If you're not angry, then you're not caring hard enough.
My nine-year-old son plays basketball. It’s one of those popular church leagues where somebody delivers a sermon at halftime. Last week, or the week before maybe, the man doing the sermonizing told a moving tale about his good-for-nothing son who wasted his entire college fund getting krunk in Las Vegas. Except, it wasn’t true! Psyche! [...]
The Academy Awards is about honoring movies that a bunch of pretentious gas bags find worthy of interest. I know this to be kind-of-true because of all the films nominated this year, I’ve seen one. One! Which is too bad, because I know a lot about movies. Lots. I quote my favorite lines. I cast [...]
Hollywood hates you. It doesn’t care about you or your family. To Hollywood, you’re just a chump. A rube. A mark. And The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is Exhibit A of its shameless guilt. I proclaim this without having even seen The Hobbit, yet I feel Hollywood’s hate oozing from it like puss from an [...]
If you have the time and the stomach to play the “campaign” portion of Call of Duty: Black Ops, you’re invited to take part in the torture of a bound and helpless captive. This isn’t a “cut-away” scene where you watch digitally created characters in the game’s story arch perform feats that the play-action simply [...]
I’m not good at having neighbors. I’m not implying that I’m a bad neighbor. Nor am I confessing a dislike for my neighbors. They’re great people! They’re fun to be around. I’m saying I’m not good at adjusting to people living in close proximity. I grew up in a house completely isolated from neighbors. We [...]