Passion for Pirates

Passion for Pirates

Hurrah for Pirate Day!  I know today has a longer name, but by the time this post goes live I expect to be drinking enough rum not to care. Unlike other blogs which feature breaking news about the waiting times at the Peter Pan ride in Disneyland, we focus on important topics, featured to the … Continue reading

You want a piece of this?

You want a piece of this?

This ice bucket challenge thing, like many trends, mystifies me.  I can’t understand the appeal of doing something to avoid making a contribution to a worthy cause.  But it’s especially baffling considering last year’s nasty ice storm that debilitated the Midwest and hindered economic recovery and wrecked my car’s front undercarriage. Also, ice is cold.  COLD, dude. … Continue reading

99 dogs and a villain

My internet connection has been shoddy all week, so instead of a blogcast, I give you puppies!  I hear the internet just loves puppies! And like my students, I will make much use of emphatic devices that add no meaning to the sentence; also, I give you semi-colons because who doesn’t love semi-colons? You know … Continue reading

Maleficent Swag!

Maleficent Swag!

Check out all the wicked goods the theaters in Japan had for the Maleficent movie.  If you ever plan a trip to the land of rising sun, I highly recommend scheduling it around the opening of a new Disney movie, as movie theaters have their own gift shops full of stuff you can pretend to … Continue reading

We Ain’t Never Had A Friend Like You

We Ain’t Never Had A Friend Like You

It’s hard to find words for the man who was always two lines of improv ahead of everyone else.  How can we offer enough tribute to the profound impact Robin Williams had on our lives, as every person of the world mourns one of the greatest comedians of our time?  (every person who has a funny … Continue reading