Monthly Archives: August 2012

Just Wanted To Say Thanks To The Lincoln Underground

I went down to Lincoln, Nebraska on Monday in order to take part in The Lincoln Underground Summer Issue reading. I just wanted to publicly say thanks to The Lincoln Underground for publishing my story “Burden of a Little Brother” … Continue reading

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We Are Drastically Underutilizing Gordon Ramsay

I just watched an episode of Hotel Hell with my wife and one thing became very clear to me. We are drastically underutilizing Gordon Ramsay. There is absolutely so much more potential for Gordon. It is a crying shame that … Continue reading

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Inventing A New Kind Of Steampunk Subgenre

Joseph Michael Owens got me to read The Difference Engine the other day. I enjoyed it quite a bit, but that isn’t really important right now. What is important is that it got me thinking about a new possible steampunk … Continue reading

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What My Presidential Inauguration Would Look Like

Given that I’ve got a lot to do, I decided to give some thought to what my presidential inauguration would look like. It’s not that I ever expect to become president, but one should always be prepared. Besides, nothing is … Continue reading

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Might Women Misuse Study Results Suggesting Stressed Guys Attracted To More Ample Body Types?

I happened to come across a study that suggests that stressed men prefer heavier women. Their rational makes a certain amount of sense, that instinctively men react to stress by partners perceived as less weak, but I wonder if heterosexual … Continue reading

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Can No One Win This Season Of Hell’s Kitchen?

Now, I don’t normally watch very much television. However, my wife is a big fan of Hell’s Kitchen and I occasionally see a little bit of it. This really has me wondering, is there any way Gordon Ramsay could just … Continue reading

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Sorry, But Since I’m A Straight Guy I’m Not Real Excited About Nude Photos Of Prince Harry

Sorry, but I’m not real excited about the naked pics of Prince Harry. That isn’t really a surprise, since I’m a straight guy. I’m usually mildly curious about most celebrity nudie pics, but this just doesn’t do much for me. … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Paris Trip Day 7: Always Bet On Baklava

Finishing up my week of reflections on my recent Paris trip, I’d like to issue a warning: do not turn your back on the baklava. Trust me, you will not be happy if you do. Always bet on the baklava. … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Paris Trip Day 6: Paris Homes Don’t Have Dining Rooms

Proceeding yet again with my week of reflections on my recent trip to Paris, I would like to inform everyone that homes in Paris do not have dining rooms. Not the apartments, not the condos, and not the houses (presuming … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Paris Trip Day 5: The Eiffel Tower Has A Lot Of Stairs

Continuing my week of reflections on my recent Paris trip, I would just like to say that the Eiffel Tower has lots of stairs. Lots and lots of stairs. You can’t climb all the way to the top by the … Continue reading

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