So TimeHop reminded me that this day last year was a really fun day. When officers perform field sobriety tests on drivers they suspect to be drunk, they look for certain clues. But in order to conduct field sobriety tests that are admissible as evidence in court, they have to be trained. How do you … Continue reading Rum & Coke and Drunk at Work
If you knew me in high school through...eh...about the age of 26 or so, you understand why I'm sharing this video. If you didn't know me between the ages of "too young to buy cigarettes" and "too old to be taking freshman algebra without feeling shame every time I walked in the room" then never … Continue reading Louis Tuesday and Real Drugs and Jizxandipuss’ Mom
The first week of school was every bit as glorious as I anticipated. Although I'm a sick, sick person and haven't taken advantage of my one hour of free post-bus time. I've just gotten ready with the girls and gone to work a half hour earlier than my usual hour early. Something's very, very wrong … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Puppy Love
School starts tomorrow! In honor of the first day of school I'm conjuring Minchin's work on the musical Matilda. Observe. https://youtu.be/JiRYOmG2-tQ My columns this month will be devoted to school. I loved school except for the social aspect. But when it comes to nerding it up and knowledge and wisdom and reading and all the things I'm … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Gloriousness
August was a month of instruction. My theme was "they don't come with instructions, so I've gone ahead and written you some." No need to thank me. I'm not saying I'm an expert. I'm just saying there are some things you just shouldn't need to ask yourself. Here they are, in order. Week I Week … Continue reading Columns and Flowcharts
So. I've been absent again. I'm kind of the worst again lately. It's not that I don't love to write and it certainly is not that I don't appreciate anyone who patronizes me like the kids who laugh at the doofus in the class. "Don't encourage him," the teacher always says. Because that kid is … Continue reading Articulation and the Deconstruction of Louis C.K.
Posting on my phone tonight so I don't know if it will embed or not. But this is one I've never heard before. I've also only met one Australian person. His name is Peter Groat and he lives in Sheffield. But I once watched a horror movie that took place in Australia. It was basically … Continue reading Minchin Monday and The Aussies