Giving yourself permission

I can't remember his exact words, but my main funny-man Louis CK has this stand-up bit where he talks about aging. With his usual sarcasm, he goes on about how twenty-year-olds think they're gonna live forever. They revel in the mystical idea of turning thirty. "What's it gonna be like when I'm THIRTY!?" (audience laughter … Continue reading Giving yourself permission

The Incomparable Dr. Bigelow

Perspective is delicious. Comparison is dangerous. When you combine the two, sometimes you'll find yourself in the middle of a Sports Guy Chest Bump with the type of nirvana only a three-legged dog and Charles Grodin can serve - Louis CK being the master chef of such delectable comedy cuisine. It's an acquired taste. You either satiate on the … Continue reading The Incomparable Dr. Bigelow

Popular Chaos: How Smartphones affect us

Remember in [the movie] Sixteen Candles when Molly Ringwald's character Samantha (Sam) confesses via secret note that she'd, like totally bang Jake Ryan? She drops the paper on the classroom floor over her shoulder expecting her BFF Randi to pick it up immediately. Like most of her classmates, Randi is bored shitless and nearly faced-down on her … Continue reading Popular Chaos: How Smartphones affect us