Their Finest Hours Came at the End

Goodbye, and many would say good riddance, to Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, victims of billionaire groper (if you follow the liberal media’s assessment of his only qualities) Donald J. Trump, who’s now been elevated to the exalted position they both craved for reasons that made no sense to anyone but themselves and their cronies. […]

Hie Ye to Riverside for the Dickens Festival

I literally stumbled upon Riverside’s 21st annual Dickens Festival while I was downtown for a BLT and IPA (both yummy). The festival is replete with costumed Dickensian characters and stagings of scenes from Dickens’ many works. The festival covers about three blocks of booths, food, fun and camaraderie. If you’re anywhere near Riverside, I highly […]

At Least Milton Had a Stapler

Does art imitate life or life art? In the case of “Office Space,” the classic movie from 1999 that refuses to be outdated, there really is no art in corporate (cubicle) life. There’s just, well, life as usual. The picked-upon, get-even guy in “Office Space” is named Milton Waddams (classic scene in the YouTube video […]

Slash (Not /) Where Have I Been?

Doesn’t matter, really, but I’m back and now on a hosting service that seems to really rock, or whatever colloquialism applies these days. Meanwhile, I just read an interesting piece about the slang transmogrification of the grammar slash mark, or /, which is now spelled out and used in different ways from its graphical predecessor. […]