Movies I’m Obsessed With: Little Shop of Horrors

One summer I worked as a group leader for a 3rd grade class. I am responsible for all of their lifelong obsessions with Little Shop of Horrors.

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Never Tell an Alligator “Bite My Snatch”

I wanted to write something funny today, but when I sat down at the keyboard I realized that I didn’t have anything funny to say. Don’t you hate it when that happens? I cast around for inspiration, and all I could think of was an old Steve Martin joke:

You know, a lot of people come to me and they say, ‘Steve, how can you be so fucking funny?’ There’s a secret to it, it’s no big deal. Before I go out, I put a slice of bologna in each of my shoes. So when I’m on stage, I feel funny.

Sadly, I have no bologna in the house, so I’ve decided to let other people be funny for me. Read More Never Tell an Alligator “Bite My Snatch”

Being a Father Doesn’t Make You a Dad

It was a wise man who once said, “You need a license to buy a dog, to drive a car – hell, you even need a license to catch a fish. But they’ll let any butt-reaming asshole be a father.” Okay, maybe it was Keanu Reeve’s character, Tod, in the 1989 Steve Martin vehicle Parenthood, but the point still stands. Read More Being a Father Doesn’t Make You a Dad

Parenthood Recap: When Art (TV?) Imitates Life

Do you watch Parenthood on NBC? I find myself looking forward to it more each week. Last night, as I was watching, I realized why.

It’s like NBC put a camera in my house, got all their storylines, then split them out between four families because it would be too crazy for one family in a 1200 sq ft townhouse to deal with all of those things. Read More Parenthood Recap: When Art (TV?) Imitates Life