Prepare Your Fireworks, One Week Until We Start Trying To Blow Things Up!

This past weekend, I wondered by an Old Navy. Just to be clear, I am talking about the store, not a group of aged sailors. I don’t usually run in the same circles as them. Inside the store, I saw it. There, piled and stacked in the midst of pre-distressed jeans and polo shirts, sat […]

Spring Cleaning: A Lesson In Procrastination

Prepare your mops and your dustpans. Empty out your vacuum bags. Put the finishing touches on your working replica of Rosie, the robot maid from The Jetsons. It’s officially time for spring cleaning. Every year, it happens the same way. You realize the necessity of spring cleaning as the sun comes out and warms your […]

Nathan Vs. The Treadmill: A Battle For The Ages

I have never fully understood exercising. I do know the general purpose, but the idea seems odd to me. Why would I run if nothing is chasing me? What part of seeing a heavy piece of metal makes a person go, “I will lift that, and I will lift it for 5 sets of ten” […]

Chris Brown: The King of Bad Ideas

Being a singer must be difficult. Not because of the amount of work, but more because they seem to be incapable of controlling their stupid impulses. Take, for instance, Chris Brown. When we last left Chris Brown, he was eagerly trying to redeem his name, a name tarnished by the devastating proof of violence against […]

The Oregon Trail: Fun with Dysentery

A couple months ago, my well meaning and delightful wife bought me what she considered to be the best Christmas present ever: an iPod touch. As an audiophile, I enjoy music, and this seemed like a great way for me to be able to listen to a tune. It has given me hours of entertainment. […]