Writing

MEET THE MESS

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“Meet The Mess!” It’s all starting to sound like the opening number from ‘Music Man’. Next time you’re watching one of these Punditry Parades, try turning off the sound and replacing it with ‘Rock Island’. It’s better than two martini’s in Disneyland:       David Gregory: Ever meet a fellow by the name of…

WILLY GROWS UP

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If Death of a Salesman in 2012 tells us anything it tells us Willy Loman had an amazing life by today’s standards. For starters, he had a three story house in Brooklyn with a yard big enough for his two dumb sons to run around and play football. Hello? Do you know how much a…

2/29/2012

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February 29th, the bonus day we get once every four years. It’s also when a strange little village in the Highland’s of Scotland comes to life for the day and four guys in plaid jackets give the concert they never had a chance to give in the 1950’s because their plane crashed with Buddy Holly,…

HAPPY SAINT GENESIUS DAY

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THERE ARE BIG TALL TERRIBLE AWESOME SCARY WONDERFUL GIANTS ON THE STAGE “I, Rooster John Byron, hereby place a curse Upon the Kennet and Avon Council, May they wander the land for ever, Never sleep twice in the same bed, Never drink water from the same well, And never cross the same river twice in…