, happy Friday! What is up with your bad selves? Hit me in the comments. … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 4 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

Golden retriever destroys obedience course, wins Interwebs

This is funny, sure. But the Series of Tubes is packed with funny little things involving dogs, cats and kids with painted faces at county fairs who like turtles. Let’s … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Age and size matter not — attitude is everything

The great thing about the Series of Tubes is that so many people are sifting through so much stuff, you’re bound to find random bits of awesomesauce. Things you would … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

Success is often accidental

How many times have you seen somebody trip, or do something stupid, then they act like, “Oh, I meant to do that?” The reverse is actually more interesting: you did … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · 7 Comments

Mixed Writing Arts is to writing as MMA is to fighting

Since the dawn of time, writers have spent their lives toiling in their own secret tribes and guilds, each clan claiming to have mastered the One True Art. Copywriters swore … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 1 Comment