I would assume that 100 of the 101 things in this book are different methods of smashing the toaster oven in a rage, or other modes of destruction of this useless gadget. If you have a toaster or an oven, and do not live in a university dorm or a fridge box-sized home, I see no reason for anyone to own a toaster oven. Bread can go in a toaster. Everything else can be baked or heated in a oven....
Goodbye, dear friends
Though I have many friends (sometimes too many, damn it, so would some of you please do something to bump you from the list?) and spend much time with those friends, engaged in very enjoyable activities, I am a selfish ratbag and crave more. My pop culture friends and family, the ones who surround me with love and affection in the glow of my television, commune with darkened theatres or nestle...
Some TV awards stuff happened
This morning the Primetime Emmy nominations were announced and as usual it was a mixed bag of awesome and suck. For the most part, pretty awesome. Like, my buddy Louis C.K. here being nominated (Outstanding Actor in a Comedy) for his show Louie, which he writes, produces, directs, stars in and edits. No big deal. Just a totally big deal. And my usual favourites are in the mix: the beautiful and...
To Lilo, on her 25th birthday
Maybe it’s because her mother and I share the same name, maybe it’s watching her from young pup to fox, but I have lotsa feelings saved up in my heart for Lilo. And when I see her cry in court, or tweet about her father, or captured by paparazzi in one of her many bikinis, my chest aches. So naive. Every time she emerges from jail, or rehab or house arrest, armed with a fresh dye...