Achtung: Flying Fish

I went fishing with my dad today, and he did really well. He caught five fish: two HUGE cutthroat trout, two good-sized rainbows, and a pretty decent-sized brook trout. I, on the other hand…I hooked one fish myself. Well, hooked might not be the right word. I had a little rainbow that was maybe five ...

Caption Contest 1

Chaplin likes to come sit on my lap while I’m trying to read things on the computer. Fortunately, my computer has a built-in camera so I can capture him making goofy faces like this one: If only I could figure out how to make the flash less bright so it wouldn’t completely blow out his ...

How To Increase The Chances That I Will See Your Horror Movie 2

Start by calling it “Mutant Zombie Vampires From the Hood!“. And actually, you can pretty much stop right there, because the title is just that awesome.

Happy 4th of July!

While you are barbecuing various items and drinking yourself silly, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (and whoever cut the CPSC’s video to the soundtrack) would like to remind you to use care with your fireworks this year: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OcIwPx-SCs&hl=en] Hat tip: Consumerist.

A Glaring Omission

I realized that I haven’t said anything here about the death of a man I consider one of my comedic heroes, George Carlin. Partly, I think it’s because I don’t want to acknowledge that he won’t be around to call everyone on their bullshit, as I hoped he’d be for the next few years. I ...

It’s Time For Another Good Idea, Bad Idea

Courtesy of the Tenant Services folks in the building where our Production Office is located: Good Idea: Throwing a picnic for the tenants to kick off the summer and show your appreciation of their business. Bad Idea: Serving Chili at the picnic, to a building full of people whose office windows do not open. I’m ...

The Onion Strikes Again

Being friends with mostly theater geeks in High School, I rather enjoyed this (particularly the last line about the location of the Technical awards): High School Tony Awards Honor Nation’s Biggest Drama Club Nerds

*Crickets*

Ah, the dulcet tones of the Production Office when there’s a 10am call and a projected exceedingly late wrap – The fridge sadly cranking along, two keyboards clacking away as two sets of hands type bored IMs to friends lucky enough to not be stuck at work at almost 11pm on a Saturday night. You’ll ...

The Best Six Bucks I’ve Spent in Some Time

And Now, Your Moment of Zen

Courtesy, as it often is, of the Brits and a formerly pay TV channel going free and rounding up Celebrities to make them do absurd things: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaQ1s7hlXjQ&hl=en]