Being Aware of Your Tongue May 24th, 2017 @ 8:57 am PDT
It’s worse than an ear-worm.
On Losing October 2nd, 2016 @ 7:07 am PDT
Most of us are much more acquainted with losing than we are with winning. Winning is great, but it isn’t funny. Charles Schulz
Snow Sharks January 9th, 2010 @ 6:00 am PST
Calvin and Hobbes wasn’t in the Sunday funnies when I was young enough to be reading the Sunday funnies, so I sort of missed that whole boat. Every now and then I’d see a strip, though, and I always thought it was a great comic. (The “snow sharks” one was my favorite.) Someone gave me […]
The Long Halloween February 17th, 2009 @ 8:40 am PST
I have been reading Batman stories for as long as I can remember. When I was a kid I used to gorge myself on Detective Comics, Batman, and — my favorite — The Brave and the Bold (which was back then always tales of Batman and Superman teaming to fight the bad guys). One of […]
Enough with Your Pancakes September 16th, 2008 @ 11:06 pm PDT
Every day a new city, a new IHOP. And yet every night the dreams get worse. I ply the highways, a nervous eye on the rear-view mirror, the back seat piled with stolen menus.
Weekly Media Recap August 19th, 2008 @ 7:02 am PDT
Recent Movies: Pineapple Express ***1/2 Gone Baby Gone **** Bottle Shock ** (based on the book Judgment of Paris) Gone in 60 Seconds *1/2 Currently Reading: Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai, by Ben Mezrich Nature Girl, by Carl Hiaasen How […]
Dark Knight July 18th, 2008 @ 11:02 am PDT
My wife and I went to see The Dark Knight at 12:45am. I am a huge Batman fan and this movie did not disappoint. It was just a hair under three hours long, and — aside from the fact that I knew I was going to be late to work today — I didn’t want […]
All the Baseball Games Are Lost March 3rd, 2008 @ 1:32 pm PST
“All the loves in the strip are unrequited; all the baseball games are lost; all the test scores are D-minuses; the Great Pumpkin never comes; and the football is always pulled away.” — Charles Schultz on Peanuts from Caterina
Pricey Spidey April 24th, 2007 @ 7:05 am PDT
Is Spider-Man 3 the most expensive movie ever made?
Superman Returns June 29th, 2006 @ 8:05 am PDT
In which I see the latest installment