Monthly Archives: March 2013

Google Honors Chavez While Bing Honors Pre-Christian Tradition

On this glorious Easter Sunday, Google chose to honor a proletariat hero while Bing chose to honor egg-decorating, which started at least 60,000 years ago.  I’m not outraged like many of my conservative brethren, but I think I’ll switch to Bing anyway. … Continue reading

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Mulan, Poppies, Steven, and Easter

The Easter Celebration was about to begin.  Princess Mulan was making final preparations and noticed that there were no poppies for the dinner tables.  She was about to head out to the garden to pick some when Prince Steven’s steward burst into … Continue reading

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Patterns

In the several creative development experiences I have had during the past two years, several themes have proven constant.  And effective. Experiences: The War of Art Breaking Through and VIA Community Fiction Workshop ComedySportz Shining Eyes at a Staff Meeting … Continue reading

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My struggle: write authentically

Should I write from the heart? Like a love drunk schoolgirl? But what if i might regret it? Or what if I don’t really agree with what I’ve written? Because it wasn’t thought through? The answer is, without a doubt, … Continue reading

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I’m not an a••hole. I just act like one sometimes.

I walked into the slaughterhouse just as Jeremy shoved a sharp rod into a screaming cow’s neck. I slipped on blood and grease. Grabbed the nearest table to catch myself. I’m a vegetarian. But Jeremy was in trouble and I … Continue reading

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Halloween should be on a Saturday

What could be scarier in a post about Halloween than a picture of the blue screen of death? As you can see from this picture, my computer, like HAL 9000, couldn’t let me post about changing Halloween. I was going … Continue reading

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You hate Walmart. Or do you?

Admit it. You hate Walmart. Do you want to know why you hate Walmart? Oh I know you think you know. Chinese made products, unfair labor practices, no healthcare for employees. I understand why you think you hate Walmart. But … Continue reading

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