Christmas Music: How Soon Is Too Soon?

This is my first post with the website Talk Nerdy With Us. Really it’s my second, but the first one hardly counts because I had to acknowledge the existence of Miley Cyrus in it. If you’re a good person, you will click here and look at this. If you’re not, that’s fine. We can’t all […]

The Best Last Minute Halloween Costumes A Person Can Get

Uh oh! It’s Halloween and you still have not gotten a costume! Now your significant other will be so upset that you ruined one of his or her favorite holidays again! This is just like that St. Patrick’s Day disaster all over again. Fret not my procrastinating comrades. I am here, as always, to offer […]

New Year’s Day on a Wednesday? Let’s Be Reasonable…

Dear Barack Obama and/or any other public official this might pertain to, Happy 2014! I’m sure you are ready for 2013 to be over. With the launch of and the government shutdown, the number of Americans who disapprove of you has jumped up 10%. That’s not good for you at all. If I found […]

Thanks For Your Birthday Wishes. Now Leave Me Alone.

Barring some unforeseen terrible happenstance, tomorrow will be my birthday. This will be my 26th one of these. I’ve been around the block, I know how this goes. To save myself time tomorrow, I would like to respond to all of the birthday wishes now. To all of those who are going to ask “So… […]

Your Ultimate Guide To Halloween

Ladies and gentlemen: the clock is ticking. You can feel the energy in the air. People are rushing hither and thither, preparing. In mere days, Halloween will have arrived. The word “Halloween” was first used in the 16th century. It had something to do with demons and the underworld and souls of the dead and […]

My Wife’s Birthday

In honor of my wife’s birthday, I have written an extra special haiku just for her. I hope ancient Japanese forms of poetry count as a gift.     My Wife’s Birthday Happy Birthday, wife of mine Cake and candles and…. uh…… It’s the thought that counts? Related Articles Piece of Cake: Why Cakes are […]

Celebrate Memorial Day the Right Way (Hey! That Rhymes!)

Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a day to honor all of those who, since the Civil War, have been killed in battle. In typical American fashion, it has also become a day revolving around food, causing many to shove grilled meats down their gullet. With so much of a focus on eating, it is easy to […]