It’s Not (Necessarily) A Mental...

30th Nov, 2015

There has been a lot of talk about mental illness lately. It comes up in the wake of any major shooting to explain the assailant’s actions. They were crazy, people…

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I Tried Every Shelf-Stable Pumpkin...

10th Nov, 2015

As a lifelong pumpkin aficionado, I have a special place in my heart for the baccanalian gourd-fuckfest that is fall. From the end of September until Thanksgiving, I ingest so…

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Halloween 2015: The Princess Bride. Of...

2nd Nov, 2015

There are spans of time in my life that can be characterized by a theme (there was The Beatles Period in the late 90s, The Carey Grant Epoch in the early…

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How My Fitbit Made Me Lose My Mind.

14th Oct, 2015

Last month, some dear friends gave Rand and me Fitbits. If you are unfamiliar with the product, it’s sort of like a pedometer, but more judgmental. It keeps track of…

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The Creative Process: Nighttime Notes to...

12th Oct, 2015

I keep a notebook and pen next to my bed, in the event that a brilliant idea may come to me in the middle of the night or as I’m…

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An Open Letter to My Lady Bits

6th Oct, 2015

A word of warning to my dear, loyal readers who keep coming back here (presumably because of some sort of court-ordered mandate that I don’t really understand): this entire post…

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The Cancerful Foundation

9th Sep, 2015

I’ve been talking a lot to Chad lately, of The Brain Chancery fame, which is always fun. And by “fun” I mean “a really effective way to keep my ego…

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The Donald Trump Republican Presidential...

6th Aug, 2015

There is something perversely wonderful about tonight, Jon Stewart’s last night on The Daily Show, coinciding with the Republican Presidential debates, of which Donald Trump is a front-runner. Like, he’s…

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Predictions for the Aftermath of the...

4th Aug, 2015

  If you live in anywhere along the western seaboard of North America, but particularly in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve probably heard about the massive earthquake that’s going to kill…

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