The Evil Clown’s Little Cousin

The building was there before – I can’t remember what kind of business it was – but a few years ago, it was done up to be an ice cream parlor. The location is a both a blessing and a curse. It’s right on a busy highway, but that highway is divided, so you can’t…

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE HATERS

Dear  HATERS, Do you really imagine that I don’t know the difference between tweed and slubbed silk? You might have a case if you thought I made an error about dupioni and shantung – although that would never happen – but really now … this accusation  is too much to bear. Darlings, all comedy is…

Why I Love The On-Line Gossip Sites

It goes without saying that in general, I consider myself to be highbrow but that is not to say that I eschew the lowbrow. What would I do without my favorite on-line gossip sites? I am uninterested in lots of what goes on there, for instance: Nicole Richie, Kate Moss and Hayden Panettiere -whoever that…

Hillary Watch

Big but unsurprising news news this week about HRC putting the squeeze on GQ and withholding access to BJ Clinton unless an unflattering article about infighting among her campaign team gets squashed. Well, who needed a magazine article to know that there’s infighting?  Just look at the evidence: The Hillary we got then: The Hillary…

Shocking Revelations

Nothing new under the sun, kids. And I do mean "kids". Love you,  Consumerist, love you a lot but I have to say it – you made me laugh out loud  today when I read the post about "Coffee Makers As Overpriced Gadgets". The point of the piece was to put down "many of them…

Butter Creep

Leopards don’t change their spots, they just start hoarding different stuff. There was a time when any tomato product in a can could be found in multiples on my garage. That was back in the day that you could get 10 for a dollar – 10 cans of crushed tomatoes, 10 cans of Italian plum…