Blog

5 speed Dance

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Teaching your kid to drive a stick shift. “Put in the clutch. Put in the clutch!!” Glug. Chortle. Stall. Fizzle. “I stalled it,” my 18 year old son says. “Yep, you stalled it.” I look around the empty parking lot. We are the only car in […]

national unicorn day

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ National Unicorn day. In a world where every damn day has a special meaning, now I’ve seen it all. Hug a vagrant day. Lick an icy street lamp day. Squat and pee in public day. Yes, if there is a day on the calendar, then someone […]

Where’s the Burger?

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Where’s the Burger? “Baby where’s the other hamburger I grilled?,” I say into the phone. I hear a pause, then a quiet sigh. There is silence on the other end of the line. “The hamburger?,” she says weakly. “Yeah,” I respond. “The hamburger.” Again there is quiet. It’s a […]

Caution Light

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Watching your son drive through a red light. OK, maybe it was yellow turning to red. Benjamin Moore calls that traffic moment I witnessed: Tangerine Fusion #803. I call it, “Hey boy, I’m gonna whip that ass!” It’s a Saturday Night and I’m returning home. I’m […]

Huffing Man

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Huffing Man. So addicted. So stupid. So sad. So lost in his own dysfunctional spiral of despair. Huffing man is body lice washed off a vagrant swirling around a shower drain in a bacteria laden hell. Huffing man is dying by a thousand cuts. He […]

Newsman

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Newsman. It’s a demo I put together in 2005. How is the sausage made? What does it take to get the story, and what goes into acquiring the elements? Newsman was a demo my cameraman and I created to show just that. The idea was to […]

Space Snot

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ L I F E Not the board game, but the SCI FI space thriller coming to a theater near you. It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon and I’m sitting in the lone theater showing the movie. My lap is filled with peanut M&M’s and buttered popcorn. I’ve […]

Strike Me Down

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. Corporate America beating down the American Worker, treating employees like a number, a punch on a time clock, a cog in the machine. American Corporate history is overflowing with stories of over bearing control freaks intent on stripping away the singular will of the working man, […]

Lab Lake Police

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Lab Lake Police. The lake is a shimmering gem in the middle of the city. It is a small body of placid water,  nestled on a 200 acre horse farm that was donated to residents. It’s rare that private property is donated to the public for […]

Shopping While Intoxicated

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy! SWI. No that’s not the international postal code for Switzerland. It stands for Shopping While Impaired. We’ve all done it. It’s not a sin. It’s not cause for alarm. No need for a 12 step program. It simply is one of those things that sooner or […]