The Government Shutdown: Where’s The Anarchy?

A few months ago, I downloaded the CNN app for my phone. This seemed like a great idea at the time. Anytime any breaking news was uncovered, I would be alerted immediately. I had at the time forgotten that almost all news is terrible. I was made aware of every single murder that happened to […]


Coughing and Comedy: Not Perfect Bedfellows

There are times in life where it is very inappropriate to sneeze or cough. For instance, one should avoid sneezing in the middle of a eulogy. It is very uncouth, particularly if you are the one speaking. The same goes for in the middle of a wedding proposal or while on a spacewalk. Then there […]

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 […]