The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Guest posting goodness and joining forces to take over the Series of Tubes

It’s time to expand this little blog. I’ve taken on journalism and PR interns before, college kids looking for a platform and a place to get clips. Was happy to … Continue reading

December 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Quirky and Fun versus Weird for the Sake of Weird

In my sacred quest to watch Every Decent Thing on Netflix, I’ve seen a lot of quirky movies that make fun of the action and superhero genres. All good, right? … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR does the impossible

What’s hard? Ice skating uphill. What’s impossible? Flying to the moon in a Cessna or making people love a character who’s about as inherently lovable as AquaMan, which is saying, … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

Quirks and legs matter more than talent and perfection

Hear me now and believe me later in the week: flaws and quirks beat absolute perfection the package matters more than the product without legs, you are dead in the … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · 47 Comments

What makes a car epic?

Now, I meant to dissect the stupid little craiglist ad for my old car that went viral – Epic Black Car deserves new owner; are you worthy? Then I caught … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · 4 Comments