WTF Weds: 5 Mostly True Short Stories...

13th Jun, 2012

– Rand and I spent a few days in New York City last month. The city was bright and busy and full of crazy. There were a million stories being…

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What’s Wrong With Scottish Bank...

12th Jun, 2012

Dear London, This is just kind of hurtful: – I mean, I realize that Scottish notes are easier to counterfeit and all, but really? You aren’t accepting them at all?…

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Pitch Be Crazy (or How I Respond to PR...

As a writer, I am constantly concerned that something big might escape my notice, and when a new social trend is born, when something of cultural significance occurs, I will…

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The Brooklyn Flea Market

11th Jun, 2012

There are locations and happenings that, in my mind, hold a sort of mythical status. They are things which I’ve long heard and read about, and if I am truly…

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The Week: June 8, 2012

8th Jun, 2012

It’s been a slow week here on the blog – forgive me for that. It’s been an insanely busy week in my life, and I suspect the two are related.…

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WTF Weds: Inspiration on the Thames

6th Jun, 2012

There’s a gentleman who plays guitar on the banks of the Thames, near the Tate Museum in London.

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50 Reasons Why I Won’t be Reading...

5th Jun, 2012

I spent the weekend in L.A. After 48 hours or so, I was run out of town by an impeccably-dressed, gorgeous mob with chiseled abs, all screaming in unison: “DEATH…

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Ettal Abbey, Germany

4th Jun, 2012

– Rand and I did not realize what the building was when we first came across it. We were heading to Linderhof castle in Bavaria, and when we saw the…

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The Week: June 1, 2012

1st Jun, 2012

It was a dark week here in my hometown. We’ve had more shootings in the last six months than we had in all of 2011. The last rampage (which ended…

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