Category Archives: Still Thinking

On Which I Wax Eloquently Concerning John Ashbery

You really should read John Ashbery. He’s the only poet you can say “I don’t get it” and you’d be 100% correct. Not getting it is the point. At least I think it is, even though to make such a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2014

Grandma Hilda believed that whatever you did on New Year’s Day you would do a-plenty in the year to come. With this in mind, Grandma structured the activities of her New Year’s Day more carefully than any poser publishing their … Continue reading

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From Zombies to Creed to Paula Deen : How Our Need For Communal Preferences Hinders Communication

8:54 AM – Wife’s out of town. Dishes stacked in the kitchen. The records she request I not blast when she’s home – In This Moment’s Blood, Megadeth’s Peace Sells, Neil Young’s Harvest – blast in repeat on the home … Continue reading

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The Geek Genuflects

4:52 PM – I’ve drank twice as much coffee as two days ago but half as much as yesterday. Glory. *** “I never make such big decisions so long after sunset and so far from dawn.” – Francis ‘Frank’ Underwood, from … Continue reading

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The Hoax of “Manliness” and the Briefest of Sabbaticals

9:10 AM – Beginning a week long internet sabbatical while I’m away on vacation. In the meantime, here’s a little situation I wrote for the local dirtbag rag. Please also enjoy recents musings on The Great Gatsby and a week … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Kelly Clarkson!

5:35 AM – Single cup Keurig this morning. And I learned the coffee maker defect was a user error. Chefmaster is off the hook, if not off the chain. *** “Mr. Still, no offense, but you just don’t look like … Continue reading

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I’m thinking about how my favorite Rashida Jones is the Rashida Jones from Our Idiot Brother who dresses in “dude clothes” and wears those giant glasses. I’m thinking about what color t-shirt looks best on my pug. I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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