Comedy, Fun Stuff, Irrationality, Mistakes

Pony Up, Daddy! The End of the American Father

It's been a rough road for the American dad. From their portrayal in commercials since commercials existed, to being walked all over in every HGTV reality show where he's forced into living in a Tiny House, or choosing between identical paint swatches, the USA Daddy has been dragged into his role as the castrated fool. Dads don't… Continue reading Pony Up, Daddy! The End of the American Father

Movies, Purchases, Review, Special Guest Blogger, Trailers

Despicable Me

Gru is a supervillain. Voiced by The Office star Steve Carell, he makes a living from elegantly stealing priceless and luxurious monuments from all around the world, or so he desperately wishes. You see, Gru hasn't been too successful in this department as his most prized stolen objects are the Jumbotron from Times Square, an… Continue reading Despicable Me

Arts, Educational, Television

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles VS The Real Ghostbusters

Image via Wikipedia Let's spend six hours surfing TVTropes.com: An examination of the five-man team in The Real Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. My husband is studying for the bar.  This may seem to be a total non sequitur, but it's relevant.  You see, whenever he throws himself into anything academic, he tends to… Continue reading Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles VS The Real Ghostbusters

Arts, Fun Stuff, Holidays, Movies, Purchases, Review

Anderson’s New Kid-Flick is ‘Fantastic’

At a time when we adult moviegoers have a fairly decent and varying menu of cinema to choose from, why is it that the best films I've seen have been meant for children? Though it sounds stubborn and pretentious, I have a difficult time bringing myself to frequent films that are rated anything less than 'R.'… Continue reading Anderson’s New Kid-Flick is ‘Fantastic’

Fun Stuff, Games, Mistakes, Rant, Television

On Life’s Major Disappointments

Following a severely damaging loss by the Phillies on Halloween night, I couldn't bring myself to feel much more than a long line of painful fucking disappointments. What's the old saying? "When life gives you lemons...kill yourself." This all spawned from one deep and emotional conversation involving a childhood memory and a long strand of… Continue reading On Life’s Major Disappointments

Arts, Movies, Music, Review

The Greatest Story Never Told: A Wholly Unbalanced Review of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

If you've never done drugs and for some reason you have the natural instinct to be curious about what all of the hubbub is aboot, save your time, effort, and inevitable physical breakdown and just see Where the Wild Things Are. Typically, in a review for a children's film, you wouldn't see the phrase "fucking… Continue reading The Greatest Story Never Told: A Wholly Unbalanced Review of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Charity, Events, Fun Stuff, Top 5 List

The 5 People You Meet at House Parties

The house party is a fascinating beast. I speak not of a social gathering amongst friends; a situation in which you are familiar with at least 75% of the individuals in attendance. The unholy creature which I am attempting to illustrate reeks more of something out of lore--a somewhat biblical behemoth that devours the self… Continue reading The 5 People You Meet at House Parties