When the going gets tough, the weak watch TV.
Stave off the worst of the winter duldrums with these new shows. The best thing about brand-spanking-new first-year TV is that you can’t possibly be behind. You might even be… ahead.
- semi-closeted homosexuals
- pretentious trailers
- the Daily Show‘s edgier friend
- a shit-ton of live-action comic book characters
Continue reading 6 New 2014-2015 Shows To Kill Winter Boredom
Too busy to read?
I totally get it, dude.
Let’s make this post short.
When I’m mailing books
stamp variety matters
to me very much.
My house is on a
The plow rarely comes.
Continue reading This Week in Photos: 5 Pictures With Very Short Haikus In Between
When I was a teenager, I really liked Chuck Palahniuk. I even met him (see below). I felt that his edgy writing spoke to my fuck-the-system feelings. His tales were ridden with kinky sex, violence, body fluids, masturbation, depravity, horror; and atheistic, anti-establishment leanings. I wanted to see where he would continue taking his extensive boundary-pushing. There was nowhere to go but gloriously down.
I was 16. I listened to Marilyn Manson. I wanted to learn more about the entire world, especially its counter-cultures. I wanted to know the truth… though only intellectually. (I’ve always been boring; I’ve never lived on the edge myself.)
How glorious can the world be? How awful can it be?
Chuck Palahniuk found rock bottom in his newest book, Beautiful You.
Before I get into what that is, I’d like to drop a quick trigger warning.
That said, click through if you want to continue reading.
Continue reading Bad Literature Alert: Beautiful You Is Actually Hideous
Do you want to watch sci-fi & horror without putting on pants?
Below this cut are reviews for Predestination, The Man In The High Castle, The Conspiracy, Black Mirror, & The Houses October Built. There’s also a bonus review for the documentary Women Aren’t Funny. All are streaming. No need to leave the house.
Continue reading 5 Streaming Sci-Fi/Horror Flicks To Consider!
I am not making any of this up.
“When I grow up, I want to be a cheerleader,” a girl in my kindergarten said.
“Me, too!” I chimed.
“With those legs?” she asked.
When I was little, I’d put my legs together to form a “fin” and practice “swimming like a mermaid” across the pool. It wasn’t an efficient water traversing method.
My aunt & uncle left the electric fence around their sheep enclosure on when we were visiting. I climbed on it. I later asked why the fence “felt funny” and everyone panicked.
Continue reading Fat Legs, Vicious Lovebirds, and Drowning Mermaids: 8 True Facts About My Youth