This blog is going nowhere. The central conceit of anyone who writes for a living, or who keeps up a blog, is that they are a unique source of wisdom or information or artistry that should be accorded the attention due such a figure. It’s bunk. Go on Twitter and in 5 minutes you’ll find 100… Continue reading »


Spring Sucks

Now that Spring has taken a blackjack to the back of Winter’s skull, it is an opportune time to discuss the many ways in which Spring is no better than dull, dreary Winter. It may not be an opportune time for you, but I shall proceed regardless. I can anticipate your objection: Oh, but Spring is… Continue reading »


Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. As a Catholic, I am going to fast today and receive ashes on my forehead. These are internal and external signs of my affinity for Christ and my willingness to follow Him. The ashes signify repentance for my sins and a rememberance of death (ashes to… Continue reading »


News of the Day: Limerick Edition 3-3-11

Libya Not Getting Any Better; Charlie Sheen to Investigate There once was a Libyan Colonel Whose reign was described as infernal. He was so damn daffy This Colonel Gaddafi; The violence was sadly diurnal. Charlie Sheen’s Twin Boys Removed From Home; Both Test Positive for Tiger Blood He may be a self-described warlock, But Charlie’s show was just the… Continue reading »