The sometimes (ok, slightly more than sometimes) beer-fueled, off-the-clock musings of a left-handed newspaper reporter.

 

The gift of life

Let me be clear: I am no fan of the death penalty. I believe it is barbaric and that it has no place in civilized society.

Though I would rather see the death penalty abolished at the national…

Whores and gambling redux

Not even Harry Reid’s fellow senator from Nevada agreed with his proposition to make bordellos and brothels illegal.

Reid, the senior senator, said last week that he thinks that Nevadans don’t want…

Meaningless political gestures

In the wake of the shooting of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), there’s been a lot of talk among our political leaders about putting aside differences. We’ve been hearing calls…

Playing nice

Folks -

As the owner of this blog, I see each and every comment someone makes. Moreover, I have it set so that I need to approve every comment before it gets posted.

I want this blog to be an open…

A small bit of self-promotion

Hi, folks.

I promise that soon, I’ll have a substantive post, but for the moment, I have a request. I set up an “official” Facebook page for myself — or rather, my professional self. It’s a place…

PAAAAAAAAAARTY!

It’s that time of year, folks. That is to say it’s the end of the year. A time when we reflect on where we came from and where we’re going. We resolve to be better, to drop bad habits, to eat…

Blast from the past

So an old friend of mine from college recently found me on Facebook. I’m not sure how. My profile is locked down tighter than Fort Knox, so she must have seen me post on a mutual friend’s wall or…

The wrong message

If President Barack Obama is to be believed, the most important thing a man can be is a good father. He even says so in this commercial:

Don’t get me wrong. A great father…

I’ll sleep when I’m dead

I don’t like to sleep.

I know that sounds weird, but it’s true. I really don’t like to sleep. I always feel like I’m missing something when I sleep.

There’s something amazing about being awake…

There oughta be a law

Someone needs to make a law that requires all laundromats to also contain a bar.

Laundromats are depressing. Nobody wants to be there and everyone — myself included — keeps to themselves. In fact,…