A Letter to Dad

Dad, I know it must seem a little weird to get a letter from me, but I thought it would be good to catch up a bit, since we’ve been out of touch for so long.  It’s gotta be at…

parenthetically crazy

This is a piece from my new collection, “The Line Between Funny and Crazy,” which will be available soon. Until it’s published, you’ll have to be satisfied with a short teaser from the book and this mockup of the cover……

Huge Science News

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In a development that has rocked the world of particle physics, scientists at a hastily arranged press conference have admitted to losing the long sought-after and recently discovered ‘God particle.’ Just days after finding the mysterious subatomic particle, flustered researchers…

Is It 2016 Yet?

Our long national nightmare, otherwise known as Election 2012, is finally over. There are a few questions, though, that remain unanswered: Will despondent Republicans try to form an alternate country, free of entitled moochers, under the steady leadership of Ted…

Everything I Know About Book Writin’

The American dramatist Gene Fowler once said, “Writing is easy:  All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” There’s some encouragement for you. I wrote and published my…

i should read more poetry…

I did a very bad thing recently. It was an impulsive moment, but I’ll be dealing with the consequences for a long time. I’m not even sure why I’m writing about it, because it was so incredibly stupid. I just…